Public Comment

​The following legislative rules governing the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles are being provided for Public Comment pursuant to West Virginia Code §29A-3-11.  The period of comment shall close on October 1, 2017.  All comments shall be made in writing and mailed to the attention of: 
           DMV Commissioner
    P.O. Box 17300
               Charleston, WV 25317

Legislative Rule 91CSR4

Rule Site: 14.11                      
Fed Code Site: 383.121                       
Explanation of More Stringent: Mandates knowledge testing only in the English language
 
 
Rule Site: 14.12                   
Fed Code Site: 383.71 (h) 3
Explanation of More Stringent: Temporary downgrade for
disability requires retesting after two years
 
 
Rule Site: 14.13     
Fed Code Site: 383.51 (a)(6)
Explanation of More Stringent: Suspension, revocation, or disqualification for more than three years requires retesting
 
 
Rule Site: 14.14                   
Fed Code Site: 383.71 (h) 3   
Explanation of More Stringent: Downgrade for medical certification noncompliance requires retesting after three years
       
 

Legislative Rule 91CSR5

 
Rule Site: 5.1
Fed Code Site: 383.51 Table 1 (7)           
Explanation of More Stringent: Driving while suspended or revoked requires 90-day suspension required for 2nd or subsequent conviction regardless if operation is CMV or NON-CMV
 
 
Rule Site: 7.8
Fed Code Site: 383.51 Table 2 (2)
Explanation of More Stringent: 1-year revocation for a 3rd conviction of reckless driving within a 24-month period.
 
 
Rule Site: 7.10 a-f            
Fed Code Site: No Federal Code
Explanation of More Stringent: Suspension period required for total points accumulated
 

Rule Site: 11.4            
Fed Code Site: 384.209 (a) (c) and 383.5      
Explanation of More Stringent: Proof of compliance with court Conviction Definition
 
 
Rule Site: 11.5   
Fed Code Site: 384.209 (a) (c) and 383.5        
Explanation of More Stringent: Reinstatement fee Conviction Definition
 
 
Rule Site: 13.3
Fed Code Site: 384.209 (a) (c) and 383.5        
Explanation of More Stringent: Proof of compliance with court Conviction Definition
 
 
Rule Site: 13.6
Fed Code Site: 384.209 (a) (c) and 383.5
Explanation of More Stringent: Reinstatement fee Conviction Definition
 
 
Rule Site: 15.1 – 15.7
Fed Code Site: No Federal Code
Explanation of More Stringent: Suspension for non-compliance to Child Support Orders
 

Legislative Rule 91CSR8

 
Rule Site: 3.3
Fed Code Site: 18 U.S.C. 2721
Explanation of More Stringent: Automobile Dealership information is protected from release without a valid subpoena
 
 
Rule Site: 6.2.b.
Fed Code Site: 18 U.S.C. 2721
Explanation of More Stringent: For bulk release of information to vendors, DMV requires a signed contract, confidentiality agreement and a copy of a government issued ID or DL to access DMV information