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Code of Virginia
Title 46.2. Motor Vehicles
11/13/2019

Title 46.2. Motor Vehicles (2019 Updates)

  • Subtitle I. General Provisions; Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Chapter 2. Department of Motor Vehicles
    • Article 1. Powers and Duties of Department, Generally
    • § 46.2-208
      Records of Department; when open for inspection; release of privileged information
  • Subtitle II. Titling, Registration and Licensure
  • Chapter 3. Licensure of Drivers
    • Article 3. Persons Not to Be Licensed
    • § 46.2-320.1
      Other grounds for suspension; nonpayment of child support
    • Article 4. Obtaining Licenses, Generally
    • § 46.2-324.1
      (Continent expiration date — see note) Requirements for initial licensure of certain applicants
      § 46.2-324.1
      (Contingent effective date — see note) Requirements for initial licensure of certain applicants
      § 46.2-325
      Examination of applicants; waiver of Department's examination under certain circumstances; behind-the-wheel and knowledge examinations
      § 46.2-326.1
      (Effective October 1, 2019) Designation of commercial driver's license skills testing examiners
    • Article 6.1. Commercial Driver's Licenses
    • § 46.2-341.4
      (Contingent expiration date — see note) Definitions
      § 46.2-341.4
      (Contingent effective date — see notes) Definitions
      § 46.2-341.9:01
      Specialized training required
      § 46.2-341.10
      Special provisions relating to commercial learner's permit
      § 46.2-341.12
      (For expiration date — see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Application for commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit
      § 46.2-341.12
      (For effective date — see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Application for commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit
      § 46.2-341.14
      (For expiration date — see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Testing requirements for commercial driver's license; behind-the-wheel and knowledge examinations
      § 46.2-341.14
      (For effective date — see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Testing requirements for commercial driver's license; behind-the-wheel and knowledge examinations
      § 46.2-341.14:01
      Military third party testers and military third party examiners; substitute for knowledge and driving skills tests for drivers with military commercial motor vehicle experience
      § 46.2-341.14:1
      (Effective until October 1, 2019) Requirements for third party testers
      § 46.2-341.14:1
      (Effective October 1, 2019) Requirements for third party testers
      § 46.2-341.14:10
      (Effective until October 1, 2019) Waiver of requirement that third party tester applicant employ 75 drivers
      § 46.2-341.14:10
      (Effective October 1, 2019) Waiver of requirement that third party tester applicant employ 50 drivers
      § 46.2-341.19
      Controlled substance felony; disqualification
      § 46.2-341.22
      Requirements upon disqualification
      § 46.2-341.26:7
      Transmission of samples
    • Article 7. Form of Licenses; Identity Documents Issued by Department
    • § 46.2-342
      What license to contain; organ donor information; Uniform Donor Document
      § 46.2-345
      Issuance of special identification cards; fee; confidentiality; penalties
      § 46.2-345.2
      Issuance of special identification cards without photographs; fee; confidentiality; penalties
    • Article 9. Habitual Offenders
    • § 46.2-357
      Operation of motor vehicle or self-propelled machinery or equipment by habitual offender prohibited; penalty; enforcement of section
    • Article 11. Accident Reports
    • § 46.2-380
      Reports made under certain sections open to inspection by certain persons; copies; maintenance of reports and photographs for three-year period
      § 46.2-382
      Courts to keep full records of certain cases
    • Article 12. Suspension and Revocation of Licenses, Generally; Additional Penalties
    • § 46.2-391
      Revocation of license for multiple convictions of driving while intoxicated; exception; petition for restoration of privilege
  • Chapter 6. Titling and Registration of Motor Vehicles
    • Article 1. Titling and Registration, Generally
    • § 46.2-612
