Idle Reduction Requirement

A commercial motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 10,000 pounds may not idle for more than 15 minutes in any 60-minute period. Exceptions apply, including those pertaining to emergency vehicles, auxiliary power unit use, and outside temperature. Additionally, exemptions apply to diesel vehicles with a label issued by the California Air Resources Board and diesel vehicles powered by clean diesel technology or biodiesel.

(Reference West Virginia Code 17C-13A-1 through 17C-13A-3)

Jurisdiction: West Virginia

Type: Laws and Regulations

Enacted: Apr 2, 2010

Amended: Mar 16, 2012

Technologies: Idle Reduction

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