West Virginia’s Safety Laws

It’s always good to have a refresher on the safety laws, so here are a few reminders!

Seat Belts:

-All drivers must wear a seat belt in the front and passengers under the age of 18 in back must wear one. Violators can be fined up to $25.00.

Cell Phones and Texting:

-Any driver who is under the age of 18 that holds wither a learner’s permit or an intermediate license are banned from all cell phone usage while driving. All drivers, regardless of age, are not permitted to use a hand-held cell phone.

-Any driver who is under the age of 18 that holds either a learner’s permit or an intermediate license are banned from texting while driving.

Headlights:

-Every vehicle must have two headlights in the front, one on each side.

– Every motor vehicle must use headlights from sunset to sunrise, and when lighting is poor enough that you can’t see other drivers or vehicles that are within 500 feet.

-If your windshield wipers are in use, your headlights must be on.

There are some good safety reminders! Make sure you follow them so you don’t get a ticket!

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