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§ 46.2-947. Violations committed within highway safety corridor; report onbenefits.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the fine for any moving violationof any provision of this chapter while operating a motor vehicle in adesignated highway safety corridor pursuant to § 33.1-223.2:8 shall be nomore than $500 for any violation which is a traffic infraction and not lessthan $200 for any violation which is a criminal offense. The otherwiseapplicable fines set forth in Rule 3B:2 of the Rules of the Supreme Courtshall be doubled in the case of a waiver of appearance and a plea of guiltyunder § 16.1-69.40:1 or § 19.2-254.2 for a violation of a provision of thischapter while operating a motor vehicle in a designated highway safetycorridor pursuant to § 33.1-223.2:8. The Commissioner shall report, on anannual basis, statistical data related to benefits derived from thedesignation of such highway safety corridors. This information may be postedon the Virginia Department of Transportation's official website.Notwithstanding the provisions of § 46.2-1300, the governing bodies ofcounties, cities and towns may not adopt ordinances providing for penaltiesunder this section.

(2003, c. 877.)