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  • California Vehicle Code Section 1
    This act shall be known as the Vehicle Code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2
    The provisions of this code, insofar as they are substantially the same as existing provisions relating to the same subject matter, shall be construed as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3
    All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, hold office under the code repealed by this code, which offices are continued by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4
    No action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect, and no right accrued, is affected by the provisions of this code, but all procedure...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5
    If any portion of this code is held unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of any other portion of this code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6
    Unless the provision or the context otherwise requires, these general provisions and rules of construction shall govern the construction of this code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 7
    Division, chapter, and article headings do not in any manner affect the scope, meaning, or intent of the provisions of this code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8
    Whenever, by the provisions of this code, a power is granted to a public officer or a duty imposed upon such an officer, the power...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9
    Whenever any notice, report, statement, or record is required by this code, it shall be made in writing in the English language.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10
    Whenever any reference is made to any portion of this code or of any other law, such reference shall apply to all amendments and additions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11
    "Section" means a section of this code unless some other statute is specifically mentioned and "subdivision" means a subdivision of the section in which that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12
    The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the future, the present.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13
    The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14
    The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15
    "Shall" is mandatory and "may" is permissive.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16
    "Oath" includes affirmation.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17
    "Signature" or "subscription" includes mark when the signer or subscriber cannot write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the mark by a witness...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 18
    Officers and employees of the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of the California Highway Patrol are, for the purposes of this code, authorized...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 19
    Whenever the acknowledgement of any document is required by this code or any regulation of either department, the signature of the applicant attested to in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20
    It is unlawful to use a false or fictitious name, or to knowingly make any false statement or knowingly conceal any material fact in any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21
    (a) Except as otherwise expressly provided, the provisions of this code are applicable and uniform throughout the state and in all counties and municipalities therein,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22
    Whenever notice is required to be given under this code by a department or any division, officer, employee, or agent, the notice shall be given...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23
    The giving of notice by personal delivery is complete upon delivery of a copy of the notice to the person to be notified. The giving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24
    Proof of the giving of notice may be made by the certificate of any officer, employee, or agent of the Department of Motor Vehicles and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24.5
    All civil process in actions brought against the director and the Department of Motor Vehicles and all subpoenas for the production of department records shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to display or cause or permit to be displayed any sign, mark, or advertisement indicating an official connection...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25.5
    It is unlawful for any person to falsely represent himself or herself in any manner as an employee of the Department of Motor Vehicles for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27
    Any person who without authority impersonates, or wears the badge of, a member of the California Highway Patrol with intention to deceive anyone is guilty...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28
    (a) Whenever possession is taken of any vehicle by or on behalf of any legal owner thereof under the terms of a security agreement or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29
    Wherever any notice or other communication is required by this code to be mailed by registered mail by or to any person or corporation, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 30
    It is declared as a matter of legislative policy that red lights and sirens on vehicles should be restricted to authorized emergency vehicles engaged in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31
    No person shall give, either orally or in writing, information to a peace officer while in the performance of his duties under the provisions of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32
    Whenever local authorities are given the power to take action by ordinance pursuant to Division 11 (commencing with Section 21000) and Division 15 (commencing with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 100
    Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, these definitions shall govern the construction of this code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 102
    "Ability to respond in damages" means financial responsibility.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 105
    An "agricultural water-well boring rig" is a motor vehicle which is used exclusively in the boring of water-wells on agricultural property.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 108
    "Airbrakes" means a brake system using compressed air either for actuating the service brakes at the wheels of the vehicle or as a source of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 109
    "Alcoholic beverage" includes any liquid or solid material intended to be ingested by a person which contains ethanol, also known as ethyl alcohol, drinking alcohol,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 110
    "Alley" is any highway having a roadway not exceeding 25 feet in width which is primarily used for access to the rear or side entrances...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 111
    "All-terrain vehicle" means a motor vehicle subject to subdivision (a) of Section 38010 which is all of the following: (a) Designed for operation off of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 111.3
    An "all-terrain vehicle safety instructor" is a person who is sponsored by an all-terrain vehicle safety training organization, who has completed a course in all-terrain...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 111.5
    An "all-terrain vehicle safety training organization" is any organization which is approved to offer a program of instruction in all-terrain vehicle safety, including all-terrain vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 112
    "Amber" has the same meaning as "yellow," and is within the chromaticity coordinate boundaries for yellow specified in regulations adopted by the Department of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 115
    An "armored car" is a vehicle that is equipped with materials on either the front, sides, or rear for the protection of persons therein from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 165
    An authorized emergency vehicle is: (a) Any publicly owned and operated ambulance, lifeguard, or lifesaving equipment or any privately owned or operated ambulance licensed by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 165.5
    No act or omission of any rescue team operating in conjunction with an authorized emergency vehicle as defined in Section 165, while attempting to resuscitate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 166
    An "autobroker" or "auto buying service" is a dealer, as defined in Section 285, who engages in the business of brokering, as defined in Section
  • California Vehicle Code Section 175
    An "autoette" is a motor vehicle, located on a natural island with an area in excess of 20,000 acres and that is within a county...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 210
    An "automated enforcement system" is any system operated by a governmental agency, in cooperation with a law enforcement agency, that photographically records a driver's responses...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 220
    An "automobile dismantler" is any person not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 221 who: (a) Is engaged in the business of buying, selling, or dealing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 221
    (a) The term "automobile dismantler" does not include any of the following: (1) The owner or operator of any premises on which two or more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 223
    Any reference in this code to "automobile driver training" shall be deemed to refer to the laboratory phase of driver education described by Section 51852...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 225
    An "auxiliary dolly" is a vehicle, not designed for carrying persons or property on its own structure, which is so constructed and used in conjunction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 230
    An "axle" is a structure or portion of a structure consisting of one or more shafts, spindles, or bearings in the same vertical transverse plane...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 230.5
    A "B-train assembly" is a rigid frame extension attached to the rear frame of a semitrailer which allows for a fifth wheel connection point for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 231
    A bicycle is a device upon which any person may ride, propelled exclusively by human power through a belt, chain, or gears, and having one...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 231.5
    A "bicycle path" or "bike path" is a Class I bikeway, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 890.4 of the Streets and Highways Code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 231.6
    (a) A "bicycle path crossing" is either of the following: (1) That portion of a roadway included within the prolongation or connection of the boundary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 232
    The "board" is the New Motor Vehicle Board.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 232.5
    "Brokering" is an arrangement under which a dealer, for a fee or other consideration, regardless of the form or time of payment, provides or offers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 233
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a "bus" is any vehicle, including a trailer bus, designed, used, or maintained for carrying more than 15...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 234
    A "business" includes a proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and any other form of commercial enterprise.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 235
    A "business district" is that portion of a highway and the property contiguous thereto (a) upon one side of which highway, for a distance of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 236
    A "business representative" means a proprietor, a limited or general partner, a managerial employee, a stockholder, a director, or an officer who is active in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 240
    In determining whether a highway is within a business or residence district, the following limitations shall apply and shall qualify the definitions in Sections 235...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 241
    A "buy-here-pay-here" dealer is a dealer, as defined in Section 285, who is not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 241.1, and who does all of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 241.1
    The term "buy-here-pay-here" dealer does not include any of the following: (a) A lessor who primarily leases vehicles that are two model years old or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 242
    A "camp trailer" is a vehicle designed to be used on a highway, capable of human habitation for camping or recreational purposes, that does not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 243
    A "camper" is a structure designed to be mounted upon a motor vehicle and to provide facilities for human habitation or camping purposes. A camper...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 245
    A "carry-all" is that type of earth-moving equipment which is not self-propelled but which is designed for use behind tractors or other motive power and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 246
    A "certificate of compliance" for the purposes of this code is an electronic or printed document issued by a state agency, board, or commission, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 250
    A "chop shop" is any building, lot, or other premises where any person has been engaged in altering, destroying, disassembling, dismantling, reassembling, or storing any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 255
    "City" includes every city and city and county within this State.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 257
    A "clean fuel vehicle" means any passenger or commercial vehicle or pickup truck that is fueled by alternative fuels, as defined in Section 301 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 259
    "Collector motor vehicle" means a motor vehicle owned by a collector, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 5051, and the motor vehicle is used...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 260
    (a) A "commercial vehicle" is a motor vehicle of a type required to be registered under this code used or maintained for the transportation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 265
    The "commissioner" is the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 266
    A "consignment" is an arrangement under which a dealer agrees to accept possession of a vehicle of a type required to be registered under this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 267
    A "converter" is a person, other than a vehicle manufacturer, who, prior to the retail sale of a new vehicle, does any of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 270
    "County" includes every county and city and county within this State.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 273
    A "crib sheet" or "cribbing device" is any paper or device designed for cheating by supplying examination answers without questions to an applicant for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 275
    "Crosswalk" is either: (a) That portion of a roadway included within the prolongation or connection of the boundary lines of sidewalks at intersections where the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 280
    "Darkness" is any time from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise and any other time when visibility is not sufficient to render...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 285
    "Dealer" is a person not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 286 who: (a) For commission, money, or other thing of value, sells, exchanges, buys, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 286
    The term "dealer" does not include any of the following: (a) Insurance companies, banks, finance companies, public officials, or any other person coming into possession...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 288
    "Declared combined gross weight" equals the total unladen weight of the combination of vehicles plus the heaviest load that will be transported by that combination...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 289
    "Declared gross vehicle weight" means weight that equals the total unladen weight of the vehicle plus the heaviest load that will be transported on the
  • California Vehicle Code Section 290
    "Department" means the Department of Motor Vehicles except, when used in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2100) of Division 2 and in Divisions 11 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 291
    Any reference in this code to the Department of Public Works shall be deemed to refer to the Department of Transportation, which is part of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 295
    The "director" is the Director of Motor Vehicles.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 295.5
    A "disabled person" is any of the following: (a) Any person who has lost, or has lost the use of, one or more lower extremities...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 295.7
    A "disabled veteran" is any person who, as a result of injury or disease suffered while on active service with the armed forces of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 296
    A "distributor" is any person other than a manufacturer who sells or distributes new vehicles subject to registration under this code, new trailers subject to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 297
    A "distributor branch" is an office maintained by a distributor for the sale of new vehicles or new trailers subject to identification pursuant to Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 300
    A "drawbar" is a rigid structure forming a connection between a trailer and a towing vehicle, securely attached to both vehicles by nonrigid means and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 303
    A "driveaway-towaway operation" is any operation in which any motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles coupled together constitutes the commodity being transported, when one...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 305
    A "driver" is a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. The term "driver" does not include the tillerman or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 310
    A "driver's license" is a valid license to drive the type of motor vehicle or combination of vehicles for which a person is licensed under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 310.4
    A "driving instructor" is, except as provided in Section 11105.5, an employee of a driving school licensed by the department to instruct others in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 310.6
    A "driving school" is a business which, for compensation, conducts or offers to conduct instruction in the operation of motor vehicles. As used in this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 310.8
    A "driving school operator" is either a driving school owner who operates his own driving school or an employee of a driving school who is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 311
    A "driving school owner" is any person licensed by the department to engage in the business of giving instruction for compensation in the driving of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 312
    The term "drug" means any substance or combination of substances, other than alcohol, which could so affect the nervous system, brain, or muscles of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 313
    The term "electric personal assistive mobility device" or "EPAMD" means a self-balancing, nontandem two-wheeled device, that is not greater than 20 inches deep and 25...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 314
    An "expressway" is a portion of highway that is part of either of the following: (a) An expressway system established by a county under Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 315
    "Essential parts" are all integral and body parts of a vehicle of a type required to be registered under this code, the removal, alteration, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 320
    "Established place of business" is a place actually occupied either continuously or at regular periods by any of the following: (a) A dealer, remanufacturer, remanufacturer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 320.5
    An "extralegal load" is a single unit or an assembled item which, due to its design, cannot be reasonably reduced or dismantled in size or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 321
    "Factory-built housing" is a structure as defined in Section 19971 of the Health and Safety Code. As used in this code, factory-built housing is a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 322
    (a) A "farm labor vehicle" is any motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained for the transportation of nine or more farmworkers, in addition to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 324
    A "fifth-wheel travel trailer" is a vehicle designed for recreational purposes to carry persons or property on its own structure and so constructed as to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 324.5
    A "former prisoner of war" is any person who, while serving as a member of the United States Armed Forces, as a member of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 325
    A "foreign jurisdiction" is any other state, the District of Columbia, territories or possessions of the United States, and foreign states, provinces, or countries.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 330
    A "foreign vehicle" is a vehicle of a type required to be registered under this code brought into this State from a foreign jurisdiction other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 331
    (a) A "franchise" is a written agreement between two or more persons having all of the following conditions: (1) A commercial relationship of definite duration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 331.1
    A "franchisee" is any person who, pursuant to a franchise, receives new motor vehicles subject to registration under this code, new off-highway motorcycles, as defined...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 331.2
    A "franchisor" is any person who manufactures, assembles, or distributes new motor vehicles subject to registration under this code, new off-highway motorcycles, as defined in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 331.3
    A "recreational vehicle franchise" is a written agreement between two or more persons having both of the following conditions: (a) A commercial relationship of definite...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 332
    "Freeway" is a highway in respect to which the owners of abutting lands have no right or easement of access to or from their abutting...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 335
    A "gantry truck" is a motor vehicle so designed and constructed that it straddles the load to be transported and by means of appropriate mechanism...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 336
    "General public paratransit vehicle" means any motor vehicle designed for carrying no more than 24 persons and the driver, that provides local transportation to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 340
    A "garage" is a building or other place wherein the business of storing or safekeeping vehicles of a type required to be registered under this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 345
    A "golf cart" is a motor vehicle having not less than three wheels in contact with the ground, having an unladen weight less than 1,300...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 350
    (a) "Gross vehicle weight rating" (GVWR) means the weight specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a single vehicle. (b) Gross combination weight...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 353
    "Hazardous material" is any substance, material, or device posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, or property during transportation, as defined by regulations adopted pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 360
    "Highway" is a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. Highway...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 362
    A "house car" is a motor vehicle originally designed, or permanently altered, and equipped for human habitation, or to which a camper has been permanently...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 365
    An "intersection" is the area embraced within the prolongation of the lateral curb lines, or, if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 370
    A "legal owner" is a person holding a security interest in a vehicle which is subject to the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 371
    Lessee includes "bailee" and is a person who leases, offers to lease, or is offered the lease of a motor vehicle for a term exceeding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 372
    A "lessor" is a person who, for a term exceeding four months, leases or offers for lease, negotiates or attempts to negotiate a lease, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 373
    A "lessor-retailer" is a lessor or renter who, except under the circumstances described in subdivision (a) of Section 286, makes a retail sale or sales...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 375
    "Lighting equipment" is any of the following lamps or devices: (a) A headlamp, auxiliary driving, passing, or fog lamp, fog taillamp, taillamp, stoplamp, supplemental stoplamp,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 377
    A "limit line" is a solid white line not less than 12 nor more than 24 inches wide, extending across a roadway or any portion...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 380
    "Liquefied petroleum gas" means normal butane, isobutane, propane, or butylene (including isomers) or mixtures composed predominantly thereof in liquid or gaseous state having a vapor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 385
    "Local authorities" means the legislative body of every county or municipality having authority to adopt local police regulations.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 385.2
    A "logging dolly" is a vehicle designed for carrying logs, having one or more axles that, if there are more than one, are not more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 385.3
    A "logging vehicle" is a vehicle used exclusively in the conduct of logging operations and not designed for the transportation of persons or property on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 385.5
    (a) A "low-speed vehicle" is a motor vehicle that meets all of the following requirements: (1) Has four wheels. (2) Can attain a speed, in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 386
    A "managerial employee" is a person who exercises control over a business licensed under this code, whether compensated by salary or commission, including, but not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 387
    "Manufactured home" is a manufactured home, as defined in Section 18007 of the Health and Safety Code, a commercial coach, as defined in Section 18001....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 389
    A "manufacturer branch" is an office maintained by a manufacturer for the sale of new vehicles to dealers or for directing or supervising in whole...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 395
    A "metal tire" is a tire the surface of which in contact with the highway is wholly or partly of metal or other hard nonresilient
  • California Vehicle Code Section 395.5
    A "mobile billboard advertising display" means an advertising display that is attached to a mobile, nonmotorized vehicle, device, or bicycle, that carries, pulls, or transports...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 396
    "Mobilehome" is a structure as defined in Section 18008 of the Health and Safety Code. For the purposes of enforcement of highway safety laws and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 400
    (a) A "motorcycle" is a motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, designed to travel on not more than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 405
    A "motor-driven cycle" is any motorcycle with a motor that displaces less than 150 cubic centimeters. A motor-driven cycle does not include a motorized bicycle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 406
    (a) A "motorized bicycle" or "moped" is any two-wheeled or three-wheeled device having fully operative pedals for propulsion by human power, or having no pedals...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 407
    A "motorized quadricycle" is a four-wheeled device, and a "motorized tricycle" is a three-wheeled device, designed to carry not more than two persons, including the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 407.5
    (a) A "motorized scooter" is any two-wheeled device that has handlebars, has a floorboard that is designed to be stood upon when riding, and is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 408
    "Motor carrier" is the registered owner, lessee, licensee, or bailee of any vehicle set forth in Section 34500, who operates or directs the operation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 410
    A "motor truck" or "motortruck" is a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 415
    (a) A "motor vehicle" is a vehicle that is self-propelled. (b) "Motor vehicle" does not include a self-propelled wheelchair, motorized tricycle, or motorized quadricycle, if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 425
    A "muffler" is a device consisting of a series of chambers or baffle plates, or other mechanical design, for the purpose of receiving exhaust gas...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 426
    "New motor vehicle dealer" is a dealer, as defined in Section 285, who, in addition to the requirements of that section, either acquires for resale...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 430
    A "new vehicle" is a vehicle constructed entirely from new parts that has never been the subject of a retail sale, or registered with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 431
    A "nonrepairable vehicle" is a vehicle of a type otherwise subject to registration that meets the criteria specified in subdivision (a), (b), or (c). The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 432
    A "nonrepairable vehicle certificate" is a vehicle ownership document issued to the owner of a nonrepairable vehicle. Ownership of the vehicle may only be transferred...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 435
    "Nonresident" is a person who is not a resident of this State.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 435.5
    "Nonresident daily commuter" means a person who is not a resident of this state, but who enters and leaves this state on a daily basis...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 436
    An "off-highway motorcycle" means a motorcycle or motor-driven cycle which is subject to identification under this code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 440
    An "official traffic control device" is any sign, signal, marking, or device, consistent with Section 21400, placed or erected by authority of a public body...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 445
    An "official traffic control signal" is any device, whether manually, electrically or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and proceed and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 450
    An "oil well production service unit" is any vehicle specifically designed for and used exclusively in servicing oil wells which is only incidentally operated or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 455
    "Original driver's license" means the first driver's license issued a person under this code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 460
    An "owner" is a person having all the incidents of ownership, including the legal title of a vehicle whether or not such person lends, rents,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 461
    The Senate, Assembly, or any committees thereof, or the Governor's office in possession and using vehicles under a lease, lease-sale, or rental-purchase agreement for a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 462
    A "paratransit vehicle" is a passenger vehicle, other than a bus, schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, youth bus, general public paratransit vehicle, or taxicab that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 463
    "Park or parking" shall mean the standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 464
    A "passenger transportation vehicle" is any vehicle, including a trailer bus, designed, used, or maintained for carrying more than 10 persons including the driver, which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 465
    A "passenger vehicle" is any motor vehicle, other than a motortruck, truck tractor, or a bus, as defined in Section 233, and used or maintained...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 467
    (a) A "pedestrian" is a person who is afoot or who is using any of the following: (1) A means of conveyance propelled by human...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 467.5
    "Pedicab" means either of the following: (a) A bicycle that has three or more wheels, that transports, or is capable of transporting, passengers on seats...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 468
    The department shall commence the "permanent trailer identification plate program," on or after December 31, 2001, and may designate the method, consistent with this code,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 470
    "Person" includes a natural person, firm, copartnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 471
    A "pickup truck" is a motor truck with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of less than 11,500 pounds, an unladen weight of less than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 472
    A "pilot car" is a motor vehicle, except a motorcycle, motorized bicycle, or motorized quadricycle, which is used to escort one or more other vehicles,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 473
    (a) A "pocket bike" is a two-wheeled motorized device that has a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, and that is not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 475
    A "pole or pipe dolly" is a vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, having one or more axles which axles, if there be more than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 480
    A "power brake" is any breaking gear or mechanism that aids in applying the brakes of a vehicle and which utilizes vacuum, compressed air, electricity,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 485
    A "pneumatic tire" is a tire inflated or capable of inflation with compressed air.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 490
    "Private road or driveway" is a way or place in private ownership and used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 492
    A "private school" is any school, whether conducted for profit or not, giving a course of training similar to that given in a public school...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 500
    "Recreational off-highway vehicle" means a motor vehicle meeting all of the following criteria: (a) Designed by the manufacturer for operation primarily off of the highway....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 505
    A "registered owner" is a person registered by the department as the owner of a vehicle.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 505.2
    (a) A "registration service" is a person engaged in the business of soliciting or receiving an application for the registration, renewal of registration, or transfer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 506
    "Registration year" is the period of time beginning with the date the vehicle is first required to be registered in this state and ending on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 507
    The "relevant market area" is any area within a radius of 10 miles from the site of a potential new dealership.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 507.5
    A "remanufactured vehicle" is a vehicle that has been constructed by a licensed remanufacturer and consists of any used or reconditioned integral parts, including, but...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 507.8
    A "remanufacturer" is any person who for commission, money, or other thing of value, produces a vehicle that consists of any used or reconditioned integral...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 508
    A "renter" is a person who is engaged in the business of renting, leasing or bailing vehicles for a term not exceeding four months and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 510
    A "repair shop" is a place where vehicles subject to registration under this code are repaired, rebuilt, reconditioned, repainted, or in any way maintained for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 512
    A "representative" is any person regularly employed by a manufacturer or distributor for the purpose of negotiating or promoting the sale of the manufacturer's or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 515
    A "residence district" is that portion of a highway and the property contiguous thereto, other than a business district, (a) upon one side of which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 516
    "Resident" means any person who manifests an intent to live or be located in this state on more than a temporary or transient basis. Presence...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 520
    A "retail sale" is a sale of goods to a person for the purpose of consumption and use, and not for resale to others, including,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 521
    A "retarder" is a device, other than a brake, which, when activated by the driver, applies a retarding force to the wheels of a vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 521.5
    "Revived salvage vehicle" means a total loss salvage vehicle as defined in Section 544, or a vehicle reported for dismantling pursuant to Section 5500 or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 522
    "Ridesharing" means two or more persons traveling by any mode, including, but not limited to, carpooling, vanpooling, buspooling, taxipooling, jitney, and public transit.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 525
    "Right-of-way" is the privilege of the immediate use of the highway.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 527
    (a) "Road" means any existing vehicle route established before January 1, 1979, with significant evidence of prior regular travel by vehicles subject to registration pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 530
    A "roadway" is that portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 531
    "Utility-terrain vehicle" means a motor vehicle subject to subdivision (a) of Section 38010 that is all of the following: (a) Designed for operation off of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 535
    Safety glazing material is any glazing material so constructed, treated, or combined with other materials as to reduce, in comparison with ordinary sheet, plate, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 540
    A "safety zone" is the area or space lawfully set apart within a roadway for the exclusive use of pedestrians and which is protected, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 543
    "Salvage pool" means a person engaged exclusively in the business of disposing of total loss salvage vehicles, nonrepairable vehicles, or recovered stolen vehicles sent to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 543.5
    "Salvage vehicle rebuilder" means any person who rebuilds a total loss salvage vehicle, as defined in Section 544, or a vehicle reported for dismantling pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 544
    "Total loss salvage vehicle" means either of the following: (a) A vehicle, other than a nonrepairable vehicle, of a type subject to registration that has...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 545
    A "schoolbus" is a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained for the transportation of any school pupil at or below the 12th-grade level to or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 545.1
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 545, a motor vehicle is not a schoolbus if it is operated for the purpose of transporting any pupil to or from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 545.5
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 545, a bus of the type commonly known as a coach bus is not a schoolbus when it is operated by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 546
    A "school pupil activity bus" is any motor vehicle, other than a schoolbus, operated by a common carrier, or by and under the exclusive jurisdiction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 550
    A "semitrailer" is a vehicle designed for carrying persons or property, used in conjunction with a motor vehicle, and so constructed that some part of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 553
    "Shade trailer" means a device designed and utilized to provide shade pursuant to Section 3395 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 555
    "Sidewalk" is that portion of a highway, other than the roadway, set apart by curbs, barriers, markings or other delineation for pedestrian travel.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 557
    A "snowmobile" is a motor vehicle designed to travel over ice or snow in whole or in part on skis, belts, or cleats, which is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 558
    A "snow-tread tire" is a tire which has a relatively deep and aggressive tread pattern compared with conventional passenger tread pattern.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 560
    A "solid tire" is a tire of rubber or other resilient material which does not depend upon compressed air for the support of the load.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 565
    "Special construction equipment" is: (a) Any vehicle used primarily off the highways for construction purposes and which moves only occasionally over the highways and which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 570
    "Special construction equipment" does not include any of the following: (a) A vehicle originally designed for the transportation of persons or property to which machinery...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 575
    "Special mobile equipment" is a vehicle, not self-propelled, not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property, and only incidentally operated or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 580
    A "specially constructed vehicle" is a vehicle which is built for private use, not for resale, and is not constructed by a licensed manufacturer or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 585
    A "station wagon" is a dual purpose vehicle designed for the transportation of persons and also designed in such a manner that the seats may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 587
    "Stop or stopping" when prohibited shall mean any cessation of movement of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 590
    "Street" is a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. Street...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 591
    A "street" or "highway" shall not include those portions of a way or place in or upon which construction, alteration, or repair work is being...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 592
    "Highway", for the purposes of Division 3 (commencing with Section 4000), Division 12 (commencing with Section 24000), Division 13 (commencing with Section 29000), Division 14.8...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 593
    "Supplemental restraint system" means an automatic passive restraint system consisting of a bag that is designed to inflate upon collision, commonly referred to as an
  • California Vehicle Code Section 595
    "Terminal" is a place where a vehicle of a type listed in Section 34500 is regularly garaged or maintained, or from which the vehicle is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 600
    A "through highway" is a highway or portion thereof at the entrance to which vehicular traffic from intersecting highways is regulated by stop signs or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 605
    "Tire traction devices" are devices or mechanisms having a composition and design capable of improving vehicle traction, braking, and cornering ability upon snow or ice-covered...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 610
    "Tire tread" is that portion of the tire, consisting of the ribs and grooves, which comes in contact with the roadway.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 611
    A "toll highway" or "toll road" is a publicly owned way or place open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 612
    "Tour bus" means a bus designed for carrying more than 16 passengers and the driver which is operated by or for a charter-party carrier of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 615
    (a) A "tow truck" is a motor vehicle which has been altered or designed and equipped for, and primarily used in the business of, transporting...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 617
    A "tow dolly" is a vehicle towed by a motor vehicle and designed and used exclusively to transport another motor vehicle and upon which the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 620
    The term "traffic" includes pedestrians, ridden animals, vehicles, street cars, and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using any highway for purposes of travel.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 625
    A "traffic officer" is any member of the California Highway Patrol, or any peace officer who is on duty for the exclusive or main purpose...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 626
    A "traffic violator school" is a business that, for compensation, provides, or offers to provide, instruction in traffic safety, including, but not limited to, classroom...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 626.2
    A "traffic violator school branch or classroom location" is any place where a traffic violator school conducts instruction or maintains records.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 626.4
    A "traffic violator school instructor" is any person who provides instruction to traffic violators on behalf of a traffic violator school.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 626.6
    A "traffic violator school operator" is the person who directs and manages the operations of a traffic violator school. A "traffic violator school operator" may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 626.8
    A "traffic violator school owner" is any natural person, association, or corporation that owns a traffic violator school.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 627
    (a) "Engineering and traffic survey," as used in this code, means a survey of highway and traffic conditions in accordance with methods determined by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 630
    A "trailer" is a vehicle designed for carrying persons or property on its own structure and for being drawn by a motor vehicle and so...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 635
    A "trailer coach" is a vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, designed for human habitation or human occupancy for industrial, professional, or commercial purposes, for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 636
    A "trailer bus" is a trailer or semitrailer designed, used, or maintained for the transportation of more than 15 persons, including the driver, and includes...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 640
    A "transferee" is a person who has acquired the sole ownership of or an equity in a vehicle of a type required to be registered...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 642
    A "transit bus" is any bus owned or operated by a publicly owned or operated transit system, or operated under contract with a publicly owned...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 645
    (a) A "transporter" is a person engaged in the business of moving any owned or lawfully possessed vehicle by lawful methods over the highways for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 650
    A "trolley coach" is a vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 655
    (a) A "truck tractor" is a motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles and not so constructed as to carry a load,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 657
    A "truss" is an assemblage of beams, bars, or rods typically arranged in a triangle or combination of triangles to form a rigid framework and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 660
    The "unladen weight" of a vehicle is the weight equipped and ready for operation on the road including the body, fenders, oil in motor, radiator...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 661
    Unladen weight shall not include the following machinery, equipment or attachment which is attendant to the efficient operation of the body or vehicle: (a) Equipment...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 665
    A "used vehicle" is a vehicle that has been sold, or has been registered with the department, or has been sold and operated upon the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 665.5
    A "U-turn" is the turning of a vehicle upon a highway so as to proceed in the opposite direction whether accomplished by one continuous movement...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 667
    (a) A "utility trailer" is a trailer or semitrailer used solely for the transportation of the user's personal property, not in commerce, which does not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 668
    A "vanpool vehicle" is any motor vehicle, other than a motortruck or truck tractor, designed for carrying more than 10 but not more than 15...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 670
    A "vehicle" is a device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a highway, excepting a device moved exclusively...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 670.5
    A "vehicle frame" is defined as the main longitudinal structural members of the chassis of the vehicle, or for vehicles with unitized body construction, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 671
    (a) A "vehicle identification number" is the motor number, serial number, or other distinguishing number, letter, mark, character, or datum, or any combination thereof, required...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 672
    (a) "Vehicle manufacturer" is any person who produces from raw materials or new basic components a vehicle of a type subject to registration under this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 675
    (a) "Vehicle salesperson" is a person not otherwise expressly excluded by this section, who does one or a combination of the following: (1) Is employed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 675.5
    A "vehicle verifier" is a person not expressly excluded by Section 675.6 who inspects, records, documents, and submits to the department, or its authorized representative,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 675.6
    (a) "Vehicle verifier" does not include any of the following: (1) A peace officer. (2) An authorized employee of the department. (3) A special agent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 676
    "Year-round registration" is a system whereby the director designates a date for the expiration of registration of a vehicle and renewal thereof in order to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 676.5
    A "water tender vehicle" is a vehicle designed to carry not less than 1,500 gallons of water and used primarily for transporting and delivering water...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 680
    (a) A "youth bus" is any bus, other than a schoolbus, designed for and when actually carrying not more than 16 persons and the driver,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1500
    (a) There is in the Transportation Agency the Department of Motor Vehicles. (b) Whenever the term "Business, Transportation and Housing Agency" appears within the Vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1501
    The department is the successor to and is hereby vested with all of the powers, duties, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction now or hereafter vested by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1502
    The department has possession and control of all records, books, papers, offices, equipment, moneys, funds, appropriations, and all other property, real or personal, now or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1503
    Except as in this division otherwise provided, the provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing at Section 11150) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1504
    The department is under the control of a civil executive officer known as the Director of Motor Vehicles. The director shall be appointed by, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1505
    The director, with the approval of the Governor and the Secretary of Transportation, shall organize the department in a manner that he or she may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1507
    The director may appoint and, in accordance with law fix the salaries of: (a) A deputy director. (b) Such other officers, deputies, technical experts, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1650
    The director shall administer and enforce the provisions of this code relating to the department.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1651
    (a) The director may adopt and enforce rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this code relating to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1651.2
    Whenever in the judgment of the department, any person has engaged, or is about to engage, in any acts or practices that constitute, or will...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1651.3
    It is the policy of this state to recognize the training and experience that individuals gain while serving in the armed forces of the United...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1651.5
    (a) The director may assign or reassign dates for the expiration of registration for a vehicle registered pursuant to this code. The director may establish...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1652
    (a) The department shall prescribe and provide suitable forms of applications, certificates of ownership, registration cards, drivers' licenses, and all other forms requisite or deemed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1653
    The department shall examine and determine the genuineness and regularity of every application or document filed with it under this code and may require additional...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1653.5
    (a) Every form prescribed by the department for use by an applicant for the issuance or renewal by the department of a driver's license or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1654
    The director may purchase or lease such real estate and erect such buildings as the department or any of its divisions require, subject to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1655
    (a) The director and deputy director of the department, the Deputy Director, Investigations Division, the Chief, Field Investigations Branch, and the investigators of the department,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1656
    (a) The department shall publish the complete text of the California Vehicle Code together with other laws relating to the use of highways or the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1656.2
    The department shall prepare and publish a printed summary describing the penalties for noncompliance with Sections 16000 and 16028, which shall be included with each...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1656.3
    (a) The department shall include within the California Driver's Handbook, as specified in subdivision (b) of Section 1656, language regarding each of the following: (1)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1656.4
    (a) The department, in consultation with the Department of Consumer Affairs, shall make available on its Internet web site, on or before July 1, 1997,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1656.5
    (a) The Legislature finds that the department, by virtue of its interaction with millions of California drivers and vehicle owners each year, represents a valuable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1657
    The director may assign qualified employees of the department to advise with the State Board of Education and with the governing boards of districts maintaining...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1658
    The department may pay membership fees, join, and participate in affairs of associations having for their purpose the interchange of information relating to the registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1659
    The department may develop criteria, establish standards for, and coordinate a program of motor vehicle driver education and motor vehicle driver training for drivers whose...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1660
    (a) Any institution or organization described in subdivision (o) of Section 286 shall keep the following records for not less than three years: (1) The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1661
    (a) Except for vehicles registered pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 9700) of Chapter 6 of Division 3, the department shall notify the registered...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1662
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall have no duty to investigate alleged violations of the provisions of Chapter 3 (commencing with Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1663
    (a) The department shall, in the synopsis or summary of laws regulating the operation of vehicles and the use of the highways published under subdivision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1664
    The department shall publicize the Safe Streets Act of 1994 when mailing vehicle registrations, driver's licenses, and driver's license suspension and revocation notices, and in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1665
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department by rule or regulation may provide for the issuance and renewal on a two-year basis of licenses...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1666
    The department shall do all of the following: (a) Include at least one question in each test of an applicant's knowledge and understanding of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1666.1
    Upon updating the California Driver's Handbook, the department shall include at least one question in any of the noncommercial driver's license examinations, as administered under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1666.5
    The department shall include, on a rotating basis, at least one question in at least 20 percent of the tests of an applicant's knowledge and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1667
    (a) As part of its motor vehicle registration and registration renewal process, other than upon the initial registration of a new motor vehicle, the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1668
    (a) The department may provide fingerprint service to the general public. When that service is provided, the department shall charge a fee of not less...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1669
    It is the intent of the Legislature that the department implement procedures to ensure, to the fullest extent permitted by the resources made available to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1670
    A licensee issued an occupational license by the department and conducting more than one type of business from an established place of business shall provide...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1671
    (a) The established place of business of a dealer, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, distributor branch, automobile driving school, or traffic violator school...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1672
    (a) The department shall make available, in the public area of each office of the department where applications for driver's licenses or identification cards are...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1672.3
    (a) The director shall determine the date when the department's inventory of driver's license and identification card forms, as that inventory exists in accordance with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1672.5
    For purposes of providing a means of identifying persons who have elected to make an anatomical gift under the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (Chapter 3.5...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1673
    For the purposes of refunding the smog impact fee, as prescribed in Sections 1673.2 and 1673.4, "registered owner or lessee" means the person or persons...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1673.2
    (a) The department, in coordination with the Department of Finance, shall do all of the following: (1) Search its records to identify the registered owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1673.4
    (a) Any claim submitted by a person other than a registered owner or lessee shall be filed within 30 days from the effective date of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1673.5
    The department shall attempt to recover any refund of the smog impact fee, or part thereof, that is erroneously made. Collection shall be initiated if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1673.6
    It is unlawful to use a false or fictitious name, to knowingly make any false statement, or conceal any material fact on a refund claim...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1673.7
    (a) The department shall include the following notice with each check issued as a refund of the smog impact fee: "The enclosed check is a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1674
    The department shall develop a program to foster a positive atmosphere that is conducive to encouraging drivers to succeed in passing any visual tests or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1674.4
    In order to address any conscious or unconscious bias against a driver by persons administering the department's visual tests or written or behind-the-wheel driving tests,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1674.6
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares that persons should be provided with transportation alternatives when their privilege to drive is lost because of failure to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1675
    (a) The director shall establish standards and develop criteria for the approval of initial and renewal driver improvement courses specifically designed for the safe driving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1676
    (a) A course provider conducting a mature driver improvement course pursuant to Section 1675 may charge a tuition not to exceed thirty dollars ($30). (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1677
    (a) The department may collect a fee, to be determined by the department, from each course provider who shall be responsible for the development and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1678
    (a) Between January 1, 2004, and December 31, 2004, inclusive, the fee amounts set forth in Section 488.385 of the Code of Civil Procedure, Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1679
    On and after July 1, 2006, in any document mailed by the department that offers a person the opportunity to register to vote pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1685
    (a) In order to continue improving the quality of products and services it provides to its customers, the department, in conformance with Article 4 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1800
    (a) The department shall file each application received for the registration of a vehicle and shall keep a record of each as follows: (1) Under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1801
    (a) Whenever any notice, report, statement, court abstract, or record is required to be submitted to the department by this code, the document may be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1801.1
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may allow a person to submit any document required to be submitted to the department by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1802
    Every judge of a court not of record shall keep a full record of every case in which a person is charged with any violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1803
    (a) (1) The clerk of a court in which a person was convicted of a violation of this code, was convicted of a violation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1803.3
    (a) The clerk of any court that reverses a conviction for an offense described in subdivision (a) of Section 1803, which is not exempted under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1803.4
    Any record regarding the providing of information pursuant to Section 13106, or record of persons personally given notice by the department or a court, by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1803.5
    (a) In accordance with Section 41501 or 42005, the clerk of a court or hearing officer, when a person who receives a notice to appear...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1804
    (a) The abstract shall be made upon a form furnished or approved by the department and shall contain all necessary information to identify the defendant,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1805
    The failure, refusal, or neglect of any such judicial officer to comply with any of the requirements of Sections 1802, 1803, 1804 and 1816 is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1806
    (a) The department shall file all accident reports and abstracts of court records of convictions received under this code, and in connection therewith, shall maintain...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1806.1
    If a person has entered into a stipulated vehicle release agreement pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) of Section 14607.6, the department shall maintain...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1806.5
    Notwithstanding Section 1808, the department shall not furnish information filed pursuant to Section 1806 to any person if the furnishing of that information would violate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1807
    (a) The department is not required to maintain records relating to drivers of motor vehicles after the records are, in the opinion of the director,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1807.5
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 1808, any record of the department of a conviction of Section 23103 as specified in Section 23103.5, or of a conviction of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808
    (a) Except where a specific provision of law prohibits the disclosure of records or information or provides for confidentiality, all records of the department relating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.1
    (a) The prospective employer of a driver who drives a vehicle specified in subdivision (k) shall obtain a report showing the driver's current public record...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.2
    In addition to those specified in Section 1808.4, the home address of any inspector or investigator regularly employed and paid as such in the office...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.21
    (a) Any residence address in any record of the department is confidential and shall not be disclosed to any person, except a court, law enforcement...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.22
    (a) Section 1808.21 does not apply to a financial institution licensed by the state or federal government to do business in the State of California,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.23
    (a) Section 1808.21 does not apply to any of the following: (1) A vehicle manufacturer licensed to do business in this state if the manufacturer,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.24
    Information regarding any motor vehicle liability insurance policy or surety bond provided to the department pursuant to Section 4000.37 or provided electronically is confidential and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.25
    (a) The department shall implement a program to provide residence address information to an accredited degree-granting nonprofit independent institution of higher education incorporated in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.4
    (a) For all of the following persons, his or her home address that appears in a record of the department is confidential if the person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.45
    The willful, unauthorized disclosure of information from any department record to any person, or the use of any false representation to obtain information from a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.46
    No person or agent shall directly or indirectly obtain information from the department files using false representations or distribute restricted or confidential information to any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.47
    Any person who has access to confidential or restricted information from the department shall establish procedures to protect the confidentiality of those records. If any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.5
    Except as provided in Section 22511.58, all records of the department relating to the physical or mental condition of any person, and convictions of any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.51
    Notwithstanding Sections 1808.5 and 12800.5, both of the following may obtain copies of fullface engraved pictures or photographs of individuals directly from the department: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.6
    (a) In addition to those specified in Section 1808.4, the home address of any of the following persons, that appears in any record of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.7
    (a) The record of the department relating to the first proceeding and conviction under Section 1803.5 in any 18-month period for completion of a traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.8
    (a) Dismissal of any driver certified pursuant to Section 12517, 12523, or 12523.5, for a cause relating to pupil transportation safety, shall be reported by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.9
    (a) Except for retired peace officers whose home address is permanently withheld from public inspection under subdivision (c) of Section 1808.4 or subdivision (c) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1808.10
    The record of the department relating to the first proceeding and conviction for a driver licensed with a class A license, class B license, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1809
    The department may prepare and disseminate information relating to prevention of traffic accidents.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1810
    (a) Except as provided in Sections 1806.5, 1808.2, 1808.4, 1808.5, 1808.6, 1808.7, 1808.8, and paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 12800.5, the department may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1810.2
    (a) The department may establish commercial requester accounts for individuals or organizations and issue requester codes for the purpose of obtaining information from the department's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1810.3
    (a) Using the information made available in the accident reports provided to the department by law enforcement agencies under Section 20012, the department may provide...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1810.5
    The Attorney General, district attorneys, law enforcement agencies, city attorneys prosecuting misdemeanor actions under Section 41803.5 of the Government Code, public defenders, and public defender...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1810.7
    (a) Except as provided in Sections 1806.5, 1808.2, 1808.4, 1808.5, 1808.6, 1808.7, and 1808.21, the department may authorize, by special permit, any person to access...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1811
    The department may sell copies of all or any part of its records at a charge sufficient to pay at least the entire actual cost...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1812
    The department shall not charge for copies of records or for information from its records given to any county, city, any transit operator as defined...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1813
    The director and such officers of the department as he may designate may, upon request, prepare under the seal of the department and deliver without...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1814
    Any person engaged in the business of examining the records of the department and supplying information relative thereto to the public for compensation shall first...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1815
    The bond shall be to the satisfaction of the director and shall obligate the principal and sureties to compensate the officers of the department and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1816
    Every judge of the juvenile court, juvenile hearing officer, duly constituted referee of a juvenile court, or other person responsible for the disposition of cases...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1817
    Written allegations received by the department from members of the public identifying motor vehicles or other vehicles by license number from which any flaming or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1818
    Any record of, or information from any record concerning, an abstract of conviction kept by the department shall contain an appropriate notation indicating the commercial...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1819
    All records of the department containing information as to the actual mileage of motor vehicles submitted as required by subdivision (b) of Section 4456 and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1821
    (a) The department shall establish and maintain a data and monitoring system to evaluate the efficacy of intervention programs for persons convicted of violations of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1822
    The Legislature finds that driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs continues to be a primary safety issue on the state' s highways, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 1825
    (a) The department may conduct an annual, random audit of applications submitted and processed pursuant to Section 22511.55 or subdivision (b) or (c) of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2100
    There is in the Transportation Agency the Department of the California Highway Patrol.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2101
    As used in this chapter, "department" means the Department of the California Highway Patrol.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2102
    Wherever in any statute "California Highway Patrol" is used, it means the Department of the California Highway Patrol.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2103
    The department is the successor to and is vested with the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction of the former Division of Enforcement of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2104
    The department has possession and control of all records, books, papers, offices, or equipment, and all other property, real or personal, now or hereafter held...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2105
    Except as in this chapter otherwise provided, the provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing at Section 11150) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2106
    The department shall maintain its main office within 20 miles of Sacramento.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2107
    The department is under the control of a civil executive officer, known as the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol. The commissioner shall be appointed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2108
    The commissioner shall perform all duties, exercise all powers and jurisdiction, assume and discharge all responsibilities, and carry out and effect all purposes vested by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2109
    The commissioner shall organize the department with the approval of the Governor and the Secretary of Transportation and may arrange and classify the work of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2110
    The Assistant Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol shall be appointed by the commissioner, subject to the approval of the Governor, pursuant to the provisions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2111
    The assistant commissioner shall carry out and execute such duties, with respect to traffic law enforcement, as may be specified by the commissioner.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2112
    The chief administrative officer of the department shall be appointed by the commissioner subject to the approval of the Governor, pursuant to the provisions of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2113
    The chief administrative officer shall carry out and execute such duties with respect to the administrative affairs of the department as may be specified by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2114
    The department may pay membership fees, join, and participate in the affairs of associations having for their purpose the interchange of information relating to law...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2250
    The California Highway Patrol in the Department of the California Highway Patrol consists of the following members: the commissioner, the deputy commissioner, assistant commissioners, chiefs,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2250.1
    (a) The commissioner shall establish special designations of peace officers within the Department of the California Highway Patrol to assist in the transfer of responsibilities...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2251
    All promotions to the classes of deputy chief, assistant chief, captain, lieutenant, and sergeant shall be made from promotional eligible lists resulting from promotional examination...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2252
    Such specialized positions as shall be designated by the commissioner with the approval of the Personnel Board shall be filled pursuant to open competitive examinations...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2253
    For the purpose of determining the scope of employment of any member of the California Highway Patrol under the workers' compensation laws, any such member...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2254
    In the event any dispute arises between the department and any of its members in an industrial disability case, such member or his attorney, upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2255
    No member of the California Highway Patrol, appointed to serve in any county, shall be assigned by the commissioner for service outside the county for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2256
    Notwithstanding Section 18932 of the Government Code, the minimum age limit for appointment to the position of entry level peace officer of the Department of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2257
    The commissioner shall issue to each member of the California Highway Patrol a badge of authority with the seal of the State of California in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2258
    Neither the commissioner nor any other person shall issue a badge to any person who is not a duly appointed member of the California Highway
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2259
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall pay to the member, or his estate, the cost of repairing the uniforms and equipment of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2259.5
    The commissioner shall make certified bulletproof vests available to members of the California Highway Patrol while engaged in enforcement activities. The commissioner may, at his...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2260
    The commissioner may advance the cost of, or obtain and furnish, one complete uniform, including such items of clothing and equipment as may be required...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2261
    A uniform substantially similar to the official uniform of members of the California Highway Patrol shall not be worn by any other law enforcement officer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2262
    The commissioner shall establish a school for the training and education of the members of the California Highway Patrol, and for such other employees of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2263
    Shooting practice and instruction in the use of firearms shall constitute part of the training to be given to members of the California Highway Patrol....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2264
    The commissioner may procure and issue appropriate badges to patrol members for excellence in marksmanship.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2265
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall not assess against any member of the department the cost of replacing any article of uniform clothing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2266
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) The communications operators of the Department of the California Highway Patrol are among the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2267
    (a) No person shall be appointed as a member of the California Highway Patrol who is not a citizen of the United States. (b) A...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2268
    (a) Any member of the Department of the California Highway Patrol, as specified in Sections 2250 and 2250.1, shall be capable of fulfilling the complete...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2269
    (a) The commissioner shall provide, as safety equipment, boots to each member of the California Highway Patrol who is assigned to ride motorcycles. This safety...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2400
    (a) The commissioner shall administer Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 10850) of Division 4, Article 3 (commencing with Section 17300) of Chapter 1 of Division...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2400.6
    The commissioner shall enforce all laws regulating the operation of vehicles on, and the use of any portion of, State Highway Route 1 in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2400.7
    (a) The commissioner may enforce all laws regulating the operation of vehicles and on, and the use of, any portion of any expressway in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2401
    The commissioner shall make adequate provision for patrol of the highways at all times of the day and night.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2401.1
    The commissioner may enforce those provisions relating to the transportation of hazardous waste found in Article 6 (commencing with Section 25160), Article 6.5 (commencing with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2402
    The commissioner may make and enforce such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the department. Rules and regulations...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2402.6
    (a) The commissioner may adopt and enforce regulations and standards with respect to fuel containers and fuel systems on vehicles using compressed or liquefied natural...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2402.7
    The commissioner shall adopt the definitions designated by the United States Department of Transportation under Title 49 (commencing with Section 1801) of the United States...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2403
    The commissioner may create highway patrol districts for the efficient administration and enforcement of this code and the laws respecting the use of highways. He...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2403.5
    The commissioner, or a designated representative, may enter into reciprocal operational agreements with authorized representatives of the Oregon State Police, the Nevada Department of Motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2404
    The commissioner shall establish, in counties having charters, except in counties of the first or second class, headquarters or substations for the efficient performance of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2404.5
    The department shall obtain a vehicle suitable for registration and commerical safety inspections at border crossings into Mexico.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2405
    The commissioner may purchase or lease such real estate and erect such buildings as the department or any of its divisions require, subject to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2406
    The commissioner may provide that any highway patrol vehicle shall be equipped with a stretcher and emergency first aid equipment for use in transporting injured
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2407
    The department shall prepare and on request supply to police departments, coroners, sheriffs, and other suitable agencies or individuals, forms for accident reports required under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2408
    The department shall tabulate and may analyze all accident reports and publish annually or at more frequent intervals statistical information based thereon as to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2409
    All members of the California Highway Patrol have the powers of a peace officer as provided in Section 830.2 of the Penal Code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2410
    Members of the California Highway Patrol are authorized to direct traffic according to law, and, in the event of a fire or other emergency, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2410.5
    (a) The department may contract with a person or governmental entity that is conducting a special event which will impose extraordinary traffic control requirements at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2411
    Members of the California Highway Patrol are authorized to serve all warrants relating to the enforcement of this code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2412
    All members of the California Highway Patrol may investigate accidents resulting in personal injuries or death and gather evidence for the purpose of prosecuting the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2413
    (a) The Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol is designated as the Statewide Vehicle Theft Investigation and Apprehension Coordinator. The commissioner may establish vehicle theft...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2414
    When lost, stolen, abandoned or otherwise unclaimed property, except vehicles subject to registration under this code, comes into possession of the department, the department may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2415
    (a) If the owner or other person entitled to the possession thereof fails to claim the property within six months and pay the charges, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2416
    (a) The Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol may issue authorized emergency vehicle permits only for the following vehicles, and then only upon a finding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2417
    (a) The commissioner may suspend or revoke any permit issued for an authorized emergency vehicle under the following conditions: (1) The vehicle is operated in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2418
    The department shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations to ensure that all foreign commercial vehicles entering into, and operating within, this state meet those standards...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2418.1
    For purposes of enforcing the provisions of Section 2418, the department and the State Air Resources Board shall, to the maximum extent possible, conduct vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2418.5
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every emergency ambulance that is operated within this state by any public or private agency, including, but not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2419
    (a) Any member of the California Highway Patrol may give flares to any person as replacement for flares used by such person to warn traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2420
    Upon request of the California Highway Patrol, manufacturers of motorcycles shall furnish a certification of gross brake horsepower to the department. If any manufacturer of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2420.5
    (a) The department may enter into a contract to conduct an inspection of vehicles that are subject to Section 500.100 of Title 29 of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2421
    Notwithstanding Section 11032 of the Government Code, the commissioner may approve the out-of-state travel within the United States of members of the California Highway Patrol,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2421.5
    (a) When any Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies has imposed additional fees on vehicles pursuant to Section 2555 of the Streets and Highways Code, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2422
    The department shall determine and implement the basic level of emergency medical dispatcher training for dispatchers employed by the department based on guidelines developed by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2423
    In approving the additional instruction and training required under subdivision (b) of Section 680, the department shall consider the requirements of Chapter 3 (commencing with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2424
    (a) The Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol may enter into agreements with providers of towing, emergency road, and storage services for the purpose of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2426
    The department shall prepare a one-page information sheet describing its Designated Driver Program. The sheet shall include information concerning the person or entity an alcoholic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2427
    Whenever the department submits the fingerprints of an applicant for a license or certificate to the Department of Justice, and is required to pay a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2428
    (a) The Department of the California Highway Patrol may fix the cost or pro rata share, or, in its discretion, an amount it considers equivalent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2429
    The department shall develop an "800" telephone number system to facilitate public reporting of violations of Article 2 (commencing with Section 31400) of Chapter 5...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2429.3
    (a) The commissioner shall appoint a committee of 12 members to develop a public awareness and outreach campaign to educate manufacturers, sellers, and owners of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2429.5
    The department, in cooperation with county and local farm bureaus, shall provide a program to educate growers and farmers and farm labor vehicle owners and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2430
    (a) The Legislature hereby creates a pilot project to develop recommendations for requiring emergency road service organizations and their specified employees, within the state, to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2430.1
    As used in this article, each of the following terms has the following meaning: (a) "Tow truck driver" means a person who operates a tow...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2430.2
    "Regional or local entity," as defined by subdivision (c) of Section 2430.1, also includes the transportation planning entity established pursuant to Section 130050.1 of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2430.3
    (a) Every freeway service patrol tow truck driver and any California Highway Patrol rotation tow truck operator shall notify each of his or her employers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2430.5
    (a) Every employer intending to hire a tow truck driver on or after July 1, 1992, shall require the applicant for employment to submit a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2431
    (a) For the purposes of conducting criminal history and driver history screening of tow truck drivers and employers, the commissioner shall do all of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2432
    (a) It is unlawful for a freeway service patrol tow truck driver to knowingly provide false information on the application prepared and submitted to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2432.1
    (a) If the commissioner determines that an employer has failed to comply with the requirements of this article or Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 2435),...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2432.3
    (a) This article does not preempt the authority of any city, city and county, or county to regulate, pursuant to subdivision (g) of Section 21100,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2435
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares that the emergency roadside assistance provided by highway service organizations is a valuable service that benefits millions of California...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2436
    For the purposes of this article, each of the following terms has the meaning given in this section: (a) "Emergency road service" is the adjustment,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2436.3
    (a) On and after July 1, 1992, every employer shall obtain from the department a carrier identification number. Application for a carrier identification number shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2436.5
    (a) The department, in cooperation with the Department of Transportation, shall provide training, pursuant to a reimbursable agreement or contract with a regional or local...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2436.7
    (a) Every tow truck driver and employer, involved in a freeway service patrol operation under an agreement or contract with a regional or local entity,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2450
    This article shall be known and may be cited as the Hazardous Substances Highway Spill Containment and Abatement Act.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2451
    The Legislature finds and declares that a statewide program for the management of hazardous substances highway spills, under the jurisdiction of the California Highway Patrol,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2452
    "Hazardous substance" means any hazardous material defined in Section 353 and any toxic substance defined pursuant to Section 108145 of the Health and Safety Code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2453
    The California Highway Patrol shall serve as statewide information, assistance, and notification coordinator for all hazardous substances spill incidents occurring on highways within the State...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2454
    (a) The authority for incident command at the scene of an on-highway hazardous substance incident is vested in the appropriate law enforcement agency having primary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2460
    (a) The definitions set forth in Article 1 (commencing with Section 19200) of Chapter 5 of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Food and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2462
    (a) In addition to any other records required to be kept pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 19200) of Part 3 of Division 9...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2464
    All records required to be retained pursuant to this article shall be maintained at the regular place of business of every licensed renderer and every...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2466
    Any peace officer may, during normal business hours, inspect any premises maintained by a licensed renderer or registered transporter, and any inedible kitchen grease located...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2468
    (a) Any licensed renderer who fails in any respect to keep the written records required by this article, or to set out in that written...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2470
