Code of Virginia - Title 46.2 Motor Vehicles - Section 46.2-808.1 Use of crossovers on controlled access highways; penalty

§ 46.2-808.1. Use of crossovers on controlled access highways; penalty

It shall be unlawful for the driver of any vehicle other than an authorized vehicle to use or attempt to use any crossover posted for authorized vehicles only on any controlled access highway.

For the purposes of this section, "authorized vehicle" means (i) Department of Transportation vehicles, (ii) law-enforcement vehicles, (iii) emergency vehicles as defined in § 46.2-920, (iv) towing and recovery vehicles operating under the direction of a law-enforcement agency, (v) vehicles for which permits authorizing use of such crossovers have been issued by the Department of Transportation, and (vi) other vehicles operating in medical emergency situations.

Violation of any provision of this section shall constitute a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of no more than $250.

(1997, c. 881; 2008, cc. 470, 647.)

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