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Virginia Driving Laws Code 46.2

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Virginia Department – Motor Vehicle Codes

Vehicle Equipment Violations
22-2 46.2-1015 Bicycles-Headlight Required When in Use Between Sunset and Sunrise
  46.2-1017 Dimension or Marker Lights and reflections
  46.2-1003 Defective and unsafe equipment – generally
  46.2-1017 Marker Lights Required
22-2 46.2-1020 Emergency Lights Unauthorized Use or Possession
22-2 46.2-1049 Exhaust System – Defective
22-2 46.2-1050 Exhaust System – Required – Motorcycles
22-2 46.2-1047 Exhaust System – Straight Exhaust
22-2 46.2-1034 Headlights – Fail to Dim – Moving Vehicle
22-2 46.2-1035 Headlights – Fail to Dim – Parked or Stopped Vehicle
22-2 46.2-1030 Headlights – Fail to Illuminate at Night or During Poor Conditions
22-2 46.2-1059 Horns – Vehicle Required to Have a Working Horn
22-2 46.2-1078 Headphones-Unlawful Use of While Driving (Motor Vehicle, Moped or Bicycle)
22-2 46.2-1172 Inspection-Not assigned to Vehicle (CLASS 3 MISD)
  46.2-1173 Inspection-Counterfeit on wrong vehicle
  46.2-1157 Inspection-None or Expired
22-2 46.2-1082 Mirrors-Vehicle Required To Be Equipped With At Least One Rear View Mirror
22-2 46.2-1015 Mopeds-Headlights Required When In Use Between Sunset and Sunrise
22-10   Registration of Mopeds Required
22-688 46.2-915.2 Mopeds-Helmet and Face shield Required
  46.2-912 Motorcycles-Headlight, Horn, Rearview Mirror-Required (See Code for Exemptions)
22-687 46.2-910 Motorcycles-helmet, Faceshield, goggles or Safety goggles – Required (class 3 misdemeanor)
22-2 46.2-1054 Obstruction to Windows – Dangling Objects on Mirror
  46.2-1052 Obstruction to Windows-Tinted-Max 35% Rear, 50% Front Side (2 mirrors req). No Mirror or Reflective/Prismatic in Nature
  46.2-1079 Radar Detectors – Possession or Use (See Code for Exemptions)
22-2 46.2-1083 Rear Fenders, Flaps or Guards Required For Certain Motor Vehicles (Vehicles>40,000 lbs. Gross Weight)
  46.2-1090 School buses – Warning Devices Required Equipment
  46.2-1095 Seat Belts – Child Restraint (Under 4 yrs)-Seat Belt (Between 4yrs and 16yrs)
  46.2-1094 Seat Belts-Required to be Worn by Front Seat Occupants
22-2 46.2-1156A Secure Loads – Required – Generally
22-2 46.2-1156B Secured Loads-covered loads – Dump Trucks
22-2 46.2-1060 Siren-Unauthorized Use of
22-2 46.2-613 State License Plates – Expired
  46.2-722 State License Plates – Forged or Altered (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-2 46.2-715 State License Plates-Front and Rear Required
22-2 46.2-716 State License Plates – Improper Display
22-2 46.2-711 State License Plates – None Displayed
  46.2-613 State License Plates – Vehicle Not Registered
22-2 46.2-613 State License Plates – Wrong Vehicle
22-2 46.2-1043 Tire Tread – Insufficient
  46.2-1003 Unauthorized Equipment\Lighting\Headlight Covers\Vent Window Shades
  46.2-1063 Vehicle Suspension – Altered – No more than 3 inches Body Lift (ANY STATE REGISTRATION)
22-2 46.2-1063 Vehicle Suspension – Altered – Passenger Vehicles (ANY STATE REGISTRATION)
  46.2-1063 Vehicle Suspension – Altered – Trucks (Minimum 14″ to Maximum 31″) (ANY STATE REGISTRATION)
  46.2-1072 VIN – Operation of Vehicle Without Vehicle Identification Number Plate
  46.2-1075 VIN -Possession of a Removed or Altered Vehicle Identification Number Plate (FELONY – CLASS 6)
  46.2-1074 VIN-Removing, Altering, or Concealing a Vehicle Identification Number Plate (FELONY – CLASS 6)
Operator’s License Violations
  46.2-707 Insurance – None-Uninsured Motorist Fee
  46.2-347 Operator’s License – Alcohol Purchase by Minor With a Forged, Altered or Deceptive O.L. (CL 3 MISD)
  46.2-349 Operator’s License – Allowing an Unlicensed Person to Operate Vehicle
  46.2-328 Operator’s License – Class Required to Operate a Specific Type Vehicle
  46.2-357 Operator’s License – Habitual Offender (CLASS 1 MISD)
  46.2-357 Operator’s License-Habitual Offender **ENDANGERING OTHERS** (CLASS 6 FELONY)
22-2 46.2-300 Operator’s License – None (class 2 misdemeanor)