    It is unlawful for any person to engage in the transportation of inedible kitchen grease without being registered with the Department of Food and Agriculture...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2472
    It is unlawful for any person who is not a registered transporter or licensed renderer of inedible kitchen grease to transport that product from any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2474
    It is unlawful for any person to steal, misappropriate, contaminate, or damage inedible kitchen grease, or containers thereof.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2476
    No licensed renderer, registered transporter, or any other person may take possession of inedible kitchen grease from an unregistered transporter or knowingly take possession of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2478
    (a) Any person who is found guilty of violating Section 2470, 2472, 2474, or 2476, or the rules and regulations promulgated under those provisions, is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2500
    The provisions of this chapter shall apply to all licenses issued by the Department of the California Highway Patrol unless the particular provisions applicable to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2501
    The Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol may issue licenses for the operation of privately owned or operated ambulances used to respond to emergency calls,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2502
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, each application for a new or renewal license shall be accompanied by a fee of ten dollars...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2503
    (a) Licenses issued by the commissioner shall not be transferable. A change in ownership or control of the licensed activity shall render the existing license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2504
    It is unlawful to violate any regulation adopted by the commissioner pursuant to this chapter.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2505
    Notwithstanding Sections 2501 and 2502, for the purpose of staggering license renewals subject to this chapter, the commissioner may, during any 12-month period, issue licenses...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2510
    (a) A person applying for a license to operate ambulances or armored cars shall provide separate identification data and reports of inspection for each vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2511
    Licenses for the operation of ambulances may be issued only to those persons or entities which operate ambulances designed and operated exclusively as such and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2512
    (a) The commissioner, after consultation with, and pursuant to the recommendations of, the Emergency Medical Service Authority and the department, shall adopt and enforce reasonable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2525
    For purposes of this article: (a) "Fleet owner" means an owner of a fleet of three or more vehicles that are any one or more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2525.2
    The commissioner may adopt such regulations as are necessary to administer the provisions of this article. A fleet owner licensed by the commissioner as an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2525.4
    (a) Fleet owners licensed as inspection and maintenance stations shall do all of the following: (1) Conduct all installations, adjustments, inspections, and maintenance under the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2525.6
    Each fleet owner licensed as an inspection and maintenance station may place upon a vehicle which it has inspected and maintained, or upon which it...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2525.8
    The commissioner shall make and enforce regulations with respect to the issuance of stickers to be displayed upon vehicles owned or operated by a fleet...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2525.10
    It is unlawful and constitutes a separate offense for any person to knowingly place or knowingly permit to be placed any sticker authorized by this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2525.12
    The commissioner may charge a fee for the stickers furnished to fleet owner inspection and maintenance stations. The fee charged shall be established by regulation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2531
    In addition to taking action pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 2540), the commissioner may deny, suspend, or revoke a license to transport hazardous...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2532
    The commissioner may adopt such regulations as are necessary to administer the provisions of this article.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2540
    Any license issued may be suspended or revoked by the commissioner. The commissioner may refuse to issue a license to any applicant for the reasons...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2541
    (a) The commissioner may deny a license if the applicant or any partner, officer, or director thereof: (1) Fails to meet the qualifications established by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2542
    The commissioner may suspend, revoke, or take other disciplinary action against a license as provided in this article if the licensee or any partner, officer,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2543
    A plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere is deemed to be a conviction within the meaning of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2544
    The commissioner may take disciplinary action against any licensee after a hearing as provided in this chapter by any of the following: (a) Imposing probation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2545
    Upon the effective date of any order of suspension or revocation of any license governed by this chapter, the licensee shall surrender the license to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2546
    The expiration or suspension of a license by operation of law or by order or decision of the commissioner or a court of law, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2547
    All accusations against licensees shall be filed within three years after the act or omission alleged as the ground for disciplinary action, except that with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2548
    When any license has been revoked or suspended following a hearing under the provisions of this chapter, any additional license issued under this chapter in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2549
    After suspension of the license upon any of the grounds set forth in this article, the commissioner may reinstate the license upon proof of compliance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2570
    It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this chapter, that the public be provided additional protection through the licensing of private schoolbus contractors...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2571
    Every private schoolbus contractor who contracts with a school district for the transportation of school pupils shall be licensed in accordance with regulations adopted by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2572
    (a) The commissioner may adopt whatever regulations are necessary to administer this chapter. The regulations shall be consistent with regulations regarding schoolbuses and schoolbus drivers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2573
    (a) The commissioner may temporarily suspend a license to transport school pupils under contract with a school district, subject to a hearing conducted pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2574
    (a) All fees collected by the Department of the California Highway Patrol pursuant to the issuance or renewal of a license for the transportation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2800
    (a) It is unlawful to willfully fail or refuse to comply with a lawful order, signal, or direction of a peace officer, as defined in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2800.1
    (a) Any person who, while operating a motor vehicle and with the intent to evade, willfully flees or otherwise attempts to elude a pursuing peace...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2800.2
    (a) If a person flees or attempts to elude a pursuing peace officer in violation of Section 2800.1 and the pursued vehicle is driven in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2800.3
    (a) Whenever willful flight or attempt to elude a pursuing peace officer in violation of Section 2800.1 proximately causes serious bodily injury to any person,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2800.4
    Whenever a person willfully flees or attempts to elude a pursuing peace officer in violation of Section 2800.1, and the person operating the pursued vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2801
    It is unlawful to wilfully fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order, signal, or direction of any member of any fire department, paid,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2802
    (a) Any traffic officer having reason to believe that a vehicle is not safely loaded or that the height, width, length, or weight of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2803
    (a) If the traffic officer determines that the vehicle is not safely loaded or that the height, width, length, or weight is unlawful, he may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2804
    A member of the California Highway Patrol upon reasonable belief that any vehicle is being operated in violation of any provisions of this code or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2805
    (a) For the purpose of locating stolen vehicles, (1) any member of the California Highway Patrol, or (2) a member of a city police department,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2806
    Any regularly employed and salaried police officer or deputy sheriff, or any reserve police officer or reserve deputy sheriff listed in Section 830.6 of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2807
    (a) The California Highway Patrol shall inspect every schoolbus at least once each school year to ascertain whether its construction, design, equipment, and color comply...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2807.1
    (a) The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall inspect and certify every school pupil activity bus specified in Section 546 at least once each...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2807.2
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall, by regulation, provide for a preventive maintenance inspection guide for use by operators of tour buses, motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2807.3
    (a) The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall inspect and certify every youth bus at least once each school year to ascertain whether its...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2808
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), all schoolbuses transporting pupils to or from any private school or private school activity shall be subject to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2809
    All scales and weighing instruments used by any member of the California Highway Patrol to enforce the provisions of this code with respect to weight...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2810
    (a) A member of the California Highway Patrol may stop any vehicle transporting any timber products, livestock, poultry, farm produce, crude oil, petroleum products, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2810.1
    (a) Any traffic officer may stop any commercial vehicle, as defined in Section 260, that is a rental vehicle and inspect the bills of lading,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2810.2
    (a) (1) A peace officer, as described in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2811
    Any traffic officer who observes a fence along any highway, which has been damaged as a result of a traffic accident, shall promptly report same...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2812
    Whenever poisonous gas, explosives, dust, smoke, or other similar substances, or fire exist upon or so near a public highway as to create a menace...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2812.5
    Whenever visibility limitations pose a significant safety hazard, as determined by a member of the California Highway Patrol, that member may restrict or prohibit the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2813
    Every driver of a commercial vehicle shall stop and submit the vehicle to an inspection of the size, weight, equipment, and smoke emissions of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2813.5
    (a) The commissioner shall have exclusive authority in the issuance of stickers as evidence that commercial vehicles have been inspected pursuant to Section 2813 and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2814
    Every driver of a passenger vehicle shall stop and submit the vehicle to an inspection of the mechanical condition and equipment of the vehicle at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2814.1
    (a) A board of supervisors of a county may, by ordinance, establish, on highways under its jurisdiction, a vehicle inspection checkpoint program to check for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2814.2
    (a) A driver of a motor vehicle shall stop and submit to a sobriety checkpoint inspection conducted by a law enforcement agency when signs and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2815
    Any person who shall disregard any traffic signal or direction given by a nonstudent school crossing guard, appointed pursuant to Section 21100, or authorized by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2816
    It is unlawful to load or discharge children onto or from a youth bus upon a highway at any location where the children must cross...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2817
    Any person who disregards any traffic signal or direction given by a peace officer authorized pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 70 of the Penal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2818
    It is unlawful to traverse an electronic beacon pattern, a flare pattern, cone pattern, or combination of electronic beacon, flare, or cone patterns, provided for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2900
    There is in this state, the California Traffic Safety Program, which consists of a comprehensive plan in conformity with the laws of this state to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2901
    The Governor may appoint a highway safety representative who shall serve in the Transportation Agency and who shall, in consultation with the Governor and Secretary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2902
    To the maximum extent permitted by federal law and regulations and the laws of this state, the Governor may delegate to the Secretary of Transportation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2903
    The Governor may establish an Advisory Committee on the California Traffic Safety Program which shall consist of various officials of state and local government and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2904
    The California Traffic Safety Program shall include a local traffic safety program designed to encourage the political subdivisions of this state to establish traffic safety...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2905
    On or before the fifth legislative day of the 1968 legislative session and each year thereafter, the Governor shall submit a report to the Legislature...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2906
    The California Traffic Safety Program Fund is hereby created in the State Treasury to consist of the funds referred to in Section 2907.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2907
    Any funds which are appropriated by Congress for the purposes of carrying out Section 402 of Title 23, United States Code (P.L. 89-564; 80 Stats....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2908
    The Governor shall apportion any funds contained in the California Traffic Safety Program Fund among the various state agencies and local political subdivisions as shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2909
    Any local political subdivision of this state, including, but not limited to, a city, a county, a city and county, a district, or a special...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2910
    Such local political subdivision may use, in implementing its local traffic safety program, any funds which are apportioned to it from the California Traffic Safety...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2911
    All traffic safety programs that receive state funds and that include public awareness campaigns involving emergency vehicle operations shall include in the public awareness campaign,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2930
    (a) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol. (b) "Fund" means the California Motorcyclist Safety Fund. (c) "Program" means the motorcyclist safety program...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2931
    A motorcyclist safety program is hereby established in the Department of the California Highway Patrol, to be administered by the commissioner.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2932
    The commissioner may, through contracts with other public agencies or with private entities, do all of the following: (a) Provide financial or other support to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2933
    The commissioner shall not directly manage or provide program services. Any program service financed under this article shall be provided under contractual arrangements or grant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2934
    (a) The California Motorcyclist Safety Fund is hereby created in the State Treasury. The money in the fund is available, when appropriated by the Legislature,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 2935
    The Department of Motor Vehicles shall, in addition to other fees, collect a fee of two dollars ($2) upon initial registration and renewal of registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3000
    There is in the Department of Motor Vehicles a New Motor Vehicle Board, which consists of nine members.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3001
    (a) Four of the appointive members of the board shall be new motor vehicle dealers as defined in Section 426 who have engaged for a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3002
    The appointments of the appointive members shall be made effective as of the effective date of this article.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3003
    (a) Each appointive member of the board shall be appointed for a term of four years and shall hold office until the appointment and qualification...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3004
    Members of the board shall take an oath of office as provided in the Constitution and the Government Code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3005
    The appointing authority has the power to remove from office at any time, any member of the board appointed by such appointing authority for continued...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3006
    The board shall organize and elect a president from among its members for a term of one year at the first meeting of each year....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3007
    The board shall meet at least twice during each calendar year. Special meetings may be called at any time by the president or by any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3008
    (a) All meetings of the board shall be open and public, and all persons shall be permitted to attend any meeting of the board, except...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3010
    Five members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, for the performance of any duty or the exercise of any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3011
    A vacancy on the board shall not impair the power of the remaining members to perform all duties and exercise all powers of the board,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3012
    Each member of the board shall receive a per diem of one hundred dollars ($100) for each day actually spent in the discharge of official...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3013
    The board shall adopt a seal and such other device as the members may desire thereon, by which they shall authenticate all papers and documents...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3014
    The board may appoint an executive director, who shall be exempt from civil service requirements, and who shall devote as much time as may be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3015
    In addition to the office of the executive director in Sacramento, the department shall, as the need therefor occurs, secure adequate rooms for the meetings...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3016
    (a) New motor vehicle dealers and other licensees under the jurisdiction of the board shall be charged fees sufficient to fully fund the activities of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3050
    The board shall do all of the following: (a) Adopt rules and regulations in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3050.1
    (a) In a proceeding, hearing, or in the discharge of duties imposed under this chapter, the board, its executive director, or an administrative law judge...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3050.2
    (a) Obedience to subpoenas issued to compel attendance of witnesses, or the production of books, records, papers, and other documents at the proceeding or hearing,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3050.3
    A witness, other than an officer or employee of the state or of a political subdivision of the state, who appears by order of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3050.4
    In a protest or petition before the board, the board, its executive director, or an administrative law judge designated by the board or its executive...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3050.5
    Pursuant to Section 3016, the board shall establish a fee for the initial filing by any party in regard to any appeal, protest, or petition...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3050.6
    The board or its executive director may, in the event of a granting of a continuance of a scheduled matter, assess costs of the board...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3050.7
    (a) The board may adopt stipulated decisions and orders, without a hearing pursuant to Section 3066, to resolve one or more issues raised by a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3051
    This chapter does not apply to any person licensed as a transporter under Article 1 (commencing with Section 11700) or as a salesperson under Article...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3052
    (a) On or before the 10th day after the last day on which reconsideration of a final decision of the department can be ordered, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3053
    The board shall determine the appeal upon the administrative record of the department, any evidence adduced at any hearing of the board, and upon any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3054
    The board shall have the power to reverse or amend the decision of the department if it determines that any of the following exist: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3055
    The board shall also have the power to amend, modify, or reverse the penalty imposed by the department.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3056
    When the order reverses the decision of the department, the board may direct the department to reconsider the matter in the light of its order...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3057
    The board shall fix an effective date for its orders not more than 30 days from the day the order is served upon the parties...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3058
    Either party may seek judicial review of final orders of the board. Time for filing an action for such review shall not be more than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3060
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 20999.1 of the Business and Professions Code or the terms of any franchise, no franchisor shall terminate or refuse to continue any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3061
    In determining whether good cause has been established for modifying, replacing, terminating, or refusing to continue a franchise, the board shall take into consideration the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3062
    (a) (1) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), if a franchisor seeks to enter into a franchise establishing an additional motor vehicle dealership, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3063
    In determining whether good cause has been established for not entering into a franchise or relocating an existing dealership of the same line-make, the board...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3064
    (a) Every franchisor shall specify to its franchisees the delivery and preparation obligations of the franchisees prior to delivery of new motor vehicles to retail...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3065
    (a) Every franchisor shall properly fulfill every warranty agreement made by it and adequately and fairly compensate each of its franchisees for labor and parts...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3065.1
    (a) All claims made by a franchisee for payment under the terms of a franchisor incentive program shall be either approved or disapproved within 30...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3066
    (a) Upon receiving a protest pursuant to Section 3060, 3062, 3064, 3065, 3065.1, 3070, 3072, 3074, 3075, or 3076, the board shall fix a time...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3067
    (a) The decision of the board shall be in writing and shall contain findings of fact and a determination of the issues presented. The decision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3068
    Either party may seek judicial review of final decisions of the board. Time for filing for such review shall not be more than 45 days...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3069
    The provisions of this article shall be applicable to all franchises existing between dealers and manufacturers, manufacturer branches, distributors and distributor branches at the time...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3069.1
    Sections 3060 to 3065.1, inclusive, do not apply to a franchise authorizing a dealership, as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 3072.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3070
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 20999.1 of the Business and Professions Code or the terms of any franchise, a franchisor of a dealer of new recreational vehicles,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3071
    In determining whether good cause has been established for modifying, replacing, terminating, or refusing to continue a franchise of a dealer of new recreational vehicles,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3072
    (a) (1) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), if a franchisor seeks to enter into a franchise establishing an additional motor vehicle dealership within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3072.5
    For the purposes of this article, a "recreational vehicle line-make" is a group or groups of recreational vehicles defined by the terms of a written...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3073
    In determining whether good cause has been established for not entering into or relocating an additional franchise for the same recreational vehicle line-make, the board...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3074
    (a) A franchisor shall specify to its franchisees the delivery and preparation obligations of the franchisees prior to delivery of new recreational vehicles to retail...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3075
    (a) A franchisor shall properly fulfill every warranty agreement made by it and adequately and fairly compensate each of its franchisees for labor and parts...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3076
    (a) All claims made by a franchisee for payment under the terms of a franchisor incentive program shall be either approved or disapproved within 30...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3077
    (a) In addition to fees imposed under Sections 3016 and 11723, the department shall impose a one-time additional fee on those dealers subject to this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3078
    (a) If the board receives a complaint from a member of the public seeking a refund involving the sale or lease of, or a replacement...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 3079
    This article applies only to a franchise entered into or renewed on or after January 1, 2004.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000
    (a) (1) A person shall not drive, move, or leave standing upon a highway, or in an offstreet public parking facility, any motor vehicle, trailer,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000.1
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), (c), or (d) of this section, or subdivision (b) of Section 43654 of the Health and Safety...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000.2
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b) of Section 43654 of the Health and Safety Code, and, commencing on April 1, 2005, except for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000.3
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in Section 44011 of the Health and Safety Code, the department shall require biennially, upon renewal of registration of any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000.37
    (a) Upon application for renewal of registration of a motor vehicle, the department shall require that the applicant submit either a form approved by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000.38
    (a) The department shall suspend, cancel, or revoke the registration of a vehicle when it determines that any of the following circumstances has occurred: (1)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000.4
    (a) Except as provided in Sections 6700, 6702, and 6703, any vehicle which is registered to a nonresident owner, and which is based in California...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000.5
    (a) The department shall register an autoette, as defined in Section 175, as a motor vehicle. (b) The owner of an autoette shall remove the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4000.6
    A commercial motor vehicle, singly or in combination, that operates with a declared gross or combined gross vehicle weight that exceeds 10,000 pounds shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4001
    All vehicles exempt from the payment of registration fees shall be registered as otherwise required by this code by the person having custody thereof, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4002
    When moved or operated under a permit issued by the department, registration is not required of: (a) A vehicle not previously registered while being moved...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4003
    A permit, as described in Section 9258, may be issued by the department for operating any of the following vehicles, except a crane: (a) A...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4003.5
    (a) Upon payment of the fee specified in Section 9258.5, the department shall issue to a manufacturer or dealer a one-trip permit authorizing a new...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4004
    (a) (1) Commercial motor vehicles meeting the registration requirements of a foreign jurisdiction, and subject to registration but not entitled to exemption from registration or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4004.5
    The owner of any motor vehicle subject to the registration provisions of this chapter, or exempted therefrom, may file with the department, at the time...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4004.7
    (a) If the apportioned registration issued under Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of Chapter 4 for a commercial vehicle or vehicle combination that was...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4005
    Any vehicle subject to registration may be operated within a disaster area or region for the purpose of assisting in disaster relief work, under a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4006
    A vehicle which is driven or moved upon a highway only for the purpose of crossing the highway from one property to another in accordance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4007
    The department, the Public Utilities Commission, and the State Board of Equalization shall enter into an interagency agreement to establish a coordinated system for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4009
    A vehicle transported upon a highway, no part of which is in contact with the highway, is exempt from registration.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4010
    Special construction equipment and special mobile equipment are exempt from registration.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4012
    Any vehicle, implement, or equipment specifically designed or altered for and used exclusively in the maintenance or operation of cemetery grounds, which is only incidentally...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4013
    Any forklift truck which is designed primarily for loading and unloading and for stacking materials and is operated upon a highway only for the purpose...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4014
    Any portable or collapsible dolly carried in a tow truck or in a truck used by an automobile dismantler and used upon a highway exclusively...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4015
    Any privately owned vehicle designed or capable of being used for firefighting purposes when operated upon a highway only in responding to, and returning from,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4016
    Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 4000, unregistered vehicles may be left standing upon a highway adjacent to a vehicle dealer's place of business when done...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4017
    The provisions of Section 4000 shall not apply to the moving or operating of a vehicle during the period of time in which application may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4018
    Any logging vehicle is exempt from registration.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4019
    A golf cart operated pursuant to Section 21115 is exempt from registration.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4020
    A motorized bicycle operated upon a highway is exempt from registration.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4021
    Any vehicle that is designed or altered for, and used exclusively for, the refueling of aircraft at a public airport is exempt from registration, if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4022
    A vehicle repossessed pursuant to the terms of a security agreement is exempt from registration solely for the purpose of transporting the vehicle from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4023
    A low-speed vehicle operated pursuant to Section 21115 or 21115.1 is exempt from registration.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4150
    Application for the original or renewal registration of a vehicle of a type required to be registered under this code shall be made by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4150.1
    (a) On a form provided by the department, the registered owner of record, lessee, or the owner's designee shall certify and report the declared gross...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4150.2
    Application for the original registration or renewal of the registration of a motorcycle shall be made by the owner to the department upon the appropriate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4150.5
    Ownership of title to a vehicle subject to registration may be held by two (or more) coowners as provided in Section 682 of the Civil...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4150.7
    (a) Ownership of title to a vehicle subject to registration may be held in beneficiary form that includes a direction to transfer ownership of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4151
    The department shall not accept an application for the original registration of a vehicle in this State unless the vehicle at the time of application...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4152
    (a) The department may accept an application for registration of a vehicle which is not within this state, but which is to be registered to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4152.5
    Except as provided for in subdivision (c) of Section 9553, when California registration is required of a vehicle last registered in a foreign jurisdiction, an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4153
    If the vehicle to be registered is a specially constructed or remanufactured vehicle, the application shall also state that fact and contain additional information as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4154
    The department may not issue or renew the registration of a farm labor vehicle unless the owner of the vehicle provides verification to the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4155
    Registration under this code shall apply to any vehicle owned by the United States government, the state, or any city, county, or political subdivision of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4156
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, and except as provided in subdivision (b), the department in its discretion may issue a temporary permit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4157
    In the absence of the regularly required supporting evidence of ownership upon application for registration or transfer of a vehicle, the department may accept an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4158
    In the event the vehicle is no longer registered in this state and the currently valid certificate of ownership is surrendered to the department, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4159
    Whenever any person after making application for the registration of a vehicle required to be registered under this code, or after obtaining registration either as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4160
    Any registered owner of a vehicle who moves or acquires a new address different from the address shown upon the registration card issued for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4161
    (a) Whenever a motor vehicle engine or motor is installed, except temporarily, in a motor vehicle which is identified on the ownership and registration certificates...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4163
    The owner of three or more motor vehicles is not required to notify the department or to pay the fee required under Section 9257 when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4166
    The department may assign a distinguishing vehicle identification number to a motor vehicle whenever the motor or other identifying number thereon is removed, destroyed or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4300
    Upon application for registration of a vehicle previously registered outside this State, the application shall be certified by the applicant and shall state that the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4300.5
    An application for registration under this chapter of a vehicle previously registered outside of this state shall be accompanied by payment of the amount required...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4301
    The applicant shall surrender to the department all unexpired license plates, seals, certificates, or other evidence of foreign registration as may be in his possession...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4302
    Upon application made at the time of their surrender to the department and upon payment of a fee of one dollar ($1), the department shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4303
    If in the course of interstate operation of a vehicle registered in another state it is desirable to retain registration in such state, the applicant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4304
    Upon application for registration of a vehicle previously registered outside this State, the department shall grant full faith and credit to the currently valid certificate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4305
    In the absence of knowledge by the department that any certificate of title issued by another state is forged, fraudulent, or void, the acceptance thereof...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4306
    In the event a certificate of title issued by another state shows any lien or encumbrance upon the vehicle therein described, then the department upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4307
    In the event application is made in this state for registration of a vehicle and the department is not satisfied as to the ownership of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4308
    In the event the department refuses to grant an application for registration in this State of a vehicle previously registered in another state, the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4309
    The department shall forthwith mail a notice of the filing of any application for registration of a vehicle previously registered outside this state upon written...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4450
    The department upon registering a vehicle shall issue a certificate of ownership to the legal owner and a registration card to the owner, or both...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4450.5
    (a) On or before January 1, 2012, the director shall develop an Electronic Lien and Title (ELT) Program, in consultation with lienholders, licensed dealers, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4451
    The certificate of ownership shall contain all of the following: (a) Not less than the information required upon the face of the registration card. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4452
    The department may issue a certificate of ownership to the legal owner of a vehicle without requiring registration, and may issue a facsimile copy of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4453
    (a) The registration card shall contain upon its face, the date issued, the name and residence or business address or mailing address of the owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4453.2
    In addition to the information required under Section 4453, the registration card of every farm labor vehicle shall contain the words, "Farm Labor Vehicle," in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4453.5
    (a) In the case of leased vehicles, the lessor and the lessee shall be shown on the registration card as the owner and the lessee...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4453.6
    On request of any member of the California Highway Patrol, any regularly employed and salaried police officer or deputy sheriff, or any reserve police officer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4454
    (a) Every owner, upon receipt of a registration card, shall maintain the same or a facsimile copy thereof with the vehicle for which issued. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4455
    Any permit issued under Section 4004 shall be carried in the vehicle for which issued at all times while it is being operated in this
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4456
    (a) When selling a vehicle, dealers and lessor-retailers shall use numbered report-of-sale forms issued by the department. The forms shall be used in accordance with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4456.1
    (a) A dealer or lessor-retailer who violates paragraph (1), (2), or (7) of subdivision (a) of Section 4456 shall pay to the department an administrative...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4456.3
    (a) The department shall charge a dealer or lessor-retailer a fee, as established by the director pursuant to subdivision (b), for each vehicle sold by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4456.4
    (a) A motor vehicle sold or leased by a new motor vehicle dealer shall be registered by the dealer using electronic programs provided by a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4456.5
    (a) A dealer may charge the purchaser or lessee of a vehicle the following charges: (1) A document processing charge for the preparation and processing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4457
    If any registration card or license plate is stolen, lost, mutilated, or illegible, the owner of the vehicle for which the same was issued, as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4458
    If both license plates or a permanent trailer identification plate are lost or stolen, the registered owner shall immediately notify a law enforcement agency, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4459
    If any certificate of ownership is stolen, lost, mutilated or illegible, the legal owner or, if none, then the owner of the vehicle for which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4460
    (a) The Department of Motor Vehicles, the Traffic Adjudication Board, and the Department of the California Highway Patrol, any regularly employed and salaried police officer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4461
    (a) A person shall not lend a certificate of ownership, registration card, license plate, special plate, validation tab, or permit issued to him or her...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4461.3
    In addition to any fine imposed for conviction of a violation of Section 4461 or 22507.8, a city or county may adopt an ordinance or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4461.5
    In addition to, or instead of, any fine imposed for conviction of a violation of subdivision (c) or (d) of Section 4461, the court may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4462
    (a) The driver of a motor vehicle shall present the registration or identification card or other evidence of registration of any or all vehicles under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4462.5
    Every person who commits a violation of subdivision (b) of Section 4462, with intent to avoid compliance with vehicle registration requirements of Article 1 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4463
    (a) A person who, with intent to prejudice, damage, or defraud, commits any of the following acts is guilty of a felony and upon conviction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4463.3
    In addition to, or instead of, any fine imposed for conviction of a violation of subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 4463, the court may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4463.5
    (a) No person shall manufacture or sell a decorative or facsimile license plate of a size substantially similar to the license plate issued by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4464
    A person shall not display upon a vehicle a license plate that is altered from its original markings.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4465
    (a) A legal owner of record of a vehicle may request, and the department shall furnish, information regarding the current registration status of the vehicle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4466
    (a) The department shall not issue a duplicate or substitute certificate of title or license plate if, after a search of the records of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4467
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall issue new and different license plates immediately upon request to the registered owner of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4600
    Certificates of ownership shall not be renewed annually but shall remain valid until suspended, revoked, or canceled by the department for cause or upon a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4601
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this code, every vehicle registration and registration card expires at midnight on the expiration date designated by the director...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4601.5
    Notwithstanding Section 4601, the registration for vehicles registered pursuant to the Partial Year Registration Program as described in Article 5 (commencing with Section 9700) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4602
    Application for renewal of a vehicle registration shall be made by the owner not later than midnight of the expiration date, and shall be made...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4603
    Whenever in his opinion the interests of the State will be promoted thereby, the director with the approval of the Governor may extend for a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4604
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (d), prior to the expiration of the registration of a vehicle, if that registration is not to be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4604.2
    (a) When the registration of a vehicle registered on a partial year basis has expired and the vehicle is not thereafter operated, moved, or left...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4604.5
    (a) (1) If the vehicle has not been operated, moved, or left standing upon any highway subsequent to the expiration of the vehicle's registration, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4605
    Notwithstanding Section 4000 of this code, and notwithstanding Section 38020 of this code, no fees or penalties imposed under this code or under Part 5...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4606
    Notwithstanding any provision of subdivision (a) of Section 5204 to the contrary, when an application for the registration of a vehicle has been made as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4607
    The department, upon renewing a registration, shall issue a new registration card to the owner as upon an original registration.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4609
    The department may extend the life of the current series of license plates, outstanding during 1957, and may hereafter issue a new series of license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4610
    The department may authorize an endorsement of a receipt or the validation of a registration card or potential registration card as provided in this code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4750
    The department shall refuse registration, or renewal or transfer of registration, upon any of the following grounds: (a) The application contains any false or fraudulent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4750.1
    (a) If the department receives an application for registration of a specially constructed passenger vehicle or pickup truck after it has registered 500 specially constructed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4750.4
    Information provided by an insurer to the department pursuant to Section 11580.10 of the Insurance Code and former Section 4750.2, as added by Chapter 946...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4750.5
    (a) The department shall withhold the registration or the transfer of registration of any vehicle sold at retail to any applicant by any person other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4751
    The department may refuse registration or the renewal or transfer of registration of a vehicle in any of the following events: (a) If the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4755
    The department shall refuse registration, or renewal or transfer of registration for any commercial motor vehicle subject to Section 4000.6, if the owner or operator...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4760
    (a) (1) Except as provided in subdivision (b) or (d), the department shall refuse to renew the registration of a vehicle if the registered owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4760.1
    (a) The department shall, before renewing the registration of any vehicle, check the driver's license record of all registered owners for conviction of traffic violations...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4761
    The department shall include on each potential registration card issued for use at the time of renewal, or on an accompanying document, an itemization of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4762
    The department shall remit all parking penalties and administrative fees collected, after deducting the administrative fee authorized by Section 4763, for each notice of delinquent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4763
    The department shall assess a fee for the recording of the notice of delinquent parking violation, which is given to the department pursuant to Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4764
    (a) If a vehicle is transferred or the registration is not renewed for two renewal periods and the former registered owner or lessee of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4765
    No exemption from the payment of any fee imposed by this code is an exemption from the obligation of a registered owner or lessee to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4766
    (a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), the department shall refuse to renew the registration of a vehicle for which a notice of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4767
    (a) If delinquent parking or toll violations have been reported to the department for a vehicle for which a transfer of ownership and registration has...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4770
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c) or (d), the department shall refuse to renew the registration of a vehicle if the registered owner or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4771
    The department shall include on each vehicle registration renewal notice issued for use at the time of renewal, or on an accompanying document, an itemization...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4772
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the department shall remit all toll evasion penalties and administrative fees collected, after deducting the administrative fee authorized...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4773
    The department shall assess a fee for the recording of the notice of delinquent toll evasion violation, which is given to the department pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4773.5
    (a) The department shall require the entire cost of initially implementing this article to be reimbursed by the issuing agencies that are private entities and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4774
    (a) If a vehicle is transferred or the registration is not renewed for two renewal periods and the former registered owner or lessee of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4775
    No exemption from the payment of any fee imposed by this code is an exemption from the obligation of a registered owner or lessee to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4850
    (a) The department, upon registering a vehicle, shall issue to the owner two partially or fully reflectorized license plates or devices for a motor vehicle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4850.5
    (a) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 4850 and Section 5200, the department, upon registering a truck tractor, shall issue to the owner one suitable license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4851
    Every license plate shall have displayed upon it the registration number assigned to the vehicle for which it is issued, together with the word "California"...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4852
    (a) License plates issued for motor vehicles, other than motorcycles, shall be rectangular in shape, 12 inches in length and six inches in width. The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 4853
    (a) The department may issue one or more stickers, tabs, or other suitable devices in lieu of the license plates provided for under this code....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5000
    (a) Identification plates issued for trailers, semitrailers, motor-driven cycles, and pole and pipe dollies, and such vehicles as are exempt from the payment of registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5001
    The department may issue license plates for vehicles exempt from registration fees in the same series as plates issued for nonexempt vehicles. The plates may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5001.5
    The director may enter into agreements or arrangements with motor vehicle departments in other states to provide for a reciprocal exchange of regular series license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5002
    The department may issue regular series plates to the Department of General Services for use on motor vehicles maintained within motor vehicle pools of state-owned...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5002.5
    The department shall issue regular series license plates for any motor vehicle owned by, or in the possession and use of, the Senate or Assembly,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5002.6
    (a) The Chancellor or a president of a campus of the California State University, or the president or a chancellor of a campus of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5002.7
    (a) For a county of over 20,000 square miles in area, a member of the county board of supervisors, or a county assessor, auditor, controller,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5002.8
    (a) (1) Distinctive license plates issued for a motor vehicle owned by a current or retired Member of the California Legislature, which plates denote that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5003
    The department shall maintain a record of the registration of exempt vehicles with regular series plates, which record shall not be open to public inspection....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5004
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any owner of a vehicle described in paragraph (1), (2), or (3) which is operated or moved...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5004.1
    (a) (1) An owner of a vehicle that is a 1969 or older model-year vehicle or the owner of a commercial vehicle or a pickup...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5004.3
    (a) Subject to subdivision (c), the department shall establish the California Legacy License Plate Program and create and issue a series of specialized license plates...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5004.5
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any owner of a motorcycle manufactured in the year 1942 or prior thereto shall, upon application in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5005
    (a) Any person holding an unexpired amateur radio station license issued by the Federal Communications Commission may, after the requirements for the registration of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5006
    (a) The department may issue distinctive license plates for motor vehicles owned or leased by an honorary consular officer or a similar official when the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5006.5
    (a) The department may issue, for a fee determined by the department to be sufficient to reimburse the department for actual costs incurred pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5007
    (a) The department shall, upon application and without additional fees, issue a special license plate or plates pursuant to procedures adopted by the department to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5007.5
    (a) Upon a receipt of request for information by a local law enforcement agency or local or state agency responsible for the administration or enforcement...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5008
    (a) Any person who is regularly employed or engaged as a bona fide newspaper, newsreel, or television photographer or cameraman, may, after the requirements for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5010
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, when a motor vehicle which is leased to a school district for use as a schoolbus, as defined...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5011
    Every piece of special construction equipment, special mobile equipment, cemetery equipment, trailer, semitrailer, and every logging vehicle shall display an identification plate issued pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5011.5
    Every limousine operated by a charter-party carrier, as defined by Section 5371.4 of the Public Utilities Code, shall display a special identification license plate issued...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5011.6
    Not later than January 1, 1995, the department and the Public Utilities Commission shall adopt a memorandum of understanding governing the exchange of information regarding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5011.9
    (a) The department shall design the license plate specified in Section 5011.5 with the word "LIVERY" inscribed under the license plate number. (b) The department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5014
    An application by a person other than a manufacturer or dealer for an identification plate for special construction equipment, cemetery equipment, special mobile equipment, logging...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5014.1
    (a) Upon the implementation of the permanent trailer identification plate program, the following applies: (1) All trailers, except in cases where the registrant has elected...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5015
    (a) The application for an identification plate for special construction equipment, special mobile equipment, cemetery equipment, and any logging vehicle shall be made before that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5016
    Upon proper application and payment of the fees specified in Section 5014.1 or 9261, the department shall issue an identification plate and an identification certificate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5016.5
    (a) The department may issue a special identification plate or other suitable device to a manufacturer or dealer of special construction equipment, special mobile equipment,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5017
    (a) Each identification plate issued under Section 5016 shall bear a distinctive number to identify the equipment, logging vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, or implement of husbandry...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5018
    Whenever the ownership of equipment, a logging vehicle, or an implement of husbandry is transferred, the transferee shall within 10 days thereafter make application to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5019
    The authorizations for the issuance of special license plates referred to in Sections 5005 and 5008 do not apply to trailers.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5020
    Any person holding an unexpired license for a class D radio station in the Citizens Radio Service issued by the Federal Communications Commission may, at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5021
    After the requirements for the registration of the vehicle have been complied with, the department shall issue such plates in lieu of the regular license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5022
    (a) Until December 31, 1984, a person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5023
    (a) (1) Until December 31, 2013, a person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of commemorative Olympic reflectorized license plates and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5024
    (a) A person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of commemorative collegiate reflectorized license plates, and the department shall issue those...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5030
    A motorized bicycle, as defined in Section 406, is required to display a special license plate issued by the department.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5031
    An application by a person other than a manufacturer or dealer for a license plate for a motorized bicycle shall include all the following: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5032
    (a) The application for a special license plate for a motorized bicycle shall be made before the motorized bicycle is operated or moved upon a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5033
    Upon proper application and payment of the fees specified in Section 5036, the department shall issue a special license plate and an identification card for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5034
    (a) The department may issue a special license plate or other suitable device to a manufacturer or dealer of motorized bicycles upon payment of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5035
    Each license plate issued under Section 5033 shall bear a distinctive number to identify the motorized bicycle for which it is issued and shall bear...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5036
    A service fee of fifteen dollars ($15) shall be paid for the issuance or transfer of a special license plate for motorized bicycles, as defined...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5037
    (a) No motorized bicycle first sold on or after July 1, 1981, shall be moved or operated upon a highway unless the owner first makes...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5038
    The department shall establish a record system that provides for identification of stolen motorized bicycles.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5039
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no dealer, manufacturer, salesman, or representative of motorized bicycles exclusively is required to be licensed or permitted pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5050
    The Legislature finds and declares that constructive leisure pursuits by California citizens is most important. This article is intended to encourage responsible participation in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5051
    As used in this article, unless the context otherwise requires: (a) "Collector" is the owner of one or more vehicles described in Section 5004 or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5052
    Except as otherwise provided by local ordinance, a collector may maintain one or more vehicles described in Section 5051, whether currently licensed or unlicensed, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5060
    (a) An organization may apply to the department for participation in a special interest license plate program and the department shall issue special license plates...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5060.1
    Notwithstanding Section 5060 or any other provision of law to the contrary, the department shall not accept an application for participation in a special interest...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5061
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if the department permits the issuance of a special interest license plate for display on a motorcycle, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5062
    (a) This section shall be known, and may be cited, as the Rosenthal Blue Sky License Plate Program. (b) The Legislature hereby finds and declares...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5064
    (a) The department, in consultation with the Yosemite Foundation, shall design and make available for issuance pursuant to this article special environmental design license plates...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5066
    (a) The department, in conjunction with the California Highway Patrol, shall design and make available for issuance pursuant to this article the California memorial license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5067
    (a) The department, in consultation with the California Coastal Commission, shall design and make available for issuance pursuant to this article special environmental design license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5068
    (a) (1) (A) A veterans' organization may apply either individually or with other veterans' organizations to meet the application threshold set forth in Section 5060...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5068.1
    By July 1, 2013, the department shall do all of the following: (a) Issue a distinctive decal pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (1) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5069
    Revenue derived from the additional special fees provided in Section 5068, less costs incurred by the department pursuant to this article, shall be deposited in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5072
    (a) Any person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of "Have a Heart, Be a Star, Help Our Kids" license plates,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5074
    (a) This section shall be known and may be cited as the Polanco-Bates License Plates for the Arts Act of 1993. The California Arts Council...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5075
    (a) The department, in consultation with the California Tahoe Conservancy, shall design and make available for issuance pursuant to this article special environmental design license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5100
    The purpose of this article is to provide revenue for the California Environmental License Plate Fund.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101
    Any person who is the registered owner or lessee of a passenger vehicle, commercial motor vehicle, motorcycle, trailer, or semitrailer registered or certificated with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101.2
    (a) A person otherwise eligible under this article who is a firefighter or a retired firefighter may apply for special license plates for a vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101.3
    (a) Any person otherwise eligible under this article who qualifies under subdivision (b) may apply for special license plates that shall run in a separate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101.4
    (a) Any person otherwise eligible under this article who is a recipient of the Army Medal of Honor, Navy Medal of Honor, Air Force Medal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101.5
    (a) A person otherwise eligible under this article who is a former American prisoner of war may apply for special license plates for the vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101.6
    (a) A person otherwise eligible under this article who is a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient may apply for special license plates for the vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101.7
    (a) Until December 31, 1984, any person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101.8
    (a) Any person otherwise eligible under this article who is a Purple Heart recipient may apply for special license plates for vehicles that are not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5101.9
    (a) Until December 31, 1991, any person described in Section 5101 may apply for a set of commemorative Bicentennial of the Bill of Rights reflectorized...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5102
    The environmental license plates shall be the same color and design as regular passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle, motorcycle, or trailer license plates, and shall consist...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5103
    "Environmental license plates," as used in this article, means license plates or permanent trailer identification plates that have displayed upon them the registration number assigned...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5104
    Environmental license plates shall be issued only to the registered owner or lessee of the vehicle on which they are to be displayed.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5105
    (a) An applicant for issuance of environmental license plates or renewal of such plates in the subsequent year pursuant to this article shall file an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5106
    (a) In addition to the regular registration fee or a permanent trailer identification fee, the applicant shall be charged a fee of forty-eight dollars ($48)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5107
    (a) All revenue derived from the fees provided for in this article shall be deposited in the California Environmental License Plate Fund. (b) Not more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5108
    Whenever any person who has been issued environmental license plates applies to the department for transfer of the plates to another passenger vehicle, commercial motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5109
    When any person who has been issued environmental license plates sells, trades, or otherwise releases ownership of the vehicle upon which the environmental license plates...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5110
    (a) The director may adopt rules and regulations as necessary to carry out the purposes of this article. (b) Whenever two or more separate series...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5112
    (a) The department shall revise its Internet Web site to provide a direct link on the homepage to information on ordering environmental license plates. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5151
    (a) As used in this article, "state agency" means a state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, or commission, or any other state body or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5152
    A person described in Section 5101 may apply for a specialized license plate under this article, in lieu of regular license plates.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5154
    Specialized license plates issued under this article shall have a design or contain a message that publicizes or promotes a state agency, or the official...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5155
    The design criteria for a specialized license plate are as follows: (a) Except as provided in Section 5161, the license plate for a passenger vehicle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5156
    (a) (1) A state agency may apply to the department to sponsor a specialized license plate program, and the department shall issue specialized license plates...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5157
    (a) In addition to the regular fees for an original registration or renewal of registration, the following additional fees shall be paid for the issuance,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5158
    When payment of renewal fees is not required as specified in Section 4000, or when a person determines to retain the specialized license plate upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5159
    A state agency that is eligible to participate in a specialized license plate program pursuant to this article and receives funds from the additional fees...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5160
    (a) A state agency authorized under this article to offer specialized license plates shall prepare and submit an annual accounting report to the department by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5161
    (a) The department, in consultation with the Department of Parks and Recreation, shall design and make available for issuance pursuant to this article special state...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5200
    (a) When two license plates are issued by the department for use upon a vehicle, they shall be attached to the vehicle for which they...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5201
    (a) License plates shall at all times be securely fastened to the vehicle for which they are issued so as to prevent the plates from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5201.1
    (a) A person shall not sell a product or device that obscures, or is intended to obscure, the reading or recognition of a license plate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5202
    (a) A license plate issued by this state or any other jurisdiction within or without the United States shall be attached upon receipt and remain...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5203
    This chapter does not apply to plates which the department pursuant to law has ordered to be surrendered, transferred to another vehicle, or removed.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5204
    (a) Except as provided by subdivisions (b) and (c), a tab shall indicate the year of expiration and a tab shall indicate the month of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5205
    The department may make appropriate rules and regulations for the use and display of stickers or devices issued in lieu of license plates, and shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5205.5
    (a) For purposes of implementing Section 21655.9, the department shall make available for issuance, for a fee determined by the department to be sufficient to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5206
    Vehicles for which weight fees are paid on a partial year basis shall display a certificate or insignia issued by the department, which shall state...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5301
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code and Part 5 (commencing with Section 10701) of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5302
    (a) Motor vehicles registered in any state other than California shall not be permitted to participate in this program. (b) Section 4604 does not apply...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5303
    (a) The applicant for initial issuance of permanent registration or renewal of registration shall file an application in such form as the department shall require....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5304
    Renewal fees shall be paid pursuant to a schedule established by the department. Submission of renewal fees by an association pursuant to subdivision (b) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5305
    In addition to any other fees due for motor vehicles registered pursuant to this article, the department may charge and collect a service fee of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5306
    Upon payment of appropriate fees, the license plate or decal and registration card issued pursuant to this article for the vehicle shall remain valid until...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5307
    (a) A fleet vehicle registered under this article may be deleted from the identified fleet when the fleet operator notifies the department of the proposed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5308
    The director shall adopt procedures for initial application, payment of fees, fleet additions or deletions, and for the cancellation of the distinguishing plates or decals...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5309
    The registration of any identified fleet vehicle is required annually.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5350
    The provisions of this division shall apply to trailer coaches except as otherwise provided in this article.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5351
    Sections 4452, 4604, 5904, 6052, and 9254, and subdivision (a) of Section 9552 do not apply to the registration or renewal of registration of any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5352
    Subject to the exemptions stated in Section 5353, registration of any trailer coach in this state is required annually.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5353
    The registration provisions of this article shall not apply to any of the following: (a) Any trailer coach which is driven or moved upon a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5354
    The registration of a foreign trailer coach owned by a nonresident shall be subject to and governed by Section 6700.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5500
    (a) Any person, other than a licensed dismantler, desiring to disassemble a vehicle of a type required to be registered under this code, either partially...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5501
    The provisions of Sections 4457, 4458, and 4459 shall not apply when a vehicle is reported for dismantling. However, any person desiring to dismantle a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5505
    (a) This section applies to any vehicle reported to be a total loss salvage vehicle pursuant to Section 11515 and to any vehicle reported for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5506
    No salvage vehicle rebuilder may resell or transfer ownership of any vehicle that is subject to inspection as provided in Section 5505, unless either a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5600
    (a) No transfer of the title or any interest in or to a vehicle registered under this code shall pass, and any attempted transfer shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5600.5
    Ownership of title to a vehicle subject to registration may be transferred to two (or more) coowners as transferee to be held provided in Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5601
    Section 5600 does not apply to involuntary transfers, as upon the taking of possession by a secured party under a security agreement, or to transfers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5602
    An owner who has made a bona fide sale or transfer of a vehicle and has delivered possession of the vehicle to a purchaser is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5603
    A legal owner may assign his title or interest in or to a vehicle registered under this code to a person other than the owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5604
    Every dealer who, upon transferring by sale, lease, or otherwise, any new or used vehicle of a type subject to registration, requires the transferee to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5604.5
    (a) Every dealer who, upon transferring by sale, lease, or otherwise, any new or used vehicle of a type subject to registration, requires the transferee...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5750
    Upon transfer of the title or any interest of the legal owner or owners in a vehicle registered under this code, the transferor shall write...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5751
    Upon transfer of the title or interest of the registered owner only in a vehicle registered under this code, the registered owner shall write his...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5751.5
    (a) Upon transfer of the title or interest of the registered owner of a motor vehicle that is subject to Part 5 (commencing with Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5752
    (a) When the required certificate of ownership is lost, stolen, damaged, or mutilated, the application for transfer may be made upon a form provided by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5753
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to fail or neglect properly to endorse, date, and deliver the certificate of ownership and, when having possession,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5900
    (a) Whenever the owner of a vehicle registered under this code sells or transfers his or her title or interest in, and delivers the possession...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5901
    (a) Every dealer or lessor-retailer, upon transferring by sale, lease, or otherwise any vehicle, whether new or used, of a type subject to registration under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5902
    Whenever any person has received as transferee a properly endorsed certificate of ownership, that person shall, within 10 days thereafter, forward the certificate with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5902.5
    (a) If an application for a registration transaction is filed with the department during the 30 days immediately preceding the date of expiration of registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5903
    When the department receives a copy of the judgment of abandonment and evidence of sale as specified in Section 798.61 of the Civil Code, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5904
    Whenever the ownership of any vehicle for which a certificate of ownership has been issued without registration under Section 4452 is transferred, an application for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5905
    When a security interest upon a registered vehicle is satisfied, canceled, or released by the parties thereto duly registered as owner and legal owner respectively...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5906
    When the transferee of a vehicle is a dealer who holds the same for resale and operates or moves the same upon the highways under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5906.5
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), in the case of any transfer, including, but not limited to, a transfer resulting from a sale,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5907
    A secured party who holds a security interest in a registered vehicle that constitutes inventory as defined in the Uniform Commercial Code, who has possession...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5908
    The transferee of a security interest in a registered vehicle need not make application for a transfer of registration when the interest of such transferee...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5909
    (a) Whenever the title or interest of any owner or legal owner in or to a vehicle registered under this code passes to another otherwise...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5910
    (a) Upon the death of an owner or legal owner of a vehicle registered under this code, without the decedent leaving other property necessitating probate,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5910.5
    (a) On death of the owner of a vehicle owned in beneficiary form, the vehicle belongs to the surviving beneficiary, if any. If there is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5910.7
    (a) If the department makes a transfer pursuant to Section 5910.5, the department is discharged from all liability, whether or not the transfer is consistent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5911
    Whenever application is made to the department for a transfer of registration of a vehicle to a new owner or legal owner and the applicant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 5912
    Whenever application is made to the department for a transfer of registration of a vehicle to a new owner or legal owner and the applicant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6050
    (a) The department upon receipt of a properly endorsed certificate of ownership and the required fee shall reregister the vehicle under its registration number in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6051
    If the application for a transfer is made in the manner provided in this code the department shall not be required to withhold the transfer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6052
    When application is made for transfer of the ownership of a vehicle for which a certificate of ownership has been issued without registration, upon payment...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6100
    A dealer who conducts a wholesale motor vehicle auction and who uses the form prescribed in subdivision (b) of Section 4456 shall include the phrase...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6102
    For each vehicle sold pursuant to this article, the dealer who conducts the auction shall maintain a copy of the following documents for a period...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6104
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a dealer who purchases a vehicle pursuant to this article has the same rights and remedies against the dealer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6105
    This article shall become operative on July 1, 1993.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6150
    In any criminal proceeding in which ownership, possession, or use of a motor vehicle is an issue, a copy certified by the department as its...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6151
    A party to a proceeding described in Section 6150 may provide notice to the opposing party that a showing of need will be made at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6152
    At any hearing, including, but not limited to, a scheduled trial date, involving a proceeding described in Section 6150, upon a showing of need, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6153
    Where testimony is taken and preserved for use at trial or other stage of the proceeding pursuant to Sections 6151 and 6152, the witness shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6154
    If any provision of this act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, that invalidity shall not affect other provisions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6160
    The Legislature finds and declares that when vehicles are exported and their title records are not amended to reflect exportation, it is conducive to vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6161
    For the purposes of this chapter, the following provisions and definitions apply to the following terms: (a) "Certified record of permanent exportation" shall include all...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6162
    An owner of a vehicle who seeks to export a vehicle titled in this state shall appear at the department with the certificate of title...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6171
    When criminal charges have been filed involving a motor vehicle alleged to have been stolen and the vehicle is in the custody of a peace...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6172
    Upon expiration of a reasonable time for the completion of the examination, which in no event shall exceed 30 days from the date of service...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6300
    Except as provided in Sections 5905, 5907, and 5908, no security interest in any vehicle registered under this code, irrespective of whether the registration was...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6301
    When the secured party, his or her successor, or his or her assignee, has deposited, either physically or by electronic transmission pursuant to Section 1801.1,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6302
    Upon the deposit of an application for registration of a secured party as legal owner and upon the payment of the fees as provided in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6303
    Except as provided in Sections 5905, 5907 and 5908, the method provided in this chapter for perfecting a security interest on a vehicle registered under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6700
    (a) Except as provided in Section 6700.2, the owner of any vehicle of a type otherwise subject to registration under this code, other than a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6700.1
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may issue an in-transit permit to a resident of a foreign country not more than 30...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6700.2
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 4000.4, subdivision (a) of Section 6700, or Section 6702, a nonresident daily commuter may operate a motor vehicle on the highways of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6700.25
    (a) The department shall provide a nonresident daily commuter with external vehicle identification indicia and a corresponding identification card, upon application therefor and completion of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6700.3
    (a) An application by a nonresident daily commuter for indicia and an identification card pursuant to Section 6700.25 shall be filed with the department. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6700.4
    A nonresident daily commuter indicia shall be displayed in a location on the vehicle which is clearly visible and adjacent to the rear license plate....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6701
    (a) Any nonresident owner of a vehicle registered in a foreign state who is a member or spouse of a member of the armed forces...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6702
    Every nonresident, including any foreign corporation, having an established place of business within this state, and regularly using a vehicle of a type subject to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6703
    Any person entering California following discharge from the armed forces of the United States is exempted from registration of passenger vehicles, trailer coaches, and utility...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6850
    A nonresident owner of any foreign commercial vehicle shall register the vehicle in this state and pay the fees applicable thereto under this code, except...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6852
    The nonresident owner of a foreign vehicle shall be granted such privileges and freedom from registration and payment of fees imposed by this code, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6853
    Any vehicle owned by a nonresident owner not registered under this code, which vehicle is leased or rented to a user having an established place...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 6854
    (a) Any owner or lessor of a commercial vehicle with primary registration and plates issued in a foreign jurisdiction which does not grant reciprocal privileges...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8000
    The director, or his or her designee, may enter into agreements with foreign jurisdictions that provide for the exemption of fees for commercial vehicles if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8001
    The director, or his or her designee, is authorized to examine the legal requirements of commercial vehicle registration fee statutes of foreign jurisdictions which grant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8050
    The Legislature declares that in enacting this article, it adheres to the principle that each state should have the freedom to develop the kind of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8052
    (a) The director, or his or her designee, may, on behalf of the state, enter into, and become, a member of the International Registration Plan...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8053
    Provisions of this code which specify and govern application filing, fee assignment, penalty assessment, and issuance of license plates and registration certificates, shall be applicable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8054
    (a) Upon the application for transfer of ownership of a fleet of vehicles apportionately registered pursuant to this article, the department shall permit registration in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8055
    This article does not apply to any owner or lessee of a commercial vehicle with primary registration and license plates issued in a foreign jurisdiction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8056
    Any application filed pursuant to this article which contains vehicles powered by diesel fuel shall include information concerning any diesel fuel tax permit issued by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8057
    Any person issued fleet registration pursuant to Article 9.5 (commencing with Section 5301) of Chapter 1 or this article shall: (a) Maintain fleet records that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8058
    (a) The department shall charge interest on any underpaid fees due under this article, at the rate of 1 percent per month of the underpaid...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8100
    An application for apportioned registration received on and after January 1, 2008, and filed pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) shall contain the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8101
    In addition to the reasons specified in Section 4750 or 4751, the department shall refuse an application for apportioned registration for the following grounds: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8102
    (a) In addition to the reasons specified in Section 8800, the department may suspend the apportioned registration of a vehicle or a fleet, when the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8103
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, a hearing shall not be provided when the suspension is based solely on notification by a federal agency...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8104
    Except as provided in subdivision (e), a vehicle or a fleet for which the apportioned registration has been suspended pursuant to this article shall not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8200
    "Registrant," for purposes of this article, means any person issued apportioned fleet registration pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050).
