17C-15-1 Unsafe and improperly equipped vehicles; additional parts and accessories; applicability of article to farm and road equipment
17C-15-2 When lighted lamps are required
17C-15-3 Visibility distance and mounted height of lamps
17C-15-4 Head lamps on motor vehicles
17C-15-5 Tail lamps
17C-15-6 Penalty for violations of the provisions of this article
17C-15-8 Application of §§ 17C-15-9 to 17C-15-13
17C-15-9 Additional lighting and reflector equipment required on certain vehicles
17C-15-10 Color of clearance lamps, side marker lamps and reflectors
17C-15-11 Mounting of reflectors, clearance lamps and side marker lamps
17C-15-12 Visibility of reflectors, clearance lamps and marker lamps
17C-15-13 Obstructed lights not required to be lighted
17C-15-14 Lamp or flag on projecting load
17C-15-15 Lamps on parked vehicles
17C-15-16 Lamps on animal-drawn and other vehicles and equipment
17C-15-17 Spot lamps and other auxiliary lamps
17C-15-18 Signal lamps and signal devices
17C-15-19 Additional lighting equipment
17C-15-20 Multiple-beam road-lighting equipment — Requirements generally
17C-15-21 Same — Use of; dimming lights upon approaching or overtaking
17C-15-22 Single-beam road-lighting equipment
17C-15-23 Lighting equipment on motorcycles, motor-driven cycles and mopeds
17C-15-24 Alternate road-lighting equipment
17C-15-25 Number of driving lamps required or permitted
17C-15-26 Special restrictions on lamps
17C-15-27 Standards for lights on snow removal equipment
17C-15-28 Selling and using unapproved lamps or equipment; legibility of name, etc., of approved equipment; use of improperly mounted, etc., equipment
17C-15-30 Revocation of certificate of approval on lighting devices
17C-15-31 Brakes — Generally
17C-15-32 Brakes on motorcycles, motor-driven cycles and mopeds
17C-15-33 Horns and warning devices
17C-15-34 Mufflers; prevention of noise, fumes and smoke
17C-15-35 Mirrors
17C-15-36 Windshields must be unobstructed and equipped with wipers
17C-15-36a Sun-screening devices; penalty
17C-15-37 Tire equipment restrictions; rules and regulations as to certain tires
17C-15-39 Flares and other warning devices to be carried in certain vehicles
17C-15-40 Display of warning devices when vehicle is disabled
17C-15-41 Vehicles transporting explosives
17C-15-42 Video screens, video monitors and television receivers in view of driver prohibited; exceptions
17C-15-43 Vehicles to be equipped with safety belts
17C-15-44 Safety equipment and requirements for motorcyclists, motorcycles, motor-driven cycles and mopeds; motorcycle safety standards and education committee
17C-15-45 Certification labels on mopeds
17C-15-46 Child passenger safety devices required; child safety seats and booster seats
17C-15-47 Commercial towing vehicles to employ safety chains
17C-15-48 Alteration of motor vehicles; bumper height limits; other modifications; exceptions; required inspection; and rules of division of public safety
17C-15-49 Operation of vehicles with safety belts; exception; penalty; civil actions; educational program by West Virginia State Police
17C-15-50 Deployed restraint systems resale or reinstallation prohibited

Terms Used In West Virginia Code > Chapter 17C > Article 15

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • state: when applied to a part of the United States and not restricted by the context, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" also include the said district and territories. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.