  46.2-346 Operator’s License – Possession or Display of an Altered, Fictitious or Suspended Operators License
  46.2-346 Operator’s License – Possession or Display of Another’s Operator’s License
  46.2-104 Operator’s License -Possession Required
  18.2-272 Driving after forfeiture of license to VASP (CLASS 1 MISD; See Code)
  46.2-329 Operator’s License – Restricted-Violation of Operator’s License Restriction
22-2 46.2-301 Operator’s License – Driving While Suspended or Revoked (1st Off CL 2 MISD, 2nd Off CL 1 MISD)
  46.2-335A Operator’s License – Temporary Permit – Licensed Driver Over 18 Required in the Front Seat (CL 2 MISD)
  46.2 – 324 Operator’s License – Failing to Update Operator’s License Information (Req. Within 30 Days of Change)
  46.2-104 Vehicle Registration – Possession Required
  46.2-334.01 Juvenile License Restrictions
  46.2-606 Vehicle Registration – Failing to Update Registration Information (Required Within 30 Days of Change)
Vehicle Operation Violations
22-762 46.2-902 Accidents-Fail to Leave Accident Scene Upon Orders to Do So By a Law Enforcement Officer
22-753 46.2-371 Accidents – Fail to report to Police (DO NOT COMBINE WITH A HIT & RUN CHARGE) (CLASS 4 MISD)
  46.2-894 Accidents-Hit and Run Resulting in Injury and/or Death (FELONY)
22-752A 46.2-894 Accidents-Hit and Run With No Injuries (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-752C 46.2-896 Accidents-Hit and Run of Unattended Vehicle and/or Property
22-266.2   Police Escort required for certain loads
22-2 46.2-848 Backing-Improper
22-2 18.2-323.1 Drinking While Driving -Alcoholic Beverage (CLASS 4 MISD)
22-2 18.2-266 Driving While Intoxicated – Alcohol and/or Drugs (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-2 18.2-268.3 Driving While Intoxicated – Refuse Blood and/or Breath Test (SUMMONS ONLY)
22-2 46.2-826 Fail to Yield or Stop Before Entering a Highway From a Driveway, Alley or Private Roadway
22-2 46.2-829 Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicles
22-2 46.2-828 Fail to Yield to a Funeral Procession
22-2 46.2-821 Fail to Yield at Intersections with a STOP or YIELD sign
22-2 46.2-825 Fail to Yield – Left Turn Traffic to Yield Right of Way
22-703(a) 46.2-924 Fail to Yield to Pedestrians
22-709 46.2-933 Fail to Yield to Pedestrians With a Guide dog or a White/Red Tipped Cane
22-2 46.2-824 Fail to Yield at Uncontrolled “T” Intersections
22-2 46.2-820 Fail to Yield at Uncontrolled Intersections
  46.2-823 Fail to Yield – Unlawful Speed Forfeits the Right-of-Way
22-2 46.2-922 Fire Hose – Drive Over Unauthorized
22-2 46.2-816 Following Too Closely
22-2 46.2-921 Following Too Closely a Fire or Rescue Vehicle
22-561 46.2-888 Impeding Traffic -Vehicle Stopped Dangerously on Roadway
22-2 18.2-324 Littering – Throw Upon a Highway -Glass, Cans, Nails, Tacks, Etc. (CLASS 1 MISD)
  33.1-346 Littering-Throw Upon a Highway -Trash, Garbage, Refuse, Etc. (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-688 46.2-915.2 Mopeds – Helmets, Faceshield or Goggles Required (Passenger is Required to Wear Only a Helmet)
  46.2-914 Mopeds-Operation Illegal If Speed is Over 35 MPH or the Driver is Under 16 Years Old
22-708.1   Mopeds and motorized scooters – operators under 16 prohibited
22-398   Mopeds and motorized scooters – operation on certain streets and highways prohibited
22-708.2   Motorized push scooters to be operated during daylight (between 0900 and 1900)
22-2 46.2-841 Passing on Right – Improper- Vehicle Goes Off the Pavement or Roadway
  46.2-928 Pedestrians – Must Use Sidewalk if Available
22-706 46.2-809 Pedestrians – Walking on Controlled Access Highway (Includes Bicycles and Mopeds)
22-2 46.2-885 Railroad Signal – Driving Through, Around or Under a Barrier or Gate Unlawful
22-2 46.2-884 Railroad Signal – Fail to Obey
22-392.5 46.2-857 Reckless Driving -2 Vehicles or MC Same Lane (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.9 46.2-862 Reckless Driving -20 MPH Over or Over 80 MPH (See Code for Specific Requirements) (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.9b   Reckless Driving – 60 MPG or more over limit where limit is 35 MPH
22-

