§ 46.2-818.1

Opening and closing motor vehicle doors; penalty

No operator shall open the door of a parked motor vehicle on the side adjacent to moving vehicular traffic unless it is reasonably safe to do so.A violation of this section shall constitute a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of not more than $ 50. No demerit points shall be awarded by the Commissioner for a violation of this section.The provisions of this section shall not apply to any law-enforcement officer, firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel engaged in the performance of his duties.


2016, c. 607.


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