      Failure to surrender revoked certificate of title, registration card, license plates or decals; other offenses relating to registration, licensing, and certificates of title; penalties
      § 46.2-613
      Infractions relating to registration, licensing, and certificates of title; penalties
    • Article 2. Titling Vehicles
    • § 46.2-624
      Information required on vehicles damaged by water
      § 46.2-644.01
      Lien of keeper of garage
      § 46.2-644.02
      Lien of mechanic for repairs
      § 46.2-644.03
      Enforcement of liens acquired under §§ 46.2-644.01 and 46.2-644.02 and of liens of bailees
    • Article 3. Registration of Vehicles
    • § 46.2-646
      Expiration and renewal of registration
    • Article 7. Fees for Registration
    • § 46.2-688
      Refund of fees paid
      § 46.2-697.2
      (Contingent expiration date — see Editor's note) Additional fees for vehicles not designed or used for transportation of passengers
      § 46.2-698
      (Contingent expiration date — see Editor's note) Fees for farm vehicles
      § 46.2-698
      (Contingent effective date — see Editor's note) Fees for farm vehicles
      § 46.2-702.1:1
      (Contingent expiration date — see Editor's note) Distribution of certain other revenues
    • Article 8. Registration of Uninsured Motor Vehicles
    • § 46.2-706
      Additional fee; proof of insurance required of applicants for registration of insured motor vehicles; verification of insurance; suspension of driver's license, registration certificates, and license plates for certain violations
      § 46.2-706.1
      (Effective until January 1, 2020) Insurance and surety companies to furnish certain insurance information
      § 46.2-706.1
      (Effective January 1, 2020) Insurance and surety companies to furnish certain insurance information
      § 46.2-707
      Operating uninsured motor vehicle without payment of fee; verification of insurance; false evidence of insurance
      § 46.2-707.1
      Noncompliance fee payment plan
      § 46.2-708
      Suspension of driver's license and registration when uninsured motor vehicle is involved in reportable accident; hearing prior to suspension
      § 46.2-710
      Disposition of funds collected
    • Article 10. Special License Plates
    • § 46.2-733
      License plates for persons delivering unladen vehicles; fees
      § 46.2-745.1
      Special license plates for persons awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal
      § 46.2-745.2
      Special license plates for persons awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
      § 46.2-746.8
      Special license plates for members of certain occupational associations
      § 46.2-749.119
      Special license plates; members and supporters of Resolution Virginia; fees
  • Subtitle III. Operation
  • Chapter 8. Regulation of Traffic
    • Article 1. General and Miscellaneous
    • § 46.2-800
      Riding bicycles, electric personal assistive mobility devices, electric power-assisted bicycles, mopeds, or motorized skateboards or scooters; riding or driving animals
    • Article 4. Passing
    • § 46.2-844
      Passing stopped school buses; penalty; prima facie evidence; penalty
    • Article 6. Signals by Drivers
    • § 46.2-849
      How signals given
    • Article 7. Reckless Driving and Improper Driving
    • § 46.2-861.1
      Drivers to yield right-of-way or reduce speed when approaching stationary vehicles displaying certain warning lights on highways; penalties
    • Article 10. Stopping on Highways
    • § 46.2-888
      Stopping on highways; removing motor vehicle from roadway
    • Article 12. Bicycles
    • § 46.2-903
      (Effective until January 1, 2020) Riding or driving vehicles other than bicycles, electric power-assisted bicycles, electric personal assistive mobility devices, or other power-driven mobility device on sidewalks
      § 46.2-903
      (Effective January 1, 2020) Riding or driving vehicles on sidewalks; exceptions
      § 46.2-904
      Use of roller skates and skateboards on sidewalks and shared-use paths; operation of bicycles and certain motorized and electric items and devices on sidewalks, crosswalks, and shared-use paths; local ordinances
      § 46.2-905
      Riding bicycles, electric personal assistive mobility devices, electric power-assisted bicycles, motorized skateboards or scooters, and mopeds on roadways and bicycle paths
      § 46.2-908.1