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8201
    (a) Fees determined to be due, including penalties and service fees, for the operation of a fleet apportionately registered vehicle shall be a lien upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8202
    (a) Within 30 days of the date the notice is mailed pursuant to Section 8201, the registrant may submit documentation not previously available or may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8203
    (a) When a lien is perfected pursuant to Section 8200 and the opportunity to submit additional documentation or to request a hearing has passed, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8204
    (a) When a transferee or purchaser of an apportionately registered fleet vehicle applies to the department for transfer of ownership and it is determined by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8800
    (a) The department may suspend, cancel, or revoke the registration of a vehicle or a certificate of ownership, registration card, license plate, or permit under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8801
    The department may suspend, cancel, revoke, or renew any permanent registration made under Section 4155 when the department determines that it is advisable to reissue...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8802
    Whenever the department cancels, suspends, or revokes the registration of a vehicle or a certificate of ownership, registration card, or license plates, or any nonresident...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8803
    Whenever the department cancels, suspends, or revokes any license issued pursuant to Division 5 (commencing with Section 11100), the licensee or person in possession shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 8804
    Every person who, while a resident, as defined in Section 516, of this state, with respect to any vehicle owned by him and operated in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9101
    No fees specified in this code, except fees not exempted under Section 9103, need be paid for any vehicle operated by the state, or by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9102
    The fees specified in this code except fees for duplicate plates, certificates, or cards need not be paid for any vehicle owned by an educational...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9102.5
    (a) In lieu of all other fees which are specified in this code, except fees for duplicate plates, certificates, or cards, a fee of fifteen...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9103
    (a) Fees specified in this code, except fees for duplicate plates, certificates, or cards, are not required to be paid for any vehicle of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9104
    The fees specified in this code except fees for duplicate plates, certificates, or cards need not be paid for any vehicle of a type subject...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9104.2
    The fees specified in this code, except fees for duplicate plates, certificates, or cards need not be paid for a vehicle of a type subject...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9104.5
    The fees specified in this code, except fees for registration under Section 9250, need not be paid for any vehicle of a type subject to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9105
    (a) Except for fees for duplicate license plates, duplicate certificates, or duplicate cards, the fees specified in this code need not be paid for a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9106
    The fees specified in this code, except fees for duplicate plates, certificates or cards, need not be paid for any vehicle of a type subject...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9107
    The weight fees for commercial vehicles specified in Sections 9400 and 9400.1 do not apply to any of the following: (a) A vehicle operated by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250
    (a) A registration fee of thirty-one dollars ($31) shall be paid to the department for the registration of every vehicle or trailer coach of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.1
    (a) Beginning July 1, 2008, the fee described in Section 9250 shall be increased by three dollars ($3). (b) Two dollars ($2) of the increase...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.2
    (a) The department, if requested by the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District pursuant to Section 41081 of the Health and Safety Code, shall impose...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.4
    (a) The department shall, if requested by a countywide transportation planning agency, collect the fee imposed pursuant to Section 65089.20 of the Government Code upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.5
    (a) The department shall, if requested by the City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County, collect the fee imposed pursuant to Section 65089.11 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.7
    (a) (1) A service authority established under Section 22710 may impose a service fee of one dollar ($1) on all vehicles, except vehicles described in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.8
    (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of three dollars ($3) shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.9
    All fees received by the department pursuant to Section 9250.8 shall be deposited in the Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation Fund. The money...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.10
    (a) (1) In addition to any other fees specified in this code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, any additional fees imposed by a service...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.11
    (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of one dollar ($1) may be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.12
    (a) For purposes of this section, "county" means the City and County of San Francisco. (b) In addition to any other fees specified in this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.13
    (a) (1) In addition to any other fees specified in this code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of eighteen dollars ($18) shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.14
    (a) (1) In addition to any other fees specified in this code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, upon the adoption of a resolution by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.15
    (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code, the department shall collect an administrative service fee in the amount authorized under subdivision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.16
    (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code, the Health and Safety Code, and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a surcharge of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.17
    (a) The department shall, if requested by a county air pollution control district, air quality management district, or unified or regional air pollution control district,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.18
    (a) The department shall collect the administrative fee established pursuant to Sections 44081 and 44081.6 of the Health and Safety Code upon the renewal of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9250.19
    (a) (1) In addition to any other fees specified in this code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, upon the adoption of a resolution pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9252
    (a) In addition to the registration fee specified in Section 9250 and any weight fee, there shall be paid a service fee of fifteen dollars...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9254
    A service fee of fifteen dollars ($15) shall be paid to the department for a certificate of ownership issued without registration of the vehicle.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9255
    Upon application for the transfer of the title or any interest of an owner or legal owner in or to a vehicle registered under this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9255.1
    A service fee of two dollars ($2), in addition to other required fees, shall be paid to the department upon the initial issuance of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9255.2
    (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of not more than fifty dollars...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9255.3
    Notwithstanding Section 9255, any vehicle transferred pursuant to Section 14607.6 shall be subject to a title transfer fee equal to the department's actual cost of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9255.5
    Upon application for transfer of registration pursuant to Section 5911, a fee as specified in Section 9265 shall be paid to the department in addition...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9256
    Upon filing with the department an application for transfer of registration to the chattel mortgagee as provided herein there shall be paid to the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9257
    Every notice of the installation in a vehicle of a motor vehicle engine or motor required to be filed under Section 4161 shall be accompanied...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9257.5
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), a fee of fifty dollars ($50) shall be paid for each temporary permit issued pursuant to Section 4156...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9258
    A fee of fifteen dollars ($15) shall be paid to the department for each one-trip permit issued pursuant to Section 4003.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9258.5
    A fee of thirty-five dollars ($35) shall be paid to the department for each one-trip permit issued pursuant to Section 4003.5.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9259
    A fee of two dollars ($2) shall be paid for each sticker or device issued under Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of Chapter 4...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9259.3
    For each application to include an additional operating area or a registration issued under Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of Chapter 4 of Division...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9259.5
    For each application for immediate telephone service for a registration issued under Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of Chapter 4 of Division 3, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9260
    (a) The fee for a temporary registration issued under Section 4004 is one-quarter of the annual fees in Division 3 (commencing with Section 4000) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9261
    (a) A service fee of fifteen dollars ($15) shall be paid for an identification plate issued pursuant to Section 5014. Publicly owned special construction equipment,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9261.1
    (a) Beginning July 1, 2008, the fee described in Section 9261, as adjusted pursuant to Section 1678, shall be increased by five dollars ($5). (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9262
    (a) The fee for a license issued to dealers and lessor-retailers is as follows: (1) For the original license, or an ownership change which requires...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9262.5
    It is the intent of the Legislature, in amending Section 9262 in 2009 to increase the fee for the annual renewal of the license of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9263
    Any automobile dismantler who fails to comply with Section 11520, or any other person who fails to comply with Section 5500 or 11520, shall pay...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9265
    Upon application for duplicates or substitutes as permitted under this code, the following fees shall be paid: (a) For a duplicate certificate of ownership or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9266
    The fee for a temporary permit issued under Section 5010 is one-tenth of the annual fees in Division 3 (commencing with Section 4000) of this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9266.5
    The fee for a temporary permit issued under subdivision (b) of Section 9102.5 is one-tenth of the annual fees in Division 3 (commencing with Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9268
    In addition to any other registration fee and notwithstanding Section 9559, an additional fee of one dollar ($1) shall be collected upon the original registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9269
    A licensed automobile dismantler who acquires, for the purpose of dismantling, a vehicle of a type subject to registration under this code, and who complies...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9270
    (a) The department may charge a service fee of not more than fifteen dollars ($15), in addition to other fees payable under this code, for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9271
    In addition to any other fees specified in this code, a fee sufficient to cover the department's costs for the inspections performed pursuant to Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9400
    Except as provided in Section 9400.1, and in addition to any other registration fee, there shall be paid the fees set forth in this section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9400.1
    (a) (1) In addition to any other required fee, there shall be paid the fees set forth in this section for the registration of commercial...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9400.3
    (a) In order to ensure that Chapter 973 of the Statutes of 2000 is implemented as originally intended by the Legislature, the department may not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9400.4
    Weight fee revenue deposited into the State Highway Account pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 9400.1 and subdivision (a) of Section 42205 net of amounts...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9400.7
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except for restrictions in existence on June 1, 1989, and except as provided in subdivision (d), so long...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9400.8
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if the voters approve Senate Constitutional Amendment 1 of the 1989-90 Regular Session, no local agency may impose a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9401
    (a) Motor vehicles manufactured in or prior to 1936, are exempted from the payment of the weight fees provided for in Section 9400. (b) Notwithstanding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9404
    (a) Station wagons, except those used in the transportation of passengers for hire, are exempted from the payment of weight fees provided for in Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9405
    Agricultural water-well boring rigs are exempt from the fees provided in Section 9400.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9406
    Alterations or additions to registered vehicles for which fees have been paid under Section 9400 or 9400.1 placing the vehicles in weight fee classifications under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9406.1
    Prior to operation of a vehicle at a declared gross vehicle weight greater than reported to, and registered by, the department, the owner shall make...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9407
    The fee required under Section 9400 and 9400.1 shall be reduced proportionately for each month which has elapsed since the expiration of the last issued...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9408
    (a) Whenever any registered commercial vehicle, including, but not limited to, any commercial vehicle operating in California with apportioned registration, for which fees have been...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9409
    Any forklift truck which is designed primarily for loading and unloading and for stacking materials and is operated or drawn along a highway unladen is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9410
    (a) One commercial vehicle weighing less than 8,001 pounds unladen, which displays the distinguishing license plate designated in, and is registered to a person who...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9550
    All fees required to be paid by a vehicle dealer, manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor branch, representative, or transporter, in accordance with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9551
    All fees required to be paid by an automobile dismantler, in accordance with this code, for any license, or special plates, shall be paid at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9551.2
    (a) When an application is made for a renewal or initial registration of a vehicle, the department shall apply the amount of any operative offset...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9552
    (a) Whenever any vehicle is operated upon any highway of this state without the fees first having been paid as required by this code, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9553
    (a) A penalty shall be added upon any delinquent application as provided in Section 9552, except as provided in Section 4604 or 9706, or in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9553.5
    (a) Whenever fees have not been paid in full for an application for registration of vehicles registered pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9553.7
    The penalty for delinquency with respect to any transfer is fifteen dollars ($15) and applies only to the last transfer.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9554
    (a) (1) A penalty shall be added on any application for renewal of registration made later than midnight of the date of expiration or on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9554.1
    The amount of any penalty calculated pursuant to Section 9554 or subdivision (b) of Section 18116 of the Health and Safety Code shall be reduced...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9554.2
    Upon the operation of a commercial motor vehicle at a greater gross vehicle weight than had been reported to and registered by the department, a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9554.5
    (a) On and after January 1, 2003, a penalty shall be added on any application for original registration made later than midnight of the date...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9555
    Whenever any trailer coach is in this State without the registration fee having first been paid as required by this code, the fee is delinquent.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9556
    Whenever any person or organization authorized by the department under Section 4610 receives an application for renewal of registration accompanied by the proper fee and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9557
    (a) No penalty shall be imposed for delinquent payment of any fee required to be paid under this code in the event any instrument for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9558
    If a check in payment of a fee or penalty is not paid by the bank on which it is drawn on its first presentation,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9559
    In computing any registration or weight fee or penalty imposed by this code, whether on a proration or otherwise, a fraction of a dollar is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9559.5
    When, by reason of the assignment or reassignment of a renewal registration date by the director, the registration year is less than, or more than,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9560
    (a) The department shall waive all penalties that may be due for late payment of registration renewal fees on a vehicle for any period during...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9561
    (a) When a legal owner or his or her agent repossesses a vehicle on which renewal fees are due, the department shall waive any renewal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9561.5
    The department shall waive any penalties that may be due for late payment of registration renewal fees on a vehicle if all of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9562
    (a) When a transferee or purchaser of a vehicle applies for transfer of registration, as provided in Section 5902, and it is determined by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9563
    Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, when a vehicle is rebuilt and restored to operation after it has been reported to be dismantled pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9564
    (a) A scrap metal processor, as described in paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 221, who acquires a vehicle of a type subject to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9700
    With respect to vehicles subject to additional registration fees under Section 9400 or 9400.1, a proportionate share of the additional fees may be paid for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9702
    An additional fee of fifteen dollars ($15) shall be charged for each application for partial year registration, or renewal thereof, whenever a person pays the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9704
    Every partial year vehicle registration and every certificate or insignia issued under this article shall expire at midnight on the last day of the period...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9706
    (a) Application for partial year registration in conjunction with an application for original California registration shall be made by the owner within 20 days of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9706.1
    If the registration card or potential registration card is unavailable, payment of the fee prescribed by Section 9265 for the issuance of a duplicate registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9710
    When an application for renewal of registration of a vehicle has been made as required by Section 9706, the vehicle may be operated on the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9711
    This article does not apply to any owner or lessor of a commercial vehicle based in a foreign jurisdiction which does not grant reciprocity or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9800
    (a) Payments for any of the following, and any interest, penalties, or service fees added thereto, required to register or transfer the registration of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9801
    (a) (1) When the payment required for the registration or transfer of a vehicle is delinquent pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 9800, the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9802
    (a) The Registrar of Vehicles or authorized representative shall conduct the sale in the same manner as provided by law for the seizure and sale...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9803
    Nothing in this code prevents a review or other action as may be permitted by the Constitution and laws of this state by a court...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9804
    (a) Any action brought in a court of competent jurisdiction to review any order of the department to seize and sell a vehicle shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9805
    (a) The department may file in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Sacramento County, or any other county, a certificate specifying...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9806
    The clerk of the court, immediately upon the filing of the certificate specified in Section 9805, shall enter a judgment for the people of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9808
    Execution shall issue upon the judgment specified in Section 9806 upon request of the department in the same manner as execution may issue upon other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9840
    As used in this division, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning: (a) "Vessel" includes every description of watercraft used or capable of being...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9845
    The director, deputy director, registrar, deputy registrar, investigators of the department, and peace officers, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9850
    Every undocumented vessel using the waters or on the waters of this state shall be currently numbered. No person shall operate nor shall any county,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9851
    The department may adopt rules and regulations for the registration of undocumented vessels belonging to the state, local public agencies, or to the United States...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9852
    The department shall promulgate rules and regulations setting forth requirements relative to establishing proof of ownership to be submitted by the owner at the time...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9852.5
    Ownership of an undocumented vessel subject to registration may be held by two or more coowners as follows: (a) A vessel may be registered in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9852.7
    (a) Ownership of an undocumented vessel subject to registration may be held in beneficiary form that includes a direction to transfer ownership of the vessel...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9852.9
    (a) On and after July 1, 2008, the form for an initial application for a number prepared by the department pursuant to Section 9853 shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853
    (a) The owner of each vessel requiring numbering by this state shall file an initial application for a number with the department or with an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853.1
    Upon receipt of the application in approved form, the department shall issue a certificate of ownership to the legal owner and a certificate of number...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853.2
    The owner shall paint on or attach to each side of the forward half of the vessel the identification number in such manner as may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853.3
    The certificate of number for vessels less than 26 feet in length and leased or rented to another for the latter's noncommercial use of less...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853.4
    (a) The department may issue one or more stickers, tabs, or other suitable devices to identify vessels as being currently registered. The size, shape, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853.5
    Upon request, the department shall issue for any power-driven pleasure craft which is constructed of wood and which was constructed prior to December 31, 1942,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853.6
    (a) (1) Beginning July 1, 2008, the fee described in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 9853 shall be increased by ten dollars ($10)....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853.7
    (a) (1) When the retail seller of an undocumented sterndrive or inboard vessel, that contains a spark-ignition marine engine below 373 kW (500 hp) rated...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9853.8
    (a) This section applies only to a sterndrive or inboard vessel that contains a spark-ignition marine engine below 373 kW (500 hp) rated power output...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9854
    The owner of any vessel already covered by a number in full force and effect which has been issued to it pursuant to then operative...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9855
    If the ownership of an undocumented vessel changes, the existing certificate of ownership and a new application form accompanied by a fee of fifteen dollars...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9856
    (a) It is not required that the department issue, or that an application be made for a new certificate of ownership or a new certificate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9857
    If an agency of the United States government shall have in force an overall system of identification numbering for undocumented vessels within the United States,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9858
    The department may issue any certificate of ownership and certificate of number or temporary certificate of number directly or the department may authorize any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9858.1
    Any documentary preparation charge by an authorized agent of the department shall not exceed twenty dollars ($20).
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9858.5
    Any licensed yacht and ship broker acting as an authorized agent of the department may collect use tax on a vessel transfer when applicable, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9859
    All money received by an agent from the sale of certificates of number or temporary certificates of number and use tax shall be kept separate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9860
    (a) Certificates of number shall be renewed before midnight of the expiration date by presentation of the certificate of number last issued for the vessel...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9861
    All certificates of number expire on December 31 of every odd-numbered year.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9862
    (a) If the initial application for a number is not received by the department on or before the date set by the department, a penalty...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9862.5
    In computing any penalty imposed under this chapter, a fraction of a dollar shall be disregarded unless it equals or exceeds fifty cents ($0.50), in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9863
    (a) Except as required under subdivisions (b) and (c), and except moneys collected under Section 9875, fees received pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9864
    The owner shall furnish the department notice of the wrecking or dismantling, or the destruction or abandonment of an undocumented vessel within 15 days thereof....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9865
    Any holder of a certificate of number shall notify the department within 15 days, if his address no longer conforms to the address appearing on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9866
    No number other than the number issued to an undocumented vessel or granted reciprocity pursuant to this chapter shall be painted, attached, or otherwise displayed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9867
    A fee of fifteen dollars ($15) shall be charged for a duplicate of certificate of number, certificate of ownership, or current year registration stickers.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9867.5
    Upon application for transfer of registration pursuant to Section 9917, a fee as specified in Section 9867 shall be paid to the department in addition...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9868
    Fees received pursuant to this chapter are appropriated for payment of refunds of money received or collected in the payment of fees, permits, or services...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9869
    The department shall transmit information from each initial application and each transfer application or renewal application to the county assessor in the county of residence...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9870
    A nonprofit public benefit corporation governed by the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law (Part 2 (commencing with Section 5110) of Division 2 of Title 1...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9871
    Upon application for original registration or transfer of registration of an undocumented vessel, the department may assign an appropriate hull identification number to such vessel...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9871.5
    Upon application for renewal of registration of an undocumented vessel, the applicant is required to furnish the hull identification number if the records of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9872
    No person shall intentionally deface, destroy, or alter the hull identification number of a vessel required to be numbered under this chapter without written authorization...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9872.1
    (a) No person shall knowingly buy, sell, offer for sale, receive, or have in his or her possession any vessel, or component part thereof, from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9872.5
    No certificate of ownership shall be issued under this chapter for any "amphibious vehicle" for which a certificate of ownership may be issued by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9873
    An undocumented vessel shall not be required to be numbered under this chapter if it is: (a) Already covered by a number in full force...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9874
    The department may suspend, cancel, or revoke the registration of a vessel, a certificate of number, sticker, certificate of ownership, or temporary certificate of number...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9875
    Except as provided in Section 40000.8, any person who violates any provision of this chapter or any rule or regulation of the department adopted pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9880
    (a) The department shall not renew the certificate of number of, or allow a transfer of any title to or interest in, a vessel if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9900
    No transfer of the title or any interest in or to an undocumented vessel numbered under this code shall pass, and any attempted transfer shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9901
    Whenever any person has received as transferee a properly endorsed certificate of ownership, he or she shall, within 10 days thereafter, forward the certificates with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9902
    The department, upon receipt of a properly endorsed certificate of ownership and a new application form and the required fee, shall issue a new certificate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9903
    (a) Prior to the issuance of any certificate of ownership the department shall obtain a statement in writing, signed by the transferee or transferor, showing:...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9905
    An owner who has made a bona fide sale or transfer of an undocumented vessel and has delivered possession of the vessel to a purchaser...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9906
    A legal owner may assign his title or interest in or to an undocumented vessel numbered under this code to a person other than the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9907
    Upon transfer of the title or any interest of the legal owner or legal owners in an undocumented vessel numbered under this code, the transferor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9908
    Upon transfer of the title or interest or any part thereof of the registered owner only in an undocumented vessel numbered under this code, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9909
    When the required certificate of ownership is lost, stolen, damaged, or mutilated, application for transfer may be made upon a form provided by the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9910
    It is unlawful for any person to fail or neglect to deliver the certificate of number and, when having possession, to properly endorse, date, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9911
    Whenever the owner of an undocumented vessel numbered under this code sells or transfers his or her title or interest in, or any part thereof,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9912
    Every dealer upon transferring by sale, lease or otherwise any undocumented vessel, whether new or used, required to be numbered under this code, shall, not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9913
    When a security interest upon a numbered vessel is satisfied, canceled, or released by the parties thereto who are the registered owner and legal owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9914
    The transferee of a security interest in the interest of a legal owner of a numbered vessel need not make application for a transfer of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9915
    (a) Whenever the title or interest of any owner or legal owner in or to a vessel numbered under this code passes to another otherwise...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9916
    (a) If 40 days have elapsed since the death of an owner or legal owner of any vessel numbered under this division without the decedent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9916.5
    (a) On death of the owner of a vessel numbered under this division and owned in beneficiary form, the vessel belongs to the surviving beneficiary,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9916.7
    (a) If the department makes a transfer pursuant to Section 9916.5, the department is discharged from all liability, whether or not the transfer is consistent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9917
    Whenever application is made to the department for a transfer of ownership of a vessel to a new owner or legal owner and the applicant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9918
    If the application for a transfer is made in the manner provided in this code, the department shall not be required to withhold the transfer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9919
    No security interest in any vessel numbered under this code, irrespective of whether such number was effected prior or subsequent to the creation of such...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9920
    When the secured party, his successor or assignee, has deposited with the department a properly endorsed certificate of ownership showing the secured party as legal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9921
    Upon the deposit with the department of the certificate of ownership showing the secured party as legal owner as provided in Section 9919 hereof, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9922
    The method provided in this chapter for perfecting a security interest in a vessel numbered under this code is exclusive.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9923
    In the absence of the regularly required supporting evidence of ownership upon application for registration or transfer of a vessel, the department may accept an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9924
    In the event the vessel is no longer registered in this state and the currently valid certificate of ownership is surrendered to the department or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9928
    The department shall withhold the certificate of number or the transfer of registration of any vessel sold at retail to any applicant by any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9950
    Any advertisement, brochure, owner's manual, or sales manual relating to any gasoline-powered motor vehicle of a type subject to registration with a manufacturer's gross vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9951
    (a) A manufacturer of a new motor vehicle sold or leased in this state that is equipped with one or more recording devices commonly referred...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9952
    Any person who publishes, or causes to be published, or offers for sale or sells, or gives to another person, any advertisement, brochure, owner's manual,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9953
    Every manufacturer of a new motor vehicle sold in this state which, as equipped, may not be operated with tire chains shall do both of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9954
    (a) This section applies only to new vehicles sold or leased in this state on or after January 1, 2008, except as provided in subdivision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9955
    (a) A manufacturer of a pocket bike shall affix on the pocket bike a sticker with a disclosure stating that the device is prohibited from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9975
    Every manufacturer of a motor vehicle who furnishes notification to the registered owner of the motor vehicle of any defect in the motor vehicle or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9980
    If the manufacturer of the engine of a new motor vehicle is different from the manufacturer of the vehicle, the vehicle shall be labeled as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9981
    The manufacturer of any vehicle subject to Section 9980 shall affix a prominent label to the vehicle stating that the engine in the vehicle may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9982
    This chapter applies only to new passenger vehicles and to new motortrucks with an unladen weight under 6,000 pounds, except housecars.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9990
    For purposes of this chapter, damage sustained by a motor vehicle is material under any of the following circumstances: (a) The damage required repairs having...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9991
    Every dealer shall disclose in writing to the purchaser of a new or previously unregistered motor vehicle, prior to entering into a contract for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9992
    Every dealer shall disclose in writing to the purchaser of a new or previously unregistered motor vehicle, prior to entering into a contract for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 9993
    Nothing in this chapter permits any dealer to respond to the inquiry of a purchaser in any untrue or misleading manner.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10500
    (a) Every peace officer, upon receiving a report based on reliable information that any vehicle registered under this code has been stolen, taken, or driven...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10501
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to make or file a false or fraudulent report of theft of a vehicle required to be registered...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10502
    (a) The owner or legal owner of a vehicle registered under this code which has been stolen or embezzled may notify the Department of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10503
    The Department of Justice upon receiving notice under this chapter that a vehicle has been stolen, or taken or driven in violation of Section 10851,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10504
    The department upon receiving a report of a stolen vehicle, or of a vehicle taken or driven in violation of Section 10851, shall place an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10505
    Upon the transfer of registration of a vehicle reported as stolen or embezzled, the department shall immediately notify the reporting agency of such fact.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10550
    In this chapter, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning, the terms and definitions set forth in Section 9840 shall apply.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10551
    Every peace officer upon receiving a report based on reliable information that any undocumented vessel numbered under this code has been stolen shall immediately after...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10551.5
    The Department of Justice upon receiving notice under this chapter that a vessel has been stolen or that a vessel reported stolen has been recovered...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10552
    It is unlawful for any person to make or file a false or fraudulent report of the theft of an undocumented vessel required to be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10553
    The owner or legal owner of a vessel numbered under this code which has been stolen or embezzled may notify a law enforcement agency of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10554
    The department upon receiving a report of a stolen or embezzled vessel shall place an appropriate notice in the electronic file system which will identify...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10650
    (a) Every operator of a towing service and every keeper of a garage or trailer park shall keep a written record of every vehicle of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10652
    Whenever any vehicle of a type subject to registration under this code has been stored in a garage, repair shop, parking lot, or trailer park...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10652.5
    (a) Whenever the name and address of the legal owner of a motor vehicle is known, or may be ascertained from the registration records in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10653
    Whenever any vehicle of a type subject to registration under this code which shows evidence of having been struck by a bullet is stored in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10654
    Every person other than the keeper of a garage renting any private building used as a private garage or space therein for the storage of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10655
    No person required to keep a record or make a report under this chapter shall wilfully fail, refuse, or neglect to comply with this chapter.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10656
    The director, deputy director, registrar, deputy registrar, investigators of the department, and members of a city police department or county sheriff's office whose primary responsibility...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10658
    (a) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the storage of any recreational vehicle owned by a mobilehome park resident and stored in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10750
    (a) No person shall intentionally deface, destroy, or alter the motor number, other distinguishing number, or identification mark of a vehicle required or employed for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10751
    (a) No person shall knowingly buy, sell, offer for sale, receive, or have in his or her possession, any vehicle, or component part thereof, from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10752
    (a) No person shall, with intent to prejudice, damage, injure, or defraud, acquire, possess, sell, or offer for sale any genuine or counterfeit manufacturer's serial...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10801
    Any person who knowingly and intentionally owns or operates a chop shop is guilty of a public offense and, upon conviction, shall be punished by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10802
    Any person who knowingly alters, counterfeits, defaces, destroys, disguises, falsifies, forges, obliterates, or removes vehicle identification numbers, with the intent to misrepresent the identity or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10803
    (a) Any person who buys with the intent to resell, disposes of, sells, or transfers, more than one motor vehicle or parts from more than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10804
    (a) Section 10803 does not apply to a motor vehicle scrap processor who, in the normal legal course of business and in good faith, processes...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10850
    The provisions of this chapter apply to vehicles upon the highways and elsewhere throughout the State.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10851
    (a) Any person who drives or takes a vehicle not his or her own, without the consent of the owner thereof, and with intent either...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10851.5
    Any person who takes binder chains, required under regulations adopted pursuant to Section 31510, having a value of nine hundred fifty dollars ($950) or less...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10852
    No person shall either individually or in association with one or more other persons, wilfully injure or tamper with any vehicle or the contents thereof...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10853
    No person shall with intent to commit any malicious mischief, injury, or other crime, climb into or upon a vehicle whether it is in motion...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10854
    Every person having the storage, care, safe-keeping, custody, or possession of any vehicle of a type subject to registration under this code who, without the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10855
    Whenever any person who has leased or rented a vehicle wilfully and intentionally fails to return the vehicle to its owner within five days after...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10900
    This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Act."
