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Chapter 17 C     Entire Code
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Chapter 17C  |  Article 17C - 18
WVC 17 C- CHAPTER 17C. TRAFFIC REGULATIONS AND LAWS OF THE ROAD.
WVC 17 C- 18 - ARTICLE 18. PENALTIES.

WVC 17 C- 18 - 1 §17C-18-1. Violations of chapter; penalties for misdemeanor.
(a) It is a misdemeanor for any person to violate any of the provisions of this chapter unless such violation is by this chapter or other law of this state declared to be a felony.

(b) Every person convicted of a misdemeanor for a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter for which another penalty is not provided shall for a first conviction thereof be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than ten days; for a second such conviction within one year thereafter such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than two hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than twenty days or by both such fine and imprisonment; upon a third or subsequent conviction such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than six months or both such fine and imprisonment.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§17 C- 4 - 3 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 248
PASSED - Regular Session

SB248 SUB1 enr  (Uploaded - 03/30/2015)
Requiring certain insurance and owner information be provided following car accident
§17 C- 5 D- 1 - (New Code)
§17 C- 5 D- 2 - (New Code)
§17 C- 5 D- 3 - (New Code)
§17 C- 5 D- 4 - (New Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2148
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2148 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/19/2015)
Conforming the motor vehicle law of this state to the requirements of section 1405(a) of the federal Transportation Equity Act for the Twenty-first Century
§17 C- 5 - 2 - (Amended Code)
§17 C- 5 A- 2 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2664
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2664 ENR 2  (Uploaded - 03/25/2015)
HB2664 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/22/2015)
Creating "Andrea and Willy's Law"; increasing certain penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol, controlled substances or drugs
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
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