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WVC 17 C- 15 - 29 §17C-15-29. Authority of division of highways with reference to lighting devices.

(a) The division of highways is hereby authorized to approve or disapprove lighting devices and to issue and enforce rules establishing standards and specifications for the approval of such lighting devices, their installation, adjustment and aiming, and adjustment when in use on motor vehicles. Such rules shall correlate with and, so far as practicable, conform to or exceed the then current standards and specifications of the society of automotive engineers applicable to such equipment.

(b) The division of highways is hereby required to approve or disapprove any lighting device, of a type on which approval is specifically required in this chapter, within a reasonable time after such device has been submitted.

(c) The division of highways is further authorized to set up the procedure which shall be followed when any device is submitted for approval.

(d) The division of highways, upon approving any such lamp or device, shall issue to the applicant a certificate of approval together with any instructions determined by him or her.

(e) The division of highways shall publish lists of all lamps and devices by name and type which have been approved by him or her.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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