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10901
    (a) Pursuant to Section 1872.8 of the Insurance Code, proceeds from the assessment imposed thereunder shall be used to fund prevention and increased investigation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10902
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall establish a program entitled "CAL H.E.A.T." (Californians Help Eliminate Auto Theft) for the purpose of reducing the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 10904
    The commissioner may develop a public education campaign to deter participation in auto insurance fraud and to encourage reporting of fraudulent claims.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11100
    (a) No person shall own or operate a driving school or give driving instruction for compensation, unless a license therefor has been secured from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11100.1
    No person who instructs others in the operation of all-terrain vehicles shall represent that the instruction given satisfies the requirements of Sections 38503 and 38504,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11100.5
    Whenever it is necessary for a driving school or independent driving instructor to be certified by the Department of Education, or any agency thereof, in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11101
    (a) This chapter does not apply to any of the following: (1) Public schools or educational institutions in which driving instruction is part of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11102
    (a) A driving school owner, or the principal in an all-terrain vehicle safety training organization, shall meet all of the following requirements: (1) Maintain an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11102.1
    If a deposit is given instead of the bond required by Section 11102: (a) The director may order the deposit returned at the expiration of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11102.5
    (a) A driving school operator shall meet all of the following requirements: (1) Within three attempts, pass an examination that the department requires on traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11103
    A driving school owner and an independent instructor licensed under Section 11105.5 shall maintain bodily injury and property damage liability insurance on motor vehicles while...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11103.1
    An all-terrain vehicle safety training organization shall maintain bodily injury and property damage liability insurance on motor vehicles while being used in all-terrain vehicle safety...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11103.2
    A driving school owner who employs one or more driving instructors or other employees shall sign, under penalty of perjury, a statement in a form...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11104
    (a) Every person, in order to qualify as a driving instructor, as defined in Section 310.4, shall meet all of the following requirements: (1) On...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11104.3
    (a) An all-terrain vehicle safety instructor shall meet all of the following requirements: (1) Be a person who has not been convicted of a crime...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11104.5
    Each applicant for a license as a driving school owner, driving school operator, or driving instructor shall submit an application to the department on the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11104.6
    Each applicant for a license or for renewal of a license under this chapter shall submit an application to the department on the forms prescribed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11105
    (a) The department shall issue a license certificate to each driving school owner and to each driving school operator when it is satisfied that the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11105.1
    (a) The department shall issue a license certificate to each driving school instructor and to each all-terrain vehicle safety instructor when it is satisfied that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11105.2
    (a) The fee for a license issued to a driving school owner or to an all-terrain vehicle safety training organization shall be as follows: (1)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11105.3
    Any school owner, operator, or instructor required to be licensed under this chapter who fails to renew the license prior to the expiration of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11105.5
    The department shall issue an independent driving instructor's license to permit instruction in any city with a population of less than 50,000, which does not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11105.6
    (a) The department shall issue a license to an all-terrain vehicle safety training organization when the department is satisfied that the organization has met the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11106
    (a) Until the department is satisfied that the applicant has met the requirements under this chapter, it may issue a temporary permit to any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11107
    (a) The department may refuse to issue a license certificate under this chapter to any applicant to own or operate a school or to any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11108
    (a) Every person licensed under this chapter shall keep a record showing all of the following: (1) The name and address and license number of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11108.5
    (a) Every school owner licensed pursuant to this chapter shall notify the department within 10 days of any change in the ownership or corporate structure...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11109
    Every licensee under this chapter shall maintain all vehicles used in driver training in safe mechanical condition at all times.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11110
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, may suspend or revoke a license issued under this chapter if any of the following occurs: (1) The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11110.1
    Any of the causes specified in this chapter as a cause for refusal to issue a license under this chapter is cause to suspend or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11110.2
    The license issued to a school owner shall be automatically canceled upon the happening of any of the following: (a) The abandonment of the established...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11110.5
    The department may cancel any license issued under this chapter when that license has been issued in error or voluntarily surrendered to the department for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11110.7
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, on an interim basis, may refuse to issue or may suspend a license issued under this chapter when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11111
    (a) Every licensee under this chapter is entitled to notice and hearing prior to cancellation, suspension, or revocation of the license by the department, except...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11111.2
    Any owner licensed under this chapter who has closed his or her established place of business or any operator or instructor currently or previously licensed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11111.5
    (a) After the filing of an accusation under this chapter, the director may enter into a stipulated compromise settlement agreement with the consent of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11112
    Upon refusal of the department to issue a license, the applicant shall be entitled to demand in writing a hearing before the director or his...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11113
    (a) The director may prescribe rules and regulations for driving schools regarding the conduct of courses of driver education and driver training, including curriculum, facilities,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11113.3
    The rules and regulations adopted pursuant to Section 11113 regarding the curriculum shall include, but are not limited to, the rights and duties of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11113.5
    The department shall establish rules and regulations prescribing standards for the licensing and control, as provided in this chapter, of owners, operators, and instructors and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11114
    The department may require any person licensed under this chapter to submit to a reexamination of his qualifications when there is reasonable cause to believe...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11200
    (a) The department shall license schools for traffic violators for purposes of Section 41501 or 42005 and to provide traffic safety instruction to other persons...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11202
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), a traffic violator school owner shall meet all of the following criteria before a license may be issued...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11202.5
    (a) The department shall license traffic violator school operators. A person shall not act as a traffic violator school operator without a currently valid license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11203
    In lieu of the bond otherwise required by paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 11202, the applicant may make a deposit pursuant to Article...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11203.5
    If the state or any of its political subdivisions suffers any loss or damage by reason of any fraudulent practice or representation or by reason...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11204
    (a) The department shall issue a license certificate to each traffic violator school owner and each traffic violator school operator licensed pursuant to this chapter....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11205
    (a) The department shall provide a list of licensed traffic violator schools on its Internet Web site. For each licensed school, the list shall indicate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11205.1
    Until January 1, 2013, the fee authorized in subdivision (d) of Section 11205.2, and after January 1, 2013, the fee authorized in subdivision (c) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11205.2
    (a) As used in this chapter, a traffic assistance program (TAP) is a public or private nonprofit agency that provides services, under contract with a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11205.4
    (a) The department may use a traffic assistance program (TAP), or until January 1, 2013, a CAP established pursuant to Section 11205.2, for monitoring of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11206
    (a) The department shall license traffic violator school instructors. Except as exempted by this section, no person shall act as a traffic violator school instructor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11206.5
    Each applicant for a license as a traffic violator school owner, traffic violator school operator, or traffic violator school instructor shall submit an application to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11207
    (a) The department shall issue a license certificate to each traffic violator school instructor when it is satisfied that he or she has met the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11208
    (a) The department shall charge a fee, to be determined by the department, for the following traffic violator school program activities: (1) Original issuance of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11208.5
    (a) By December 31, 2011, and by December 31 of each year thereafter, the department shall report to the Legislature on the status and progress...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11209
    Any traffic violator school owner, traffic violator school operator, or traffic violator school instructor required to be licensed under this chapter who fails to renew...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11210
    Pending determination by the department that an applicant for a license fully satisfies the requirements of this chapter, the department may issue a temporary permit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11211
    (a) The department may refuse to issue a license to any applicant under this chapter when it finds and determines that any of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11212
    (a) Every owner licensed under this chapter shall keep a record at the traffic violator school's primary business location showing all of the following for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11213
    (a) Every traffic violator school owner licensed pursuant to this chapter shall notify the department within 10 days of any change in the ownership or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11214
    (a) Except as provided in this chapter, the department may audit, inspect, and monitor, all licensed traffic violator schools. (b) The department may annually audit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11215
    The department, after notice and hearing, may suspend or revoke a license issued under this chapter if any of the following circumstances exist: (a) The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11215.5
    The department, after notice and hearing, may also suspend or revoke any license issued under this chapter when any of the following circumstances exist: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11215.7
    Any of the causes specified in this chapter as a cause for refusal to issue a license under this chapter is cause to suspend or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11216
    Any license issued to a traffic violator school owner under this chapter shall be automatically canceled upon the happening of any of the following: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11216.2
    (a) Any license issued to the owner or operator of a traffic violator school under this chapter shall be automatically suspended for 30 days by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11216.5
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, on an interim basis, may refuse to issue or may suspend a license issued under this chapter when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11217
    (a) Every licensee under this chapter is entitled to notice and hearing prior to suspension or revocation of the license by the department, except that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11217.5
    Any owner licensed under this chapter who has closed his or her established place of business or any operator or instructor currently or previously licensed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11218
    (a) After the filing of an accusation under this chapter, the director may enter into a stipulated compromise settlement agreement with the consent of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11219
    The director may prescribe rules and regulations for traffic violator schools regarding the conduct of courses of education including curriculum, facilities, and equipment. The curriculum...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11219.3
    The curriculum prescribed pursuant to Section 11219 shall include, but is not limited to, the following: (a) The rights and duties of a motorist as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11219.5
    (a) A traffic violator school shall issue a receipt for a fee collected by the traffic violator school from a person who registers for, attends,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11220
    The department may require any person licensed under this chapter to submit to a reexamination of his or her qualifications when there is reasonable cause...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11222
    The department may contract with a nongovernmental entity to administer any part of this chapter, subject to limitations in other laws regarding contracting out for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11300
    It shall be unlawful for any person to act as a vehicle verifier without first having procured a vehicle verifier's permit issued by the department,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11301
    Every vehicle verifier shall make application to the department upon the appropriate form, accompanied by a good and sufficient bond, approved as to form by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11301.5
    If a deposit is given instead of the bond required by Section 11301: (a) The Director of Motor Vehicles may order the refund of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11302
    (a) The department may issue, or for reasonable cause shown, refuse to issue, a vehicle verifier's permit to any applicant, or may, after notice and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11302.2
    (a) Every person licensed under this chapter shall report to the department every change of residence address within 10 days of the change. (b) Any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11302.5
    (a) After the filing of an accusation under this chapter, the director may enter into a stipulated compromise settlement agreement with the consent of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11305
    It shall be unlawful and cause of disciplinary action for the holder of a vehicle verifier's permit: (a) To submit to the department, or its...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11306
    (a) If the department issues or renews a vehicle verifier's permit requiring conditions of probation, or if the department refuses to issue a vehicle verifier's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11307
    (a) A vehicle verifier shall maintain a record of each verification made. The record shall contain all of the following: (1) The name and address...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11308
    The department may adopt rules and regulations concerning the issuance, use, and renewal of a vehicle verifier's permit, and for determining the competence of an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11309
    (a) The following fees for a vehicle verifier's permit shall be paid to the department: (1) For the application and original permit, except as provided...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11310
    Any person who holds a vehicle verifier's permit issued before the operative date of this chapter shall comply with the provisions of this chapter within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11312
    The suspension, expiration, or cancellation of a vehicle verifier's permit provided for in this chapter shall not prevent the filing of an accusation for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11400
    No person shall act as a registration service, engage in the business of soliciting or receiving any application for the registration, renewal of registration, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11401
    An applicant for a license to be a registration service shall submit an application to the department upon the appropriate form for a license and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11402
    (a) The amount of the bond required by subdivision (e) of Section 11401 for the issuance of a registration service license, or for the renewal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11403
    (a) A license to conduct a registration service, or a renewal of that license, shall not be issued to any applicant unless the applicant files...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11404
    (a) Until the department determines that the applicant meets all of the requirements of this chapter, it may issue a temporary permit to the person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11405
    The department may refuse to issue a license to, or may suspend, revoke, or cancel the license of, a person to act as a registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11406
    (a) Every registration service shall keep accurate business records containing all of the following information: (1) The name, address, and license number of the registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11406.5
    Whenever a customer fails to submit to a registration service any documents, compensation, or fees requested in writing by the registration service, the registration service...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11407
    The business records required by Section 11406 shall be maintained for at least four years and shall be open to inspection by the department during...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11408
    (a) The director may issue an order to grant an unrestricted or a restricted license to act as a registration service, or an order to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11409
    The fee for a license issued to a registration service is as follows: (a) For the original license, or an ownership change which requires a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11410
    (a) Every license issued under this chapter is valid for a period of one year from the last day of the month of issuance. Except...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11411
    If a registration service ceases operation for any reason, the owner of the service immediately shall notify the department and, upon demand by the department,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11413
    The suspension, expiration, or cancellation of a registration service license provided for in this chapter shall not prevent the filing of an accusation for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11500
    It shall be unlawful for any person to act as an automobile dismantler without first having an established place of business which meets the requirements...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11501
    Every automobile dismantler shall make application to the department upon the appropriate form for a license containing a general distinguishing number. The applicant shall submit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11502
    The department shall have the power and duty to issue and for reasonable cause shown to refuse to issue a license. The department may refuse...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11503
    The department may refuse to issue a license to an applicant when it determines any of the following: (a) The applicant was previously the holder,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11503.1
    Any of the causes specified in this chapter as a cause to suspend or revoke the license issued to an automobile dismantler is cause to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11503.5
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, on an interim basis, may refuse to issue or may suspend a license issued under this chapter when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11504
    (a) An applicant who applies for a license pursuant to Section 11501 shall submit an application to the department on the forms prescribed by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11505
    (a) The department, upon granting a license shall issue to the applicant a license containing the applicant's name and address and the general distinguishing number...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11506
    Except where the provisions of this code require the refusal to issue a license, the department may issue a license restricted by conditions to be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11507
    Pending the satisfaction of the department that the applicant has met the requirements under this code, it may issue a temporary permit to any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11508
    (a) Every occupational license and special plate issued under this chapter shall be valid for a period of one year from midnight of the last...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11509
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, may suspend or revoke the license issued to an automobile dismantler upon the determination that the person to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11509.1
    (a) After the filing of an accusation under this chapter, the director may enter into a stipulated compromise settlement agreement with the consent of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11509.5
    A person whose automobile dismantler's license has been revoked or whose application for a license has been denied may reapply for such license after a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11510
    The department may, pending a hearing, temporarily suspend the license and special plates issued to an automobile dismantler for a period not to exceed 30...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11511
    In any administrative action to revoke or suspend an automobile dismantler's license: (a) Proof that a stolen vehicle of a type subject to registration under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11512
    (a) Upon refusal of the department to issue a license to an automobile dismantler the applicant shall be entitled to demand in writing a hearing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11513
    (a) The department shall not issue an automobile dismantler' s license to any applicant for that license who has not an established place of business...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11514
    (a) An automobile dismantler's established place of business and such other sites or locations as may be operated and maintained by such automobile dismantler in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11515
    (a) (1) Whenever an insurance company makes a total loss settlement on a total loss salvage vehicle, the insurance company, an occupational licensee of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11515.1
    A salvage pool shall sell a vehicle only with either of the following: (a) A salvage certificate, except those vehicles described in subdivision (f) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11515.2
    (a) (1) If an insurance company makes a total loss settlement on a nonrepairable vehicle and takes possession of that vehicle, either itself or through...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11516
    (a) Any automobile dismantler owning or controlling any vehicle of a type otherwise required to be registered under this code, may operate or move the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11517
    The department may issue a certificate of convenience to the executor, executrix, administrator or administratrix of the estate of a deceased holder of validly outstanding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11518
    The special plates and license provided for in this chapter shall be automatically canceled if any of the following occurs: (a) The abandonment of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11519
    (a) A vehicle that has been reported as a total loss salvage vehicle or dismantled vehicle may not be subsequently registered until there is submitted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11520
    (a) A licensed automobile dismantler who acquired, for the purpose of dismantling, actual possession, as a transferee, of a vehicle of a type subject to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11521
    No person required to be licensed as an automobile dismantler under this code shall advertise the services of an automobile dismantler without indicating in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11522
    The provisions of this chapter shall not prevent the local authorities of any city, city and county or county by ordinance, within the exercise of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11540
    (a) A salvage pool shall maintain an accurate record of every vehicle it acquires and every vehicle it disposes of, and shall notify the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11541
    The department shall administer and enforce all provisions of this code pertaining to salvage pools. This section shall become operative on July 1, 1987.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11600
    It shall be unlawful for any lessor-retailer to make a retail sale of a vehicle of a type subject to registration without having first procured...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11601
    (a) Every lessor-retailer who sells at retail a vehicle of a type subject to registration shall make application to the department for a license. The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11602
    (a) The department shall prescribe and provide forms to be used for application for licenses to be issued under the terms and provisions of this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11603
    (a) The department may issue, or for reasonable cause shown, refuse to issue, a license to any applicant applying for a lessor-retailer license or branch...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11604
    The department may refuse to issue a lessor-retailer license when it makes any of the following determinations: (a) The applicant has outstanding an unsatisfied final...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11604.1
    Any cause specified in this chapter as a cause to suspend or revoke the license issued to a lessor-retailer is a cause to refuse to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11604.5
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, on an interim basis, may refuse to issue or may suspend a license issued under this chapter when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11605
    (a) Upon refusal of the department to issue a license to a lessor-retailer, the applicant shall be entitled to demand in writing a hearing before...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11606
    Except where the provisions of this code require the refusal to issue a license, the department may issue a probationary license subject to conditions to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11607
    Pending the satisfaction of the department that the applicant has met the requirements under this chapter, it may issue a temporary permit to any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11608
    The department may issue a certificate of convenience to the executor, executrix, administrator or administratrix of the estate of a deceased holder of a valid...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11609
    Each office location operated and maintained by a lessor-retailer in conjunction with its retail sale of a vehicle or vehicles shall have posted in a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11609.5
    Every lessor-retailer who displays or offers one or more used vehicles for sale at retail shall post a notice not less than 8 inches high...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11610
    (a) If the lessor-retailer changes the location of its principal place of business or any branch office location in California, the lessor-retailer shall immediately upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11612
    (a) Before any lessor-retailer license shall be issued or renewed by the department to any applicant therefor, the applicant shall procure and file with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11613
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, may suspend or revoke the license issued to a lessor-retailer upon determining that the person to whom the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11613.5
    (a) After the filing of an accusation under this chapter, the director may enter into a stipulated compromise settlement agreement with the consent of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11614
    No lessor-retailer licensed under this chapter may do any of the following in connection with any activity for which this license is required: (a) Make...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11614.1
    No lessor-retailer licensed under this chapter may do any of the following in connection with any activity for which this license is required: (a) Use...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11615
    It shall be unlawful and a violation of this code for a lessor-retailer licensed under this chapter when selling at retail a vehicle in a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11615.5
    It is unlawful and a violation of this code for a person holding a license under this chapter to make a retail sale of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11616
    If a purchaser of a vehicle pays to the lessor-retailer an amount for the licensing or transfer of title of the vehicle, which amount is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11617
    (a) The license provided for in this chapter shall be automatically canceled upon the happening of any of the following: (1) The abandonment of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11618
    The department may, pending a hearing, temporarily suspend the license issued to a lessor-retailer for a period not to exceed 30 days, if the director...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11620
    (a) Every occupational license issued under this chapter shall be valid for a period of one year from midnight of the last day of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11700
    No person shall act as a dealer, remanufacturer, manufacturer, or transporter, or as a manufacturer branch, remanufacturer branch, distributor, or distributor branch, without having first...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11700.1
    A dealer who does not have an established place of business in this state but who is currently authorized to do business as, and who...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11700.2
    A dealer who obtains an autobroker's endorsement to his or her dealer's license is subject to all of the licensing, advertising, and other statutory and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11700.3
    No person may aid and abet a person in the performance of any act in violation of this chapter.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11701
    Every manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor branch, transporter, or dealer of vehicles of a type subject to registration, or snowmobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11702
    The department may issue, or for reasonable cause shown, refuse to issue a license to any applicant applying for a manufacturer's, manufacturer's branch, remanufacturer's, remanufacturer's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11703
    The department may refuse to issue a license to a manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor branch, transporter, or dealer, if it determines...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11703.1
    Any of the causes specified in this chapter as a cause to suspend or revoke the license issued to a dealer, manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11703.2
    The department may refuse to issue a license to a manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor branch, transporter, or dealer, when the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11703.3
    A person whose license has been revoked or whose application for a license has been denied may reapply for a license after a period of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11703.4
    The department may refuse to issue a license to a dealer when it determines that an applicant for a dealer's license has failed to effectively...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11704
    (a) Every applicant who applies for a license pursuant to Section 11701 shall submit an application to the department on the forms prescribed by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11704.5
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (e), every person who applies for a dealer's license pursuant to Section 11701 for the purpose of transacting sales...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11704.7
    Every person who applies to the department to take or retake the examination required under Section 11704.5 shall pay to the department a fee of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11705
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, may suspend or revoke the license issued to a dealer, transporter, manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11705.4
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, may suspend or revoke the license issued to a dealer, transporter, manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, or distributor branch...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11706
    The department may, pending a hearing, temporarily suspend the license and special plates issued to a manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor branch,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11707
    (a) After the filing of an accusation under this article, the director may enter into a stipulated compromise settlement agreement with the consent of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11708
    (a) Upon refusal of the department to issue a license and special plates to a manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor branch, transporter,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11709
    (a) A dealer's established place of business, and other sites or locations as may be operated and maintained by the dealer in conjunction with his...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11709.1
    Every dealer who displays or offers one or more used vehicles for sale at retail shall post a notice not less than 8 inches high...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11709.2
    Every dealer shall conspicuously display a notice, not less than eight inches high and 10 inches wide, in each sales office and sales cubicle of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11709.3
    (a) Every dealer shall clearly and conspicuously display in its showroom at its established place of business, in a place that is easily accessible to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11709.4
    (a) When a dealer purchases or obtains a vehicle in trade in a retail sale or lease transaction and the vehicle is subject to a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11710
    (a) Before any dealer's or remanufacturer's license is issued or renewed by the department to any applicant therefor, the applicant shall procure and file with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11710.1
    Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 11710, the bond amount of a dealer who sells vehicles on a wholesale basis only, and who sells fewer than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11710.2
    If a deposit is given instead of the bond required by Section 11710 both of the following apply: (a) (1) The director may order the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11711
    (a) If any person (1) shall suffer any loss or damage by reason of any fraud practiced on him or fraudulent representation made to him...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11711.3
    A person acting as a dealer, who was not licensed as a dealer as required by this article, or a person acting as a lessor-retailer,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11712
    (a) The department shall not issue a dealer's license to any applicant therefor who has not an established place of business as defined in this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11712.5
    It is unlawful and a violation of this code for a dealer issued a license pursuant to this article to sell, offer for sale, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713
    No holder of any license issued under this article shall do any of the following: (a) Make or disseminate, or cause to be made or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.1
    It is a violation of this code for the holder of a dealer' s license issued under this article to do any of the following:...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.2
    It shall be unlawful and a violation of this code for any manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, or distributor branch licensed under this code to coerce...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.3
    It is unlawful and a violation of this code for a manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, or distributor branch licensed pursuant to this code to do,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.4
    If a purchaser of a vehicle pays to the dealer an amount for the licensing or transfer of title of the vehicle, which amount is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.5
    (a) It is unlawful and a violation of this code for the holder of any license issued under this article to display for sale, offer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.6
    (a) It is unlawful and a violation of this code for the holder of any dealer's license issued under this article to fail to disclose...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.7
    Disclosure to a buyer that a vehicle has been remanufactured is required. Disclosure shall be accomplished by all of the following: (a) Oral notification to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.8
    It is unlawful and a violation of this code for a remanufacturer licensed under this code to fail to do any of the following: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.9
    (a) It is unlawful and a violation of this code for the holder of a dealer's license to knowingly display for sale or offer for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.10
    It is unlawful and a violation of this code to sell a low-speed vehicle, as defined in Section 385.5, without disclosing to the buyer the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.11
    No holder of a dealer's license shall do any of the following when conducting an auction of vehicles to the public: (a) Advertise that a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.12
    (a) The decal required by subdivision (c) of Section 1793.23 of the Civil Code to be affixed by a manufacturer to a motor vehicle, shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.13
    It is unlawful and a violation of this code for any manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, or distributor branch licensed under this code to do, directly...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.14
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who purchases a vehicle that is sold through a dealer at an auction of vehicles open...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.15
    (a) (1) Prior to being issued a temporary branch license for selling new recreational vehicles, as defined in Section 18010 of the Health and Safety...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.16
    It is a violation of this code for the holder of any dealer's license issued under this article to do any of the following: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.17
    (a) Following the retail sale or lease of a motor vehicle for which the department issues two license plates, a dealer may not deliver the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.18
    (a) It is a violation of this code for the holder of any dealer's license issued under this article to advertise for sale or sell...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.19
    (a) It is unlawful and a violation of this code for the holder of any dealer's license issued under this article to do any of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.20
    (a) A dealer that obtains a consumer credit score, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 1785.15.1 of the Civil Code, from a consumer credit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.21
    (a) (1) A dealer shall not sell a used vehicle, as defined in Section 665 and subject to registration under this code, at retail to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.22
    (a) Upon mutual agreement of the parties to enter into a recreational vehicle franchise, it is unlawful and a violation of this code for a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.23
    (a) A recreational vehicle manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, or distributor branch licensed under this code shall not sell a new recreational vehicle in this state...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.25
    (a) A computer vendor shall not do any of the following: (1) Access, modify, or extract information from a confidential dealer computer record or personally...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11713.26
    (a) A dealer shall not display or offer for sale at retail a used vehicle, as defined in Section 665 and subject to registration under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11714
    (a) The department, upon granting a license, shall issue to the applicant a license containing the applicant's name and address and the general distinguishing number...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11715
    (a) A manufacturer, remanufacturer, distributor, or dealer owning or lawfully possessing any vehicle of a type otherwise required to be registered under this code may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11716
    A manufacturer, remanufacturer, transporter, distributor, or dealer, in the course of business, may operate or move any vehicle of a type otherwise required to be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11717
    (a) Every occupational license and special plate issued under this article shall be valid for a period of one year from midnight of the last...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11718
    Except where the provisions of this code require the refusal to issue a license, the department may issue a probationary license subject to conditions to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11719
    Pending the satisfaction of the department that the applicant has met the requirements under this article, it may issue a temporary permit to any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11720
    The department may issue a certificate of convenience to the executor, executrix, administrator or administratrix of the estate of a deceased holder of validly outstanding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11721
    The special plates and licenses provided for in this article shall be automatically canceled upon the happening of any of the following: (a) The abandonment...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11722
    Claims, against the surety upon a dealer's bond, of a financing agency that has loaned money to a licensee or assignee thereof shall be allowed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11723
    The board may require that fees shall be paid to the department for the issuance or renewal of a license to do business as a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11724
    A dealer, or the agent of a dealer, who has received a notice pursuant to Section 7507.6 of the Business and Professions Code, shall not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11725
    (a) No person shall transport or drive any motor vehicle from this state outside of the United States with the intent to register or sell...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11726
    Any licensee suffering pecuniary loss because of any willful failure by any other licensee to comply with any provision of Article 1 (commencing with Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11727
    The revocation or suspension of a license of a manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, distributor branch, or representative may be limited to one or more municipalities...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11728
    As part of a compromise settlement agreement entered into pursuant to Section 11707 or 11808.5, the department may assess a monetary penalty of not more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11729
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), any dealer engaging in a consignment with an owner not licensed as a dealer, manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11730
    The consignment agreement required by Section 11729 shall contain all the following terms, phrases, conditions, and disclosures: (a) The date the agreement is executed. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11735
    (a) No dealer shall engage in brokering a retail sales transaction without first paying the fee required by subdivision (d) of Section 9262 and obtaining...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11736
    It is unlawful for any dealer licensed under this article to do any of the following when brokering a retail sale: (a) Fail to execute...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11737
    (a) A dealer who brokers a motor vehicle sale shall deposit directly into a trust account any purchase money, including purchase deposits, it receives from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11738
    The brokering agreement required by Section 11736 shall be printed in no smaller than 10-point type and shall contain not less than the following terms,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11739
    For purposes of title registration, warranties, rebates, and incentives, in a brokered retail new motor vehicle sale, the selling, franchised new car dealer, and not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11740
    The remedies and penalties provided in this code for a violation of this article are cumulative to the remedies and penalties provided by other laws.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11800
    It shall be unlawful for any person to act as a vehicle salesperson without having first procured a license or temporary permit issued by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11802
    (a) The department shall prescribe and provide forms to be used for application for licenses to be issued under this article and require of applicants,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11803
    Pending the satisfaction of the department that the applicant has met the requirements of this chapter, it may issue a temporary permit to any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11804
    The department may issue or, for reasonable cause shown, refuse to issue, a license to any applicant applying for a vehicle salesperson's license.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11806
    The department, after notice and hearing, may refuse to issue, or may suspend or revoke, a vehicle salesperson's license when it makes any of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11808
    Every hearing provided for in this article shall be conducted pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500) of Part 1 of Division 3 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11808.5
    (a) After the filing of an accusation under this article, the director may enter into a stipulated compromise settlement agreement with the consent of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11810
    (a) The department may, pending a hearing, temporarily suspend the license issued to a vehicle salesperson for a period of not more than 30 days...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11812
    (a) A vehicle salesperson licensed under this article shall, at the time of employment, deliver his or her salesperson's license to his or her employing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11814
    (a) Every original vehicle salesperson's license issued, and every vehicle salesperson's license renewed pursuant to subdivision (b), shall be valid for a period of three...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11819
    It is unlawful for a person: (a) To lend a salesperson's license to any other person or knowingly permit its use by another. (b) To...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11820
    The following fees shall be paid to the department: (a) Except as provided by Section 42231, a nonrefundable fee for the original issuance of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11822
    The vehicle salesperson's license or any permit provided in this article shall be automatically canceled upon the failure of a licensee to pay the required...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11824
    The suspension, expiration, or cancellation of a vehicle salesperson's license issued under this article does not prevent the filing of an accusation for the revocation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11900
    It shall be unlawful for any person to act as a representative on or after July 1, 1974, without having first procured a license or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11901
    The department shall prescribe and provide forms to be used for application for licenses to be issued under the terms and provisions of this chapter...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11902
    (a) The department shall issue a representative's license when it finds and determines that the applicant has furnished the required information, and that the applicant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11902.5
    (a) The department, after notice and hearing, on an interim basis, may refuse to issue or may suspend a license issued under this chapter when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11903
    (a) If the department suspends or revokes a representative's license, the licensee shall be entitled to an appropriate hearing. Such hearing shall be conducted pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11903.5
    (a) After the filing of an accusation under this article, the director may enter into a stipulated compromise settlement agreement with the consent of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11904
    Every representative's license issued hereunder shall expire at midnight on the 30th day of June of each year.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11905
    Every application for the renewal of a representative's license which expires on the 30th day of June shall be made by the person to whom...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11907
    The representative's license, or any permit provided for in this chapter, shall be automatically canceled upon the failure of the licensee to file an application...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11908
    The suspension, expiration, or cancellation of the representative's license provided for in this chapter shall not prevent the filing of an accusation for revocation or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11909
    Upon issuance by the department to the licensee, the license provided in this article shall be immediately delivered to and posted in a place conspicuous...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11930
    As used in this chapter: (a) "First-stage manufacturer" with reference to a housecar means the manufacturer of the engine, chassis, and drive train of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11931
    (a) The dealer shall give the purchaser of a new housecar a list of every express warranty, of which he has notice, that has been...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 11950
    (a) A buy-here-pay-here dealer shall affix a label on any used vehicle being offered for retail sale that states the reasonable market value of that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12000
    The Bureau of Automotive Repair in the Department of Consumer Affairs shall enforce the provisions of this chapter. The Bureau of Automotive Repair shall investigate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12001
    (a) Any person who sells and installs new parts in passenger cars, in the ordinary course of his business, shall provide the customer with an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12002
    No person shall knowingly manufacture, sell, or install in any vehicle, any vehicle part which, under the provisions of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12003
    Any violation of this chapter shall be a misdemeanor.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12101
    Any transaction which is regulated by this chapter shall not be subject to the provisions of Article 4 (commencing with Section 21625) of Chapter 9...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12102
    The following definitions apply with respect to this chapter: (a) "Private party vehicle market" means any event conducted under any of the following circumstances: (1)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12103
    (a) Every private party vehicle market operator shall maintain a record, for not less than one year, of all of the following information: (1) The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12104
    (a) Every private party vehicle market operator shall supply, to vendors, sufficient forms which are necessary to comply with Section 5900. (b) Every private party...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12110
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), no towing service shall provide and no person or public entity shall accept any direct or indirect commission,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12111
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), no city or city and county may impose a business license tax for revenue-raising purposes on the operation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12120
    Only a dealer, a person described in Section 286, or the registered owner of record shall sell or offer for sale a vehicle of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12121
    (a) Section 12120 does not apply to a dealer licensed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 11700) when acting under authority of the license,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12200
    The following definitions apply to this chapter: (a) "Application" means an application to the recovery corporation for the payment of an eligible claim from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12201
    (a) Participants shall maintain a corporation under the Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation Law (Part 3 (commencing with Section 7110) of Division 2 of Title 1...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12202
    (a) The recovery corporation shall have a board of directors composed of six directors, as follows: (1) One public consumer representative member appointed by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12203
    (a) The recovery corporation shall establish a consumer recovery fund for the payment of claims as provided in this chapter. The recovery corporation shall receive...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12204
    (a) A consumer may file an application with the recovery corporation for the payment of the consumer's eligible claim if a dealer or lessor-retailer against...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12205
    The recovery corporation shall develop a notice fully explaining a consumer's right to make a claim from the fund, an application form, and an explanation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12206
    (a) Within 30 days of receiving an application, the recovery corporation shall notify the applicant, in writing, that the application is complete or, if the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12207
    (a) Within 15 days of receiving a complete application, the recovery corporation shall serve a copy of the complete application and the following notice on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12208
    If the recovery corporation pays the claim, the amount of the payment shall be the total of the amount of the eligible claim, but in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12209
    If the recovery corporation denies the claim, the recovery corporation shall notify the applicant in writing of the denial, the legal and factual bases for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12210
    After the recovery corporation pays or rejects a claim, all of the following apply: (a) Immediately upon payment, the recovery corporation shall be subrogated to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12211
    If the recovery corporation has insufficient funds to pay all eligible claims, the recovery corporation shall pay eligible claims in the order that the claim...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12212
    (a) Within 30 days after the close of the fiscal year or other reasonable period established by the board of directors, the recovery corporation shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12213
    The operation of the recovery corporation shall at all times be subject to the examination and review of the Attorney General and the Attorney General's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12214
    The Attorney General or his or her representative may determine that the recovery corporation has failed or ceased to operate upon a finding that any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12215
    If the recovery corporation is dissolved or ceases to exist, or if the Attorney General or his or her representative makes a determination, pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12216
    All costs and expenses incurred by the Department of Justice in the administration of this chapter shall be paid to the Department of Justice by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12217
    Nothing in this chapter is intended to limit or restrict actions, remedies, penalties, or procedures otherwise available pursuant to any other provision of law.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12500
    (a) A person may not drive a motor vehicle upon a highway, unless the person then holds a valid driver's license issued under this code,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12501
    The following persons are not required to obtain a driver's license: (a) An officer or employee of the United States, while operating a motor vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12502
    (a) The following persons may operate a motor vehicle in this state without obtaining a driver's license under this code: (1) A nonresident over the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12503
    A nonresident over the age of 18 years whose home state or country does not require the licensing of drivers may operate a foreign vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12504
    (a) Sections 12502 and 12503 apply to any nonresident over the age of 16 years but under the age of 18 years. The maximum period...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12505
    (a) (1) For purposes of this division only and notwithstanding Section 516, residency shall be determined as a person's state of domicile. "State of domicile"...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12506
    The department may issue a temporary driver's license to any person applying for a driver's license, to any person applying for renewal of a driver's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12508
    When in the opinion of the department it would be in the interest of safety, the department may issue, in individual cases, to any applicant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12509
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (f) of Section 12514, the department, for good cause, may issue an instruction permit to a physically and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12509.5
    (a) A person shall obtain an instruction permit issued pursuant to this section prior to operating, or being issued a class M1 or M2 driver's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12511
    No person shall have in his or her possession or otherwise under his or her control more than one driver's license.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12512
    Except as provided in Sections 12513, 12514, and 12814.6, no license to drive shall be issued to a person under the age of 18 years.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12513
    (a) Upon application, successful completion of tests and compliance with Sections 17700 to 17705, inclusive, the department may issue a junior permit to any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12514
    (a) Junior permits issued pursuant to Section 12513 shall not be valid for a period exceeding that established on the original request as the approximate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12515
    (a) No person under the age of 18 years shall be employed for compensation by another for the purpose of driving a motor vehicle on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12516
    It is unlawful for any person under the age of 18 years to drive a school bus transporting pupils to or from school.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12517
    (a) (1) A person may not operate a schoolbus while transporting pupils unless that person has in his or her immediate possession a valid driver's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12517.1
    (a) A "schoolbus accident" means any of the following: (1) A motor vehicle accident resulting in property damage in excess of seven hundred fifty dollars...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12517.2
    (a) Applicants for an original or renewal certificate to drive a schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, youth bus, general public paratransit vehicle, or farm labor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12517.3
    (a) (1) An applicant for an original certificate to drive a schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, youth bus, or general public paratransit vehicle shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12517.4
    This section governs the issuance of a certificate to drive a schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, youth bus, general public paratransit vehicle, or farm labor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12517.45
    (a) A person shall not operate a motor vehicle described in subdivision (k) of Section 545 while transporting school pupils at or below the 12th-grade...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12517.5
    A person who is employed as a driver of a paratransit vehicle shall not operate that vehicle unless the person meets both of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12518
    The provisions of Section 12504 shall apply to any nonresident who is under the age of 18 years and who is a member of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12519
    (a) No person shall operate a farm labor vehicle unless the person has in his or her possession a driver's license for the appropriate class...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12520
    (a) No person employed as a tow truck driver, as defined in Section 2430.1, shall operate a tow truck unless that person has, in his...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12521
    An operator of a tour bus shall, at all times when operating the tour bus, do all the following: (a) Use a safety belt. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12522
    (a) Every person who operates a schoolbus or youth bus in the transportation of school pupils shall, in addition to any other requirement for a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12523
    (a) No person shall operate a youth bus without having in possession a valid driver's license of the appropriate class, endorsed for passenger transportation and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12523.5
    (a) No person shall operate a general public paratransit vehicle unless he or she has in his or her possession a valid driver' s license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12523.6
    (a) (1) On and after March 1, 1998, no person who is employed primarily as a driver of a motor vehicle that is used for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12524
    (a) No class A, class B, or class C driver's licenseholder shall operate a vehicle hauling fissile class III shipments or large quantity radioactive materials,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12525
    Mechanics or other maintenance personnel may operate vehicles requiring a schoolbus endorsement or certificates issued pursuant to Section 2512, 12517, 12519, 12523, or 12523.5 without...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12527
    In addition to satisfying all requirements specified in this code and regulations adopted pursuant to this code, an applicant for an ambulance driver certificate shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12650
    (a) Any student over 15 years of age taking a course in automobile driver training, maintained pursuant to Article 12 (commencing with Section 41900) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12651
    The principal or staff member assigned such duty may issue or reissue a student license without cost whenever in his opinion the applicant is qualified...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12652
    A student license shall limit the operation of a motor vehicle to such times as the licensee is taking driver training in connection with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12653
    A student license may be canceled by the principal of the school or by the department whenever, in the opinion of either, the safety of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12660
    (a) The department may establish a program authorizing a driving school licensed under Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 11100) of Division 5 to issue a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12661
    The department, in consultation with the State Department of Education, shall adopt regulations for the issuance of student licenses pursuant to Section 12660. The department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12800
    Every application for an original or a renewal of a driver's license shall contain all of the following information: (a) The applicant's true full name,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12800.5
    (a) (1) A license shall bear a fullface engraved picture or photograph of the licensee. (2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12800.7
    Upon application for an original or duplicate license the department may require the applicant to produce any identification that it determines is necessary in order...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12801
    (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the department shall require an application for a driver's license to contain the applicant's social security account number and any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12801.5
    (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the department shall require an applicant for an original driver's license or identification card to submit satisfactory proof that the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12801.6
    (a) Any federal document demonstrating favorable action by the federal government for acceptance of a person into the deferred action for childhood arrivals program shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12801.7
    (a) The department shall not issue an original driver's license or identification card, or a renewal, duplicate, or replacement driver's license or identification card to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12801.8
    (a) In the case of a legal, nonimmigrant driver's license applicant, the department shall issue a temporary driver's license, valid for 90 days, if the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12801.9
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 12801.5, the department shall issue an original driver's license to a person who is unable to submit satisfactory proof that the applicant's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12801.10
    (a) Nothing in Section 1653.5, 12800, 12801, 12801.5, or 12801.9 authorizes an individual to apply for, or be issued, a commercial driver's license without the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12801.11
    (a) If the director determines that the department is prepared to begin issuing driver's licenses pursuant to Section 12801.9 on a date sooner than January...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12802
    Every original application shall be signed and verified by the applicant before a person authorized to administer oaths and the applicant shall submit such evidence...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12802.5
    Before issuing a driver's license or permit to any person under 21 years of age, both of the following shall occur: (a) The department shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12803
    Upon application for an original license, except student licenses, the department shall require an examination of the applicant and shall make provision therefor before an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.2
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 15275, a person with at least a class C driver's license is exempt from the endorsement requirements of Section 15275 if all...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.5
    The class of vehicles permitted to be operated as shown on a driver's license held by a minor shall not be changed, unless the parents,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.6
    (a) A person shall not operate a transit bus transporting passengers unless that person has received from the department a certificate to operate a transit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.7
    Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 12804.9, class C also includes any two-axle motortruck or implement of husbandry weighing 4,000 pounds or more unladen when towing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.8
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may conduct studies to develop and identify examinations and tests, to more accurately identify persons who,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.9
    (a) (1) The examination shall include all of the following: (A) A test of the applicant's knowledge and understanding of the provisions of this code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.10
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person issued a class C license under paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 12804.9 may drive...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.11
    (a) To operate firefighting equipment, a driver, including a tiller operator, is required to do either of the following: (1) Obtain and maintain a firefighter...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.12
    (a) The department may issue a restricted class A driver' s license for the operation of any two-axle vehicle weighing 4,000 pounds or more unladen...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.14
    (a) The department may issue a restricted class A driver' s license for the operation of any two-axle vehicle weighing 4,000 pounds or more unladen...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12804.15
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 362, for purposes of this section "house car" means a vehicle described in subdivision (b) of Section 12804.10. (b) (1) Except as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12805
    The department shall not issue a driver's license to, or renew a driver's license of, any person: (a) Who is not of legal age to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12806
    The department may refuse to issue to, or renew a driver's license of, any person: (a) Who is rendered incapable of safely operating a motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12806.5
    The department may adopt regulations specifying, in addition to any cause provided by statute, the circumstances which are grounds for the suspension or revocation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12807
    The department shall not issue or renew a driver's license to any person: (a) When a license previously issued to the person under this code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12808
    (a) The department shall, before issuing or renewing any license, check the record of the applicant for conviction of traffic violations and traffic accidents. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12808.1
    The department shall refuse to issue or renew any license if the applicant has been mailed a notice of delinquent parking violation relating to standing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12809
    The department may refuse to issue or renew a driver's license to any person: (a) If the department is satisfied that the applicant is not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12810
    In determining the violation point count, the following shall apply: (a) A conviction of failure to stop in the event of an accident in violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12810.2
    Notwithstanding subdivision (e) of Section 12810, no violation point count shall be given for a conviction of a violation of Section 27315.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12810.3
    Notwithstanding subdivision (f) of Section 12810, a violation point shall not be given for a conviction of a violation of subdivision (a) of Section 23123,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12810.4
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no violation point shall be given for a conviction of a violation of Section 22526.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12810.5
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), a person whose driving record shows a violation point count of four or more points in 12...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12811
    (a) (1) (A) When the department determines that the applicant is lawfully entitled to a license, it shall issue to the person a driver's license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12811.1
    (a) Upon the applicant's request, the department shall issue an adhesive backed medical information card which contains a format permitting the licensee to specify blood...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12812
    If a driver with a class C or M license, who is not required to have a certificate under any provision of this code, is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12813
    (a) The department may, upon issuing a driver's license or after issuance whenever good cause appears, impose restrictions suitable to the licensee's driving ability with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12814
    (a) Application for renewal of a license shall be made at an office of the department by the person to whom the license was issued....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12814.5
    (a) The director may establish a program to evaluate the traffic safety and other effects of renewing driver's licenses by mail. Pursuant to that program,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12814.6
    (a) Except as provided in Section 12814.7, a driver's license issued to a person at least 16 years of age but under 18 years of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12814.7
    (a) Notwithstanding the provisional licensing requirements of subdivisions (a) to (e), inclusive, of Section 12814.6, the department shall issue to a person who is at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12815
    (a) If a driver's license issued under this code is lost, destroyed or mutilated, or a new true, full name is acquired, the person to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12816
    (a) Every original driver's license expires on the fifth birthday of the applicant following the date of the application for the license. (b) Renewal of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12817
    (a) A California driver's license held by a person who enters or is in the United States Armed Forces shall continue in full force and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12818
    (a) Upon receipt of a request for reexamination and presentation of a legible copy of a notice of reexamination by a person issued the notice...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12819
    Unless the person issued the notice of reexamination requests the reexamination pursuant to Section 12818 within five working days after the department receives the notice...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12950
    (a) Every person licensed under this code shall write his or her usual signature with pen and ink in the space provided for that purpose...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12950.5
    (a) The department shall require digitized signatures on each driver's license. A digitized signature is an electronic representation of a handwritten signature. (b) The department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12951
    (a) The licensee shall have the valid driver's license issued to him or her in his or her immediate possession at all times when driving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12952
    A licensee shall display his driver's license upon request of a magistrate or judge before whom he may be brought for violation of any traffic
  • California Vehicle Code Section 12953
    In any circumstances involving accidents or violations in which the engineer or any other crewmember of any train is detained by state or local police,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13000
    (a) The department may issue an identification card to any person attesting to the true full name, correct age, and other identifying data as certified...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13000.1
    (a) The department may refuse to issue or renew an identification card to any person for any of the following reasons: (1) The department determines...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13001
    (a) Any federal document demonstrating favorable action by the federal government for acceptance of a person into the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13002
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), every identification card shall expire, unless canceled earlier, on the sixth birthday of the applicant following the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13002.1
    (a) The director shall establish by January 1, 2011, a program that permits the renewal of identification cards by mail or through the department's Internet...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13003
    (a) If an identification card issued under this code is lost, destroyed, mutilated, or a new true full name is acquired, the person to whom...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13004
    It is unlawful for any person: (a) To display or cause or permit to be displayed or have in his possession any canceled, fictitious, fraudulently...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13004.1
    (a) A person shall not manufacture or sell an identification document of a size and form substantially similar to, or that purports to confer the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13005
    (a) The identification card shall resemble in appearance, so far as is practicable, a driver's license issued pursuant to this code. It shall adequately describe...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13005.3
    In addition to the requirements of Section 13005, any identification card issued pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 13000 shall contain the words "Senior Citizen".
