§61-2-16. Injury to passenger by person in charge of public
conveyance or boat; penalty.
If any driver, conductor, motorman, captain or other person in
charge of any vehicle or boat, driven by steam, electricity,
gasoline or other motive power and used for public conveyance,
shall, in the management of such vehicle or boat, willfully or
negligently inflict bodily injury on any person, he shall be guilty
of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be confined in jail
not less than two nor more than six months, or be fined not
exceeding five hundred dollars, or both.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session