§62-1C-16. Guaranteed arrest bond certificate.
For a misdemeanor violation of any motor vehicle law of the
state or any municipality, except reckless driving or driving while
intoxicated, the guaranteed arrest bond certificate of any surety
company licensed to do business by the insurance commissioner, when
presented by the person whose signature appears thereon shall be
accepted as bail in lieu of cash or recognizance in an amount not
to exceed five hundred dollars. A "guaranteed arrest bond
certificate" shall mean any printed card or certificate issued by
an automobile club or association to its members in good standing
bearing the signature of the member and containing a printed
statement that such club or association and a surety company will
guarantee the payment of any fine or forfeiture imposed on the
member in an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars if the
member fails to appear in court as required.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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