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13005.5
    (a) An identification card issued to any person shall bear a fullface engraved picture or photograph of the person. (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13006
    No public entity or employee shall be liable for any loss or injury resulting directly or indirectly from false or inaccurate information contained in identification...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13007
    Whenever any person after applying for or receiving an identification card acquires an address different from the address shown on the identification card issued to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13007.5
    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this code or in the regulations adopted thereunder, including specifically the Driver's License Manual of Procedure, the department may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13008
    When used in reference to an identification card, "cancellation" means that an identification card is terminated without prejudice and must be surrendered. Cancellation of card...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13100
    When used in reference to a driver's license, "cancellation" means that a driver's license certificate is terminated without prejudice and must be surrendered. Any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13101
    When used in reference to a driver's license, "revocation" means that the person's privilege to drive a motor vehicle is terminated and a new driver's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13102
    When used in reference to a driver's license, "suspension" means that the person's privilege to drive a motor vehicle is temporarily withdrawn. The department may,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13103
    For purposes of this division, a plea of nolo contendere or a plea of guilty or judgment of guilty, whether probation is granted or not,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13105
    For the purposes of this chapter, "convicted" or "conviction" includes a finding by a judge of a juvenile court, a juvenile hearing officer, or referee...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13106
    (a) When the privilege of a person to operate a motor vehicle is suspended or revoked, the department shall notify the person by first-class mail,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13200
    Whenever any person licensed under this code is convicted of a violation of any provision of this code relating to the speed of vehicles or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13200.5
    Whenever any person licensed under this code is convicted of a violation of subdivision (b) of Section 22348, the court may, unless this code makes...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 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...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13201.5
    (a) A court may suspend, for not more than 30 days, the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle upon conviction of subdivision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13202
    (a) A court may suspend or order that the department revoke in which case the department shall revoke the privilege of any person to operate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13202.4
    (a) (1) For each conviction of a minor who commits a public offense involving a pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13202.5
    (a) For each conviction of a person for an offense specified in subdivision (d), committed while the person was under the age of 21 years,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13202.6
    (a) (1) For every conviction of a person for a violation of Section 594, 594.3, or 594.4 of the Penal Code, committed while the person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13202.7
    (a) Any minor under the age of 18 years, but 13 years of age or older, who is an habitual truant within the meaning of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13202.8
    The restrictions specified in Section 13202.5 for the violations specified in that section may include, but are not limited to, the installation and maintenance of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13203
    In no event shall a court suspend the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle or as a condition of probation prohibit the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13205
    The privileges of a nonresident to operate vehicles in this State may be suspended or revoked under the provisions of this chapter in the same...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13206
    Whenever a court suspends the privilege of a person to operate a motor vehicle, the court shall require the person's license to be surrendered to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13207
    Whenever a court suspends the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle, the suspension shall apply to all driver's licenses held by him,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13208
    In any criminal proceeding, without regard to its disposition, wherein the defendant is charged with a violation of Division 11 (commencing with Section 21000), the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13209
    Before sentencing a person upon a conviction of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153, the court shall obtain from the department a record of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13210
    In addition to the penalties set forth in subdivision (a) of Section 245 of the Penal Code, the court may order the suspension of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13350
    (a) The department immediately shall revoke the privilege of a person to drive a motor vehicle upon receipt of a duly certified abstract of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13350.5
    Notwithstanding Section 13350, for the purposes of this article, conviction of a violation of subdivision (b) of Section 191.5 of the Penal Code is a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13351
    (a) The department immediately shall revoke the privilege of a person to drive a motor vehicle upon receipt of a duly certified abstract of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13351.5
    (a) Upon receipt of a duly certified abstract of the record of any court showing that a person has been convicted of a felony for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13351.8
    Upon receipt of a duly certified abstract of the record of any court showing that the court has ordered the suspension of a driver's license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13351.85
    Upon receipt of a duly certified abstract of any court showing that a person has been convicted of a violation of Section 12110, the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13352
    (a) The department shall immediately suspend or revoke the privilege of a person to operate a motor vehicle upon the receipt of an abstract of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13352.1
    (a) Pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 13352 and except as required under Section 13352.4, upon a conviction or finding of a violation of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13352.2
    (a) If a person is required under Section 13352 to provide the department with proof of enrollment in a driving-under-the-influence program licensed pursuant to Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13352.3
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except subdivisions (b), (c), and (d) of Section 13352 and Sections 13367 and 23521, the department immediately shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13352.4
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (h), the department shall issue a restricted driver's license to a person whose driver's license was suspended under paragraph...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13352.5
    (a) The department shall issue a restricted driver's license to a person whose driver's license was suspended under paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13352.6
    (a) The department shall immediately suspend the driving privilege of a person who is 18 years of age or older and is convicted of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353
    (a) If a person refuses the officer's request to submit to, or fails to complete, a chemical test or tests pursuant to Section 23612, upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353.1
    (a) If a person refuses an officer's request to submit to, or fails to complete, a preliminary alcohol screening test pursuant to Section 13388 or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353.2
    (a) The department shall immediately suspend the privilege of a person to operate a motor vehicle for any one of the following reasons: (1) The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353.3
    (a) An order of suspension of a person's privilege to operate a motor vehicle pursuant to Section 13353.2 shall become effective 30 days after the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353.4
    (a) Except as provided in Section 13353.3, 13353.7, or 13353.8, the driving privilege shall not be restored, and a restricted or hardship permit to operate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353.45
    The department shall, in consultation with the State Department of Health Care Services, with representatives of the county alcohol program administrators, and with representatives of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353.5
    (a) If a person whose driving privilege is suspended or revoked under Section 13352, former Section 13352.4, Section 13352.4, 13352.6, paragraph (1) of subdivision (g)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353.7
    (a) Subject to subdivision (c), if the person whose driving privilege has been suspended under Section 13353.2 has not been convicted of, or found to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13353.8
    (a) After the department has issued an order suspending or delaying driving privileges as a result of a violation of subdivision (a) of Section 23136,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13355
    The department shall immediately suspend the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle upon receipt of a duly certified abstract of the record...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13357
    Upon the recommendation of the court the department shall suspend or revoke the privilege to operate a motor vehicle of any person who has been...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13359
    The department may suspend or revoke the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle upon any of the grounds which authorize the refusal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13360
    Upon receiving satisfactory evidence of any violation of the restrictions of a driver's license, the department may suspend or revoke the same.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13361
    The department may suspend the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle upon receipt of a duly certified abstract of the record of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13362
    The department may require the surrender to it of any driver' s license which has been issued erroneously or which contains any erroneous or false...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13363
    (a) The department may, in its discretion, except as provided in Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 15000) of Division 6, of this code, suspend or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13364
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, a person's privilege to operate a motor vehicle shall be suspended upon notification by a bank or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13365
    (a) Upon receipt of notification of a violation of subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 40508, the department shall take the following action: (1) If...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13365.2
    (a) Upon receipt of the notice required under subdivision (c) of Section 40509.5, the department shall suspend the driving privilege of the person upon whom...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13365.5
    (a) Upon receipt of a notification issued pursuant to Section 40509.1, the department shall suspend the person's privilege to operate a motor vehicle until compliance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13366
    Whenever in this code the department is required to suspend or revoke the privilege of a person to operate a motor vehicle upon the conviction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13366.5
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 13366, whenever in this code the department is required to disqualify the commercial driving privilege of a person to operate a commercial...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13367
    For purposes of the suspension or revocation of any driver's license issued to a minor, the department shall not provide any lighter penalty than would...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13368
    The department, as a condition to the reinstatement of a suspended license or the issuance of a new license to an individual whose prior license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13369
    (a) This section applies to the following endorsements and certificates: (1) Passenger transportation vehicle. (2) Hazardous materials. (3) Schoolbus. (4) School pupil activity bus. (5)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13370
    (a) The department shall refuse to issue or shall revoke a schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, general public paratransit vehicle, or youth bus driver certificate,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13371
    This section applies to schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, youth bus, general public paratransit vehicle certificates, and a certificate for a vehicle used for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13372
    (a) The department shall refuse to issue or renew, or shall suspend or revoke an ambulance driver certificate if any of the following apply to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13373
    The receipt of satisfactory evidence of any violation of Article 1 (commencing with Section 1100) of Subchapter 5 of Chapter 2 of Title 13 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13374
    (a) An applicant for, or the holder of, an ambulance driver certificate who has received a notice of refusal, suspension, or revocation may submit, within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13375
    For the purposes of this article, any plea or verdict of guilty, plea of nolo contendere, or court finding of guilt in a trial without...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13376
    (a) This section applies to the following certificates: (1) Schoolbus. (2) School pupil activity bus. (3) Youth bus. (4) General public paratransit vehicle. (5) Vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13377
    (a) The department shall not issue or renew, or shall revoke, the tow truck driver certificate of an applicant or holder for any of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13378
    (a) Any applicant for, or holder of, a tow truck driver certificate who has received a notice of refusal or revocation, may submit to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13380
    (a) If a peace officer serves a notice of an order of suspension pursuant to Section 13388, or arrests any person for a violation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13382
    (a) If the chemical test results for a person who has been arrested for a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 show that the person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13384
    (a) The department shall not issue or renew a driver's license to any person unless the person consents in writing to submit to a chemical...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13385
    (a) On or after July 1, 2008, all application forms for driver's licenses or driver's license renewal notices shall include a requirement that the applicant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13386
    (a) (1) The Department of Motor Vehicles shall certify or cause to be certified ignition interlock devices required by Article 5 (commencing with Section 23575)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13388
    (a) If a peace officer lawfully detains a person under 21 years of age who is driving a motor vehicle, and the officer has reasonable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13389
    (a) If a peace officer lawfully detains a person previously convicted of Section 23152 or 23153 who is driving a motor vehicle, while the person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13392
    Any person whose license is suspended or delayed issuance pursuant to Section 13388 shall pay to the department, in addition to any other fees required...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13550
    Whenever any person is convicted of any offense for which this code makes mandatory the revocation or suspension by the department of the privilege of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13551
    (a) Whenever the department revokes or suspends the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle, the revocation or suspension shall apply to all...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13552
    (a) The privileges of a nonresident to operate vehicles in this state may be suspended or revoked under the provisions of this chapter in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13553
    Whenever a court or the department suspends or revokes the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle and the person does not hold...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13555
    A termination of probation and dismissal of charges pursuant to Section 1203.4 or a dismissal of charges pursuant to Section 1203.4a of the Penal Code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13556
    (a) Unless otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, no suspension of a license by the department shall be for a longer period than six months,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13557
    (a) The department shall review the determination made pursuant to Section 13353, 13353.1, or 13353.2 relating to a person who has received a notice of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13558
    (a) Any person, who has received a notice of an order of suspension or revocation of the person's privilege to operate a motor vehicle pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13559
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 14400 or 14401, within 30 days of the issuance of the notice of determination of the department sustaining an order of suspension...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13800
    The department may conduct an investigation to determine whether the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle should be suspended or revoked or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13801
    In addition to the investigation, the department may require the re-examination of the licensee, and shall give 10 days' written notice of the time and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13802
    In applying the provisions of Section 13800 the department shall give due consideration to the amount of use or mileage traveled in the operation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13950
    Whenever the department determines upon investigation or re-examination that any of the grounds for re-examination are true, or that the safety of the person investigated...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13951
    Whenever the department proposes to refuse to issue or renew a driver's license, it shall notify the applicant of such fact and give him an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13952
    The notice shall contain a statement setting forth the proposed action and the grounds therefor, and notify the person of his right to a hearing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13953
    In the alternative to the procedure under Sections 13950, 13951, and 13952 and in the event the department determines upon investigation or reexamination that the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 13954
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, the department immediately shall suspend or revoke the driving privilege of a person who the department has...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14100
    (a) Whenever the department has given notice, or has taken or proposes to take action under Section 12804.15, 13353, 13353.2, 13950, 13951, 13952, or 13953,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14100.1
    Hearings granted on refusal, suspension, or revocation of a passenger transportation vehicle or hazardous materials endorsement, or farm labor vehicle certificate shall be conducted according...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14101
    A person is not entitled to a hearing in either of the following cases: (a) If the action by the department is made mandatory by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14103
    Failure to respond to a notice given under this chapter within 10 days is a waiver of the right to a hearing, and the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14104
    If the department grants a hearing as provided in this chapter, it shall fix a time and place for the hearing and shall give 10...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14104.2
    (a) Any hearing shall be conducted by the director or by a hearing officer or hearing board appointed by him or her from officers or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14104.5
    (a) Before a hearing has commenced, the department, or the hearing officer or hearing board, shall issue subpoenas or subpoenas duces tecum, or both, at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14104.7
    At any hearing, the department shall consider its official records and may receive sworn testimony. At the hearing, or subsequent to the hearing with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14105
    (a) Upon the conclusion of a hearing, the hearing officer or hearing board shall make findings and render a decision on behalf of the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14105.5
    (a) The person subject to a hearing may request a review of the decision taken under Section 14105 within 15 days of the effective date...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14106
    Following the mailing of the notice of the department's decision pursuant to Section 14105.5, the department, at its own option or upon the request of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14112
    (a) All matters in a hearing not covered by this chapter shall be governed, as far as applicable, by Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14250
    Whenever by any provision of this code the department has discretionary authority to suspend or revoke the privilege of a person to operate a motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14250.5
    The department, as a condition of probation, may require a person whose privilege to operate a motor vehicle is subject to suspension or revocation to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14251
    The department shall have authority to terminate or to modify the terms or conditions of any order of probation whenever good cause appears therefor.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14252
    The department upon receiving satisfactory evidence of a violation of any of the terms or conditions of probation imposed under this code, may withdraw the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14253
    Unless probation was imposed for a cause which is continuing, the probationer, after not less than one year, may request in writing the termination of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14400
    Nothing in this code shall be deemed to prevent a review or other action as may be permitted by the Constitution and laws of this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14401
    (a) Any action brought in a court of competent jurisdiction to review any order of the department refusing, canceling, placing on probation, suspending, or revoking...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14600
    (a) Whenever any person after applying for or receiving a driver's license moves to a new residence, or acquires a new mailing address different from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14601
    (a) No person shall drive a motor vehicle at any time when that person's driving privilege is suspended or revoked for reckless driving in violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14601.1
    (a) No person shall drive a motor vehicle when his or her driving privilege is suspended or revoked for any reason other than those listed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14601.2
    (a) A person shall not drive a motor vehicle at any time when that person's driving privilege is suspended or revoked for a conviction of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14601.3
    (a) It is unlawful for a person whose driving privilege has been suspended or revoked to accumulate a driving record history which results from driving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14601.4
    (a) It is unlawful for a person, while driving a vehicle with a license suspended or revoked pursuant to Section 14601.2 to do an act...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14601.5
    (a) A person shall not drive a motor vehicle at any time when that person's driving privilege is suspended or revoked pursuant to Section 13353,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14601.8
    The judge may, in his or her discretion, allow any person convicted of a violation of Section 14601 or 14601.1 to serve his or her...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14602
    In accordance with subdivision (p) of Section 22651, a vehicle removed pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 2814.2 shall be released to the registered owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14602.1
    (a) Every state and local law enforcement agency, including, but not limited to, city police departments and county sheriffs' offices, shall report to the Department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14602.5
    (a) Whenever a person is convicted for driving any class M1 or M2 motor vehicle, while his or her driving privilege has been suspended or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14602.6
    (a) (1) Whenever a peace officer determines that a person was driving a vehicle while his or her driving privilege was suspended or revoked, driving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14602.7
    (a) A magistrate presented with the affidavit of a peace officer establishing reasonable cause to believe that a vehicle, described by vehicle type and license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14602.8
    (a) (1) If a peace officer determines that a person has been convicted of a violation of Section 23140, 23152, or 23153, that the violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14602.9
    (a) An officer of the Department of the California Highway Patrol may impound a bus of a charter-party carrier for 30 days if the officer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14603
    No person shall operate a vehicle in violation of the provisions of a restricted license issued to him.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14604
    (a) No owner of a motor vehicle may knowingly allow another person to drive the vehicle upon a highway unless the owner determines that the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14605
    (a) No person who owns or is in control of a motor vehicle shall cause or permit another person to operate the vehicle within or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14606
    (a) A person shall not employ or hire any person to drive a motor vehicle or knowingly permit or authorize the driving of a motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14607
    No person shall cause or knowingly permit his child, ward, or employee under the age of 18 years to drive a motor vehicle upon the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14607.4
    The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Driving a motor vehicle on the public streets and highways is a privilege, not a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14607.6
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and except as provided in this section, a motor vehicle is subject to forfeiture as a nuisance if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14607.8
    Upon a first misdemeanor conviction of a violation of subdivision (a) of Section 12500 or Section 14601, 14601.1, 14601.2, 14601.3, 14601.4, or 14601.5, the court...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14608
    (a) A person shall not rent a motor vehicle to another person unless both of the following requirements have been met: (1) The person to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14609
    (a) Every person renting a motor vehicle to another person shall keep a record of the registration number of the motor vehicle rented, the name...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14610
    (a) It is unlawful for any person: (1) To display or cause or permit to be displayed or have in his possession any canceled, revoked,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14610.1
    (a) A person shall not manufacture or sell an identification document of a size and form substantially similar to, or that purports to confer the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14610.5
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to do any of the following: (1) Sell, offer for sale, distribute, or use any crib sheet or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14610.7
    It is a misdemeanor for any person to knowingly assist in obtaining a driver's license or identification card for any person whose presence in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14611
    (a) A person shall not knowingly direct the operation of a vehicle transporting a highway route controlled quantity of Class 7 radioactive materials, as defined...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14900
    (a) Upon application for an original class C or M driver's license, a fee of twenty-four dollars ($24), and on and after January 1, 2010,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14900.1
    (a) Except as provided in Sections 15250.6 and 15255.1, upon application for the renewal of a driver's license or for a license to operate a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14900.5
    Upon application and payment of the fees for a driver's license pursuant to Section 14900, an identification card may be issued to the applicant if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14901
    Upon an application for a duplicate driver's license or for a change of name on a driver's license, a fee of nineteen dollars ($19), and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14902
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivisions (b) and (c) of this section, subdivision (c) of Section 13002, and subdivision (c) of Section 14900, upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14904
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, before a driver's license may be issued, reissued, or returned to the licensee after a suspension or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14905
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, in lieu of the fees in Section 14904, before a driver's license may be issued, reissued, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14906
    (a) In addition to the fees required by Section 14904, the department may require payment of a fee sufficient to pay the actual costs, as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14907
    In addition to the fees required pursuant to Section 14904, there shall be paid to the department a fee of one hundred twenty dollars ($120)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14910
    (a) The department shall, with the consent of the applicant, collect the amounts which it has been notified are due pursuant to Sections 40509 and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 14911
    (a) When a notice of failure to appear or failure to pay a fine is recorded on the department records pursuant to Sections 40509 and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15000
    The Driver License Compact is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein in the form substantially contained in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15001
    As used in the compact, the term "licensing authority" with reference to this State shall mean the Department of Motor Vehicles. That department shall furnish...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15002
    The compact administrator provided for in Section 15026 of this compact shall not be entitled to any additional compensation on account of his service as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15003
    As used in the compact, with reference to this State, the term "executive head" shall mean the Governor.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15020
    (a) The party states find that: (1) The safety of their streets and highways is materially affected by the degree of compliance with state laws...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15021
    As used in the compact: (a) "State" means a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15022
    The licensing authority of a party state shall report each conviction of a person from another party state occurring within its jurisdiction to the licensing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15023
    (a) The licensing authority in the home state, for the purposes of suspending, revoking, or limiting the license to operate a motor vehicle, shall give...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15024
    Upon application for a license to drive, the licensing authority in a party state shall ascertain whether the applicant has ever held, or is the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15025
    Except as expressly required by provisions of this compact, nothing contained herein shall be construed to affect the right of any party state to apply...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15026
    (a) The head of the licensing authority of each party state shall be the administrator of this compact for his state. The administrators of all...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15027
    (a) This compact shall become effective as to any state in which this compact becomes effective as the law of that state. (b) Any party...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15028
    The compact shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purposes thereof. The provisions of the compact shall be severable and if any phrase,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15200
    It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this chapter, to adopt those standards required of drivers by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15210
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, as used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Commercial driver's license" means a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15215
    (a) The department shall report each conviction of a person who holds a commercial driver's licence from another state occurring within this state to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15220
    Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle who has a driver's license issued by the department, and who is convicted of any offense involving the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15222
    Any driver of a commercial motor vehicle, who has a driver's license issued by the department, and who is convicted of any offense involving the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15224
    Any driver who has a driver's license or privilege suspended, revoked, or canceled by any state for any period, or who is disqualified from driving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15226
    Any driver who is issued an out-of-service order under the federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations of the United States Department of Transportation (49 C.F.R. 392.5)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15228
    The driver shall also report the issuance of an out-of-service order described in Section 15226 to the department in the manner provided by the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15230
    Each person who applies for employment as a driver of a commercial motor vehicle shall provide the employer, at the time of the application, with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15240
    No employer shall knowingly allow, permit, require, or authorize a driver to drive a commercial motor vehicle under any of the following conditions: (a) The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15242
    (a) A person who is self-employed as a commercial motor vehicle driver shall comply with both the requirements of this chapter pertaining to employers and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15250
    (a) (1) A person shall not operate a commercial motor vehicle unless that person has in his or her immediate possession a valid commercial driver's...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15250.3
    The department may allow any employee of an organized camp, as defined in Section 18897 of the Health and Safety Code, regulated by the Public...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15255.1
    (a) Except as otherwise specified in subdivisions (b) and (c), upon an application for an original commercial driver's license, a fee of sixty-four dollars ($64),...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15255.2
    Upon application for a duplicate commercial driver's license by a currently licensed class A or class B driver, or a class C commercial driver's license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15260
    (a) Any applicant for a commercial driver's license who does not successfully complete the air-brake component of the knowledge test, or who does not successfully...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15263
    (a) Any applicant for a commercial driver's license who successfully completes the driving-skill test in a vehicle or combination of vehicles equipped with an automatic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15275
    (a) A person may not operate a commercial motor vehicle described in this chapter unless that person has in his or her possession a valid...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15275.1
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a schoolbus endorsement is valid only when the operator possesses or qualifies for a valid commercial driver's license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15278
    (a) A driver is required to obtain an endorsement issued by the department to operate any commercial motor vehicle that is any of the following:...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15300
    (a) A driver shall not operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of one year if the driver is convicted of a first violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15301
    The Department of Motor Vehicles, in conjunction with the State Fire Marshal, shall develop regulations and procedures to temporarily suspend the commercial motor vehicle license...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15302
    A driver shall not operate a commercial motor vehicle for the rest of his or her life if convicted of more than one violation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15304
    (a) A driver may not operate a commercial motor vehicle for the rest of his or her life who uses a motor vehicle in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15306
    A driver shall not operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of 60 days if the person is convicted of a serious traffic violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15308
    (a) A driver shall not operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of 120 days if the person is convicted of a serious traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15309
    In addition to any other action taken under this code, no driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of 60 days if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15309.5
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to do any of the following: (1) Sell, offer for sale, distribute, or use a crib sheet or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15311
    (a) A driver shall not operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of 180 days if the person is convicted of a first violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15311.1
    An employer that knowingly allows or requires an employee to operate a commercial motor vehicle in violation of an out-of-service order is, upon conviction, subject...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15312
    A driver may not operate a commercial motor vehicle for the following periods: (a) Not less than 60 days if that person is convicted of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15312.1
    (a) An employer that knowingly allows or requires an employee to operate a commercial motor vehicle in violation of a federal, state, or local law...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15315
    (a) The department shall not issue a commercial driver's license to a person during a period in which the person is prohibited from operating a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15319
    The department may execute or make agreements, arrangements, or declarations to carry out this chapter.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15320
    The department shall suspend, revoke, or cancel, the privilege of any person to operate a commercial motor vehicle for the periods specified in this article...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15325
    (a) Pursuant to subpart D of Part 383 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, a driver whose driving is determined to constitute...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15326
    Upon receiving notification of an administrative action or conviction of a commercial licenseholder in a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15500
    It is unlawful for any minor who does not possess a valid driver's license issued under this code to order, purchase or lease, attempt to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15501
    It is unlawful for any minor to present or offer to any person offering for sale or lease or to give or otherwise furnish thereto...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15600
    This division shall be known and may be cited as "Kaitlyn's Law."
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15602
    This division applies to motor vehicles upon the highways and elsewhere throughout the state unless expressly provided otherwise.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15603
    The purpose of this division is to help prevent injuries to, and the death of, young children from the effects of being left alone in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15620
    (a) A parent, legal guardian, or other person responsible for a child who is 6 years of age or younger may not leave that child...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15630
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the fines collected for a violation of this division shall be allocated by the county treasurer, as follows: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 15632
    (a) The department shall include information concerning the dangers of leaving children unattended in motor vehicles, including, but not limited to, the effect of solar...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16000
    (a) The driver of a motor vehicle who is in any manner involved in an accident originating from the operation of the motor vehicle on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16000.1
    (a) For purposes of this division, a "reportable off-highway accident" means an accident which includes all of the following: (1) Occurs off the street or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16000.7
    As used in this division an "uninsured motor vehicle" is a motor vehicle for which financial responsibility as provided in Section 16021 was not in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16000.8
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, if the failure of the driver of a motor vehicle involved in an accident to prove the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16001
    If the vehicle involved was a driverless runaway vehicle and was parked with the express or implied permission of the registered owner, the registered owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16002
    (a) If the driver at the time of the accident was driving a motor vehicle owned, operated, or leased by the employer of the driver...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16003
    If any driver is physically incapable of making the report, and is not the owner of the motor vehicle involved in the accident, the owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16004
    (a) The department shall suspend the driving privilege of any person who fails, refuses, or neglects to make a report of an accident as required...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16005
    (a) All reports and supplemental reports required by this chapter including insurance information forms shall be without prejudice to the individual so reporting and shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16020
    (a) All drivers and all owners of a motor vehicle shall at all times be able to establish financial responsibility pursuant to Section 16021, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16020.1
    (a) On and after January 1, 2016, Section 4000.37 does not apply to vehicle owners with a residence address in the County of Los Angeles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16020.2
    (a) On and after January 1, 2016, Section 4000.37 does not apply to vehicle owners with a residence address in the City and County of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16020.3
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any employer that owns a vanpool vehicle, as described in paragraph (1) of subdivision (c) of Section 17149 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16021
    Financial responsibility of the driver or owner is established if the driver or owner of the vehicle involved in an accident described in Section 16000...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16025
    (a) Every driver involved in the accident shall, unless rendered incapable, exchange with any other driver or property owner involved in the accident and present...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16027
    (a) Whenever proof of financial responsibility has been established under subdivision (a) of Section 16054.2 and a period of four years has elapsed following the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16028
    (a) Upon the demand of a peace officer pursuant to subdivision (b) or upon the demand of a peace officer or traffic collision investigator pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16029
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a violation of subdivision (a) of Section 16028 is an infraction and shall be punished as follows: (a) Upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16030
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), any person who knowingly provides false evidence of financial responsibility (1) when requested by a peace officer pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16033
    No public entity or employee, agent, or any person or organization authorized under Section 4610 to endorse receipts or validate registration cards or potential registration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16050
    In order to establish evidence of financial responsibility, every driver or employer involved in an accident and required to report the accident under Section 16000...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16050.5
    The owner of a vehicle, who has a liability insurance policy with respect to the vehicle, shall, upon request, furnish insurance information to a person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16051
    (a) Evidence may be established by filing a report indicating that the motor vehicle involved in the accident was owned, rented, or leased by or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16052
    Evidence may be established if the owner of the motor vehicle involved in the accident was a self-insurer. Any person in whose name more than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16053
    (a) The department may in its discretion, upon application, issue a certificate of self-insurance when it is satisfied that the applicant in whose name more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16054
    (a) Evidence may be established by filing with the department satisfactory documentation: (1) That the owner had an automobile liability policy, a motor vehicle liability...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16054.2
    Evidence may also be established by any of the following: (a) By depositing with the department cash in the amount specified in Section 16056. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16055
    Evidence of insurance or bond shall be submitted by the insurer or surety in conformance with the requirements of Section 16057. In the event of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16056
    (a) No policy or bond shall be effective under Section 16054 unless issued by an insurance company or surety company admitted to do business in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16056.1
    Notwithstanding the coverage limits specified in Section 16056, an automobile insurance policy described in Section 11629.71 of the Insurance Code shall be effective under Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16057
    Upon receipt of notice of an accident from the department, the insurance company or surety company named in the notice shall notify the department within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16058
    (a) On or before July 1, 2005, each insurer that issues private passenger automobile liability insurance policies and coverages, or private passenger automobile policies and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16058.1
    The department shall develop a method by which law enforcement officers and court personnel, on and after July 1, 2006, may electronically verify that an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16070
    (a) Whenever a driver involved in an accident described in Section 16000 fails to provide evidence of financial responsibility, as required by Section 16020, at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16071
    The department shall suspend the driving privilege of any person upon receiving notice from another state that the person's driving privilege in that state has...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16072
    (a) The suspension of the driving privilege of a person as provided in Section 16070 shall not be terminated until one year has elapsed from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16073
    (a) The privilege of a person employed for the purpose of driving a motor vehicle for compensation whose occupation requires the use of a motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16074
    Whenever the department has taken any action or has failed to take any action under this chapter by reason of having received erroneous information, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16075
    (a) The suspension provisions of this article shall not apply to a driver or owner until 30 days after the department sends to the driver...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16076
    (a) The department shall notify every person whose driving privilege is suspended, pursuant to Section 16070, of that person's right to apply for a restricted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16077
    (a) The department, upon application and payment of a fifty dollar ($50) fee and a penalty fee of two hundred dollars ($200), may issue a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16078
    Any person who has paid the penalty fee prescribed in subdivision (a) of Section 16072, whether or not the person has received the license restriction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16250
    As used in this chapter and Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 16430), "judgment" means a final judgment of any court of competent jurisdiction in this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16251
    As used in this chapter and Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 16430), "cause of action" means any cause of action for damage to property in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16370
    The department shall suspend the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle upon receiving a certified copy of a judgment, or a certified...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16370.5
    The department shall suspend the privilege of any person to operate a motor vehicle as specified in Section 116.880 of the Code of Civil Procedure....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16370.7
    Documents filed with the department pursuant to Section 16370 shall be accompanied by a fee of not to exceed twenty dollars ($20) to pay for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16371
    The suspension shall remain in effect, and no license shall be issued to the judgment debtor until the judgment debtor gives proof of financial responsibility...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16373
    (a) The clerk of a court shall, subject to subdivision (b), issue upon the request of a judgment creditor a certified copy of any judgment...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16374
    Whenever after a judgment is satisfied and proof of financial responsibility is given, another judgment is rendered against the same person for any accident occurring...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16375
    Any person whose driver's license has been suspended, or is about to be suspended or shall become subject to suspension under this chapter, may relieve...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16376
    (a) If the person against whom judgment is rendered is a nonresident and the person fails within the prescribed time to satisfy the judgment in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16377
    Every judgment shall for the purposes of this chapter be deemed satisfied: (a) When fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) has been credited, upon any judgment in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16378
    Money deposited pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 16377 shall be: (a) Deposited by the department in the special deposit fund with the State Treasurer....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16379
    (a) The department shall not suspend a license and shall restore any suspended license following nonpayment of a final judgment when the judgment debtor gives...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16380
    The trial court may order the payment of a judgment in installments only when the defendant is not insured or the insurance policy covering the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16381
    In the event that it is made to appear to the court that the judgment debtor has failed to pay any installment as permitted by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16430
    Proof of financial responsibility when required by this code means proof of financial responsibility resulting from the ownership or operation of a motor vehicle and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16431
    (a) Proof of financial responsibility may be given by the written certificate or certificates of any insurance carrier duly authorized to do business within the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16433
    A certificate or certificates shall certify, if the liability policy therein cited has been canceled, that the department shall be notified in writing within 10...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16434
    Proof of financial responsibility may be given by a bond. The bond shall be conditioned for the payment of the amount specified in Section 16430,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16435
    Proof of financial responsibility may be given by the deposit of thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000), as provided in Section 16054.2. The department shall not accept...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16436
    Proof of financial responsibility may be given by the written certificate of a self-insurer holding a certificate of self-insurance for bodily injury and property damage...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16450
    A "motor vehicle liability policy," as used in Chapters 1 (commencing with Section 16000), 2 (commencing with Section 16250), and 4 (commencing with Section 16500),...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16451
    An owner's policy of motor vehicle liability insurance shall insure the named insured and any other person using any motor vehicle registered to the named...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16452
    An operator's policy of motor vehicle liability insurance shall insure the person named as insured therein against loss from the liability imposed on that person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16453
    Any motor vehicle liability policy may grant any lawful coverage in excess of or in addition to the coverage herein specified or contain any agreements,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16454
    Any motor vehicle liability policy need not cover any liability for injury to the assured or any liability of the assured assumed by or imposed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16455
    The provisions of Section 16451 shall not apply to vehicles in storage if the current license plates and registration cards are surrendered to the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16457
    Whenever proof of financial responsibility is required to be filed pursuant to this chapter, no person of whom that proof is required shall drive any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16480
    (a) The department shall upon request, or may at its own discretion, cancel any bond or any certificate of insurance, or the department shall direct...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16482
    (a) Any person whose privilege to operate a motor vehicle has been suspended because of failure to satisfy a judgment and the judgment has been...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16483
    The department shall cancel any bond or any certificate of insurance or direct the return of any money or securities to the person entitled thereto,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16484
    Except when a nonresident minor's certificate or minor's license is canceled as required by Sections 12504 and 17704, respectively, whenever any evidence of proof of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16500
    Every owner of a vehicle used in the transportation of passengers for hire, including taxicabs, when the operation of the vehicle is not subject to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16500.5
    (a) Except as specified in subdivision (b), the owner of the following commercial vehicles shall maintain proof of financial responsibility in the amount required by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16501
    The provisions of this chapter shall not prevent local authorities, within the reasonable exercise of the police power, from adopting rules and regulations, by ordinance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16502
    (a) An owner shall not use, or with his or her consent permit the use of, a vehicle used in the transportation of persons or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16503
    The department shall suspend the registration of all vehicles used in the transportation of persons or property in the conduct of a business, except vehicles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 16560
    (a) Any person or corporation who operates or causes to be operated on the highways of this state any motor vehicle in the interstate or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17000
    As used in this chapter: (a) "Employee" includes an officer, employee, or servant, whether or not compensated, but does not include an independent contractor. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17001
    A public entity is liable for death or injury to person or property proximately caused by a negligent or wrongful act or omission in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17002
    Subject to Article 4 (commencing with Section 825) of Chapter 1 of Part 2 of Division 3.6 of Title 1 of the Government Code, a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17004
    A public employee is not liable for civil damages on account of personal injury to or death of any person or damage to property resulting...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17004.5
    Any private firm or corporation, or employee thereof, which maintains a fire department and has entered into a mutual aid agreement pursuant to Section 13855,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17004.7
    (a) The immunity provided by this section is in addition to any other immunity provided by law. The adoption of a vehicle pursuit policy by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17150
    Every owner of a motor vehicle is liable and responsible for death or injury to person or property resulting from a negligent or wrongful act...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17150.5
    The presumptions created by Section 803 of the Family Code as to the acquisition of property by a married woman by an instrument in writing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17151
    (a) The liability of an owner, bailee of an owner, or personal representative of a decedent imposed by this chapter and not arising through the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17152
    In any action against an owner, bailee of an owner, or personal representative of a decedent on account of liability imposed by Sections 17150, 17154,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17153
    If there is recovery under this chapter against an owner, bailee of an owner, or personal representative of a decedent, the owner, bailee of an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17154
    If the bailee of an owner with the permission, express or implied, of the owner permits another to operate the motor vehicle of the owner,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17155
    If two or more persons are injured or killed in one accident, the owner, bailee of an owner, or personal representative of a decedent may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17156
    If a motor vehicle is sold under a contract of conditional sale whereby the title to such motor vehicle remains in the vendor, such vendor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17157
    If a motor vehicle is gratuitously loaned to a school district, the bailee and not the bailor shall be deemed to be the owner within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17158
    No person riding in or occupying a vehicle owned by him and driven by another person with his permission has any right of action for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17159
    Every person who is a personal representative of a decedent who has control or possession of a motor vehicle subject to administration for the purpose...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17200
    Where an uninsured owner or operator has obtained a judgment against or agreed to a settlement with the owner or operator of an insured motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17201
    The payment of any settlement with an uninsured owner or operator or the payment of any final judgment for damages obtained by an uninsured owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17202
    This article is not intended to affect the rights granted pursuant to subdivision (g) of Section 11580.2 of the Insurance Code.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17300
    (a) A person who willfully or negligently damages a street or highway, or its appurtenances, including, but not limited to, guardrails, signs, traffic signals, snow...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17301
    (a) Any person driving any vehicle, object, or contrivance over a highway or bridge is liable for all damages which the highway or bridge may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17302
    The driver, or the owner and driver, jointly, as the case may be, are also liable for all damages that any highway or bridge sustains...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17303
    Damages under Sections 17301 and 17302 may be recovered in a civil action brought by the authorities in control of the highway or bridge.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17450
    As used in this chapter, "nonresident" means a person who is not a resident of this State at the time the accident or collision occurs.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17451
    The acceptance by a nonresident of the rights and privileges conferred upon him by this code or any operation by himself or agent of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17452
    Where the nonresident has died prior to the commencement of an action brought pursuant to this article, service of process shall be made on the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17453
    The acceptance of rights and privileges under this code or any operation of a motor vehicle anywhere within this state as specified in Section 17451...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17454
    Service of process shall be made by leaving one copy of the summons and complaint in the hands of the director or in his office...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17455
    A notice of service and a copy of the summons and complaint shall be forthwith sent by registered mail by the plaintiff or his attorney...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17456
    Proof of compliance with Section 17455 shall be made in the event of service by mail by affidavit of the plaintiff or his attorney showing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17457
    The court in which the action is pending may order such continuances as may be necessary to afford the defendant reasonable opportunity to defend the
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17458
    The director shall keep a record of all process served upon him under this article which record shall show the day and hour of service.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17459
    The acceptance by a resident of this state of a certificate of ownership or a certificate of registration of any motor vehicle or any renewal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17460
    The acceptance or retention by a resident of this state of a driver's license issued pursuant to the provisions of this code, shall constitute the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17461
    In the event summons is served outside of this state, pursuant to Sections 17459 and 17460, it may be served and proof of service shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17462
    In the event of service outside the State, the person so served shall have 60 days in which to appear in the action in which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17463
    Notwithstanding any provisions of Section 351 of the Code of Civil Procedure to the contrary, when summons may be personally served upon a person as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17700
    For the purposes of this chapter, all persons under 18 years of age are minors.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17701
    No application for a driver's license shall be granted by the department to any minor unless it is signed and verified by the father and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17702
    If a minor under the age of 18 years is married, the application may be signed and verified by the adult spouse of the minor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17703
    If the person or persons required to sign and verify the application of a minor are not residents of this state, the application shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17704
    If, at any time during the minority of the person who has given proof of financial responsibility, as defined in Section 16430, the proof fails,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17705
    If the person who is required to sign and verify the application of a minor gives his or her written consent, or the minor is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17706
    (a) If the person who is required by the provisions of this code to sign and verify the application of a minor gives his written...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17707
    Any civil liability of a minor arising out of his driving a motor vehicle upon a highway during his minority is hereby imposed upon the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17708
    Any civil liability of a minor, whether licensed or not under this code, arising out of his driving a motor vehicle upon a highway with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17709
    (a) No person, or group of persons collectively, shall incur liability for a minor's negligent or wrongful act or omission under Sections 17707 and 17708...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17710
    The person signing a minor's application for a license is not liable under this chapter for a negligent or wrongful act or omission of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17711
    Any person who has signed and verified the application of a minor for a driver's license or any employer who has authorized the issuance of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17712
    (a) The department, upon receipt of satisfactory evidence of the death of the father and mother or the person or guardian who signed and verified...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 17714
    In the event, in one or more actions, judgment is rendered against a defendant under this chapter based upon the negligent or wrongful act or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20000
    The provisions of this division apply upon highways and elsewhere throughout the State, unless expressly provided otherwise.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20001
    (a) The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to a person, other than himself or herself, or in the death...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20002
    (a) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to any property, including vehicles, shall immediately stop the vehicle at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20003
    (a) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or death of any person shall also give his or her...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20004
    In the event of death of any person resulting from an accident, the driver of any vehicle involved after fulfilling the requirements of this division,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20006
    If the driver does not have his driver's license in his possession, he shall exhibit other valid evidences of identification to the occupants of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20008
    (a) The driver of a vehicle, other than a common carrier vehicle, involved in any accident resulting in injuries to or death of any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20009
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol may require any driver, or the owner of a common carrier vehicle, involved in any accident of which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20010
    Whenever the driver of a vehicle is physically incapable of making a required accident report, any occupant in the vehicle at the time of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20011
    Every coroner shall on or before the tenth day of each month report in writing to the Department of the California Highway Patrol the death...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20012
    All required accident reports, and supplemental reports, shall be without prejudice to the individual so reporting and shall be for the confidential use of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20013
    No such accident report shall be used as evidence in any trial, civil or criminal, arising out of an accident, except that the department shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20014
    All required accident reports and supplemental reports and all reports made to the Department of the California Highway Patrol by any peace officer, member of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20015
    (a) No traffic or police officer shall include in any counter report of a property-damage accident, as defined in this section, any determination by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20016
    Any peace officer, any member of an organized fire department or fire protection district, any employee of the Department of Transportation assigned to maintenance operations,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20017
    Any peace officer who knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, that a pesticide has been spilled or otherwise accidentally released, shall report the spill...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 20018
    Every law enforcement agency having traffic law enforcement responsibility as specified in subdivision (a) of Section 830.1 and in subdivision (a) of Section 830.2 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21000
    Wherever in this division "department" occurs, it means the Department of the California Highway Patrol.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21001
    The provisions of this division refer exclusively to the operation of vehicles upon the highways, unless a different place is specifically referred to.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21050
    Every person riding or driving an animal upon a highway has all of the rights and is subject to all of the duties applicable to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21051
    The following sections apply to trolley coaches: (a) Sections 1800, 4000, 4001, 4002, 4003, 4006, 4009, 4150, 4151, 4152, 4153, 4155, 4156, 4158, 4166, 4300...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21052
    The provisions of this code applicable to the drivers of vehicles upon the highways apply to the drivers of all vehicles while engaged in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21053
    This code, except Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 20000) of Division 10, Article 2 (commencing with Section 23152) of Chapter 12 of Division 11, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21054
    The provisions of this division do not apply to the duly authorized representatives of any public agency while actually engaged in performing any of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21055
    The driver of an authorized emergency vehicle is exempt from Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 21350), Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 21650), Chapter 4 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21056
    Section 21055 does not relieve the driver of a vehicle from the duty to drive with due regard for the safety of all persons using...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21057
    Every police and traffic officer is hereby expressly prohibited from using a siren or driving at an illegal speed when serving as an escort of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21058
    A physician traveling in response to an emergency call shall be exempt from the provisions of Sections 22351 and 22352 if the vehicle so used...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21059
    Sections 21211, 21650, 21660, 22502, 22504, and subdivision (h) of Section 22500 do not apply to the operation of a rubbish or garbage truck while...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21060
    Between the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., Sections 21650, 21660, 22502, 22504, and subdivision (h) of Section 22500 do not apply to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21061
    (a) In addition to any action prescribed in Division 17 (commencing with Section 40000.1), a traffic officer may issue a notice of reexamination to any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21062
    The arresting officer shall, before the end of the next working day, transmit, or cause to be transmitted, a legible copy of the notice of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21070
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a driver who violates any provision of this division, that is punishable as an infraction, and as a result...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21100
    Local authorities may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution regarding all of the following matters: (a) Regulating or prohibiting processions or assemblages on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21100.1
    Whenever any city or county, by ordinance or resolution, permits, restricts, or prohibits the use of public or private highways pursuant to this article, any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21100.3
    It is unlawful for any person to disobey the traffic directions of a person appointed or authorized by a local authority to regulate traffic pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21100.4
    (a) (1) A magistrate presented with the affidavit of a peace officer or a designated local transportation officer establishing reasonable cause to believe that a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21100.5
    Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, local authorities of any city which is on a natural island with an area in excess of 20,000 acres...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21101
    Local authorities, for those highways under their jurisdiction, may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution on the following matters: (a) Closing any highway...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21101.2
    Local authorities may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution to provide that if a peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21101.4
    (a) A local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, adopt rules and regulations for temporarily closing to through traffic a highway under its jurisdiction when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21101.6
    Notwithstanding Section 21101, local authorities may not place gates or other selective devices on any street which deny or restrict the access of certain members...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21102
    Local authorities may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution closing to vehicular traffic that portion of any street or highway crossing or dividing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21102.1
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, local authorities may, by ordinance or resolution, adopt rules and regulations restricting vehicular or pedestrian traffic through any alley...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21103
    No ordinance or resolution enacted under Section 21101 shall be effective until signs giving notice of the local traffic laws are posted at all entrances...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21104
    No ordinance or resolution proposed to be enacted under Section 21101 or subdivision (d) of Section 21100 is effective as to any highway not under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21105
    No rule or regulation adopted under Sections 21100 or 21101 shall be effective as to boundary line streets where portions thereof are within different jurisdictions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21106
    (a) Local authorities, by ordinance or resolution, may establish crosswalks between intersections. (b) Local authorities may install signs at or adjacent to an intersection directing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21107
    The provisions of this code shall not prevent any city from adopting rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution, regulating vehicular traffic on privately owned...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21107.5
    (a) Any city or county may, by ordinance or resolution, find and declare that there are privately owned and maintained roads as described in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21107.6
    (a) Any city or county may, by ordinance, find and declare that there are privately owned and maintained roads as described in such ordinance within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21107.7
    (a) Any city or county may, by ordinance or resolution, find and declare that there are privately owned and maintained roads as described in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21107.8
    (a) Any city or county may, by ordinance or resolution, find and declare that there are privately owned and maintained offstreet parking facilities as described...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21107.9
    (a) Any city or county, or city and county, may, by ordinance or resolution, find and declare that there are privately owned and maintained roads...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21108
    Local authorities may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution regulating vehicular traffic on privately owned and maintained roads or ways within the boundaries...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21109
    (a) Local authorities may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution regulating vehicular and pedestrian traffic in subways, tubes, and tunnels or upon bridges...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21109.5
    (a) No restriction or prohibition shall be effective pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 21109 or Section 34020.5 except upon notice and hearing in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21110
    Local authorities may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution to require that all vehicles stop before entering or crossing the tracks at any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21111
    Local authorities may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution regulating vehicular traffic on privately owned and maintained roads or ways within the boundaries...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21112
    Local authorities may by ordinance license and regulate the location of stands on streets and highways for use by taxicabs and other public carriers for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21113
    (a) A person shall not drive any vehicle or animal, or stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle or animal, whether attended or unattended, upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21114
    If a local authority finds that a city street or county road under its jurisdiction adjacent to an airport has been specifically designed and constructed,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21114.5
    Notwithstanding Section 21663 or any other provision of this code, local authorities may, by ordinance, authorize the operation of electric carts by physically disabled persons,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21115
    (a) If a local authority finds that a highway under its jurisdiction is located adjacent to, or provides access to, a golf course and between...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21115.1
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 21115, a local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, establish crossing zones, for use by golf carts at any time other than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21116
    (a) No person shall drive any motor vehicle upon a roadway located on a levee, canal bank, natural watercourse bank, or pipeline right-of-way if the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21117
    (a) Local authorities may, notwithstanding Section 21101 or 21101.6, by written agreement approved by their legislative bodies, transfer among themselves the responsibility for maintaining, operating,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21200
    (a) A person riding a bicycle or operating a pedicab upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21200.5
    Notwithstanding Section 21200, it is unlawful for any person to ride a bicycle upon a highway while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21201
    (a) No person shall operate a bicycle on a roadway unless it is equipped with a brake which will enable the operator to make one...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21201.3
    (a) A bicycle or motorized bicycle used by a peace officer, as defined in Section 830.1 of, subdivision (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g),...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21201.5
    (a) No person shall sell, or offer for sale, a reflex reflector or reflectorized tire of a type required on a bicycle unless it meets...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21202
    (a) Any person operating a bicycle upon a roadway at a speed less than the normal speed of traffic moving in the same direction at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21203
    No person riding upon any motorcycle, motorized bicycle, bicycle, coaster, roller skates, sled, or toy vehicle shall attach the same or himself to any streetcar...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21204
    (a) A person operating a bicycle upon a highway shall not ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached thereto, unless...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21205
    No person operating a bicycle shall carry any package, bundle or article which prevents the operator from keeping at least one hand upon the handlebars.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21206
    This chapter does not prevent local authorities, by ordinance, from regulating the registration of bicycles and the parking and operation of bicycles on pedestrian or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21207
    (a) This chapter does not prohibit local authorities from establishing, by ordinance or resolution, bicycle lanes separated from any vehicular lanes upon highways, other than...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21207.5
