WVC 17 C- 8 - 3
§17C-8-3. Left turns on two-way roadways; penalty.
(a) At any intersection where traffic is permitted to move in
both directions on each roadway entering the intersection, an
approach for a left turn shall be made in that portion of the right
half of the roadway nearest the center line thereof and by passing
to the right of such center line where it enters the intersection
and after entering the intersection the left turn shall be made so
as to leave the intersection to the right of the center line of the
roadway being entered. Whenever practicable the left turn shall be
made in that portion of the intersection to the left of the center
of the intersection.
(b) Any person violating the provisions of this section is
guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be
fined not more than one hundred dollars; upon a second conviction
within one year thereafter, shall be fined not more than two
hundred dollars; and upon a third or subsequent conviction, shall
be fined not more than five hundred dollars.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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