      Electric personal assistive mobility devices, electric personal delivery devices, electrically powered toy vehicles, electric power-assisted bicycles, and motorized skateboards or scooters
    • Article 13.1. Golf Cart and Utility Vehicle Operation
    • § 46.2-916.2
      Designation of public highways for golf cart and utility vehicle operations
    • Article 16. Pedestrians
    • § 46.2-924
      Drivers to stop for pedestrians; installation of certain signs; penalty
  • Chapter 10. Motor Vehicle and Equipment Safety
    • Article 3. Lights and Turn Signals
    • § 46.2-1015
      Lights on bicycles, electric personal assistive mobility devices, electric personal delivery devices, electric power-assisted bicycles, mopeds, and motorized skateboards or scooters
      § 46.2-1025
      Flashing amber, purple, or green warning lights
    • Article 4. Tires
    • § 46.2-1041
      Restrictions as to solid rubber tires
    • Article 6. Windshields and Windows
    • § 46.2-1052
      Tinting films, signs, decals, and stickers on windshields, etc.; penalties
      § 46.2-1054
      Suspension of objects or alteration of vehicle so as to obstruct driver's view
    • Article 10. Miscellaneous Equipment
    • § 46.2-1078.1
      Use of handheld personal communications devices in certain motor vehicles; exceptions; penalty
      § 46.2-1081
      Slow-moving vehicle emblems
      § 46.2-1088.3
      Air bags; installation of other object in lieu of air bag prohibited; manufacture, sale, etc., of counterfeit or nonfunctional air bag prohibited; notice of installation of previously installed airbag required; penalties
    • Article 21. Safety Inspections
    • § 46.2-1158.01
      Exceptions to motor vehicle inspection requirement
      § 46.2-1167
      Charges for inspection and reinspection; exemption
  • Chapter 12. Abandoned, Immobilized, Unattended and Trespassing Vehicles; Parking
    • Article 3. Trespassing Vehicles, Parking, and Towing
    • § 46.2-1217
      Local governing body may regulate certain towing
      § 46.2-1220
      Parking, stopping, and standing regulations in counties, cities, or towns; parking meters; presumption as to violation of ordinances; penalty
      § 46.2-1222.1
      Regulation or prohibition of parking of certain vehicles in certain counties and towns
      § 46.2-1231
      Ticketing, removal, or immobilization of trespassing vehicles by owner or operator of parking or other lot or building; charges
      § 46.2-1233
      Localities may regulate towing fees
  • Chapter 12.1. Parking for Persons with Disabilities
    • § 46.2-1242
      Parking in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities; local ordinances; penalty
  • Chapter 13. Powers of Local Governments
    • § 46.2-1315
      Powers of localities to regulate use of motorized skateboards or scooters, bicycles, or electric power-assisted bicycles for hire
  • Subtitle IV. Dealers and Driver Training Schools
  • Chapter 15. Motor Vehicle Dealers
    • Article 1. Motor Vehicle Dealers, Generally
    • § 46.2-1500
      Definitions
    • Article 2. Motor Vehicle Dealer Licenses
    • § 46.2-1516
      Supplemental sales locations
  • Chapter 17. Driver Training Schools
    • Article 1. Driver Training Schools, Generally
    • § 46.2-1700
      (For expiration — see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Definitions
      § 46.2-1701.1
      Bond of applicants
      § 46.2-1702
      (Effective until October 1, 2019) Certification of driver education courses by Commissioner
      § 46.2-1702
      (Effective October 1, 2019) Certification of driver education courses by Commissioner
    • Article 2. Entry-Level Driver Training Providers
    • § 46.2-1708
      (For effective date — see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Licenses required for school and instructors
      § 46.2-1709
      (For effective date — see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Business and equipment requirements
      § 46.2-1710
      (For effective date — see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Records to be maintained
      § 46.2-1711
      (For effective date - see Acts 2019, c. 750, cl. 3) Government entities authorized to provide entry-level driver training
  • Subtitle V. Motor Carriers
  • Chapter 20. Regulation of Passenger Carriers
    • Article 1. Motor Carriers of Passengers &Mdash; Generally
    • § 46.2-2011.33
      Prohibition on taxicab operators; registered sex offender