    Notwithstanding Sections 21207 and 23127 of this code, or any other provision of law, no motorized bicycle may be operated on a bicycle path or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21208
    (a) Whenever a bicycle lane has been established on a roadway pursuant to Section 21207, any person operating a bicycle upon the roadway at a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21209
    (a) No person shall drive a motor vehicle in a bicycle lane established on a roadway pursuant to Section 21207 except as follows: (1) To...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21210
    No person shall leave a bicycle lying on its side on any sidewalk, or shall park a bicycle on a sidewalk in any other position,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21211
    (a) No person may stop, stand, sit, or loiter upon any class I bikeway, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 890.4 of the Streets...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21212
    (a) A person under 18 years of age shall not operate a bicycle, a nonmotorized scooter, or a skateboard, nor shall they wear in-line or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21220
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares both of the following: (1) This state has severe traffic congestion and air pollution problems, particularly in its cities,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21220.5
    For the purposes of this article, a motorized scooter is defined in Section 407.5.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21221
    Every person operating a motorized scooter upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21221.5
    Notwithstanding Section 21221, it is unlawful for any person to operate a motorized scooter upon a highway while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21223
    (a) Every motorized scooter operated upon any highway during darkness shall be equipped with the following: (1) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a lamp...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21224
    (a) A person operating a motorized scooter is not subject to the provisions of this code relating to financial responsibility, registration, and license plate requirements,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21225
    This article does not prevent a local authority, by ordinance, from regulating the registration of motorized scooters and the parking and operation of motorized scooters...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21226
    (a) A person shall not sell or offer for sale a motorized scooter that produces a maximum noise level exceeding 80 dbA at a distance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21227
    (a) A motorized scooter shall comply with one of the following: (1) Operate in a manner so that the electric motor is disengaged or ceases...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21228
    Any person operating a motorized scooter upon a highway at a speed less than the normal speed of traffic moving in the same direction at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21229
    (a) Whenever a class II bicycle lane has been established on a roadway, any person operating a motorized scooter upon the roadway shall ride within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21230
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a motorized scooter may be operated on a bicycle path or trail or bikeway, unless the local authority or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21235
    The operator of a motorized scooter shall not do any of the following: (a) Operate a motorized scooter unless it is equipped with a brake...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21250
    For the purposes of this article, a low-speed vehicle means a vehicle as defined in Section 385.5. A "low-speed vehicle" is also known as a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21251
    Except as provided in Chapter 6.2 (commencing with Section 1962), Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 1963), Chapter 7.1 (commencing with Section 1964), Chapter 8 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21252
    A vehicle dealer, selling a low-speed vehicle, shall provide to the buyer a disclosure statement regarding the operation of the vehicle that is in compliance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21253
    A low-speed vehicle operated or parked on the roadway shall at all times meet federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards established for low-speed vehicles in Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21254
    A motor vehicle that was originally designated as a low-speed vehicle and that has been modified or altered to exceed 25 miles per hour shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21260
    (a) Except as provided in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b), or in an area where a neighborhood electric vehicle transportation plan has been adopted pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21266
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 21260, local authorities, by ordinance or resolution, may restrict or prohibit the use of low-speed vehicles. (b) Notwithstanding Section 21260, a local...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21280
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) This state has severe traffic congestion and air pollution problems, particularly in its cities,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21280.5
    For purposes of this article, an electric personal assistive mobility device is defined in Section 313.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21281
    Every electric personal assistive mobility device, or EPAMD, shall be equipped with the following safety mechanisms: (a) Front, rear, and side reflectors. (b) A system...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21281.5
    (a) A person shall not operate an EPAMD on a sidewalk, bike path, pathway, trail, bike lane, street, road, or highway at a speed greater...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21282
    Notwithstanding Section 21966, for the purpose of assuring the safety of pedestrians, including seniors, persons with disabilities, and others using sidewalks, bike paths, pathways, trails,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21350
    The Department of Transportation shall place and maintain, or cause to be placed and maintained, with respect to highways under its jurisdiction, appropriate signs, signals,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21351
    Local authorities in their respective jurisdictions shall place and maintain or cause to be placed and maintained such traffic signs, signals and other traffic control...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21351.3
    Local authorities in their respective jurisdictions may place and maintain, or cause to be placed and maintained, speed limit, speed advisory, and mileage signs, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21351.5
    The Department of Transportation or local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, may erect stop signs to require the traffic on a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21351.7
    Local authorities in their respective jurisdictions may place and maintain, or cause to be placed and maintained, appropriate signs along city streets or county roads...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21352
    The Department of Transportation may erect stop signs at any entrance to any state highway and whenever the department determines that it is necessary for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21353
    No local authority, except by permission of the Department of Transportation, shall erect or maintain any stop sign or traffic control signal in such manner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21354
    Subject to the provisions of Section 21353, a local authority may designate any highway under its jurisdiction as a through highway and may erect stop...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21355
    (a) Stop signs erected under Section 21350, 21351, 21352, or 21354 may be erected either at or near the entrance to an intersection. The Department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21356
    The Department of Transportation or local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, may erect yield right-of-way signs at the entrances to intersections...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21356.5
    Local authorities may place signs, mirrors, or other visual or audible devices at exits from alleys that are under their jurisdiction to warn drivers to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21357
    Speed restriction signs may, but need not, be erected upon any highway other than a state highway at the entrance thereof into a business or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21358
    Where one or more business and residence districts are contiguous, or where, as authorized by this code, speed is to be restricted between two districts,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21359
    Whenever the Department of Transportation or a local authority as authorized by this code determines and declares a speed limit different from the limit otherwise...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21360
    Local authorities in their respective jurisdictions may, within the reasonable exercise of their police power and subject to Section 21353, place and maintain official traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21361
    (a) When the outermost boundaries of two or more intersections are confined within a distance of 200 feet, the Department of Transportation in respect to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21362
    Railroad warning approach signs shall be erected by local authorities upon the right-hand side of each approach of every highway under their jurisdiction to a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21362.5
    (a) Railroad and rail transit grade crossings may be equipped with an automated rail crossing enforcement system if the system is identified by signs clearly...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21363
    Detour signs shall be erected at the nearest points of detour from that portion of a highway, or from any bridge, which is closed to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21364
    The Department of Transportation may authorize an owner of land adjacent to a state highway to erect and maintain signs to indicate the existence of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21365
    The Department of Transportation, with respect to state highways in open range country, and the board of supervisors of each county, with respect to county...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21366
    At each signal-controlled intersection on streets and highways, there shall be a street name sign clearly visible to traffic approaching from all directions. The cost...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21367
    (a) As provided in Section 125 of the Streets and Highways Code and in Section 21100 of this code, respectively, the duly authorized representative of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21368
    Whenever a marked pedestrian crosswalk has been established in a roadway contiguous to a school building or the grounds thereof, it shall be painted or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21369
    All speed restriction signs in place on January 1, 1960, are hereby ratified and confirmed and shall establish the applicable prima facie speed limit unless...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21370
    The Department of Transportation, or its duly authorized representatives with the approval of the department, while engaged in the construction of a state highway upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21372
    The Department of Transportation and local authorities shall, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, establish and promulgate warrants to be used as guidelines...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21373
    The governing board of any school district may request the appropriate city, county, city and county or state agency to install traffic control devices in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21374
    A local authority may mark or paint the surface of any street or highway under its jurisdiction, or of any state highway, with the approval...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21375
    (a) The Department of Transportation shall place and maintain, or cause to be placed and maintained, directional signs on freeways indicating the location of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21376
    The Department of Transportation shall place and maintain on each major state highway entering the state within 500 feet after the state line, a sign...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21400
    (a) (1) The Department of Transportation shall, after consultation with local agencies and public hearings, adopt rules and regulations prescribing uniform standards and specifications for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21401
    (a) Except as provided in Section 21374, only those official traffic control devices that conform to the uniform standards and specifications promulgated by the Department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21450
    Whenever traffic is controlled by official traffic control signals showing different colored lights, color-lighted arrows, or color-lighted bicycle symbols, successively, one at a time, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21450.5
    (a) A traffic-actuated signal is an official traffic control signal, as specified in Section 445, that displays one or more of its indications in response...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21451
    (a) A driver facing a circular green signal shall proceed straight through or turn right or left or make a U-turn unless a sign prohibits...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21452
    (a) A driver facing a steady circular yellow or yellow arrow signal is, by that signal, warned that the related green movement is ending or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21453
    (a) A driver facing a steady circular red signal alone shall stop at a marked limit line, but if none, before entering the crosswalk on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21454
    When lane use control signals are placed over individual lanes, those signals shall indicate and apply to drivers of vehicles as follows: (a) Green indication:...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21455
    When an official traffic control signal is erected and maintained at a place other than an intersection, the provisions of this article shall be applicable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21455.5
    (a) The limit line, the intersection, or a place designated in Section 21455, where a driver is required to stop, may be equipped with an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21455.6
    (a) A city council or county board of supervisors shall conduct a public hearing on the proposed use of an automated enforcement system authorized under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21455.7
    (a) At an intersection at which there is an automated enforcement system in operation, the minimum yellow light change interval shall be established in accordance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21456
    Whenever a pedestrian control signal showing the words "WALK" or "WAIT" or "DONT WALK" or other approved symbol is in place, the signal shall indicate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21456.1
    Whenever an official traffic control signal exhibiting an approved "Walking Person" symbol, an approved "Upraised Hand" symbol, or the words "WALK" or "WAIT" or "DON'T...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21456.2
    (a) Unless otherwise directed by a bicycle signal as provided in Section 21456.3, an operator of a bicycle shall obey the provisions of this article...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21456.3
    (a) An operator of a bicycle facing a green bicycle signal shall proceed straight through or turn right or left or make a U-turn unless...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21457
    Whenever an illuminated flashing red or yellow light is used in a traffic signal or with a traffic sign, it shall require obedience by drivers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21458
    (a) Whenever local authorities enact local parking regulations and indicate them by the use of paint upon curbs, the following colors only shall be used,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21459
    (a) The Department of Transportation in respect to state highways and a local authority with respect to highways under its jurisdiction, is authorized to place...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21460
    (a) If double parallel solid yellow lines are in place, a person driving a vehicle shall not drive to the left of the lines, except...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21460.5
    (a) The Department of Transportation and local authorities in their respective jurisdictions may designate a two-way left-turn lane on a highway. A two-way left-turn lane...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21461
    (a) It is unlawful for a driver of a vehicle to fail to obey a sign or signal defined as regulatory in the federal Manual...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21461.5
    It shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to fail to obey any sign or signal erected or maintained to indicate or carry out the provisions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21462
    The driver of any vehicle, the person in charge of any animal, any pedestrian, and the motorman of any streetcar shall obey the instructions of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21463
    No person shall operate a manually or traffic actuated signal other than for the purpose of permitting a pedestrian or vehicle to cross a roadway.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21464
    (a) A person, without lawful authority, may not deface, injure, attach any material or substance to, knock down, or remove, nor may a person shoot...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21465
    No person shall place, maintain, or display upon, or in view of, any highway any unofficial sign, signal, device, or marking, or any sign, signal,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21466
    No person shall place or maintain or display upon or in view of any highway any light in such position as to prevent the driver...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21466.5
    No person shall place or maintain or display, upon or in view of any highway, any light of any color of such brilliance as to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21467
    Every prohibited sign, signal, device, or light is a public nuisance, and the Department of Transportation, members of the California Highway Patrol, and local authorities...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21468
    This division does not modify or limit the authority of the Public Utilities Commission to erect or maintain, or cause to be erected and maintained,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21650
    Upon all highways, a vehicle shall be driven upon the right half of the roadway, except as follows: (a) When overtaking and passing another vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21650.1
    A bicycle operated on a roadway, or the shoulder of a highway, shall be operated in the same direction as vehicles are required to be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21651
    (a) Whenever a highway has been divided into two or more roadways by means of intermittent barriers or by means of a dividing section of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21652
    When any service road has been constructed on or along any public highway and the main thoroughfare of the highway has been separated from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21654
    (a) Notwithstanding the prima facie speed limits, any vehicle proceeding upon a highway at a speed less than the normal speed of traffic moving in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21655
    (a) Whenever the Department of Transportation or local authorities with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions determines upon the basis of an engineering and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21655.5
    (a) The Department of Transportation and local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, may authorize or permit exclusive or preferential use of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21655.6
    (a) Whenever the Department of Transportation authorizes or permits exclusive or preferential use of highway lanes for high-occupancy vehicles on any highway located within the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21655.7
    A local authority, with respect to any highway under its jurisdiction, may authorize or permit a portion of the highway to be used exclusively for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21655.8
    (a) Except as required under subdivision (b), when exclusive or preferential use lanes for high-occupancy vehicles are established pursuant to Section 21655.5 and double parallel...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21655.9
    (a) (1) Whenever the Department of Transportation or a local authority authorizes or permits exclusive or preferential use of highway lanes or highway access ramps...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21656
    On a two-lane highway where passing is unsafe because of traffic in the opposite direction or other conditions, a slow-moving vehicle, including a passenger vehicle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21657
    The authorities in charge of any highway may designate any highway, roadway, part of a roadway, or specific lanes upon which vehicular traffic shall proceed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21658
    Whenever any roadway has been divided into two or more clearly marked lanes for traffic in one direction, the following rules apply: (a) A vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21659
    Upon a roadway which is divided into three lanes a vehicle shall not be driven in the extreme left lane at any time, nor in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21660
    Drivers of vehicles proceeding in opposite directions shall pass each other to the right, and, except when a roadway has been divided into traffic lanes,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21661
    Whenever upon any grade the width of the roadway is insufficient to permit the passing of vehicles approaching from opposite directions at the point of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21662
    The driver of a motor vehicle traveling through defiles or canyons or upon mountain highways shall hold the motor vehicle under control at all times...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21663
    Except as expressly permitted pursuant to this code, including Sections 21100.4 and 21114.5, no person shall operate or move a motor vehicle upon a sidewalk...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21664
    It is unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to enter or exit any freeway which has full control of access and no crossings at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21700
    No person shall drive a vehicle when it is so loaded, or when there are in the front seat such number of persons as to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21700.5
    No person shall knowingly drive a bus within the City of San Diego which is transporting any public or private school pupil who is enrolled...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21701
    No person shall wilfully interfere with the driver of a vehicle or with the mechanism thereof in such manner as to affect the driver's control...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21702
    (a) No person shall drive upon any highway any vehicle designed or used for transporting persons for compensation for more than 10 consecutive hours nor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21703
    The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21704
    (a) The driver of any motor vehicle subject to the speed restriction of Section 22406 that is operated outside of a business or residence district,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21705
    Motor vehicles being driven outside of a business or residence district in a caravan or motorcade, whether or not towing other vehicles, shall be so...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21706
    No motor vehicle, except an authorized emergency vehicle, shall follow within 300 feet of any authorized emergency vehicle being operated under the provisions of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21706.5
    (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings: (1) "Emergency incident zone" means an area on a freeway that is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21707
    No motor vehicle, except an authorized emergency vehicle or a vehicle of a duly authorized member of a fire or police department, shall be operated...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21708
    No person shall drive or propel any vehicle or conveyance upon, over, or across, or in any manner damage any fire hose or chemical hose...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21709
    No vehicle shall at any time be driven through or within a safety zone.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21710
    The driver of a motor vehicle when traveling on down grade upon any highway shall not coast with the gears of such vehicle in neutral.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21711
    No person shall operate a train of vehicles when any vehicle being towed whips or swerves from side to side or fails to follow substantially...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21712
    (a) A person driving a motor vehicle shall not knowingly permit a person to ride on a vehicle or upon a portion of a vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21713
    No person shall operate on any highway any privately owned armored car unless a license to operate such car has first been obtained from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21714
    The driver of a vehicle described in subdivision (f) of Section 27803 shall not operate the vehicle in either of the following areas: (a) On,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21715
    (a) No passenger vehicle regardless of weight, or any other motor vehicle under 4,000 pounds unladen, shall draw or tow more than one vehicle in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21716
    Except as provided in Section 21115.1 and Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 1950) of Division 2.5 of the Streets and Highways Code, no person shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21717
    Whenever it is necessary for the driver of a motor vehicle to cross a bicycle lane that is adjacent to his lane of travel to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21718
    (a) No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle upon a freeway which has full control of access and no crossings at grade...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21720
    A pocket bike shall not be operated on a sidewalk, roadway, or any other part of a highway, or on a bikeway, bicycle path or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21721
    (a) A peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, may cause...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21750
    (a) The driver of a vehicle overtaking another vehicle or a bicycle proceeding in the same direction shall pass to the left at a safe...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21751
    On a two-lane highway, no vehicle shall be driven to the left side of the center of the roadway in overtaking and passing another vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21752
    No vehicle shall be driven to the left side of the roadway under the following conditions: (a) When approaching or upon the crest of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21753
    Except when passing on the right is permitted, the driver of an overtaken vehicle shall safely move to the right-hand side of the highway in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21754
    The driver of a vehicle may overtake and pass to the right of another vehicle only under the following conditions: (a) When the vehicle overtaken...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21755
    (a) The driver of a vehicle may overtake and pass another vehicle upon the right only under conditions permitting that movement in safety. In no...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21756
    (a) The driver of a vehicle overtaking any interurban electric or streetcar stopped or about to stop for the purpose of receiving or discharging any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21757
    The driver of a vehicle shall not overtake and pass upon the left, nor shall any driver of a vehicle drive upon the left side...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21758
    In the event any vehicle is being operated on any grade outside of a business or residence district at a speed of less than 20...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21759
    The driver of any vehicle approaching any horse drawn vehicle, any ridden animal, or any livestock shall exercise proper control of his vehicle and shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21760
    (a) This section shall be known and may be cited as the Three Feet for Safety Act. (b) The driver of a motor vehicle overtaking...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21800
    (a) The driver of a vehicle approaching an intersection shall yield the right-of-way to any vehicle which has entered the intersection from a different highway....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21801
    (a) The driver of a vehicle intending to turn to the left or to complete a U-turn upon a highway, or to turn left into...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21802
    (a) The driver of any vehicle approaching a stop sign at the entrance to, or within, an intersection shall stop as required by Section 22450....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21803
    (a) The driver of any vehicle approaching any intersection which is controlled by a yield right-of-way sign shall, upon arriving at the sign, yield the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21804
    (a) The driver of any vehicle about to enter or cross a highway from any public or private property, or from an alley, shall yield...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21805
    (a) The Department of Transportation, and local authorities with respect to highways under their jurisdiction, may designate any intersection of a highway as a bridle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21806
    Upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle which is sounding a siren and which has at least one lighted lamp exhibiting red light...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21807
    The provisions of Section 21806 shall not operate to relieve the driver of an authorized emergency vehicle from the duty to drive with due regard...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21809
    (a) A person driving a vehicle on a freeway approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicle that is displaying emergency lights, a stationary tow truck that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21949
    (a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is the policy of the State of California that safe and convenient pedestrian travel and access,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21950
    (a) The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21950.5
    (a) An existing marked crosswalk may not be removed unless notice and opportunity to be heard is provided to the public not less than 30...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21951
    Whenever any vehicle has stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21952
    The driver of any motor vehicle, prior to driving over or upon any sidewalk, shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian approaching thereon.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21953
    Whenever any pedestrian crosses a roadway other than by means of a pedestrian tunnel or overhead pedestrian crossing, if a pedestrian tunnel or overhead crossing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21954
    (a) Every pedestrian upon a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk or within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection shall yield...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21955
    Between adjacent intersections controlled by traffic control signal devices or by police officers, pedestrians shall not cross the roadway at any place except in a
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21956
    (a) No pedestrian may walk upon any roadway outside of a business or residence district otherwise than close to his or her left-hand edge of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21957
    No person shall stand in a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a ride from the driver of any vehicle.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21959
    It is unlawful for any person to ski or toboggan on or across any roadway in such a manner as to interfere with the movement...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21960
    (a) The Department of Transportation and local authorities, by order, ordinance, or resolution, with respect to freeways, expressways, or designated portions thereof under their respective...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21961
    This chapter does not prevent local authorities from adopting ordinances prohibiting pedestrians from crossing roadways at other than crosswalks.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21962
    Any peace officer having reasonable cause to believe that any pedestrian is stopped or standing on any bridge or overpass for the purpose of violating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21963
    A totally or partially blind pedestrian who is carrying a predominantly white cane (with or without a red tip), or using a guide dog, shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21964
    No person, other than those totally or partially blind, shall carry or use on any highway or in any public building, public facility, or other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21965
    As used in Sections 21963 and 21964, "blind," "totally blind," and "partially blind," mean having central visual acuity not to exceed 20/200 in the better...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21966
    No pedestrian shall proceed along a bicycle path or lane where there is an adjacent adequate pedestrian facility.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21967
    Except as provided in Section 21968, a local authority may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution prohibiting or restricting persons from riding or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21968
    No motorized skateboard may be propelled on any sidewalk, roadway, or any other part of a highway or on any bikeway, bicycle path or trail,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21969
    A local authority may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance regulating persons engaged in roller skating on a highway, sidewalk, or roadway.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21970
    (a) No person may stop a vehicle unnecessarily in a manner that causes the vehicle to block a marked or unmarked crosswalk or sidewalk. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 21971
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who violates subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 21451, subdivision (b) of Section 21453, subdivision (a) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22100
    Except as provided in Section 22100.5 or 22101, the driver of any vehicle intending to turn upon a highway shall do so as follows: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22100.5
    No driver shall make a U-turn at an intersection controlled by official traffic signals except as provided in Section 21451, and then only from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22101
    (a) The Department of Transportation or local authorities in respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, may cause official traffic control devices to be placed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22102
    No person in a business district shall make a U-turn, except at an intersection, or on a divided highway where an opening has been provided...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22103
    No person in a residence district shall make a U-turn when any other vehicle is approaching from either direction within 200 feet, except at an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22104
    No person shall make a U-turn in front of the driveway entrance or approaches to a fire station. No person shall use the driveway entrance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22105
    No person shall make a U-turn upon any highway where the driver of such vehicle does not have an unobstructed view for 200 feet in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22106
    No person shall start a vehicle stopped, standing, or parked on a highway, nor shall any person back a vehicle on a highway until such...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22107
    No person shall turn a vehicle from a direct course or move right or left upon a roadway until such movement can be made with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22108
    Any signal of intention to turn right or left shall be given continuously during the last 100 feet traveled by the vehicle before turning.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22109
    No person shall stop or suddenly decrease the speed of a vehicle on a highway without first giving an appropriate signal in the manner provided...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22110
    (a) The signals required by this chapter shall be given by signal lamp, unless a vehicle is not required to be and is not equipped...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22111
    All required signals given by hand and arm shall be given from the left side of a vehicle in the following manner: (a) Left turn--hand...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22112
    (a) On approach to a schoolbus stop where pupils are loading or unloading from a schoolbus, the schoolbus driver shall activate an approved amber warning...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22113
    This chapter does not prevent local authorities, by ordinance, from prohibiting the making of any turning movement by any vehicle at any intersection or between...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22348
    (a) Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 22351, a person shall not drive a vehicle upon a highway with a speed limit established pursuant to Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22349
    (a) Except as provided in Section 22356, no person may drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than 65 miles per hour....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22350
    No person shall drive a vehicle upon a highway at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent having due regard for weather, visibility, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22351
    (a) The speed of any vehicle upon a highway not in excess of the limits specified in Section 22352 or established as authorized in this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22352
    The prima facie limits are as follows and shall be applicable unless changed as authorized in this code and, if so changed, only when signs...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22353
    When conducting an engineering and traffic survey, the City of Norco, in addition to the factors set forth in Section 627, may also consider equestrian
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22354
    (a) Whenever the Department of Transportation determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the limit of 65 miles per hour is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22354.5
    (a) Whenever the Department of Transportation determines, upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey, to increase or decrease the existing speed limit on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22355
    Whenever the Department of Transportation determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the safe and orderly movement of traffic upon any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22356
    (a) Whenever the Department of Transportation, after consultation with the Department of the California Highway Patrol, determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22357
    (a) Whenever a local authority determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that a speed greater than 25 miles per hour would...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22357.1
    Notwithstanding Section 22357, a local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, set a prima facie speed limit of 25 miles per hour on any street,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22358
    (a) Whenever a local authority determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the limit of 65 miles per hour is more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22358.3
    Whenever a local authority determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the prima facie speed limit of 25 miles per hour...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22358.4
    (a) (1) Whenever a local authority determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the prima facie speed limit of 25 miles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22358.5
    It is the intent of the Legislature that physical conditions such as width, curvature, grade and surface conditions, or any other condition readily apparent to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22359
    With respect to boundary line streets and highways where portions thereof are within different jurisdictions, no ordinance adopted under Sections 22357 and 22358 shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22360
    (a) Whenever a local authority determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the limit of 65 miles per hour is more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22361
    On multiple-lane highways with two or more separate roadways different prima facie speed limits may be established for different roadways under any of the procedures...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22362
    It is prima facie a violation of the basic speed law for any person to operate a vehicle in excess of the posted speed limit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22363
    Notwithstanding any speed limit that may be in effect upon the highway, the Department of Transportation in respect to state highways, or a local authority...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22364
    Whenever the Department of Transportation determines, upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey, that the safe and orderly movement of traffic upon any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22365
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any county or city, which is contained, in whole or in part, within the South Coast Air Quality Management...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22366
    (a) Whenever the Director of Transportation determines the date upon which the state may establish a maximum speed limit of 65 miles per hour on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22400
    (a) No person shall drive upon a highway at such a slow speed as to impede or block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22401
    Local authorities in timing traffic signals may so regulate the timing thereof as to permit the movement of traffic in an orderly and safe manner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22402
    The Department of Transportation may, in the manner provided in Section 22404 determine the maximum speed, not less than five miles per hour, which can...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22403
    Any local authority may, in the manner provided in Section 22404, determine the maximum speed, not less than five miles per hour, which can be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22404
    The Department of Transportation or local authority making a determination of the maximum safe speed upon a bridge, elevated structure, tube, or tunnel shall first...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22405
    (a) No person shall drive a vehicle on any bridge, elevated structure, tube, or tunnel constituting a part of a highway, at a speed which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22406
    No person may drive any of the following vehicles on a highway at a speed in excess of 55 miles per hour: (a) A motortruck...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22406.1
    (a) A person who operates a commercial motor vehicle, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 15210, upon a highway at a speed exceeding a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22406.5
    Any person who drives a tank vehicle subject to Division 14.7 (commencing with Section 34000) while transporting more than 500 gallons of flammable liquid at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22407
    Whenever the Department of Transportation or local authority determines upon the basis of engineering studies and a traffic survey that the speed of 55 miles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22409
    No person shall operate any vehicle equipped with any solid tire when such vehicle has a gross weight as set forth in the following table...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22410
    No person shall operate any vehicle equipped with any metal tire in contact with the surface of the highway at a speed in excess of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22411
    No person shall operate a motorized scooter at a speed in excess of 15 miles per hour.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22413
    Whenever a local authority determines upon the basis of an engineering and traffic survey that the prima facie limit of 25 miles per hour is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22450
    (a) The driver of any vehicle approaching a stop sign at the entrance to, or within, an intersection shall stop at a limit line, if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22451
    (a) The driver of any vehicle or pedestrian approaching a railroad or rail transit grade crossing shall stop not less than 15 feet from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22452
    (a) Subdivisions (b) and (d) apply to the operation of the following vehicles: (1) A bus or farm labor vehicle carrying passengers. (2) A motortruck...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22452.5
    The Department of Transportation and local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, may place signs at railroad grade crossings permitting any vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22453
    Failure of the driver of a motor vehicle carrying any passenger for hire to stop as required in Section 22452 shall not be imputed to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22454
    (a) The driver of any vehicle, upon meeting or overtaking, from either direction, any schoolbus equipped with signs as required in this code, that is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22454.5
    Notwithstanding Section 42001, a person convicted of a first violation of Section 22454 shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22455
    (a) The driver of any commercial vehicle engaged in vending upon a street may vend products on a street in a residence district only after...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22456
    (a) This section shall be known and may be cited as the Destiny Nicole Stout Memorial Act. (b) The Legislature finds and declares that motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22500
    No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle whether attended or unattended, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22500.1
    In addition to Section 22500, no person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, except when necessary to avoid conflict...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22500.5
    Upon agreement between a transit system operating buses engaged as common carriers in local transportation and a public school district or private school, local authorities...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22501
    No ordinance enacted by local authorities pursuant to subdivisions (e) and (k) of Section 22500 or Section 22507.2 shall become effective as to any state...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22502
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a vehicle stopped or parked upon a roadway where there are adjacent curbs shall be stopped or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22503
    Local authorities may by ordinance permit angle parking on any roadway, or left-hand parking upon one-way roadways of divided highways, except that no ordinance is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22503.5
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, establish special parking regulations for two-wheeled or three-wheeled motor vehicles.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22504
    (a) Upon any highway in unincorporated areas, a person shall not stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, upon the roadway...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22505
    (a) The Department of Transportation with respect to highways under its jurisdiction may place signs or markings prohibiting or restricting the stopping, standing, or parking...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22506
    Local authorities may by ordinance or resolution prohibit or restrict the stopping, standing, or parking of vehicles on a state highway, in their respective jurisdictions,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22507
    (a) Local authorities may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or restrict the stopping, parking, or standing of vehicles, including, but not limited to, vehicles that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22507.1
    (a) A local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, designate certain streets or portions of streets for the exclusive parking privilege of motor vehicles participating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22507.2
    Notwithstanding subdivision (e) of Section 22500, a local authority may, by ordinance, authorize the owner or lessee of property to park a vehicle in front...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22507.5
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 22507, local authorities may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or restrict the parking or standing of vehicles on certain streets or highways,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22507.6
    Local authorities may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or restrict the parking or standing of vehicles on designated streets or highways, or portions thereof, for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22507.8
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to park or leave standing any vehicle in a stall or space designated for disabled persons and disabled...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22507.9
    Local authorities may establish a special enforcement unit for the sole purpose of providing adequate enforcement of Section 22507.8 and local ordinances and resolutions adopted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22508
    (a) A local authority shall not establish parking meter zones or fix the rate of fees for those zones except by ordinance. The rate of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22508.5
    (a) A vehicle may park, for up to the posted time limit, in any parking space that is regulated by an inoperable parking meter or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22509
    Local authorities within the reasonable exercise of their police powers may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution providing that no person driving, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22510
    (a) Local authorities may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or restrict the parking or standing of vehicles on designated streets or highways within their jurisdiction,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511
    (a) A local authority, by ordinance or resolution, and a person in lawful possession of an offstreet parking facility may designate stalls or spaces in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.1
    (a) A person shall not park or leave standing a vehicle in a stall or space designated pursuant to Section 22511 unless the vehicle is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.3
    (a) A veteran displaying special license plates issued under Section 5101.3, 5101.4, 5101.5, 5101.6, or 5101.8 may park his or her motor vehicle, weighing not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.5
    (a) (1) A disabled person or disabled veteran displaying special license plates issued under Section 5007 or a distinguishing placard issued under Section 22511.55 or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.55
    (a) (1) A disabled person or disabled veteran may apply to the department for the issuance of a distinguishing placard. The placard may be used...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.56
    (a) A person using a distinguishing placard issued under Section 22511.55 or 22511.59, or a special license plate issued under Section 5007, for parking as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.57
    A local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or restrict the parking or standing of a vehicle on streets or highways or in a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.58
    (a) Upon a request to the department by a local public law enforcement agency or local agency responsible for the administration or enforcement of parking...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.59
    (a) Upon the receipt of the applications and documents required by subdivision (b), (c), or (d), the department shall issue a temporary distinguishing placard bearing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.6
    (a) The Department of Motor Vehicles may cancel or revoke a distinguishing placard issued pursuant to Section 22511.55 or 22511.59 in any of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.7
    (a) In addition to Section 22511.8 for offstreet parking, a local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, designate onstreet parking spaces for the exclusive use...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.8
    (a) A local authority, by ordinance or resolution, and a person in lawful possession of an offstreet parking facility may designate stalls or spaces in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.85
    A vehicle, identified with a special license plate issued pursuant to Section 5007 or a distinguishing placard issued pursuant to Section 22511.55 or 22511.59, which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.9
    Every new or replacement sign installed on or after January 1, 1992, relating to parking privileges for disabled persons shall refer to "disabled persons" rather...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.95
    All new or replacement signs installed on or after July 1, 2008, relating to parking privileges for disabled persons shall refer to "persons with disabilities"...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.10
    The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) Two and one-half million Californians suffer from some form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22511.11
    (a) The Office of the State Architect shall propose regulations specifying the location of disabled person parking stalls or spaces designated pursuant to Section 22511.8,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22512
    Except as otherwise indicated in subdivision (b), none of the following provisions shall apply to the driver or owner of any service vehicle owned or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22513
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) or (c), the owner or operator of a tow truck who complies with the requirements of this code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22514
    No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle within 15 feet of a fire hydrant except as follows: (a) If the vehicle is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22515
    (a) No person driving, or in control of, or in charge of, a motor vehicle shall permit it to stand on any highway unattended without...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22516
    No person shall leave standing a locked vehicle in which there is any person who cannot readily escape therefrom.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22517
    No person shall open the door of a vehicle on the side available to moving traffic unless it is reasonably safe to do so and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22518
    (a) Fringe and transportation corridor parking facilities constructed, maintained, or operated by the Department of Transportation pursuant to Section 146.5 of the Streets and Highways...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22519
    Local authorities may by ordinance or resolution prohibit, restrict or regulate the parking, stopping or standing of vehicles on any offstreet parking facility which it...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22520.5
    (a) No person shall solicit, display, sell, offer for sale, or otherwise vend or attempt to vend any merchandise or service while being wholly or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22520.6
    (a) No person shall engage in any activity within a highway roadside rest area or vista point prohibited by rules and regulations adopted pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22521
    No person shall park a vehicle upon any railroad track or within 7 1/2 feet of the nearest rail.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22522
    No person shall park a vehicle within three feet of any sidewalk access ramp constructed at, or adjacent to, a crosswalk or at any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22523
    (a) No person shall abandon a vehicle upon any highway. (b) No person shall abandon a vehicle upon public or private property without the express...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22524
    (a) The abandonment of any vehicle in a manner as provided in Section 22523 shall constitute a prima facie presumption that the last registered owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22524.5
    (a) Any insurer that is responsible for coverage for ordinary and reasonable towing and storage charges under an automobile insurance policy to an insured or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22525
    Local authorities may by ordinance or resolution authorize vanpool vehicles to utilize designated state highway bus stops. The ordinance or resolution shall be submitted to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22526
    (a) Notwithstanding any official traffic control signal indication to proceed, a driver of a vehicle shall not enter an intersection or marked crosswalk unless there...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22650
    It is unlawful for any peace officer or any unauthorized person to remove any unattended vehicle from a highway to a garage or to any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651
    A peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, or a regularly...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.05
    (a) A trained volunteer of a state or local law enforcement agency, who is engaged in directing traffic or enforcing parking laws and regulations, of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.07
    (a) A person that charges for towing or storage, or both, except for storage unrelated to a tow, shall do all of the following: (1)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.1
    Persons operating or in charge of any storage facility where vehicles are stored pursuant to Section 22651 shall accept a valid bank credit card or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.2
    (a) Any peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, or any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.3
    (a) Any peace officer, as that term is defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.4
    (a) A peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, may impound...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.5
    (a) Any peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, or any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.6
    A peace officer or employee specified in Section 22651 may remove a vehicle located within the territorial limits in which the officer or employee may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.7
    (a) In addition to, or as an alternative to, removal, a peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.8
    For purposes of paragraph (1) of subdivision (i) of Section 22651 and Section 22651.7, "satisfactory evidence" includes, but is not limited to, a copy of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22651.9
    (a) Any peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, or any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22652
    (a) A peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, or any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22652.5
    The owner or person in lawful possession of an offstreet parking facility, or any local authority owning or operating an offstreet parking facility, who causes...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22652.6
    Any peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, or any regularly...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22653
    (a) Any peace officer, as that term is defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22654
    (a) Whenever any peace officer, as that term is defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22655
    (a) When any peace officer, as that term is defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22655.3
    Any peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, pursuing a fleeing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22655.5
    A peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, may remove a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22656
    Any peace officer, as that term is defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22658
    (a) The owner or person in lawful possession of private property, including an association of a common interest development as defined in Sections 4080 and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22658.1
    (a) Any towing company that, in removing a vehicle, cuts, removes, otherwise damages, or leaves open a fence without the prior approval of the property...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22659
    Any peace officer of the Department of the California Highway Patrol or any person duly authorized by the state agency in possession of property owned...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22659.5
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a city or a county may adopt an ordinance declaring a motor vehicle to be a public nuisance subject...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22660
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a city, county, or city and county may adopt an ordinance establishing procedures for the abatement and removal, as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22661
    Any ordinance establishing procedures for the removal of abandoned vehicles shall contain all of the following provisions: (a) The requirement that notice be given to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22662
    Vehicles or parts thereof may be disposed of by removal to a scrapyard, automobile dismantler's yard, or any suitable site operated by a local authority...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22663
    Any ordinance adopted pursuant to Section 22660 shall provide for administration of the ordinance by regularly salaried full-time employees of the city, county, or city...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22664
    Any licensed dismantler or commercial enterprise acquiring vehicles removed pursuant to such ordinance shall be excused from the reporting requirements of Section 11520; and any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22665
    Notwithstanding Section 22710 or any other provision of law, the department may, at the request of a local authority, other than a service authority, administer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22666
    Whenever the department is administering a program pursuant to Section 22665, it shall by regulation establish procedures for the abatement and removal of vehicles that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22667
    In establishing procedures for the abatement and removal of abandoned vehicles, the department shall give priority to the removal of abandoned vehicles from corridors of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22668
    No local authority whose abandoned vehicle abatement and removal program is administered pursuant to Section 22665 shall be eligible for any disbursement from the Abandoned...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22669
    (a) Any peace officer, as that term is defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22670
    (a) For lien sale purposes, the public agency causing the removal of the vehicle shall determine if the estimated value of the vehicle that has...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22671
    A local authority may either issue a franchise or execute a contract for the removal of abandoned vehicles in accordance with the provisions of this
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22710
    (a) A service authority for the abatement of abandoned vehicles may be established, and a one dollar ($1) vehicle registration fee imposed, in a county...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22711
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the California Highway Patrol, any city, county, or city and county which has an abandoned vehicle abatement program, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22850
    Whenever an officer or employee removes a vehicle from a highway, or from public or private property, unless otherwise provided, he shall take the vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22850.3
    (a) A vehicle placed in storage pursuant to Section 22850 shall be released to the owner or person in control of the vehicle only if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22850.5
    (a) A city, county, or city and county, or a state agency may adopt a regulation, ordinance, or resolution establishing procedures for the release of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851
    (a) (1) Whenever a vehicle has been removed to a garage under this chapter and the keeper of the garage has received the notice or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851.1
    (a) If the vehicle is impounded pursuant to subdivision (i) of Section 22651 and not released as provided in that subdivision, the vehicle may be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851.2
    (a) Excepting a vehicle removed pursuant to Section 22669, if the vehicle is determined to have a value not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851.3
    Whenever a peace officer, as defined in Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 830) of Title 3 of Part 2 of the Penal Code, or any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851.4
    If the vehicle is determined to have a value exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) pursuant to Section 22670, the lien shall be satisfied pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851.6
    (a) Lienholders who acquire a vehicle subject to Section 22851.2 shall satisfy their lien pursuant to Sections 22851.8 and 22851.10 if the vehicle has a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851.8
    (a) The lienholder shall, within 15 working days following the date of possession of the vehicle, make a request to the Department of Motor Vehicles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851.10
    (a) A vehicle determined to have a value not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) pursuant to Section 22670 that was stored pursuant to this chapter,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22851.12
    The lienholder may charge a fee for lien-sale preparations not to exceed seventy dollars ($70) in the case of a vehicle having a value determined...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22852
    (a) Whenever an authorized member of a public agency directs the storage of a vehicle, as permitted by this chapter, or upon the storage of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22852.5
    (a) Whenever the possessory lien upon any vehicle is lost through trick, fraud, or device, the repossession of the vehicle by the lienholder revives the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22853
    (a) Whenever an officer or an employee removing a California registered vehicle from a highway or from public property for storage under this chapter does...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22854
    The Department of Justice upon receiving notice under Section 22853 of the removal of a vehicle from a highway, or from public or private property,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22854.5
    Whenever an officer or employee of a public agency directs the storage of a vehicle under this chapter, the officer, employee, or agency directing that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22855
    The following persons shall have the authority to make appraisals of the value of vehicles for purposes of this chapter, subject to the conditions stated...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22856
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no cause of action for despoliation of evidence shall arise against any towing company that sells any vehicle at,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22950
    Any city having a population of over 2,000,000 inhabitants shall regulate offstreet parking facilities within its jurisdiction in a manner not inconsistent with any provisions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22951
    No operator of any offstreet parking facility shall park the vehicle of a patron of the facility in any street or alley.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22952
    Every person engaged in the operation of off-street parking facilities is guilty of a violation, who: (a) Tows or removes or authorizes the towing and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 22953
    (a) An owner or person in lawful possession of private property that is held open to the public, or a discernible portion thereof, for parking...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23100
    The provisions of this chapter apply to vehicles upon the highways and elsewhere throughout the State unless expressly provided otherwise.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23103
    (a) A person who drives a vehicle upon a highway in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23103.5
    (a) If the prosecution agrees to a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to a charge of a violation of Section 23103 in satisfaction of,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23104
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), whenever reckless driving of a vehicle proximately causes bodily injury to a person other than the driver, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23105
    (a) A person convicted of reckless driving in violation of Section 23103 that proximately causes one or more of the injuries specified in subdivision (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23109
    (a) A person shall not engage in a motor vehicle speed contest on a highway. As used in this section, a motor vehicle speed contest...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23109.1
    (a) A person convicted of engaging in a motor vehicle speed contest in violation of subdivision (a) of Section 23109 that proximately causes one or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23109.2
    (a) (1) Whenever a peace officer determines that a person was engaged in any of the activities set forth in paragraph (2), the peace officer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23109.5
    (a) In any case charging a violation of subdivision (a) of Section 23109 and where the offense occurs within five years of one or more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23110
    (a) Any person who throws any substance at a vehicle or any occupant thereof on a highway is guilty of a misdemeanor. (b) Any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23111
    No person in any vehicle and no pedestrian shall throw or discharge from or upon any road or highway or adjoining area, public or private,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23112
    (a) No person shall throw or deposit, nor shall the registered owner or the driver, if such owner is not then present in the vehicle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23112.5
    (a) Any person who dumps, spills, or causes the release of hazardous material, as defined by Section 353, or hazardous waste, as defined by Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23112.7
    (a) (1) A motor vehicle used for illegal dumping of waste matter on public or private property is subject to impoundment pursuant to subdivision (c)....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23113
    (a) Any person who drops, dumps, deposits, places, or throws, or causes or permits to be dropped, dumped, deposited, placed, or thrown, upon any highway...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23114
    (a) Except as provided in Subpart I (commencing with Section 393.100) of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations related to hay and straw,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23115
    (a) No vehicle transporting garbage, swill, used cans or bottles, wastepapers, waste cardboard, ashes, refuse, trash, or rubbish, or any noisome, nauseous, or offensive matter,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23116
    (a) No person driving a pickup truck or a flatbed motortruck on a highway shall transport any person in or on the back of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23117
    (a) No person driving a motor vehicle shall transport any animal in the back of the vehicle in a space intended for any load on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23118
    (a) (1) A magistrate presented with the affidavit of a peace officer establishing reasonable cause to believe that a vehicle, described by vehicle type and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23120
    No person shall operate a motor vehicle while wearing glasses having a temple width of one-half inch or more if any part of such temple...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23123
    (a) A person shall not drive a motor vehicle while using a wireless telephone unless that telephone is specifically designed and configured to allow hands-free...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23123.5
    (a) A person shall not drive a motor vehicle while using an electronic wireless communications device to write, send, or read a text-based communication, unless...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23124
    (a) This section applies to a person under the age of 18 years. (b) Notwithstanding Sections 23123 and 23123.5, a person described in subdivision (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23125
    (a) A person may not drive a schoolbus or transit vehicle, as defined in subdivision (g) of Section 99247 of the Public Utilities Code, while...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23127
    No person shall operate an unauthorized motor vehicle on any state, county, city, private, or district hiking or horseback riding trail or bicycle path that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23128
    It is unlawful for any person to operate a snowmobile in the following manner: (a) On a highway except as provided in Section 38025. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23129
    No person shall drive a motor vehicle upon which is mounted a camper containing any passengers unless there is at least one unobstructed exit capable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23135
    It is unlawful for any person to operate upon a highway any vehicle which was originally manufactured as a motorized bicycle, as defined in Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23136
    (a) Notwithstanding Sections 23152 and 23153, it is unlawful for a person under the age of 21 years who has a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.01...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23140
    (a) It is unlawful for a person under the age of 21 years who has 0.05 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23152
    (a) It is unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle. (b) It is unlawful for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23153
    (a) It is unlawful for a person, while under the influence of any alcoholic beverage to drive a vehicle and concurrently do any act forbidden...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23154
    (a) It is unlawful for a person who is on probation for a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 to operate a motor vehicle at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23158
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, only a licensed physician and surgeon, registered nurse, licensed vocational nurse, duly licensed clinical laboratory scientist or clinical...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23213
    No patient or other person residing in a social rehabilitation facility licensed pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 1500) of Division 2 of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23215
    The department may, but shall not be required to, provide patrol or enforce the provisions of Section 23152 for offenses which occur other than upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23216
    (a) The provisions of Sections 2, 6, 7, and 10 expressly apply to the provisions of this article, and, further, for any recidivist or enhancement...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23217
    The Legislature finds and declares that some repeat offenders of the prohibition against driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, when they are addicted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23220
    (a) No person shall drink any alcoholic beverage while driving a motor vehicle upon any highway or on any lands described in subdivision (b). (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23221
    (a) No driver shall drink any alcoholic beverage while in a motor vehicle upon a highway. (b) No passenger shall drink any alcoholic beverage while...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23222
    (a) No person shall have in his or her possession on his or her person, while driving a motor vehicle upon a highway or on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23223
    (a) No driver shall have in his or her possession, while in a motor vehicle upon a highway or on lands, as described in subdivision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23224
    (a) No person under the age of 21 years shall knowingly drive any motor vehicle carrying any alcoholic beverage, unless the person is accompanied by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23225
    (a) (1) It is unlawful for the registered owner of any motor vehicle to keep in a motor vehicle, when the vehicle is upon any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23226
    (a) It is unlawful for any driver to keep in the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle, when the vehicle is upon any highway or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23229
    (a) Except as provided in Section 23229.1, Sections 23221 and 23223 do not apply to passengers in any bus, taxicab, or limousine for hire licensed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23229.1
    (a) Subject to subdivision (b), Sections 23223 and 23225 apply to any driver providing transportation services on a prearranged basis as a charter-party carrier of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23247
    (a) It is unlawful for a person to knowingly rent, lease, or lend a motor vehicle to another person known to have had his or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23249.50
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) Driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or a drug is a serious...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23250
    All of the provisions of this code not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter shall be applicable to vehicular crossings and toll highways. This...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23251
    (a) The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall provide for proper and adequate policing of all toll highways and all vehicular crossings to ensure...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23252
    The chief of toll services, captains, lieutenants, and sergeants employed by the Department of Transportation shall have the powers and authority of peace officers as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23253
    All persons in, or upon, any toll highway or vehicular crossing shall at all times comply with any lawful order, signal, or direction by voice...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23254
    A "vehicular crossing" is any toll bridge or toll highway crossing and the approaches thereto, constructed or acquired by the Department of Transportation under the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23255
    An "approach" is that portion of a state highway leading to or from a toll bridge or toll highway crossing which lies between one end...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23270
    (a) No person shall commence to tow any vehicle or other object on any vehicular crossing unless authorized to do so by the Department of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23271
    A towing service may be maintained on each vehicular crossing by the Department of Transportation, and the department may furnish such service as is necessary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23272
    When any vehicle or object on any vehicular crossing, upon which towing service is maintained, is stopped for any reason and is obstructing or may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23273
    Sections 24605, 25253, 27700, and 27907 do not apply to vehicles operated by the Department of Transportation pursuant to this article.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23300
    The Department of Transportation shall erect appropriate signs at each entrance to a vehicular crossing to notify traffic that it is entering upon a vehicular
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23301
    Except as provided in Section 23301.5, each vehicle that enters into or upon a vehicular crossing immediately becomes liable for those tolls and other charges...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23301.5
    (a) An authorized emergency vehicle is exempt from any requirement to pay a toll or other charge on a vehicular crossing, toll highway, or high-occupancy...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23301.8
    Where an issuing agency permits pay-by-plate toll payment as described in subdivision (e) of Section 23302, it shall communicate, as practicable, the pay-by-plate toll amount...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23302
    (a) (1) It is unlawful for a driver to fail to pay tolls or other charges on any vehicular crossing or toll highway. Except as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23302.5
    (a) No person shall evade or attempt to evade the payment of tolls or other charges on any vehicular crossing or toll highway. (b) A...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23303
    The Department of Transportation shall have a lien and may enforce such lien, as provided in Chapter 6.5 (commencing with Section 3067) of Title 14...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23330
    Except where a special permit has been obtained from the Department of Transportation under the provisions of Article 6 (commencing with Section 35780) of Chapter...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23331
    Pedestrians shall not be permitted upon any vehicular crossing, unless unobstructed sidewalks of more than three feet in width are constructed and maintained and signs...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23332
    It is unlawful for any person to be upon any portion of a vehicular crossing which is not intended for public use without the permission...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23333
    No vehicle shall stop, stand, or be parked in or upon any vehicular crossing except: (a) When necessary to avoid injury or damage to persons...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23334
    The Department of Transportation may adopt rules and regulations not inconsistent with this chapter for the control of traffic on any vehicular crossing to aid...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23335
    The Department of Transportation shall cause to be published and made available to the public at the tollgates of each vehicular crossing copies of those...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23336
    It is unlawful to violate any rules or regulations adopted under Section 23334, notice of which has been given either by a sign on a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23500
    This chapter applies to the imposition of penalties and sanctions by the courts on persons who were less than 21 years of age at the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23502
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if a person who is at least 18 years of age is convicted of a first violation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23509
    This article shall be known and may be cited as the "Youthful Drunk Driver Visitation Program Act."
