Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Transportation
Department of Transportation
Persons with Disabilities Warning Signs [24 VAC 30 ‑ 630]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation implements Chapter 432 (2018 Acts of Assembly), which adds a new section numbered 46.2-830.2 to the Code of Virginia, effective July 1, 2018. Chapter 432 requires the Department of Transportation (VDOT) to establish regulations governing the installation of signs informing drivers that a person with a disability may be present in or around the roadway. VDOT will install such signs upon request of any person who submits a medical certification that they are deaf, blind, or deaf-blind, any person with autism or an intellectual or developmental disability, or the agent of such person.
State Authority Section 46.2-830.2 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To specify the criteria for posting traffic signs to warn drivers that a person who is deaf, blind, or deaf-blind, or any person with autism or an intellectual or developmental disability may be present on or near the roadway.

Contact Information
Name / Title: JoAnne P. Maxwell  / Agency Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Governance and Legislative Affairs Division
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-1830    FAX: (804)225-4700    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
CH 0630 Implementation of Chapter 432, 2018 Acts of Assembly, regarding warning signs for persons with disabilities
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/31/2018.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
8/18/2021 Filed Pending