392.9(a)

  Reckless Driving – 20 MPH over or more over limit where limit is 30 MPH or less (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-2 46.2-817A Reckless Driving – Attempt to Elude Police (CLASS 1 MISD)
  46.2-817B Reckless Driving -Attempt to Elude Police ** CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY** (CLASS 6 FELONY)
22-2 46.2-865 Reckless Driving – Drag Racing (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-2 46.2-866 Reckless Driving -Drag Racing -Aiders and Abettors (CLASS 1 MISD)
  46.2-865.1 Reckless Driving – Drag Racing – Injuring another causing death while racing (CLASS 6 FELONY)
22-392.8 46.2-861 Reckless Driving – Exceed Reasonable Speed – Too Fast For Conditions (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.7 46.2-860 Reckless Driving -Fail to Give Timely Signals (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.10 46.2-863 Reckless Driving – Fail to Stop and Yield Before Entering Roadway (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-391 46.2-852 Reckless Driving – Generally (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.1 46.2-853 Reckless Driving -Not under Control or Faulty Brakes (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.4 46.2-856 Reckless Driving – Passing 2 Cars Abreast (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-2 46.2-858 Reckless Driving – Passing in Intersection or at a Railroad Crossing (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.2 46.2-854 Reckless Driving – Passing on a Crest or Curve (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-2 46.2-859 Reckless Driving -Passing a Stopped School Bus (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.11 46.2-864 Reckless Driving -Private Property (See Code) (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-392.3 46.2-855 Reckless Driving – Too Many Front Seat Occupants (CLASS 1 MISD)
22-2 46.2-814 Safety Zone – Unauthorized Drive Through
  46.2-833 Red Light Violation – $100 Fine (EXCLUSIVE CODE & FINE)
22-2 46.2-830 Signs, Signals, Markings – Fail to Obey (Must Indicate What Violation on Description)
  46.2-833.1 Signs, Signals, Markings – Evasion of
22-395 46.2-870 Speed Limits – Maximum (see code for specific requirements)
22-395.6 46.2-873 Speeding – 25 MPH – School Zone
22-395.7 46.2-874 Speeding – 25 MPH Zone
22-395.8 46.2-875 Speeding – 35 MPH Zone
22-396(a) 46.2-877 Speeding – Impeding Flow of Traffic – Too Slow
  46.2-878.1 Speeding in Highway Work Zone
22-395.7 46.2-878.2 Speeding in Residential Area (Must Read Residential Area)
22-395.1 46.2-870 Speeding – 55 MPH Zone A HIGHWAY (RT164 OR I264)
22-2 46.2-881 Speeding – On a bridge (Churcland & West Norfolk)
22-2 46.2-1118 Towing – Improper
22-2 46.2-848 Turn Signals – Required Usage of During Backing, Stopping or Turning
22-2 46.2-846 Turning – Improper Left or Right
22-701 46.2-935 Pedestrians – obedience to signs and police
22-707 46.2-929 Pedestrians – soliciting a ride
22-2 46.2-845 U-turn – Improper – Middle of Roadway
22-2 46.2-947 Speeding in Highway Safety Corridor

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