WVC 17 C- 12 - 8
§17C-12-8. Special lighting equipment on school buses.
(a) The commissioner of motor vehicles is authorized to
adopt standards and specifications applicable to lighting
equipment on and special warning devices to be carried by school
buses consistent with the provisions of this chapter, but
supplemental thereto, and except that such standards and
specifications may designate and permit the use of flashing
warning signal lights on school buses for the purpose of
indicating when children are boarding or alighting from any said
bus. Such standards and specifications shall correlate with and,
so far as possible, conform to the specifications then current as
approved by the Society of Automotive Engineers.
(b) It shall be unlawful to operate any flashing warning
signal light on any school bus except when any said school bus is
stopped or is slowing down to stop on any street or highway for
the purpose of permitting school children to board or alight from
said school bus.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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