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California Vehicle Code Section 13201

13201. A court may suspend, for not more than six months, the privilege of a person to operate a motor vehicle upon conviction of any of the following offenses:

(a) Failure of the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident to stop or otherwise comply with Section 20002.

(b) Reckless driving proximately causing bodily injury to a person under Section 23104 or 23105.

(c) Failure of the driver of a vehicle to stop at a railway grade crossing as required by Section 22452.

(d) Evading a peace officer in violation of Section 2800.1 or 2800.2, or in violation of Section 2800.3 if the person s license is not revoked for that violation pursuant to paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 13351.

(e) (1) Knowingly causing or participating in a vehicular collision, or any other vehicular accident, for the purpose of presenting or causing to be presented any false or fraudulent insurance claim.

(2) In lieu of suspending a person s driving privilege pursuant to paragraph (1), the court may order the privilege to operate a motor vehicle restricted to necessary travel to and from that person s place of employment for not more than six months. If driving a motor vehicle is necessary to perform the duties of the person s employment, the court may restrict the driving privilege to allow driving in that person s scope of employment. Whenever a person s driving privilege is restricted pursuant to this paragraph, the person shall be required to maintain proof of financial responsibility.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 682, Sec. 11. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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