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23510
    The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Young drivers often do not realize the consequences of drinking alcohol or ingesting any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23512
    For the purposes of this article, "program" means the Youthful Drunk Driver Visitation Program prescribed in this article.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23514
    (a) If a person is found to be in violation of Section 23140, is convicted of, or is adjudged a ward of the juvenile court...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23516
    The court shall investigate and consult with the defendant or ward, defendant's or ward's counsel, if any, and any proposed supervisor of a visitation under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23517
    (a) To the extent that personnel and facilities are made available to the court, the court may include a requirement for supervised visitation by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23518
    (a) The program may include a personal conference after the visitations described in Section 23517 between the sentencing judge or judicial officer or the person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23518.5
    The county, a court, any facility visited pursuant to the program, the agents, employees, or independent contractors of the court, county, or facility visited pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23520
    (a) Whenever, in any county specified in subdivision (b), a judge of a juvenile court, a juvenile hearing officer, or referee of a juvenile court...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23521
    (a) Any finding of a juvenile court judge, juvenile hearing officer, or referee of a juvenile court of a commission of an offense in any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23530
    This chapter applies to the imposition of penalties, sanctions, and probation upon persons convicted of violating driving while under the influence offenses that are set...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23536
    (a) If a person is convicted of a first violation of Section 23152, that person shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23538
    (a) (1) If the court grants probation to person punished under Section 23536, in addition to the provisions of Section 23600 and any other terms...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23540
    (a) If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 and the offense occurred within 10 years of a separate violation of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23542
    (a) (1) If the court grants probation to a person punished under Section 23540, in addition to the provisions of Section 23600 and any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23546
    (a) If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 and the offense occurred within 10 years of two separate violations of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23548
    (a) (1) If the court grants probation to any person punished under Section 23546, in addition to the provisions of Section 23600 and any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23550
    (a) If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 and the offense occurred within 10 years of three or more separate violations...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23550.5
    (a) A person is guilty of a public offense, punishable by imprisonment in the state prison or confinement in a county jail for not more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23552
    (a) (1) If the court grants probation to a person punished under Section 23550, in addition to the provisions of Section 23600 and any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23554
    If any person is convicted of a first violation of Section 23153, that person shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison, or in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23556
    (a) (1) If the court grants probation to any person punished under Section 23554, in addition to the provisions of Section 23600 and any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23558
    A person who proximately causes bodily injury or death to more than one victim in any one instance of driving in violation of Section 23153...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23560
    If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23153 and the offense occurred within 10 years of a separate violation of Section 23103,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23562
    If the court grants probation to a person punished under Section 23560, in addition to the provisions of Section 23600 and any other terms and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23566
    (a) If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23153 and the offense occurred within 10 years of two or more separate violations...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23568
    (a) If the court grants probation to a person punished under Section 23566, in addition to the provisions of Section 23600 and any other terms...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23572
    (a) If any person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 and a minor under 14 years of age was a passenger in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23573
    (a) The Department of Motor Vehicles, upon receipt of the court's abstract of conviction for a violation listed in subdivision (j), shall inform the convicted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23575
    (a) (1) In addition to any other law, the court may require that a person convicted of a first offense violation of Section 23152 or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23575.1
    The department may undertake a study and report its findings of that study to the Legislature on or before January 1, 2013, regarding the overall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23576
    (a) Notwithstanding Sections 23575 and 23700, if a person is required to operate a motor vehicle in the course and scope of his or her...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23577
    (a) If any person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153, and at the time of the arrest leading to that conviction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23578
    In addition to any other provision of this code, if a person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153, the court shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23580
    (a) If any person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 and the offense was a second or subsequent offense punishable under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23582
    (a) Any person who drives a vehicle 30 or more miles per hour over the maximum, prima facie, or posted speed limit on a freeway,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23592
    (a) (1) Whenever a person is convicted of any of the following offenses committed while driving a motor vehicle of which he or she is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23593
    (a) The court shall advise a person convicted of a violation of Section 23103, as specified in Section 23103.5, or a violation of Section 23152...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23594
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the interest of any registered owner of a motor vehicle that has been used in the commission of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23596
    (a) (1) Upon its own motion or upon motion of the prosecutor in a criminal action for a violation of any of the following offenses,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23597
    (a) Notwithstanding Sections 13202.5, 13203, and 13352, a court may order a 10-year revocation of the driver's license of a person who has been convicted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23598
    In lieu of the alcohol or drug education program prescribed by Section 23538, 23542, 23548, 23552, 23556, 23562, or 23568, a court may impose, as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23600
    (a) If any person is convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153, the court shall not stay or suspend pronouncement of sentencing, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23601
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), an order to pay any fine, restitution, or assessment, imposed as a condition of the grant of probation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23602
    Except as otherwise expressly provided in this code, if a person has been convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 and the court...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23610
    (a) Upon the trial of any criminal action, or preliminary proceeding in a criminal action, arising out of acts alleged to have been committed by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23612
    (a) (1) (A) A person who drives a motor vehicle is deemed to have given his or her consent to chemical testing of his or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23614
    (a) In addition to the requirements of Section 23612, a person who chooses to submit to a breath test shall be advised before or after...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23620
    (a) For the purposes of this division, Section 13352, and Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 23100) of Division 11, a separate offense that resulted in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23622
    (a) In any case charging a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 and the offense occurred within 10 years of one or more separate violations...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23624
    Only one challenge shall be permitted to the constitutionality of a separate conviction of a violation of Section 14601, 14601.2, 23152, or 23153, which was...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23626
    A conviction of an offense in any state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23630
    The fact that any person charged with driving under the influence of any drug or the combined influence of alcoholic beverages and any drug in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23635
    When an allegation of a violation of Section 23152 is dismissed by the court, an allegation of a different or lesser offense is substituted for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23640
    (a) In any case in which a person is charged with a violation of Section 23152 or 23153, prior to acquittal or conviction, the court...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23645
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (c), any person convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 shall, in addition to any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23646
    (a) Each county alcohol program administrator or the administrator's designee shall develop, implement, operate, and administer an alcohol and drug problem assessment program pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23647
    (a) Any person convicted of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153 who is required to participate in a county alcohol and drug problem assessment...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23648
    (a) Each county shall prepare, or contract to be prepared, an alcohol and drug problem assessment report on each person described in subdivision (b) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23649
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in addition to any other fine or penalty assessment, there shall be levied an assessment of not more...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23650
    The Office of Traffic Safety shall adopt rules and guidelines to implement Sections 23646 to 23649, inclusive.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23655
    (a) Upon any conviction of a violation of Section 23152 or 23153, any judge of the court may order a presentence investigation to determine whether...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23660
    (a) If a person's privilege to operate a motor vehicle is required to be suspended or revoked by the department under other provisions of this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23662
    If a person is placed on probation, the court shall promptly notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of the probation and probationary term and conditions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23665
    (a) If a person is convicted of a violation of Section 20001, or of Section 23152 or 23153 and is sentenced to one year in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23670
    A court shall not order or refer any person to any program, including an alcohol and other drug education program or a program licensed pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23675
    This division shall become operative on July 1, 1999.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23700
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Motor Vehicles shall establish a pilot program in the Counties of Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23700.5
    The department shall not implement Section 23700 if, by January 31, 2010, the department fails to obtain nonstate funds for the programming costs of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23701
    On or before January 1, 2015, the Department of Motor Vehicles shall report to the Legislature regarding the effectiveness of the pilot program authorized under...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 23702
    This chapter shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2016, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24000
    Wherever in this division the word "department" occurs, it means the Department of the California Highway Patrol.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24001
    This division and Division 13 (commencing at Section 29000), unless otherwise provided, applies to all vehicles whether publicly or privately owned when upon the highways,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24001.5
    A golf cart as defined in Section 345 shall only be subject to the provisions of this division which are applicable to a motorcycle.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24002
    (a) It is unlawful to operate any vehicle or combination of vehicles which is in an unsafe condition, or which is not safely loaded, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24002.5
    (a) No person may operate a farm labor vehicle that is in a condition that presents an immediate safety hazard or in violation of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24003
    No vehicle shall be equipped with any lamp or illuminating device not required or permitted in this code, nor shall any lamp or illuminating device...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24004
    No person shall operate any vehicle or combination of vehicles after notice by a peace officer, as defined in Section 830.1 or subdivision (a) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24005
    It is unlawful for any person to sell, offer for sale, lease, install, or replace, either for himself or as the agent or employee of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24005.5
    It is unlawful for any person to sell or offer for sale for use on loads regulated by the department any type of synthetic fiber...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24006
    No person shall sell or offer for sale either separately or as a part of the equipment of a new motor vehicle any equipment or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24007
    (a) (1) No dealer or person holding a retail seller's permit shall sell a new or used vehicle that is not in compliance with this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24007.1
    (a) The manufacturer of equipment used in the assembly of an authorized emergency vehicle, as defined in Section 165, used by a local public fire...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24007.2
    If a dealer, or a person holding a retail seller's permit, sells to an elderly low-income person, as defined in Section 39026.5 of the Health...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24007.5
    (a) (1) No auctioneer or public agency shall sell, at public auction, any vehicle specified in subdivision (a) of Section 24007, which is not in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24007.6
    Except for vehicles sold to a dealer or for the purpose of being wrecked or dismantled or sold exclusively for off-highway use, a salvage pool...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24008
    It is unlawful to operate any passenger vehicle, or commercial vehicle under 6,000 pounds, which has been modified from the original design so that any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24008.5
    (a) No person shall operate any motor vehicle with a frame height or body floor height greater than specified in subdivisions (b) and (c). (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24009
    No person shall sell or offer for sale a new motor truck, truck tractor, or bus that is not equipped with an identification plate or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24010
    (a) No person engaged in the rental of any vehicle, for periods of 30 days or less, shall rent, lease or otherwise allow the operation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24011
    Whenever a federal motor vehicle safety standard is established under federal law (49 U.S.C. Sec. 30101 et seq.), no dealer shall sell or offer for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24011.3
    (a) Every manufacturer or importer of new passenger vehicles for sale or lease in this state, shall affix to a window or the windshield of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24011.7
    (a) Nothing in Chapter 20.4 (commencing with Section 9889.50) of Division 3 of the Business and Professions Code, shall be construed as having any effect...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24012
    All lighting equipment or devices subject to requirements established by the department shall comply with the engineering requirements and specifications, including mounting and aiming instructions,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24013
    No new motor vehicle shall be sold unless the seller provides the buyer with a statement of the minimum octane number of the gasoline for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24013.5
    (a) No dealer shall sell, offer for sale, or display for sale any new light duty truck with a manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24014
    (a) No dealer shall sell, offer for sale, or display, any new, assembled motorcycle on its premises, unless there is securely attached to its handlebar...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24015
    (a) Motorized bicycles shall comply with those federal motor vehicle safety standards established under the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 (15...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24016
    (a) A motorized bicycle described in subdivision (b) of Section 406 shall meet the following criteria: (1) Comply with the equipment and manufacturing requirements for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24017
    A transit bus operated by a motor carrier, whether the motor carrier is a private company or a public agency, that provides public transportation services...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24018
    (a) Every transit bus operated by a motor carrier, whether that motor carrier is a private company or a public agency, that provides public transportation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24250
    During darkness, a vehicle shall be equipped with lighted lighting equipment as required for the vehicle by this chapter.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24251
    Any requirement in this chapter as to the distance from which any lighting equipment shall render a person or vehicle visible or within which any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24252
    (a) All lighting equipment of a required type installed on a vehicle shall at all times be maintained in good working order. Lamps shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24253
    (a) All motor vehicles manufactured and first registered after January 1, 1970, shall be equipped so all taillamps are capable of remaining lighted for a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24254
    Whenever a requirement is declared as to the mounted height of lamps or reflectors, the height shall be measured from the center of the lamp...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24255
    (a) A vehicle may be equipped with a system to supplement the driver's visibility of the roadway to the front or rear of the vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24400
    (a) A motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, shall be equipped with at least two headlamps, with at least one on each side of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24401
    Whenever any motor vehicle is parked or standing upon a highway any headlamp that is lighted shall be dimmed or on the lower beam.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24402
    (a) Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two auxiliary driving lamps mounted on the front at a height of not less...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24403
    (a) A motor vehicle may be equipped with not more than two foglamps that may be used with, but may not be used in substitution...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24404
    (a) A motor vehicle may be equipped with not to exceed two white spotlamps, which shall not be used in substitution of headlamps. (b) No...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24405
    (a) Not more than four lamps of the following types showing to the front of a vehicle may be lighted at any one time: (1)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24406
    Except as otherwise provided, the headlamps, or other auxiliary driving lamps, or a combination thereof, on a motor vehicle during darkness shall be so arranged...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24407
    Multiple-beam road lighting equipment shall be designed and aimed as follows: (a) There shall be an uppermost distribution of light, or composite beam, so aimed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24408
    (a) Every new motor vehicle registered in this state after January 1, 1940, which has multiple-beam road lighting equipment shall be equipped with a beam...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24409
    Whenever a motor vehicle is being operated during darkness, the driver shall use a distribution of light, or composite beam, directed high enough and of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24410
    Headlamps arranged to provide a single distribution of light not supplemented by auxiliary driving lamps are permitted on motor vehicles manufactured and sold prior to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24411
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a vehicle may be equipped with not more than eight lamps for use as headlamps while the vehicle is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24600
    During darkness every motor vehicle which is not in combination with any other vehicle and every vehicle at the end of a combination of vehicles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24601
    Either the taillamp or a separate lamp shall be so constructed and placed as to illuminate with a white light the rear license plate during...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24602
    (a) A vehicle may be equipped with not more than two red fog taillamps mounted on the rear which may be lighted, in addition to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24603
    Every motor vehicle that is not in combination with any other vehicle and every vehicle at the end of a combination of vehicles shall at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24604
    Whenever the load upon any vehicle extends, or whenever any integral part of any vehicle projects, to the rear four feet or more beyond the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24605
    (a) A tow truck or an automobile dismantler's tow vehicle used to tow a vehicle shall be equipped with and carry a taillamp, a stoplamp,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24606
    (a) Every motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, of a type subject to registration and manufactured on and after January 1, 1969, shall be equipped...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24607
    Every vehicle subject to registration under this code shall at all times be equipped with red reflectors mounted on the rear as follows: (a) Every...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24608
    (a) Motortrucks, trailers, semitrailers, and buses 80 or more inches in width manufactured on or after January 1, 1968, shall be equipped with an amber...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24609
    (a) A vehicle may be equipped with white or amber reflectors that are mounted on the front of the vehicle at a height of 15...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24610
    A reflector placed on vehicles under Section 24609 which is of the button or other multiple-unit type shall contain not less than seven units with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24611
    Trailers that are equipped with red and white reflective sheeting or reflectors on both the sides and rear and displayed in accordance with federal Motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24612
    (a) All trailers and semitrailers having an overall width of 80 inches or more and a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 10,000 pounds,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24615
    It is unlawful to operate upon a public highway any vehicle or combination of vehicles, which is designed to be and is operated at a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24616
    (a) A motor vehicle may be equipped with one or two rear-facing auxiliary lamps. For the purposes of this section, a rear-facing auxiliary lamp is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24617
    (a) A transit bus may be authorized to be equipped with a yield right-of-way sign on the left rear of the bus. The yield right-of-way...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24800
    No vehicle shall be driven at any time with the parking lamps lighted except when the lamps are being used as turn signal lamps or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24801
    Parking lamps are those lamps permitted by Section 25106, or any lamps mounted on the front of a vehicle, designed to be displayed primarily when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24802
    No lights need be displayed upon a vehicle which is: (a) Parked off the roadway and not in a hazardous position on the highway; or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24950
    Whenever any motor vehicle is towing a trailer coach or a camp trailer the combination of vehicles shall be equipped with a lamp-type turn signal
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24951
    (a) Any vehicle may be equipped with a lamp-type turn signal system capable of clearly indicating any intention to turn either to the right or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24952
    A lamp-type turn signal shall be plainly visible and understandable in normal sunlight and at nighttime from a distance of at least 300 feet to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 24953
    (a) Any turn signal system used to give a signal of intention to turn right or left shall project a flashing white or amber light...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25100
    (a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (d), every vehicle 80 inches or more in overall width shall be equipped during darkness as follows:...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25100.1
    Notwithstanding any other provisions of this code, an ambulance may be equipped with clearance and side-marker lamps.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25102
    In addition to the lamps otherwise permitted by this chapter, any motor vehicle may be equipped with lamps on the sides thereof, visible from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25102.5
    (a) A schoolbus may be equipped with lamps mounted so as to be visible from the sides of the bus which may be lighted, in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25103
    Whenever the load upon any vehicle extends from the left side of the vehicle one foot or more, there shall be displayed at the extreme...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25104
    Any vehicle or equipment that requires a permit issued pursuant to Article 6 (commencing with Section 35780) of Chapter 5 of Division 15 because it...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25105
    (a) Any motor vehicle may be equipped with running board or door-mounted courtesy lamps. The bulbs in the lamps shall not exceed six standard candlepower...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25106
    (a) Any motor vehicle may be equipped with lighted white or amber cowl or fender lamps on the front. Any vehicle may be equipped with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25107
    Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not more than two cornering lamps designed and of sufficient intensity for the purpose of revealing objects only...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25108
    (a) Any motor vehicle may be equipped with not more than two amber turn-signal pilot indicators mounted on the exterior. The light output from any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25109
    Any motor vehicle may be equipped with two white or amber running lamps mounted on the front, one at each side, which shall not be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25110
    (a) The following vehicles may be equipped with utility flood or loading lamps mounted on the rear, and sides, that project a white light illuminating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25250
    Flashing lights are prohibited on vehicles except as otherwise permitted.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25251
    (a) Flashing lights are permitted on vehicles as follows: (1) To indicate an intention to turn or move to the right or left upon a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25251.1
    Any implement of husbandry displaying a slow moving vehicle emblem, as defined in Section 24615, and being operated at a speed of 25 miles per...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25251.2
    Any motorcycle may be equipped with a means of modulating the upper beam of the headlamp between a high and a lower brightness at a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25251.3
    No civil liability shall attach to any person for the use or nonuse of turn signal lamps in the manner permitted by paragraph (3) or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25251.4
    Any motor vehicle may also be equipped with a theft alarm system which flashes any of the lights required or permitted on the motor vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25251.5
    (a) Any motor vehicle may also be equipped with a system in which an amber light is center mounted on the rear of a vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25252
    Every authorized emergency vehicle shall be equipped with at least one steady burning red warning lamp visible from at least 1,000 feet to the front...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25252.5
    (a) Every authorized emergency vehicle may be equipped with a system which flashes the upper-beam headlamps of the vehicle with the flashes occurring alternately from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25253
    (a) Tow trucks used to tow disabled vehicles shall be equipped with flashing amber warning lamps. This subdivision does not apply to a tractor-trailer combination....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25253.1
    An automobile dismantler's tow vehicle used to tow a disabled vehicle may be equipped with flashing amber warning lamps. A flashing amber warning lamp upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25254
    In any county with a population of 250,000 or more persons, publicly owned vehicles operated by peace officer personnel of a marshal's department, when actually...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25256
    Vehicles used by highway authorities or bridge and highway districts, and vehicles of duly authorized representatives thereof, used in highway maintenance, inspection, survey or construction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25257
    (a) Every schoolbus, when operated for the transportation of schoolchildren, shall be equipped with a flashing red light signal system. (b) (1) Every schoolbus manufactured...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25257.2
    If a schoolbus is used for the transportation of persons of any age who are developmentally disabled, as defined by the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25257.5
    To warn other motorists or pedestrians on a roadway during a backing maneuver, the operator of a schoolbus may flash turn signal lamps if the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25257.7
    (a) A schoolbus may be equipped with a white strobe light mounted so as to be visible from the front, sides, or rear of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25258
    (a) An authorized emergency vehicle operating under the conditions specified in Section 21055 may display a flashing white light from a gaseous discharge lamp designed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25259
    (a) Any authorized emergency vehicle may display flashing amber warning lights to the front, sides, or rear. (b) A vehicle operated by a police or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25259.1
    (a) Any vehicle operated by a disaster service worker who has received training in accordance with subdivision (b) and used by that worker in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25259.5
    An emergency response or disaster service vehicle owned or leased and operated by the American National Red Cross, or any chapter or branch thereof, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25260
    (a) Public utility vehicles, and vehicles of duly authorized representatives of a public utility, actually engaged in the construction, removal, maintenance, or inspection of public...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25260.1
    Vehicles actually engaged in the construction, removal, maintenance, or inspection of any oil or gas pipeline may display flashing amber warning lights to the front,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25260.3
    Any vehicle having personnel aerial lift equipment, actually engaged in the construction, removal, maintenance or inspection of any building, structure, or appurtenances thereto, including the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25260.4
    Any hazardous substance spill response vehicle, under contract to the Department of Transportation for the cleanup of hazardous substance spills, may display flashing amber warning...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25261
    Vehicles used by a county or county department of agriculture and vehicles of duly authorized representatives thereof, actually engaged in weed control or pest detection,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25262
    An armored car may be equipped with red lights which may be used while resisting armed robbery. At all other times the red lights shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25263
    Trucks actually engaged in the towing of houses or buildings upon any highway may display flashing amber warning lights to the front, sides or rear...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25264
    Any motor vehicle operated by a coroner, or by a deputy coroner, and which is at the scene of any violent highway death, may display...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25265
    Repair vehicles of sanitary districts or county sanitation districts necessarily parked other than adjacent to the curb in a highway for purposes of repairing district...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25266
    Vehicles owned by the state and operated by officers or employees of the state who are actually engaged in aqueduct or levee construction, maintenance, patrol,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25267
    Vehicles used by mosquito abatement districts or pest abatement districts when dispersing insecticides may display flashing amber warning lights to the front or rear while...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25268
    No person shall display a flashing amber warning light on a vehicle as permitted by this code except when an unusual traffic hazard exists.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25269
    No person shall display a flashing or steady burning red warning light on a vehicle except as permitted by Section 21055 or when an extreme...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25270
    Any pilot car required by the permit referred to in Section 35780 or 35790, or any vehicle or combination of vehicles subject to the permit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25270.5
    Any motor vehicle engaged in, or aiding in, the herding of livestock along or across a public roadway may display flashing amber warning lights to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25271
    Any publicly owned vehicle or any vehicle operated by a corporation incorporated under Part 4 (commencing with Section 10400) of Division 2 of Title 1...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25271.5
    Any publicly owned vehicle used for the enforcement of animal control laws contained in a statute, local ordinance, or regulation may display flashing or revolving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25272
    A motor vehicle used by a rural mail carrier may display flashing amber warning lights to the front and rear of the vehicle while the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25273
    Any motor vehicle owned and operated by a school district with an average daily attendance in excess of 400,000 while being used to measure the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25274
    Any vehicle owned by a cable television company and operated by employees, or duly authorized representatives, of a cable television company, when actually engaged in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25275
    Any truck or truck tractor which is primarily used in the transportation of loads specified in subdivision (a) of Section 35414, may be equipped with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25275.5
    Any bus operated either by a public agency or under the authority of a certificate of public convenience and necessity issued by the Public Utilities...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25276
    (a) A motor vehicle designed for carrying more than eight persons, including the driver, owned by a private, nonprofit organization that provides training or other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25277
    Any vehicle used by any police department, sheriff's office, or other governmental agency for the purpose of enforcing parking laws contained in the Vehicle Code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25278
    Any vehicle owned or operated by a land surveyor or civil engineer licensed to practice in this state may display flashing amber warning lights to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25279
    (a) Vehicles owned and operated by private security agencies and utilized exclusively on privately owned and maintained roads to which this code is made applicable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25280
    Vehicles operated by a local public entity, or pursuant to a permit, license, contract, or franchise with a local public entity, and used to collect...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25281
    A privately owned or operated water tender vehicle, when used exclusively for contract emergency services provided to any public agency, may display flashing amber warning...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25282
    Any vehicle owned or operated by a contractor or a construction company licensed to operate in this state pursuant to the Business and Professions Code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25300
    (a) Every vehicle which, if operated during darkness, would be subject to the provisions of Section 25100, and every truck tractor, irrespective of width, shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25301
    When utility or public utility vehicles are parked, stopped or standing at the site of work as described in Section 22512, warning devices shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25305
    (a) No person shall place, deposit, or display upon or adjacent to any highway any lighted fusee, except as a warning to approaching vehicular traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25350
    Any passenger common carrier motor vehicle manufactured prior to January 1, 1968, may be equipped with green identification lamps. Any bus may be equipped with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25351
    (a) A commercial vehicle and, except as provided in subdivision (d), any other vehicle 80 or more inches in width may be equipped with identification...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25352
    Any bus operated by a publicly owned transit system on regularly scheduled service may be equipped with a device capable of sending a signal that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25353
    (a) Notwithstanding Sections 25400 and 25950, a bus operated by a publicly owned transit system on regularly scheduled service may be equipped with illuminated signs...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25353.1
    (a) Notwithstanding Sections 25400 and 25950, a bus operated by the City of Santa Monica's publicly owned transit system, on regularly scheduled service, in addition...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25354
    (a) Notwithstanding Sections 25400 and 25950, and except as provided in subdivision (c), a bus operated by the University of California, Irvine's public transport system...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25400
    (a) Any vehicle may be equipped with a lamp or device on the exterior of the vehicle that emits a diffused nonglaring light of not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25401
    No diffused nonglaring light on a vehicle shall resemble any official traffic control device.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25450
    Any motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, equipped with lighted acetylene headlamps complies with the provisions of this code concerning lighted headlamps when it has...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25451
    Any motorcycle equipped with one lighted acetylene headlamp complies with the provisions of this code concerning lighted headlamps on motorcycles when the acetylene headlamp is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25452
    No acetylene lamp shall emit any glaring light.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25500
    (a) Area reflectorizing material may be displayed on any vehicle, provided: the color red is not displayed on the front; designs do not tend to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25650
    Every motorcycle during darkness shall be equipped with at least one and not more than two lighted headlamps which shall conform to the requirements and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25650.5
    Every motorcycle manufactured and first registered on and after January 1, 1978, shall be equipped with at least one and not more than two headlamps...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25651
    The headlamp upon a motor-driven cycle may be of the single-beam or multiple-beam type, but in either event, when the vehicle is operated during darkness,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25800
    The provisions of Sections 24012, 24250, 24251, 24400 to 24404, inclusive, and Articles 3 (commencing with Section 24600), 4 (commencing with Section 24800), 5 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25801
    The provisions of Sections 24012, 24250, 24251, 24254, 24400 to 24404, inclusive, 24600 to 24604, inclusive, 24606 to 24610, inclusive, Section 25950, and Articles 4...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25802
    Sections 24002, 24005, 24012, 24250, 24251, 24400 to 24404, inclusive, 24600 to 24604, inclusive, 24606 to 24610, inclusive, Article 4 (commencing with Section 24800), Article...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25803
    (a) All vehicles not otherwise required to be equipped with headlamps, rear lights, or reflectors by this chapter shall, if operated on a highway during...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25804
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, original lighting equipment installed on a vehicle manufactured prior to January 1, 1946, need not meet the requirements...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25805
    Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, a forklift truck which is towed upon the highway at the end of a combination of vehicles shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25806
    Sections 24003 and 27002 shall not apply to the installation of warning lamps and sirens on ambulances or firetrucks which are used solely for demonstration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25950
    This section applies to the color of lamps and to any reflector exhibiting or reflecting perceptible light of 0.05 candela or more per foot-candle of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25951
    Any lighted lamp or device upon a motor vehicle other than headlamps, spotlamps, signal lamps, or auxiliary driving lamps, warning lamps which projects a beam...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 25952
    (a) Lamps, reflectors, and area reflectorizing material of a type required or permitted on a vehicle may be mounted on a load carried by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26100
    (a) A person shall not sell or offer for sale for use upon or as part of the equipment of a vehicle any lighting equipment,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26101
    (a) A person shall not sell or offer for sale for use upon or as part of the equipment of a vehicle any device that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26102
    In the event any equipment in actual use meets the requirements of this code or a department regulation adopted pursuant to this code, a subsequent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26103
    (a) The department may adopt and enforce regulations establishing standards and specifications for lighting equipment listed in Section 375 and for safety belts, safety glazing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26104
    (a) Every manufacturer who sells, offers for sale, or manufactures for use upon a vehicle devices subject to requirements established by the department shall, before...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26105
    The department may purchase any equipment sold for use on vehicles and test or retest the same as to conformance with the requirements of this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26106
    The department may issue a permit for the use of equipment for experimental purposes. The use of such equipment under the permit is not a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26301
    Any motor vehicle first registered in this state after January 1, 1940, shall be equipped with power brakes if its gross weight exceeds 14,000 pounds,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26301.5
    Every passenger vehicle manufactured and first registered after January 1, 1973, except motorcycles, shall be equipped with an emergency brake system so constructed that rupture...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26302
    (a) Every trailer or semitrailer, manufactured and first registered after January 1, 1940, and having a gross weight of 6,000 pounds or more and which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26303
    Every trailer coach and every camp trailer having a gross weight of 1,500 pounds or more, but exclusive of passengers, shall be equipped with brakes...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26304
    (a) Power brakes on any trailer or semitrailer manufactured after December 31, 1955, operated over public highways and required to be equipped with brakes shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26305
    Any auxiliary dolly or tow dolly may be equipped with brakes.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26307
    No forklift truck manufactured after January 1, 1970, shall be towed behind another vehicle unless it is equipped with brakes on the wheels of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26311
    (a) Every motor vehicle shall be equipped with service brakes on all wheels, except as follows: (1) Trucks and truck tractors manufactured before January 1,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26450
    Every motor vehicle shall be equipped with a service brake system and every motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, shall be equipped with a parking...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26451
    The parking brake system of every motor vehicle shall comply with the following requirements: (a) The parking brake shall be adequate to hold the vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26452
    All motor vehicles shall be so equipped as to permit application of the brakes at least once for the purpose of bringing the vehicle to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26453
    All brakes and component parts thereof shall be maintained in good condition and in good working order. The brakes shall be so adjusted as to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26454
    (a) The service brakes of every motor vehicle or combination of vehicles shall be adequate to control the movement of and to stop and hold...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26455
    In respect to any motor vehicle designed, used or maintained primarily for the transportation of property which is not equipped with a plate or marker...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26456
    Stopping distance requirement tests shall be conducted on a substantially level, dry, smooth, hard-surfaced road that is free from loose material and where the grade...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26457
    Special mobile equipment, logging vehicles, equipment operated under special permit, and any chassis without body or load are not subject to stopping distance requirements, but...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26458
    (a) The braking system on every motor vehicle used to tow another vehicle shall be so arranged that one control on the towing vehicle shall,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26458.5
    Pursuant to Section 26458, whenever a motor vehicle is equipped with an additional control to operate the brakes on a trailer, that control shall not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26502
    (a) Airbrakes of every motor vehicle and combination of vehicles shall be so adjusted and maintained as to be capable of providing full service brake...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26503
    Every motor vehicle equipped with airbrakes or equipped to operate airbrakes on towed vehicles shall be equipped with a standard type safety valve which shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26504
    The air governor cut-in and cut-out pressures of every motor vehicle equipped with airbrakes or equipped to operate airbrakes on towed vehicles shall be adjusted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26505
    A motor vehicle equipped with airbrakes or equipped to operate airbrakes on towed vehicles shall be equipped with a pressure gauge of reliable and satisfactory...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26506
    (a) Every motor vehicle airbrake system used to operate the brakes on a motor vehicle or on a towed vehicle shall be equipped with a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26507
    A check valve shall be installed and properly maintained in the air supply piping of every motor vehicle equipped with airbrakes, either between the air...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26508
    Every vehicle or combination of vehicles using compressed air at the wheels for applying the service brakes shall be equipped with an emergency stopping system...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26520
    Motor vehicles required to be equipped with power brakes and which are equipped with vacuum or vacuum-assisted brakes shall be equipped with a properly maintained...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26521
    Motor vehicles required to be equipped with power brakes and equipped with vacuum or vacuum-assisted brakes and motor vehicles used to tow vehicles equipped with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26522
    Vehicles required to be equipped with power brakes and equipped with vacuum or vacuum-assisted brakes shall have a check valve installed and properly maintained in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26700
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a passenger vehicle, other than a motorcycle, and every bus, motortruck or truck tractor, and every firetruck, fire...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26701
    (a) No person shall sell, offer for sale, or operate any motor vehicle, except a motorcycle, manufactured after January 1, 1936, unless it is equipped...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26703
    (a) No person shall replace any glazing materials used in interior partitions, doors, windows, or openings in the roof in any motor vehicle, in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26704
    Wherever the term "safety glazing material" is used in this article, it means safety glazing material of a type meeting requirements established by the department.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26705
    On or after January 1, 1969, no person shall sell or offer for sale for use upon or as part of the equipment of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26706
    (a) Every motor vehicle, except motorcycles, equipped with a windshield shall also be equipped with a self-operating windshield wiper. (b) Every new motor vehicle first...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26707
    Windshield wipers required by this code shall be maintained in good operating condition and shall provide clear vision through the windshield for the driver. Wipers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26708
    (a) (1) A person shall not drive any motor vehicle with any object or material placed, displayed, installed, affixed, or applied upon the windshield or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26708.2
    Sun screening devices permitted by paragraph (10) of subdivision (b) of Section 26708 shall meet the following requirements: (a) The devices shall be held in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26708.5
    (a) No person shall place, install, affix, or apply any transparent material upon the windshield, or side or rear windows, of any motor vehicle if...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26708.7
    Notwithstanding any other law, a vehicle operated and owned or leased by a federal, state, or local agency, department, or district, that employs peace officers,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26709
    (a) Every motor vehicle registered in a foreign jurisdiction and every motorcycle subject to registration in this state shall be equipped with a mirror so...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26710
    It is unlawful to operate any motor vehicle upon a highway when the windshield or rear window is in such a defective condition as to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26711
    Every bus or trolley coach, except those first registered prior to January 1, 1960, and engaged in urban and suburban service as defined in Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 26712
    Every passenger vehicle used or maintained for the transportation of persons for hire, compensation, or profit shall be equipped with a defrosting device which is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27000
    (a) A motor vehicle, when operated upon a highway, shall be equipped with a horn in good working order and capable of emitting sound audible...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27001
    (a) The driver of a motor vehicle when reasonably necessary to insure safe operation shall give audible warning with his horn. (b) The horn shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27002
    No vehicle, except an authorized emergency vehicle, shall be equipped with, nor shall any person use upon a vehicle any siren except that an authorized...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27003
    An armored car may be equipped with a siren which may be used while resisting armed robbery. At all other times, the siren shall not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27007
    No driver of a vehicle shall operate, or permit the operation of, any sound amplification system which can be heard outside the vehicle from 50...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27150
    (a) Every motor vehicle subject to registration shall at all times be equipped with an adequate muffler in constant operation and properly maintained to prevent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27150.1
    No person engaged in a business that involves the selling of motor vehicle exhaust systems, or parts thereof, including, but not limited to, mufflers, shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27150.2
    (a) Stations providing referee functions pursuant to Section 44036 of the Health and Safety Code shall provide for the testing of vehicular exhaust systems and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27150.3
    (a) A person may not modify the exhaust system of a motor vehicle with a whistle-tip. (b) A person may not operate a motor vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27150.5
    Any person holding a retail seller's permit who sells or installs an exhaust system, or part thereof, including, but not limited to, a muffler, in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27150.7
    A court may dismiss any action in which a person is prosecuted for operating a vehicle in violation of Section 27150 or 27151 if a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27151
    (a) No person shall modify the exhaust system of a motor vehicle in a manner which will amplify or increase the noise emitted by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27152
    The exhaust gases from a motor vehicle shall not be directed to the side of the vehicle between 2 feet and 11 feet above the
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27153
    No motor vehicle shall be operated in a manner resulting in the escape of excessive smoke, flame, gas, oil, or fuel residue. The provisions of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27153.5
    (a) No motor vehicle first sold or registered as a new motor vehicle on or after January 1, 1971, shall discharge into the atmosphere at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27154
    The cab of any motor vehicle shall be reasonably tight against the penetration of gases and fumes from the engine or exhaust system. The exhaust...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27155
    No motor vehicle shall be operated or parked upon any highway unless the filling spout for the fuel tank is closed by a cap or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27156
    (a) No person shall operate or leave standing upon a highway a motor vehicle that is a gross polluter, as defined in Section 39032.5 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27156.1
    The installation, prior to January 1, 1974, of an auxiliary gasoline fuel tank for use on a 1973 or earlier model year motor vehicle, which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27156.2
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any publicly owned authorized emergency vehicle operated by a peace officer, as defined in Section 830 of the Penal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27156.3
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any motor vehicle of mosquito abatement, vector control, or pest abatement districts or agencies, any authorized emergency vehicle as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27157
    The State Air Resources Board, after consultation with, and pursuant to the recommendations of, the commissioner, shall adopt such reasonable regulations as it determines are...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27157.5
    The State Air Resources Board, after consultation with, and pursuant to the recommendations of, the commissioner, shall adopt such reasonable standards as it determines are...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27158
    After notice by a traffic officer that a vehicle does not comply with any regulation adopted pursuant to Section 27157, no person shall operate, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27158.5
    After notice by a traffic officer that a motor vehicle does not comply with any standard adopted pursuant to Section 27157.5, no person shall operate,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27159
    Any uniformed member of the California Highway Patrol may order a vehicle stored when it is located within the territorial limits in which the member...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27200
    (a) The Department of Motor Vehicles shall not register on a dealer's report of sale a new motor vehicle, except an off-highway motor vehicle subject...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27201
    For the purposes of Section 27200, the noise limit of 92 dbA shall apply to any motorcycle manufactured before 1970.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27202
    For the purposes of Section 27200, the following noise limits shall apply to any motorcycle, other than a motor-driven cycle, manufactured: (1) After 1969, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27202.1
    (a) Notwithstanding any other law, a person shall not park, use, or operate a motorcycle, registered in the State of California, that does not bear...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27203
    For the purposes of Section 27200, the noise limit of 82 dbA shall apply to any snowmobile manufactured after 1972.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27204
    For the purposes of Section 27200, the following noise limits shall apply to any motor vehicle within the specified manufacturer's gross vehicle weight rating and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27206
    For the purposes of Section 27200, the following noise limits shall apply to any other motor vehicle, not specified in this article, manufactured: (1) After...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27207
    No motor vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 10,000 pounds and equipped with an engine speed governor shall produce a sound...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27302
    No person shall sell or offer for sale any seatbelt or attachments thereto for use in a vehicle unless it complies with requirements established by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27304
    All vehicles owned and utilized in driver training by a driver training school licensed under the provisions of Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 11100) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27305
    All publicly owned firefighting vehicles designed for and used in responding to emergency fire calls and in combating fires shall be equipped with seatbelts for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27314
    (a) No dealer shall sell or offer for sale any used passenger vehicle that was manufactured on or after January 1, 1962, other than a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27314.5
    (a) (1) Subject to paragraph (3), no dealer shall sell or offer for sale any used passenger vehicle of a model year of 1972 to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27315
    (a) The Legislature finds that a mandatory seatbelt law will contribute to reducing highway deaths and injuries by encouraging greater usage of existing manual seatbelts,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27315.1
    Section 27315 applies to any person in a fully enclosed three-wheeled motor vehicle that is not less than seven feet in length and not less...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27315.3
    (a) As used in this section, "passenger motor vehicle" means a passenger vehicle as defined in Section 465 and a motortruck as defined in Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27315.5
    All law enforcement agencies shall, not later than January 1, 1991, establish a policy and issue an order, in writing, which states whether or not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27316
    (a) Unless specifically prohibited by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, all schoolbuses purchased or leased for use in California shall be equipped at all...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27316.5
    (a) Unless specifically prohibited by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, all type 2 school pupil activity buses, manufactured on or after July 1, 2004,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27317
    A person who installs, reinstalls, rewires, tampers with, alters, or modifies for compensation, a vehicle's computer system or supplemental restraint system, including, but not limited...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27360
    (a) Except as provided in Section 27363 a parent, legal guardian, or driver shall not transport on a highway in a motor vehicle, as defined...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27360.5
    (a) A parent, legal guardian, or driver shall not transport on a highway in a motor vehicle, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (c)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27360.6
    (a) (1) For a conviction under Section 27360 or 27360.5, a first offense is punishable by a fine of one hundred dollars ($100), except that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27361
    A law enforcement officer reasonably suspecting a violation of Section 27360 or 27360.5, or both of those sections, may stop a vehicle transporting a child...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27362
    (a) A manufacturer, wholesaler, or retailer shall not sell, offer for sale, or install in a motor vehicle, a child passenger restraint system that does...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27362.1
    (a) No individual may sell or offer for sale a child passenger restraint system that was in use by a child during an accident involving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27363
    (a) The court may exempt from the requirements of this article any class of child by age, weight, or size if it is determined that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27363.5
    (a) A public or private hospital, clinic, or birthing center shall, at the time of the discharge of a child, provide to and discuss with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27364
    (a) It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this article, to insure that children, who are, because of their tender years, helpless dependent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27365
    (a) (1) A car rental agency in California shall inform each of its customers of Section 27360 by posting, in a place conspicuous to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27366
    (a) The department shall do the following: (1) Prepare and disseminate materials for the purpose of educating the public about the importance of using passenger...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27368
    This article applies to child passengers in a fully enclosed three-wheeled motor vehicle that is not less than seven feet in length and not less...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27375
    (a) Any person who operates a limousine, as defined in subdivision (i) of Section 5371.4 of the Public Utilities Code, in any city, county, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27400
    A person operating a motor vehicle or bicycle may not wear a headset covering, or earplugs in, both ears. This prohibition does not apply to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27450
    When any vehicle is equipped with any solid tire, the solid tire shall have a minimum thickness of resilient rubber as follows: (a) If the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27451
    The rubber of a solid tire shall be measured between the surface of the roadway and the nearest metal part of the base flange to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27452
    The required thickness of rubber shall extend evenly around the entire periphery of the tire. The entire solid tire shall be securely attached to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27453
    There shall not be an average difference greater than 1/8 inch between the outside diameters of each single tire composing a dual solid rubber tire.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27454
    A tire on a vehicle upon a highway shall not have on its periphery any block, stud, flange, cleat, ridge, bead, or any other protuberance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27455
    (a) On and after January 1, 1975, no person shall sell or offer for sale an inner tube for use in a radial tire unless,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27459
    No person shall operate any motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer upon any portion of a highway without tire traction devices when that portion of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27459.5
    (a) No person shall sell, offer for sale, lease, install, or replace on a vehicle for use on a highway, any tire traction devices which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27460
    Any passenger vehicle or motortruck having an unladen weight of 6,500 pounds or less and operated and equipped with four-wheel drive and with snow-tread tires...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27460.5
    No person shall knowingly sell or offer or expose for sale any motor vehicle tire except a commercial vehicle tire, or any motor vehicle equipped...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27461
    No person shall cause or permit the operation of and no driver shall knowingly operate any motor vehicle except a commercial vehicle, on any street...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27465
    (a) No dealer or person holding a retail seller's permit shall sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, or install on a vehicle axle for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27500
    (a) The department may adopt regulations relating to standards for pneumatic tires of a vehicle type as it determines necessary to provide for public safety....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27501
    (a) No dealer or person holding a retail seller's permit shall sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, or install on a vehicle for use...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27502
    No dealer or person holding a retail seller's permit shall sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, or install on a vehicle for use on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27503
    (a) The commissioner, after public hearings, shall adopt regulations setting noise standards for pneumatic tires. Such standards shall be the lowest level of noise consistent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27600
    No person shall operate any motor vehicle having three or more wheels, any trailer, or semitrailer unless equipped with fenders, covers, or devices, including flaps...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27602
    (a) A person shall not drive a motor vehicle if a television receiver, a video monitor, or a television or video screen, or any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27603
    When a motor vehicle formerly used as a schoolbus is sold to any person and is used exclusively for purposes other than the transportation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27604
    When a motor vehicle, painted, as required by Section 40800, and formerly used in the enforcement of the provisions of Division 10 (commencing with Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27605
    No person shall own or operate a motor vehicle painted in the manner described in Section 40800 to resemble a motor vehicle used by a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27606
    (a) No person shall own or operate a motor vehicle which is equipped with a light bar, or facsimile thereof, to resemble a motor vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27607
    (a) Section 27606 does not apply to vehicles owned or used by persons licensed pursuant to Article 3.1 (commencing with Section 7540) or Article 3.2...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27700
    (a) Tow trucks shall be equipped with and carry all of the following: (1) One or more brooms, and the driver of the tow truck...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27800
    It is unlawful for a driver of a motorcycle or a motorized bicycle to carry any other person thereon, except on a seat securely fastened...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27801
    A person shall not drive a two-wheel motorcycle that is equipped with either of the following: (a) A seat so positioned that the driver, when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27802
    (a) The department may adopt reasonable regulations establishing specifications and standards for safety helmets offered for sale, or sold, for use by drivers and passengers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27803
    (a) A driver and any passenger shall wear a safety helmet meeting requirements established pursuant to Section 27802 when riding on a motorcycle, motor-driven cycle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27900
    (a) Every motor vehicle or combination of vehicles used to carry the property of others for hire or used to carry passengers for hire, any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27901
    The display of the name or trademark shall be in letters in sharp contrast to the background and shall be of such size, shape, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27902
    Section 27900 does not apply to any motor vehicle having an unladen weight of 6,000 pounds or less or to any vehicle towed by such...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27903
    (a) Subject to Section 114765 of the Health and Safety Code, any vehicle transporting any explosive, blasting agent, flammable liquid, flammable solid, oxidizing material, corrosive,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27904
    There shall be displayed in a conspicuous place on both the right and left sides of a pilot car a sign showing the name of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27904.5
    Subject to Section 35783.5, a pilot car shall display neat, clean, and legible signs containing the word "OVERSIZE." The words "OVERSIZE LOAD," "WIDE LOAD," or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27905
    It is unlawful to display on a vehicle any sign with the words "fire" or "fire department" thereon, except on vehicles owned and operated by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27906
    (a) Every schoolbus, while being used for the transportation of school pupils at or below the 12th-grade level shall bear upon the front and rear...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27906.5
    Every youth bus, when operated for the transportation of school pupils, shall bear, upon the front and rear of the youth bus, a plainly visible...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27907
    There shall be displayed in a conspicuous place on both the right and left side of a tow truck, a repossessor's tow vehicle, or an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27908
    (a) In every taxicab operated in this state there shall be a sign of heavy material, not smaller than 6 inches by 4 inches, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27909
    Any vehicle which carries liquefied petroleum gas fuel or natural gas, in a tank attached to a vehicle, in any concealed area, including trunks, compartments,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 27910
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall initiate a 12-month study to determine an effective means to enforce the provisions of the Commercial Vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28000
    Every refrigerator van equipped with one or more doors designed to lock automatically upon closure shall have at least one door which can be opened...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28050
    It is unlawful for any person to advertise for sale, to sell, to use, or to install on any part of a motor vehicle or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28050.5
    It is unlawful for any person with the intent to defraud to operate a motor vehicle on any street or highway knowing that the odometer...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28051
    It is unlawful for any person to disconnect, turn back, advance, or reset the odometer of any motor vehicle with the intent to alter the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28051.5
    It is unlawful for any person to advertise for sale, to sell, or to use, any device designed primarily for the purpose of turning back...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28052
    If a manufacturer, distributor, or dealer of a new motor vehicle makes any warranty to the purchaser of, and with respect to, a new motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28053
    (a) Nothing in this article prevents the service, repair, or replacement of an odometer, if the mileage indicated thereon remains the same as before the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28060
    (a) No person shall sell or offer for sale a new recreational vehicle or new camper which is equipped with cooking equipment or heating equipment,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28070
    As used in this article, "passenger vehicle" means "passenger vehicle" as defined in Section 34710.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28071
    Every passenger vehicle registered in this state shall be equipped with a front bumper and with a rear bumper. As used in this section, "bumper"...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28080
    (a) Every motor vehicle upon which a camper is mounted shall be equipped with an audible or visual signaling device which can be activated from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28081
    The provisions of Section 28080 shall not apply to either of the following: (a) Any motor vehicle upon which a camper is mounted if a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28085
    Any motor vehicle may be equipped with a theft alarm system which flashes the lights of the vehicle, or sounds an audible signal, or both,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28090
    Every renter of a motor vehicle with cellular radio telephone equipment shall provide the person who rents the motor vehicle with written operating instructions concerning...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28100
    A pilot car shall display at least one red warning flag on each side of the vehicle. The flags shall be a minimum of 16...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28101
    In addition to the lighting, sign, and flag requirements in Sections 25270, 27904, 27904.5, and 28100, a pilot car shall meet all of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28102
    Pilot cars equipped with vertical clearance measuring devices shall comply with Section 35252.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28103
    It is unlawful and an infraction for any person to violate any provision of this article or to fail to have any required equipment in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28110
    As used in this article, "antisiphoning device" means a device which prevents the removal by suction of fuel from a motor vehicle.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28111
    Except as otherwise provided in Section 28112, any 1993 and later model-year vehicle which is capable of operating on methanol or ethanol and is imported...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28112
    Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 28111, the State Air Resources Board may adopt regulations providing for exemptions from antisiphoning device requirements for categories of vehicles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28113
    (a) Every light-duty and medium-duty motor vehicle operated for compensation to transport persons in an air quality management district or air pollution control district, which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28114
    (a) Every heavy-duty vehicle operated by a transit authority or transit district, or owned by a private entity providing transit service under contract with a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 28150
    (a) No vehicle shall be equipped with any device that is designed for, or is capable of, jamming, scrambling, neutralizing, disabling, or otherwise interfering with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29000
    Unless specified, this chapter does not apply to tow trucks or to the drawbar or other connection between a motor vehicle and a pole or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29001
    The upper and lower halves of every fifth wheel connecting device on any semitrailer and truck-tractor or auxiliary dolly shall be securely affixed to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29002
    Every fifth wheel mechanism, including adapters, shall be equipped with a locking device which will not permit the upper and lower halves to be separated...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29003
    (a) Every hitch or coupling device used as a means of attaching the towed and towing vehicles shall be properly and securely mounted and be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29004
    (a) (1) Except as required under paragraph (2), a towed vehicle shall be coupled to the towing vehicle by means of a safety chain, cable,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29004.5
    No recreational vehicle, as described in Section 18010.5 of the Health and Safety Code, designed to be towed, shall be manufactured for sale in this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29005
    When one vehicle is towing another, the drawbar or other connection shall not exceed 15 feet.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29006
    (a) No person shall operate a vehicle towing another motor vehicle upon a freeway unless the towing vehicle is coupled to the towed vehicle by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29007
    The requirements of Section 29004 shall not apply to vehicles engaged in driveaway-towaway operations if all the following conditions are met: (a) The towed vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29008
    Sections 29004 and 29005 shall not apply to trailers or dollies used to support booms attached to truck cranes if the following conditions are met:...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 29009
    The requirements of Section 29004 do not apply to a dolly used to support a portion of special construction equipment, as defined in Section 565,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31301
    (a) No person shall transport any explosive substance, flammable liquid, liquefied petroleum gas or poisonous gas in a tank truck, trailer, or semitrailer through the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31303
    (a) The provisions of this section apply to the highway transportation of hazardous materials and hazardous waste for which the display of placards or markings...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31304
    (a) The transportation of hazardous materials and hazardous waste for which the display of placards or markings is required pursuant to Section 27903 may be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31305
    (a) Upon receipt of a written petition from a local jurisdiction or motor carrier adversely affected by a restriction or prohibition adopted pursuant to Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31306
    (a) A list of highways restricted or prohibited pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 31304 shall be published or updated by the Department of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31307
    (a) It is unlawful for the owner of any vehicle or the authorized agent of the owner to drive, or to direct or knowingly permit...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31308
    (a) Nothing contained in Section 31303 or 31304 shall be deemed to exempt any person subject to these sections from other provisions of this code....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31309
    Notwithstanding Section 34500 and subdivision (a) of Section 34501, the transportation of hazardous materials in a manner requiring that placards be displayed on the transporting...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31400
    Trucks used primarily or regularly for the transportation of workmen shall be: (a) Equipped with seats securely fastened to the vehicle. (b) Equipped, if a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31401
    (a) The department shall adopt regulations designed to promote the safe operation of farm labor vehicles described in Section 322, including, but not limited to,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31401.5
    (a) The department shall develop, by regulation, specifications for a display sticker that shall be clearly displayed on every farm labor vehicle. This display sticker...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31402
    (a) No person may operate any farm labor vehicle except as may be necessary to return the unladen vehicle or combination of vehicles to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31403
    A farm labor vehicle known to an owner, farm labor contractor, or driver, to be unsafe, or not equipped as required by this code, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31404
    Any person who operates, or any owner or farm labor contractor who knowingly allows the operation of, a farm labor vehicle in violation of subdivision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31405
    (a) Except as authorized under paragraph (1) of subdivision (e), every farm labor vehicle issued an inspection certificate under Section 31401 shall be equipped at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31406
    (a) No person may be transported in a farm labor vehicle that does not have all passenger seating positions in compliance with Section 571.207 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31407
    All cutting tools or tools with sharp edges carried in the passenger compartment of a farm labor vehicle shall be placed in securely latched containers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31408
    No person may operate a farm labor vehicle on a highway unless both headlamps required under Section 24400 are lighted, regardless of the time of
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31409
    Notwithstanding paragraph (2) of subdivision (c) of Section 322, any vehicle owned or operated by or for a public transit system that is purchased with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31540
    (a) The department shall adopt and enforce such regulations as it determines are necessary for public safety regarding the transportation of: (1) Freight van or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31560
    (a) A person operating a vehicle, or combination of vehicles, in the transportation of 10 or more used tires or waste tires, or a combination...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31600
    For the purposes of this division "explosive" or "explosives" means any substance, or combination of substances, the primary or common purpose of which is detonation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31601
