WVC 17 C- 3 - 4 A
§17C-3-4a. Obedience to traffic-control instructions at site of
street or highway construction or maintenance; penalty.
(a) The driver of any vehicle shall obey the traffic-control
instructions of any law-enforcement officer or persons authorized
by the commissioner of highways or by proper local authorities to
operate traffic-control devices, act as flagmen or operate
authorized vehicles engaged in work at or near the site of street
or highway construction maintenance work, for the purpose of
regulating, warning or guiding traffic, subject to the exceptions
granted the driver of an authorized emergency vehicle in this
(b) Any person failing to comply with the requirements 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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