[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Carroll County 6-22-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall hereinafter be known as and may be cited as the "Motor Vehicle Ordinance of Carroll County, Virginia."
The provisions of this chapter shall apply to Carroll County, Virginia, excluding the incorporated municipalities.
Pursuant to the provisions of § 46.2-1313, Code of Virginia, as amended, all of the provisions and requirements of the laws of the state contained in Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia, as now or hereafter amended, except those provisions and requirements which, by their very nature, can have no application to or within the County, and except those provisions and requirements, the violation of which constitutes a felony, are hereby adopted and incorporated by reference, made a part of this chapter, and made applicable within the County as though fully set forth herein. References therein to "highways of the state" shall be deemed to refer to streets, highways and other public ways within the County. Such provisions and requirements are hereby adopted mutatis mutandis and made a part of this chapter as fully as though set forth at length herein, and it shall be unlawful for any person within the County to violate or fail, neglect or refuse to comply with any provisions of Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia, as amended, which is adopted by this chapter, provided that in no event shall the penalty imposed for the violation of any provision or requirement hereby adopted exceed the penalty imposed for a similar offense under Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia. If there shall be any inconsistency between this chapter and Title 46.2 of the Code of Virginia, the provisions of this chapter shall take precedence.
Certified copies of this chapter and all amendments thereto shall be filed in the offices of the County Administrator and the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Carroll County, Virginia.