WVC 17 C- 17 - 6
§17C-17-6. Loads to be securely fastened and not allowed to leak,
(a) No vehicle or combination of vehicles shall be operated
on any highway unless such vehicle or combination of vehicles is
so constructed or loaded as to prevent any of its load from
dropping, sifting, leaking, or otherwise escaping therefrom,
except that sand may be dropped for the purpose of securing
traction, or water or other substance may be sprinkled on a
roadway in cleaning or maintaining such roadway.
(b) It shall be unlawful to operate on any highway any
vehicle or combination of vehicles with any load unless said load
and any covering thereon is securely fastened so as to prevent
said covering or load from becoming loose, detached, or in any
manner a hazard to other users of the highway.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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