Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–2201.04c. Motor vehicle moving infractions in work zones; signage required.

(a) For any motor vehicle moving infraction, as defined in Chapter 26 of Title 18 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations, committed by the driver within a work zone, the civil fine shall be double the amount otherwise prescribed and, in a criminal infraction case, the fine shall be one category higher than the penalty prescribed by law.

(b) Signs or notices shall be affixed at the point of ingress of constriction or work zones alerting drivers of doubled fines and increased penalties for moving infractions within the zone.


(Mar. 3, 1925, 43 Stat. 1119, ch. 443, § 9c; as added Jan. 23, 2008, D.C. Law 17-67, § 2(b), 54 DCR 11646; Mar. 29, 2018, D.C. Law 22-77, § 3(b), 65 DCR 1555.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2(b) of Doubled Fines in Construction and Work Zones Emergency Amendment Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-149, October 18, 2007, 54 DCR 10894).

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2(b) of Doubled Fines in Construction and Work Zones Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2008 (D.C. Act 17-252, January 23, 2008, 55 DCR 1264).