WVC 17 C- 7 - 11
§17C-7-11. Driving on divided highways; penalty.
(a) Whenever any highway has been divided into two roadways by
leaving an intervening space or by a physical barrier or clearly
indicated dividing section so constructed as to impede vehicular
traffic, every vehicle shall be driven only upon the right-hand
roadway and no vehicle shall be driven over, across, or within any
such dividing space, barrier, or section, except through an opening
in such physical barrier or dividing section or space or at a
crossover or intersection established by public authority.
(b) Any person violating the provisions 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 2013 1st Special Session
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