No person shall use a commercial motor vehicle in the commission of any felony involving manufacturing, distributing or dispensing a controlled substance or possession with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense such controlled substance. For the purpose of this section, a controlled substance shall be defined as provided in § 102 (6) of the federal Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. § 802 (6)) and includes all substances listed on Schedules I through V of 21 C.F.R. Part 1308 as they may be revised from time to time.Violation of this section shall constitute a separate and distinct offense and any person violating this section shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Punishment for a violation of this section shall be separate and apart from any punishment received from the commission of the primary felony.The Commissioner shall, upon receiving a record of a conviction of a violation of this section, disqualify for life any person who is convicted of such violation.
1989, c. 705, § 46.1-372.18.