    (a) This division shall apply to the operation of any motor vehicle on any highway, and to the operation and parking of any vehicle on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31602
    (a) It is a misdemeanor for any owner of a vehicle to drive or permit the driving of the vehicle on any public highway for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31607
    (a) Any person operating or permitting the operation of a vehicle or combination of vehicles used in the transportation of explosives and subject to this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31608
    The inspection of a vehicle required under subdivision (b) of Section 31607 shall include inspection of the following: (a) Brakes and the brake system. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31609
    Every person operating a vehicle or combination of vehicles in the transportation of explosives subject to this division shall complete a record of every inspection...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31610
    Every vehicle or combination of vehicles used in the transportation of explosives and subject to this division, in addition to any other equipment required by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31611
    Every owner of a vehicle used in the transportation of explosives and subject to this division shall make available in each vehicle the latest map...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31612
    Persons operating vehicles, or combinations of vehicles, in the transportation of explosives and subject to this division, shall not accept any explosives for transportation unless...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31613
    There shall not be included in any cargo of explosives any flammable liquids, acids, or corrosive liquids, oxidizers, or combustible materials, other than the explosives...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31614
    The following provisions shall apply to any vehicle transporting explosives subject to this division: (a) When transporting explosives through or into a city or any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31615
    Nothing contained in this division shall be deemed to exempt any vehicle transporting explosives and subject to this division, or the owner or any other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31616
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol, after consultation with the officials having the responsibility for the prevention and suppression of fire in communities through...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31616.5
    Notwithstanding Section 11349.3 of the Government Code, the review by the Office of Administrative Law of regulations adopted pursuant to Section 31616 shall be completed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31617
    In the event of an emergency, the Department of the California Highway Patrol is authorized to suspend or change any designated route for the transportation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31618
    Where not specifically provided otherwise, it is a misdemeanor for any person to violate any provision of this division. Every person convicted of a misdemeanor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31619
    When not in conflict with any local ordinance pertaining to the transportation of explosives, it shall be lawful to transport smokeless powder in an amount...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 31620
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol, upon application of any interested party, with the concurrence of the fire chief or chiefs in the area...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32000
    It is the intent of the Legislature, by enacting this division, that the public be provided additional protection through the licensing of motor carriers transporting...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32000.5
    (a) A motor carrier who directs the transportation of an explosive and a motor carrier who directs the transportation of a hazardous material, who is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32001
    (a) (1) Any authorized employee of the department may inspect any sealed or unsealed vehicle, container, or shipment subject to this division in maintenance facilities,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32002
    (a) The commissioner may adopt any regulations that are necessary to administer this division. It is a misdemeanor for any motor carrier to violate this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32002.5
    (a) The commissioner may temporarily suspend a license to haul hazardous material prior to any hearing, when, in the commissioner's opinion, the action is necessary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32003
    (a) All fees collected by the department pursuant to the issuance or renewal of a license for the transportation of hazardous material shall be deposited...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32004
    Any violation of any provision of this division may be enjoined in a civil action brought by the Attorney General in the name of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32050
    (a) Prior to the transport of anhydrous hydrazine, methylhydrazine, dimethylhydrazine, Aerozine 50, fuming nitric acid, liquid fluorine, or nitrogen tetroxide in bulk packaging, except when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32051
    (a) Each advance notification required by Section 32050 shall contain all of the following information: (1) The name, address, and emergency telephone number of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32052
    (a) The notification required by Section 32050 shall reach the department at least 72 hours before the beginning of the 48-hour period during which departure...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32053
    (a) Any carrier who violates Section 32050, 32051, or 32052, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, is subject to a civil penalty...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32100
    It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this division, to create a special category of inhalation hazards and poison gases and to establish...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32100.5
    This division applies to the transportation of inhalation hazards in bulk packaging, except when that packaging contains only residue.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32101
    As used in this division: (a) "Inhalation hazard" means any material defined as "Poison A" pursuant to Section 173.326 of Title 49 of the Code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32102
    (a) The department may adopt any regulations that are necessary to administer this division. It is a misdemeanor for any person to violate this division...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32103
    (a) Every motor carrier shall make available in each vehicle used in the transportation of inhalation hazards the latest map showing the routes to be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32104
    (a) It is unlawful for the motor carrier or its authorized agent to drive or to permit the driving of any vehicle transporting inhalation hazards,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32105
    (a) Unless there is no practicable alternative, every driver of a vehicle transporting inhalation hazards shall avoid, by prearrangement of routes, driving into or through...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32106
    Every vehicle used in the transportation of an inhalation hazard, in addition to any other equipment required by law, shall be equipped and maintained as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32107
    Every vehicle, or combination of vehicles, transporting an inhalation hazard shall contain a self-contained breathing apparatus and equipment capable of immediate communication with emergency personnel.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 32109
    Nothing in this division exempts any vehicle transporting inhalation hazards and subject to this division, or the owner or any other person, from other provisions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 33000
    Subject to the provisions of Section 114765 of the Health and Safety Code, the Department of the California Highway Patrol, after consulting with the State...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 33002
    (a) Prior to the transport of any hazardous radioactive materials containing cargoes of commercially produced, spent radioactive fuel outside the confines of a facility where...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34000
    It is the intent of the Legislature to provide additional protection to the public and reduce the risk of possible hazards in the highway transportation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34001
    The provisions of this division refer to vehicles having a cargo tank and to hazardous waste transport vehicles and containers, as defined in Section 25167.4...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34002
    (a) It is the legislative intention that the regulations adopted by the commissioner pursuant to this division shall apply uniformly throughout the State of California,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34003
    As used in this division: (a) "Cargo tank" means any tank having a volumetric capacity in excess of 120 gallons that is used for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34004
    The provisions of this division shall apply equally to new as well as existing cargo tanks.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34005
    The provisions of this division shall not apply to a trap wagon or spray rig when empty or when transporting not more than 1,000 gallons...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34006
    The provisions of this division shall not apply to "wine," as defined by Section 23007 of the Business and Professions Code, or any other aqueous...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34019
    (a) The commissioner shall adopt reasonable regulations with respect to the following: (1) The design, construction, and structural safety of cargo tanks and fire auxiliary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34020.5
    (a) The Department of Transportation, after consultation with the Department of the California Highway Patrol, the State Fire Marshal, and affected local agencies, and following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34021
    The regulations adopted by the commissioner shall make reasonable allowances for cargo tanks in existence when the regulations become effective. No allowance shall, however, be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34022
    In adopting the regulations, the commissioner shall consider, as evidence of generally accepted safety standards, the publications of the National Fire Protection Association and the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34024
    The regulations adopted by the commissioner pursuant to this division shall be adopted, amended, and repealed in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34060
    The commissioner shall provide for the establishment, operation, and enforcement of random on- and off-highway inspections of cargo tanks and hazardous waste transport vehicles and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34060.5
    Any required pressure, vacuum, or hydrostatic testing of a cargo tank shall be performed, or be caused to be performed, by the carrier, operator, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34061
    The department shall compile data and annually publish a report relating to the level of cargo tank and hazardous waste transport vehicle and container inspections...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34064
    Any duly authorized employee of the department may inspect cargo tanks and hazardous waste transport vehicles and containers, or the appurtenances and equipment thereof, in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34100
    A violation of this division or of any regulation adopted by the commissioner pursuant to this division is a misdemeanor. No person shall operate a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34500
    The department shall regulate the safe operation of the following vehicles: (a) Motortrucks of three or more axles that are more than 10,000 pounds gross...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34500.1
    In addition to the duties imposed by Section 34500, the department shall regulate the safe operation of tour buses.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34500.2
    No additional inspection shall be required under this division on any vehicle which is owned and operated by a public agency and is used for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34500.3
    (a) The department shall adopt rules and regulations that are designed to promote the safe operation of vehicles, regarding cargo securement standards. The regulations adopted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34500.5
    For purposes of this division, the term "commercial motor vehicle" has the same meaning as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 15210.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501
    (a) (1) The department shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations that, in the judgment of the department, are designed to promote the safe operation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.1
    A manufacturer or distributor of wheelchair lifts for buses, schoolbuses, youth buses, and general public transit vehicles, regardless of capacity, shall, prior to the distribution...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.2
    (a) The regulations adopted under Section 34501 for vehicles engaged in interstate or intrastate commerce shall establish hours-of-service regulations for drivers of those vehicles that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.3
    (a) No motor carrier shall schedule a run or permit or require the operation of any motor vehicle subject to this division between points within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.4
    Any driver subject to the hours of service limitations and logbook requirements of this division, who is unable to produce upon request of a representative...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.5
    (a) The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations which, in the judgment of the department, are designed to promote...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.6
    The governing board of a local educational agency that provides for the transportation of pupils shall adopt procedures that limit the operation of schoolbuses when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.7
    (a) Any rules or regulations adopted pursuant to Section 34501 for the construction, testing, or certification of wheelchair lifts for installation and use on buses...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.8
    (a) The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall inspect every general public paratransit vehicle, as defined in Section 336, at least once each year...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.9
    (a) Nothing in this division or the regulations adopted under this division is intended to, or shall, affect the rate of payment of wages, including,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.10
    The employer of any person required to keep log books, records of physical examination, and other driver records as may be required by the Department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.12
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 408, as used in this section and Sections 34505.5 and 34505.6, "motor carrier" means the registered owner of a vehicle described in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.13
    If the inspection of a carrier facility, maintenance facility, or terminal of any person who operates a schoolbus results in an unsatisfactory terminal rating by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.14
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 34501.12, for purposes of this division, safety inspections of grape gondolas are governed by this section. (b) Every registered owner of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.15
    (a) The regulations adopted pursuant to Section 34501 shall require that any driver of a commercial motor vehicle, as defined in Section 15210, be ordered...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.16
    (a) Every employer of a commercial driver shall provide information to that employee at the time of hiring and to all employed commercial drivers annually,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.17
    (a) All paratransit vehicles shall be regularly and systematically inspected, maintained, and lubricated by the owner or operator in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34501.18
    (a) Every motor carrier regularly employing more than 20 full-time drivers shall report to the department whenever it replaces more than half of its drivers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34502
    In adopting rules and regulations, the Department of the California Highway Patrol shall consider as evidence of generally accepted safety standards the rules and regulations...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34503
    It is the legislative intention in enacting this division that the rules and regulations adopted by the Department of the California Highway Patrol pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34504
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall enforce the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to Section 34501. Rules and regulations adopted pursuant to Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34505
    (a) Tour bus operators shall, in addition to the systematic inspection, maintenance, and lubrication services required of all motor carriers, require each tour bus to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34505.1
    (a) Upon determining that a tour bus operator has either (1) failed to maintain any vehicle used in transportation for compensation in a safe operating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34505.5
    (a) Every motor carrier operating any vehicle described in subdivision (a), (b), (e), (f), or (g) of Section 34500, except those vehicles exempted under Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34505.6
    (a) Upon determining that a motor carrier of property who is operating any vehicle described in subdivision (a), (b), (e), (f), (g), or (k) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34505.7
    (a) Upon determining that a private carrier of passengers, as defined in Section 4001 of the Public Utilities Code, has either (1) failed to maintain...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34505.9
    (a) An ocean marine terminal that receives and dispatches intermodal chassis may conduct the intermodal roadability inspection program, as described in this section, in lieu...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34505.10
    Motor carriers who contract or subcontract transportation service for other motor carriers shall retain all required records relating to the dispatch of vehicles and drivers...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34506
    It is a misdemeanor to fail to comply with any rule or regulation adopted by the Department of the California Highway Patrol pursuant to Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34506.3
    Except as otherwise provided in this division, it is an infraction to fail to comply with any rule or regulation adopted by the department pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34506.4
    (a) Any member of the Department of the California Highway Patrol may remove from the highway and have placed in a storage facility, any vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34506.5
    (a) A farm labor vehicle is subject to forfeiture as a nuisance if it is driven on a highway in violation of subdivision (b) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34507
    To assist the department in enforcing this division, a vehicle that is subject to this division and to the jurisdiction, control, and regulation of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34507.5
    (a) A motor carrier, as defined in Section 408, a motor carrier of property, and a for-hire motor carrier of property, as defined in Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34507.6
    (a) Every operator of transportation service which is exempt from regulation as a charter-party carrier of passengers pursuant to subdivision (k) or (l) of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34508
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall adopt and enforce rules and regulations relating to the equipment, maintenance, construction, design, color, and operation of
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34509
    Vanpool vehicles, as defined in Section 668, and vanpool vehicles when used for purposes other than traveling to and from a work location and transporting...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34510
    Persons operating vehicles, or combinations of vehicles, in the transportation of hazardous material and subject to this division, shall carry in the vehicle while en...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34510.5
    (a) (1) A broker of construction trucking services, as defined in Section 3322 of the Civil Code, shall not furnish construction transportation services to any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34511
    Any violation of any provision of this division or regulation adopted pursuant thereto may be enjoined in a civil action brought by the Attorney General...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34513
    The department shall adopt rules and regulations relating to the equipment and maintenance of tour buses.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34514
    (a) Beginning with the 1990-91 fiscal year, the department shall, upon appropriation of the requisite funds by the Legislature, annually conduct additional roadside vehicle safety...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34515
    (a) As used in this division and in regulations adopted pursuant to this division, "maintenance facility or terminal" means any place or places where a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34516
    (a) No person shall use or arrange for the use of a refrigerated motor vehicle, tank truck, dry van, or other motor vehicle, to provide...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34517
    (a) With respect to a commercial motor vehicle from another country, a person shall not operate the vehicle outside the boundaries of a designated commercial...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34518
    (a) A foreign motor carrier or foreign private motor carrier required to have a certificate of registration issued by the United States Secretary of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34520
    (a) Motor carriers and drivers shall comply with the controlled substances and alcohol use, transportation, and testing requirements of the United States Secretary of Transportation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34520.3
    (a) For the purposes of this section, a "school transportation vehicle" is a vehicle that is not a schoolbus, school pupil activity bus, or youth...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34520.5
    (a) All employers of drivers who operate paratransit vehicles, and the drivers of those vehicles, who are not otherwise required to participate in a testing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34600
    This division shall be known and may be cited as the Motor Carriers of Property Permit Act.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34601
    (a) As used in this division, "motor carrier of property" means any person who operates any commercial motor vehicle as defined in subdivision (c). "Motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34602
    As used in this division, "fund" means the Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation Fund.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34603
    The Department of the California Highway Patrol, the Public Utilities Commission, and the State Board of Equalization shall furnish, upon request, whatever information from their...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34604
    The department may adopt reasonable rules and regulations necessary to administer this division. The department may also adopt rules and regulations necessary to administer civil...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34605
    (a) The department may contract with the Office of Administrative Hearings to administer proceedings and impose fines for failure to comply with Division 14.8 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34620
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) and Section 34622, a motor carrier of property shall not operate a commercial motor vehicle on any public...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34621
    (a) The fee required by Section 7232 of the Revenue and Taxation Code shall be paid to the department upon initial application for a motor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34622
    This chapter does not apply to any of the following: (a) Vehicles described in Section 5004 or 5011, and those that are exempt from vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34623
    (a) The Department of the California Highway Patrol has exclusive jurisdiction for the regulation of safety of operation of motor carriers of property. (b) The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34623.1
    The motor carrier permit of a licensee may be suspended pursuant to Section 494.5 of the Business and Professions Code if a licensee's name is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34623.5
    Except as provided under subdivision (c) of Section 34630 and subdivision (d) of Section 34640, before a permit may be reissued after a suspension is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34624
    (a) The department shall establish a classification of motor carrier of property known as owner-operators. (b) As used in this section and in Sections 1808.1...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34630
    (a) A motor carrier permit shall not be granted to any motor carrier of property until there is filed with the department proof of financial...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34631
    The proof of financial responsibility required under Section 34630 shall be evidenced by the deposit with the department, covering each vehicle used or to be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34631.5
    (a) (1) Every motor carrier of property as defined in Section 34601, except those subject to paragraph (2), (3), or (4), shall provide and thereafter...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34632
    (a) Every motor carrier of property shall furnish the department annually, as specified by the department, a list, prepared under oath, of all vehicles, described...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34633
    Every motor carrier of property with a carrier fleet of 20 or more commercial motor vehicles as defined in Section 34601 shall, under oath, file...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34634
    (a) Upon receipt of a stop order issued by the Director of Industrial Relations pursuant to Section 3710.1 of the Labor Code, the department shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34640
    (a) A motor carrier permit shall not be granted to any motor carrier of property until one of the following is filed with the department:...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34660
    (a) A motor carrier of property, after its motor carrier permit has been suspended by the department, who continues to operate as a motor carrier,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34661
    Any person or corporation who violates any provision of this division is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than two...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34670
    Any violation of Division 14.8 (commencing with Section 34500) or any violation that results in a suspension or revocation of the motor carrier permit pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34671
    Except as provided under subdivision (c) of Section 34630 and subdivision (d) of Section 34640, a motor carrier permit suspended or revoked under the provisions...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34672
    If a motor carrier permit is paid for by a check that is dishonored by the bank, the permit shall be canceled. The department shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34700
    This division may be cited as the Greene-Harmer Motor Vehicle Damage Control Act.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34710
    As used in this division, "passenger vehicle" means any motor vehicle defined in Section 465, except any of the following motor vehicles: (a) Motorcycles. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34715
    No new passenger vehicle, except a passenger vehicle certified by its manufacturer as having been manufactured prior to September 1, 1973, shall be sold or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 34725
    Any violation of any provisions of this division may be enjoined in a civil action brought by the Attorney General in the name of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35000
    The provisions of this division refer exclusively to the size and weight of, and loads upon, vehicles when operated upon the highways.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35001
    The provisions of this division, except those requiring a permit for overweight loads, do not apply to motor trucks equipped with snow removal devices.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35002
    (a) (1) This division does not apply to an authorized emergency vehicle owned or operated by a governmental agency while being used in responding to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35003
    For the purpose of this division, booms, masts, machinery or other equipment which is not attendant to the efficient operation of the body of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35100
    (a) The total outside width of any vehicle or its load shall not exceed 102 inches, except as otherwise provided in this chapter. (b) Notwithstanding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35100.1
    For purposes of subdivision (a) of Section 35100, the following apply: (a) The metric equivalent of 102 inches, 2.6 meters, meets the requirement of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35100.5
    The total outside width of a cotton module mover operated on the highways pursuant to Section 35555 and the load thereon shall not exceed 130...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35101
    When any vehicle is equipped with pneumatic tires, the maximum width from the outside of one wheel and tire to the outside of the opposite...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35102
    When any vehicle carries a load of loosely piled agricultural products such as hay, straw, or leguminous plants in bulk but not crated, baled, boxed,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35103
    (a) A vehicle used for recreational purposes may exceed the maximum width established under Section 35100 if the excess width is attributable to an appurtenance,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35104
    The limitations as to width do not apply to the following vehicles except that these vehicles shall not exceed a width of 120 inches: (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35105
    Any city organized under a freeholders' charter may by ordinance permit a total outside width of vehicle and load in excess of the limits set...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35106
    (a) Motor coaches or buses may have a maximum width not exceeding 102 inches. (b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), motor coaches or buses operated under the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35107
    "Urban and suburban service" means a service performed in urban or suburban areas, or between municipalities in close proximity, except that: (a) The one-way route...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35109
    Lights, mirrors, or devices which are required to be mounted upon a vehicle under this code may extend beyond the permissible width of the vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35110
    (a) Door handles, hinges, cable cinchers, chain binders, aerodynamic devices, and holders for the display of placards warning of hazardous materials may extend three inches...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35111
    No passenger vehicle shall be operated on any highway with any load carried thereon extending beyond the line of the fenders on its left side...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35250
    No vehicle or load shall exceed a height of 14 feet measured from the surface upon which the vehicle stands, except that a double-deck bus...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35251
    (a) A boom or mast which is designed to be raised and lowered by hydraulic mechanisms and which is a constituent part of or an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35252
    (a) A pilot car may operate a vertical clearance measuring device with a height in excess of 14 feet when escorting a permitted overheight load....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35400
    (a) A vehicle may not exceed a length of 40 feet. (b) This section does not apply to any of the following: (1) A vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35400.5
    Subdivision (a) of Section 35400 does not apply to a motortruck used solely as a cotton module mover and which does not exceed 48 feet...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35400.6
    (a) Subdivision (a) of Section 35400 does not apply to a fifth-wheel travel trailer that does not exceed the following lengths: (1) Forty-eight feet in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35400.7
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 35400, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District created pursuant to Part 1 (commencing with Section 24501) of Division 10 of the Public Utilities...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35400.8
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 35400, the Sacramento Regional Transit District, created pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 6500) of Chapter 5 of Division 7 of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35400.9
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 35400, Gold Coast Transit (GCT), created pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 6500) of Chapter 5 of Division 7 of Title...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35401
    (a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b), (c), and (d), a combination of vehicles coupled together, including attachments, may not exceed a total length of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35401.1
    A combination of vehicles operated pursuant to Section 35400 or 35401 with a kingpin to rearmost axle measurement of greater than 38 feet but not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35401.3
    (a) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 35401, a combination of vehicles designed and used to transport motor vehicles, camper units, or boats, which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35401.5
    (a) A combination of vehicles consisting of a truck tractor and semitrailer, or of a truck tractor, semitrailer, and trailer, is not subject to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35401.7
    (a) The limitations of access specified in subdivision (d) of Section 35401.5 do not apply to licensed carriers of livestock when those carriers are directly...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35402
    (a) Any extension or device, including any adjustable axle added to the front or rear of a vehicle, used to increase the carrying capacity of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35403
    Safety devices which are required to be mounted upon a vehicle pursuant to provisions of this code, may extend beyond the permissible length of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35404
    Any county having a population in excess of 4,000,000 and having within its limits a natural island with an area in excess of 20,000 acres...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35406
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the load upon any vehicle operated alone, or the load upon the front vehicle of a combination of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35407
    Section 35406 does not apply to the booms or masts of shovels, cranes or water well drilling and servicing equipment carried upon a motor vehicle...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35407.5
    Section 35406 and subdivisions (a) and (d) of Section 35407 do not apply to the booms or masts of a self-propelled heel-boom log loader first...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35408
    In no event shall a front bumper on a motor vehicle be constructed or installed so as to project more than two feet forward of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35409
    (a) Any motor vehicle used for the purpose of taking photographs, motion pictures, or television pictures or for teaching safe driving may be equipped with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35410
    The load upon any motor vehicle alone or an independent load only upon a trailer or semitrailer shall not extend to the rear beyond the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35411
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the load upon any combination of vehicles shall not exceed 75 feet measured from the front extremity of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35414
    (a) Except where a load can be transported consistent with the limitations on vehicle and load length specified in other sections of this chapter, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35550
    (a) The gross weight imposed upon the highway by the wheels on any one axle of a vehicle shall not exceed 20,000 pounds and the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35551
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section or Section 35551.5, the total gross weight in pounds imposed on the highway by any group of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35551.5
    (a) The provisions of this section shall apply only to combinations of vehicles which contain a trailer or semitrailer. Each vehicle in such combination of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35552
    (a) This section applies only to trucks and vehicle combinations while transporting loads composed solely of logs. (b) One set of tandem axles of such...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35553
    The provisions of this article shall not apply to any vehicle in the immediate vicinity of an unloading or loading area while actually preparing for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35554
    (a) (1) Notwithstanding Section 35550, the gross weight on any one axle of a bus shall not exceed 20,500 pounds. (2) A transit bus procured...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35555
    (a) During the period commencing September 15 of each year and ending March 15 of the following year, the weight limitations of Section 35551 do...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35557
    (a) Only upon request to, and approval by, and in accordance with regulations adopted by, the Director of Food and Agriculture, all of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35558
    Any person or business which has an axle weight scale at its loading facilities shall, upon the request of the driver, weigh any load being...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35580
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares that a substantial number of container trailers using California highways exceed weight limitations authorized for California highways. Intermodal container...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35581
    (a) The Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Department of the California Highway Patrol, shall develop a plan for implementing or identifying new or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35600
    The gross weight upon a solid tire upon a vehicle shall not exceed 600 pounds upon any inch of the channel base width of such
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35601
    The gross weight of any vehicle and load resting upon any metal tire in contact with the roadway shall not exceed 500 pounds upon any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35650
    The Department of Transportation, whenever it determines after an engineering investigation that any highway under its jurisdiction will with safety to itself sustain vehicles and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35651
    Whenever in the judgment of the Department of Transportation any state highway will not with safety to itself sustain the maximum weights permitted under this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35652
    The Department of Transportation shall give notice of the time and place of the hearing by posting a notice in the county seat of each...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35653
    The hearing shall be conducted by one or more engineers appointed by the Director of Transportation. The engineers shall hear all evidence presented at the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35654
    Following the declaration of maximum weight as provided in this article, the Department of Transportation shall erect suitable signs at each end of the affected...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35655
    (a) No person shall drive a vehicle on any state highway when the weight of the vehicle and load is greater than the maximum weight...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35655.5
    (a) Notwithstanding this article or any other provision of law, no vehicle, as described in Sections 410 and 655, with a gross weight of 9,000...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35655.6
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a person shall not drive a commercial vehicle with three or more axles, or a gross vehicle weight...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35700
    (a) The legislative body of any county or city may by ordinance permit the operation and moving of vehicles and loads upon highways under their...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35700.5
    (a) The Department of Transportation, upon adoption of an ordinance or resolution that is in conformance with the provisions of this section by the City...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35701
    (a) Any city, or county for a residence district, may, by ordinance, prohibit the use of a street by any commercial vehicle or by any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35702
    No ordinance proposed under Section 35701 is effective with respect to any highway which is not under the exclusive jurisdiction of the local authority enacting...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35703
    No ordinance adopted pursuant to Section 35701 shall prohibit any commercial vehicles coming from an unrestricted street having ingress and egress by direct route to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35704
    No ordinance adopted pursuant to Section 35701 to decrease weight limits shall apply to any vehicle owned by a public utility or a licensed contractor...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35705
    Section 35701 shall not be applicable to any city street on which money from the State Highway Account in the State Transportation Fund has been...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35706
    Boards of supervisors in their respective counties may by ordinance reduce the permissible weight of vehicles and loads upon unimproved county highways or upon county
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35707
    Boards of supervisors in their respective counties may by ordinance reduce the permissible weights upon improved highways only which by reason of deterioration will be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35708
    In the event any person protests in writing to the clerk of the board of supervisors within 15 days after the adoption of an ordinance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35709
    The hearing shall be held in the county in which the highway is located within 25 days after a request therefor, and shall be conducted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35710
    Whenever any weight limit different from those specified in this code is fixed in accordance with Section 35706 or 35707, the board of supervisors shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35711
    No ordinance adopted pursuant to Section 35706 or 35707 or 35712 shall prohibit any commercial vehicle from using any county highway by direct route to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35712
    (a) Any county may, by ordinance, prohibit the use of any highway located in an unincorporated residential or subdivision area by any commercial vehicle exceeding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35713
    No ordinance closing a highway under Section 35712 or 35715 is effective until appropriate signs are erected indicating either the highways affected by the ordinance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35714
    No ordinance adopted pursuant to Section 35712 shall be effective with respect to: (a) Any vehicle which is subject to the provisions of Article 2...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35715
    (a) The County of Nevada may by ordinance prohibit the use of Northwoods Boulevard in such county by any commercial vehicle exceeding a gross weight...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35715.1
    (a) The County of Tuolumne may by ordinance prohibit the use of Old Priest Grade in that county by a vehicle or combination of vehicles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35716
    No ordinance adopted by a city to decrease weight limits shall apply to any vehicle owned, leased, operated or controlled by any licensed contractor while...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35717
    Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, any county may by ordinance prohibit the use of any street, road or highway by any commercial vehicle exceeding...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35718
    No ordinance adopted pursuant to Section 35717 shall be effective until appropriate signs are erected indicating either the streets, roads or highways affected by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35719
    No ordinance adopted pursuant to Section 35717 shall be effective with respect to any street, road or highway which connects with, or is a continuation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35720
    No ordinance adopted pursuant to Section 35717 shall be effective with respect to: (a) Any vehicle which is subject to the provisions of Article 2...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35721
    No ordinance shall be adopted pursuant to Section 35717 except upon notice and hearing in the manner prescribed in this section. Notice of hearing shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35722
    Prior to the execution of freeway agreements for State Highway Route 85 in Santa Clara County, with the concurrence of each city within the highway...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35750
    (a) The Department of Transportation may, in the manner provided in Section 35751, determine the maximum weight of vehicle and load, lower than the maximum...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35751
    (a) The Department of Transportation or the city council or board of supervisors of a city or county with a population of 1,100,000 or more,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35752
    Thereupon, the authority having jurisdiction over the bridge or other structure shall erect and maintain suitable signs specifying the maximum weight so determined, at a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35753
    (a) No person shall drive a vehicle over any bridge, causeway, viaduct, trestle, or dam constituting a part of a highway when the weight of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35754
    Whenever, in the opinion of a local authority, a bridge under its jurisdiction is in a dangerous or weak condition, it may temporarily erect suitable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35755
    Whenever a state highway bridge is in a dangerous or weak condition, the Department of Transportation may temporarily erect suitable signs at all entrances to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35780
    (a) The Department of Transportation or local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, may, at their discretion upon application and if good...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35780.3
    A permit issued under Section 35780 for the movement of a park trailer, as described in Section 18009.3 of the Health and Safety Code, shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35780.5
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 320.5, the Department of Transportation or a local authority, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, may, upon application, issue a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35781
    The Department of Transportation shall develop a standard application form and a standard permit form for the application for, and the issuance of, a permit....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35782
    (a) The Department of Transportation or a local authority may issue or withhold the permit at its discretion, or, if the permit is issued, do...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35783
    Every permit shall be carried in the vehicle or combination of vehicles to which it refers and shall be open to inspection of any peace...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35783.5
    Warning signs required by the terms of a permit shall either be removed from the vehicle or covered from the view of other motorists whenever...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35784
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), it is unlawful for any person to violate any of the terms or conditions of any special permit....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35784.5
    (a) Any person convicted of transporting an extralegal load on a highway, or causing or directing the operation of or driving on a highway any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35785
    (a) The axle weight limitations imposed in Sections 35550 and 35551 shall not apply to the transportation of a single saw log which does not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35786
    Truck booster power units may be used to aid in propelling or moving any motor truck or lawful combination of motor vehicles upon a highway...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35787
    The Department of Transportation or local authority, as the case may be, shall issue a truck booster power unit permit only if in its opinion...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35788
    Upon application to the Director of Transportation for permission to use and operate on highways private or contract vehicles for the purpose of hauling loads...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35789
    Any housemoving contractor or other person who by contract or otherwise moves or transports a dwelling house or other building across railroad tracks shall furnish...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35789.5
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) Current restrictions on the movement on the highways of manufactured homes in excess of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35790
    (a) The Department of Transportation or local authorities with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions may, upon application in writing and if good cause...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35790.1
    In addition to the requirements and conditions contained in Section 35790 and notwithstanding any other provision of law, all of the following conditions and specifications...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35790.4
    The Legislature finds and declares that current restrictions on the movement of combinations of manufactured homes have unduly restricted the ability of the California manufactured...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35790.5
    (a) A permit issued pursuant to Section 35790 may authorize an exemption from length limitations otherwise applicable to vehicles and combinations of vehicles for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35790.6
    A permit issued pursuant to Section 35780 or 35790 may authorize an exemption from the height limitations in Section 35250 for manufactured homes, including manufactured...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35791
    The Department of Transportation and any local authority may, with respect to such highways as may be agreed upon under their respective jurisdictions which traverse...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35795
    (a) (1) The Department of Transportation may charge a fee for the issuance of permits pursuant to this article. (2) The fee established by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 35796
    Any or all of the powers granted to local authorities in this article may, by ordinance or resolution, be delegated by such local authorities to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36000
    An "implement of husbandry" is a vehicle which is used exclusively in the conduct of agricultural operations. An implement of husbandry does not include a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36005
    An implement of husbandry includes, but is not limited to, all of the following: (a) A lift carrier or other vehicle designed and used exclusively...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36010
    A "farm trailer" is either of the following: (a) A trailer or semitrailer owned and operated by a farmer in the conduct of agricultural operations,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36011
    An "automatic bale wagon" is a motor vehicle capable of transporting property on a highway and equipped with apparatus specifically designed to pick up single...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36012
    A "cotton module mover" is a motortruck, semitrailer, or a truck tractor, in combination with a semitrailer, that is equipped with a self-loading bed and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36015
    "Implement of husbandry" includes any farm tractor, otherwise an implement of husbandry used upon a highway to draw a farm trailer carrying farm produce, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36016
    A "trap wagon" is a trailer or semitrailer used exclusively in the conduct of agricultural operations to fuel, service, or repair implements of husbandry. A...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36017
    For the exclusive purpose of this division, empty bins, pallets, and tiedown straps shall not be considered a load when transported within the parameters of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36100
    Implements of husbandry which are only incidentally operated or moved over a highway and implements of husbandry listed in Section 36005 or 36015 are exempt...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36101
    The following farm vehicles are exempt from registration, if they have and display an identification plate as specified in Section 5014, and the vehicles shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36102
    The following vehicles are exempt from registration if they have and display identification plates, as specified in Section 5014; and these vehicles, except when operated...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36105
    A trailer or semitrailer owned and used exclusively by a farmer to haul his or her own implements of husbandry, portable sanitary facility, shade trailer,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36109
    "Farm trailers," as defined in Section 36010, having a gross weight of 10,000 pounds or less, are exempt from registration except that Section 5014 shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36115
    (a) Any person who owns an implement of husbandry which is exempt from registration may obtain an identification plate as provided in Section 5014 for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36130
    (a) On and after January 1, 1986, original applications for identification plates on vehicles specified in Division 16 (commencing with Section 36000) shall be submitted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36300
    Any person, while driving or operating an implement of husbandry incidentally operated or moved over a highway is not required to obtain a driver's license;...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36305
    The driver of any implement of husbandry shall possess a valid class C driver's license when operating a combination of vehicles at a speed in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36400
    No person shall move or drive a lift-carrier or other vehicle designed and used exclusively for the lifting and carrying of implements of husbandry or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36500
    The provisions of Sections 24012, 24250, 24251, 24400 to 24404, inclusive, and Articles 3 (commencing with Section 24600), 4 (commencing with Section 24800), 5 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36505
    Farm tractors as defined in Section 36015, and trailers displaying an identification plate, as provided for in Section 36115 or 36130, when operated during darkness...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36508
    After July 1, 1970, no new implement of husbandry designed or intended by the manufacturer to be operated or moved at a speed not in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36509
    (a) An implement of husbandry, a farm vehicle, or any vehicle escorting or towing an implement of husbandry or farm vehicle, may display flashing amber...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36510
    Implements of husbandry are not subject to stopping distance requirements contained in Section 26454, but if any such vehicle cannot be stopped within 32 feet...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36515
    The provisions of Section 26700 relating to windshields shall not apply to implements of husbandry.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36520
    The provisions of Section 26706 relating to windshield wipers shall not apply to implements of husbandry.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36600
    (a) The limitations as to width as set forth in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 35100) of Division 15 do not apply to implements of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36605
    The limitations as to width, as set forth in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 35100) of Division 15, do not apply to any trailer or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36606
    (a) The limitations as to width, as set forth in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 35100) of Division 15, do not apply to automatic bale...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36610
    (a) The limitations as to height of vehicles contained in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 35250) of Division 15 do not apply to implements of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36615
    The limitations as to length of vehicles contained in Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 35400) do not apply to implements of husbandry operated or moved...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36625
    The provisions of Section 21715 do not apply to any vehicle drawing or towing unladen implements of husbandry.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36626
    Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 21715, a motor truck with an unladen weight of not less than 3,500 pounds and a gross weight of not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36627
    Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 21715, a motortruck with an unladen weight of not less than 3,500 pounds and a gross weight of not less...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36700
    All implements of husbandry, farm trailers or any other vehicles subject to the provisions of this division, and any owner, operator or driver of such...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36705
    No automatic bale wagon exceeding 96 inches in width or carrying a load in excess of 100 inches in width may be operated on any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 36800
    The provisions of this division, unless otherwise provided, apply to all vehicles, whether publicly or privately owned, when upon the highways.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38000
    This division may be cited as the Chappie-Z'berg Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Law of 1971.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38001
    (a) Except as otherwise provided, this division applies to off-highway motor vehicles, as defined in Section 38006, on lands, other than a highway, that are...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38006
    As used in this division, an "off-highway motor vehicle" is any of the following: (a) A motor vehicle subject to the provisions of subdivision (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38007
    The Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division of the Department of Parks and Recreation shall adopt courses of instruction in off-highway motor vehicle safety, operation, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38010
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), every motor vehicle specified in Section 38012 that is not registered under this code because it is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38012
    (a) As used in this division, "off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification" means a motor vehicle subject to subdivision (a) of Section 38010. (b) As...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38013
    Unless otherwise provided, the terms "identification" and "identification certificate" shall have the same meaning as the terms "registration" and "registration card," respectively, as used in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38014
    As used in this division, "closed course" includes, but is not limited to, a speedway, racetrack, or a prescribed and defined route of travel on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38020
    Except as otherwise provided in this division, no person shall operate, transport, or leave standing any off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification under this code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38021
    (a) A manufacturer, dealer, or distributor, or his agent, owning or lawfully possessing any off-highway motor vehicle of a type otherwise required to be identified...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38022
    Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 4000, motorcycles issued a special transportation identification device pursuant to Section 38088 may be transported upon a highway to and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38025
    In accordance with subdivision (c) of Section 4000, a motor vehicle issued a plate or device pursuant to Section 38160 may be operated or driven...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38026
    (a) In addition to Section 38025 and after complying with subdivision (c) of this section, if a local authority, an agency of the federal government,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38026.1
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (e), the County of Inyo may establish a pilot project to designate combined-use highways on unincorporated county roads in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38026.5
    (a) In accordance with subdivision (c) of Section 4000, a motor vehicle issued a plate or device pursuant to Section 38160 may be operated or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38027
    Motor-driven cycles issued a plate or device pursuant to Section 38160 may be moved, by nonmechanical means only, adjacent to a roadway, in such a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38030
    Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 38020, an unidentified off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification may be left standing upon a highway or public or private...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38040
    Application for the original identification of a motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, required to be identified pursuant to this division shall be made by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38041
    Application for the original identification of a motorcycle shall be made by the owner to the department upon the appropriate form furnished by it, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38045
    Ownership of title to an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification under this division may be held by two (or more) coowners as provided in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38050
    In the absence of the regularly required supporting evidence of ownership upon application for identification or transfer of a vehicle, the department may accept an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38055
    In the event the vehicle is no longer identified in this state and the currently valid certificate of ownership is surrendered to the department, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38060
    (a) Whenever any person, after making application for identification of an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification, or after the identification either as owner or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38070
    The department, upon identifying an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification, shall issue a certificate of ownership to the legal owner and an identification certificate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38075
    (a) The identification certificate shall contain upon the face thereof the date issued, the name and residence or business or mailing address of the owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38076
    The certificate of ownership shall contain: (a) Not less than the information required upon the face of the identification certificate. (b) Provision for notice to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38080
    (a) The department may authorize, under Section 4456, dealers licensed under Article 1 (commencing with Section 11700) of Chapter 4 of Division 5 to use...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38085
    (a) Every owner upon receipt of an identification certificate shall maintain the same or a facsimile copy thereof with the vehicle for which it is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38087
    (a) Upon payment of the fees specified in Section 38231, the department may issue to manufacturers, dealers, distributors, or their agents, a special permit to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38087.5
    (a) Upon payment of the fee specified in Section 38231.5, the Department of Parks and Recreation may issue to a nonresident of this state a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38088
    (a) Upon payment of the fee specified in Section 38232, the department shall issue to the owner of a motorcycle, which the owner has certified...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38090
    If any identification certificate or identification plate or device is stolen, lost, mutilated or illegible, the owner of the vehicle for which the same was...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38095
    If any certificate of ownership is stolen, lost, mutilated or illegible, the legal owner or, if none, the owner of the vehicle for which the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38100
    The provisions of Sections 4458, 4460, 4461, 4462, 4463, and 4464 shall be fully applicable to motor vehicles identified under this division and the terms...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38110
    Certificates of ownership shall not be renewed but shall remain valid until suspended, revoked, or canceled by the department for cause or upon transfer of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38115
    Every motor vehicle identification and identification certificate issued pursuant to this division shall expire at midnight on the 30th day of June in the second...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38120
    (a) Application for renewal of identification of off-highway motor vehicles subject to identification shall be made by the owner not later than midnight of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38121
    (a) Prior to the expiration of the identification of an off-highway motor vehicle, if that identification is not to be renewed prior to its expiration,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38125
    Whenever by reason of the theft or embezzlement of an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification the owner or legal owner is not in possession...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38130
    When application for identification of an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification has been made as required by this division, the vehicle may be operated...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38135
    The department may, upon renewing of an identification of off-highway motor vehicles subject to identification, issue a new identification certificate or may endorse or authorize...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38145
    The department shall refuse the identification or renewal or transfer of identification of an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification upon any of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38150
    The department may refuse the identification or renewal or transfer of identification of an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification in any of the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38160
    The department, upon identifying an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification, shall issue to the owner a suitable identification plate or device which is capable...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38165
    (a) The department shall determine the size, color, and letters or number of the plate or device issued pursuant to this division and the life...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38170
    (a) Every off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification shall have displayed upon it the identification number assigned to the vehicle for which it is issued,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38180
    Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 11500) of Division 5 shall be applicable to off-highway motor vehicles subject to identification, except as provided in this article.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38185
    No off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification which has been reported dismantled or sold as salvage may be subsequently identified until it has been inspected...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38195
    The provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 5600) of Division 3 shall be applicable to off-highway motor vehicles subject to identification, and the terms...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38200
    (a) Every licensed dealer upon transferring by sale, lease, or otherwise any off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification, whether new or used, of a type...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38205
    Whenever any person has received as transferee a properly endorsed certificate of ownership, he or she shall, within 10 days thereafter, endorse the ownership certificate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38210
    When the transferee of an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification is a dealer who holds such vehicle for resale, the dealer is not required...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38211
    (a) The department shall withhold identification of or the transfer of ownership of any vehicle subject to identification under this division until the applicant pays...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38225
    (a) A service fee of seven dollars ($7) shall be paid to the department for the issuance or renewal of identification of off-highway motor vehicles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38225.4
    In addition to the service fees specified in subdivision (a) of Section 38225, as amended by Section 6 of Chapter 964 of the Statutes of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38225.5
    In addition to the service fees specified in Section 38225, a fee of three dollars ($3) shall be paid at the time of issuance or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38230
    In addition to the fees imposed by Section 38225, there shall be paid a four-dollar ($4) fee for the issuance or renewal of identification for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38231
    The fees for a special permit issued under Section 38087 shall be the prevailing identification fees as set forth in Sections 38225 and 38230 and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38231.5
    (a) The fee for a special permit issued under Section 38087.5 shall be not less than twenty dollars ($20), as established by the Department of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38232
    A special fee of fifteen dollars ($15) shall be paid to the department for the issuance of a special transportation identification device issued pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38235
    All money collected by the department under Section 38230 shall be reported monthly to the Controller and at the same time be deposited in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38240
    (a) The Controller shall allocate the fees collected under Section 38230 in July and January of each fiscal year to cities and counties based upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38245
    Whenever an off-highway motor vehicle subject to identification is operated or transported in this state without the fees required by this division having first been...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38246
    (a) A penalty shall be added upon any application for renewal of identification made on or after the day following the expiration date, except as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38247
    (a) When a transferee or purchaser of a vehicle applies for transfer of identification, as provided in Section 38205, and it is determined by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38250
    Whenever any person has received as transferee a properly endorsed certificate of ownership and the transfer fee has not been paid as required by this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38255
    Upon application for transfer of ownership or any interest of an owner, or legal owner in or to any off-highway motor vehicle identified under this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38260
    Upon application for a duplicate ownership certificate or identification certificate, or a duplicate or substitute identification plate or device, or any other tabs, stickers, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38265
    (a) The penalty for delinquency in respect to any transfer shall be fifteen dollars ($15), and shall apply only to the last transfer. (b) The...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38280
    Federal, state, or local authorities having jurisdiction over public lands may place or cause to be placed and maintained, such appropriate signs, signals and other...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38285
    Only those signs, signals, markings, or devices that conform to the uniform standards and specifications adopted by the Department of Parks and Recreation, with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38286
    The provisions of Article 3 (commencing with Section 38305), Article 4 (commencing with Section 38312), Article 5 (commencing with Section 38316), Section 38319 of this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38300
    It is unlawful for the driver of any vehicle to disobey any sign, signal, or traffic control device placed or maintained pursuant to Section 38280.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38301
    (a) It is unlawful to operate a vehicle in violation of special regulations which have been promulgated by the governmental agency having jurisdiction over public...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38301.3
    Notwithstanding subdivision (d) of Section 5008 of the Public Resources Code, or any other provision of state law, and to the extent authorized under federal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38301.5
    Every person convicted of violating a local ordinance which is adopted by a city with a population over 2,000,000 persons pursuant to Section 38301 and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38302
    It is unlawful for any person to place or erect any sign, signal, or traffic control device for off-highway traffic upon public lands unless authorized...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38304
    The operator of an off-highway motor vehicle shall be able to reach and operate all controls necessary to safely operate the vehicle.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38304.1
    (a) Neither a parent or guardian of a child who is under 14 years of age, nor an adult who is authorized by the parent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38305
    No person shall drive an off-highway motor vehicle at a speed greater than is reasonable or prudent and in no event at a speed which...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38310
    The prima facie speed limit within 50 feet of any campground, campsite, or concentration of people or animals shall be 15 miles per hour unless...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38312
    No person shall place in motion an off-highway motor vehicle that is stopped, standing, or parked until such movement can be made with reasonable safety.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38314
    No person shall turn an off-highway motor vehicle from a direct course or move right or left until such movement can be made with reasonable
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38316
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to drive any off-highway motor vehicle with a willful and wanton disregard for the safety of other persons...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38317
    Whenever reckless driving of an off-highway motor vehicle proximately causes bodily injury to any person, the person driving the vehicle shall, upon conviction thereof, be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38318
    (a) Any person who throws any substance at an off-highway motor vehicle or occupant thereof is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38318.5
    (a) Any person who maliciously removes or alters trail, danger, or directional markers or signs provided for the safety or guidance of off-highway motor vehicles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38319
    No person shall operate, nor shall an owner permit the operation of, an off-highway motor vehicle in a manner likely to cause malicious or unnecessary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38320
    (a) No person shall throw or deposit, nor shall the registered owner or the driver, if such owner is not then present in the vehicle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38321
    (a) Any person who drops, dumps, deposits, places, or throws, or causes or permits to be dropped, dumped, deposited, placed, or thrown, upon any area,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38325
    The provisions of this chapter shall apply to all off-highway motor vehicles, as defined in Section 38006, when operated in areas in which this division...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38330
    It is unlawful to operate any vehicle or combination of vehicles which is in an unsafe condition, which is not equipped as required by this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38335
    When operated from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise, each motor vehicle shall be equipped with at least one lighted white headlamp...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38345
    When operated from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise, each motor vehicle which is not in combination with any other vehicle shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38346
    A person shall not display a flashing or steady burning red or blue warning light on an off-highway motor vehicle except as permitted by Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38355
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), every motor vehicle shall be equipped with a service brake system which is in good working order and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38365
    (a) Every off-highway motor vehicle, as defined in Section 38006, shall at all times be equipped with an adequate muffler in constant operation and properly...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38366
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 4442 of the Public Resources Code, and except for vehicles with mufflers as provided in Article 2 (commencing with Section 27150) of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38370
    (a) The Department of Motor Vehicles shall not identify any new off-highway motor vehicle, which is subject to identification and which produces a maximum noise...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38375
    (a) An off-highway motor vehicle, except an authorized emergency vehicle, shall not be equipped with a siren. (b) A person driving an off-highway motor vehicle,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38380
    (a) Because of specialized conditions such as fire hazard, public safety or other circumstances, any local authority, or state or federal agencies having control over...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38390
    No person shall operate or maintain in a condition of readiness for operation any off-highway motor vehicle which is required to be equipped with a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38391
    No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or advertise any device, apparatus, or mechanism intended for use with, or as a part of, any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38392
    When the court finds that a person has willfully violated any provision of this article, such person shall be fined the maximum amount that may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38393
    No person shall operate an off-highway motor vehicle after notice by a traffic officer or other authorized public officer that such vehicle is not equipped...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38394
    The notice to appear issued or complaint filed for a violation of any provision of this article shall require that the person to whom the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38395
    This article shall not apply to an alteration, modification, or modifying device, apparatus, or mechanism found by resolution of the State Air Resources Board either:...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38396
    The provisions of this article apply to off-highway motor vehicles of the United States or its agencies, to the extent authorized by federal law.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38397
    Except as provided in Section 38390, this article shall be applicable to all off-highway motor vehicles, whether or not subject to identification pursuant to this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38500
    The Off-Highway Vehicle Safety Education Committee is hereby established. The committee consists of the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol, the Deputy Director of Parks...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38500.1
    The Off-Highway Vehicle Safety Education Committee shall meet periodically to perform all of the following: (a) Develop minimum criteria for certification as an approved all-terrain...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38501
    (a) An all-terrain vehicle safety training organization, commencing on January 1, 1989, shall issue an all-terrain vehicle safety certificate furnished by the department to any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38502
    The department, on and after July 1, 1988, may monitor any all-terrain vehicle safety training organization or any all-terrain vehicle safety instructor without advance notice....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38503
    No person under the age of 18 years, on and after January 1, 1990, shall operate an all-terrain vehicle on public lands of this state...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38504
    No person under 14 years of age, on and after January 1, 1990, shall operate an all-terrain vehicle on public lands of this state unless...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38504.1
    (a) Neither a parent or guardian of a child who is under 14 years of age, nor an adult who is authorized by the parent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38504.2
    If a person under 14 years of age was not properly supervised or accompanied in accordance with Section 38504, and the parent or guardian of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38505
    No person, on and after January 1, 1989, shall operate, ride, or be otherwise propelled on an all-terrain vehicle on public lands unless the person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38506
    No operator of an all-terrain vehicle may carry a passenger when operating on public lands. However, the operator of an all-terrain vehicle, that is designed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38600
    A person operating a recreational off-highway vehicle shall be at least 16 years of age, or be directly supervised in the vehicle by a parent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38601
    A person shall not operate, or allow a passenger in, a recreational off-highway vehicle unless the person and the passenger are wearing safety helmets meeting...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38602
    A person operating, and any passenger in, a recreational off-highway vehicle shall wear a seatbelt and shoulder belt or safety harness that is properly fastened...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38603
    (a) A person operating a recreational off-highway vehicle with a model year of 2014 or later shall not allow a passenger to occupy a separate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38604
    (a) A person operating a recreational off-highway vehicle shall not ride with a passenger, unless the passenger, while seated upright with his or her back...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 38750
    (a) For purposes of this division, the following definitions apply: (1) "Autonomous technology" means technology that has the capability to drive a vehicle without the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39000
    "Bicycle", for the purposes of this division, means any device upon which a person may ride, which is propelled by human power through a system...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39001
    (a) The department shall procure and distribute bicycle license indicia and registration forms to all counties and cities which have adopted a bicycle licensing ordinance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39002
    (a) A city or county, which adopts a bicycle licensing ordinance or resolution, may provide in the ordinance or resolution that no resident shall operate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39003
    If a city or county has or adopts a bicycle licensing ordinance or resolution, indicia and a copy of the registration form obtained from the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39004
    Each licensing agency, by ordinance or resolution, may adopt rules and regulations for the collection of license fees. Revenues from license fees shall be retained...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39005
    Cities and counties having a bicycle licensing ordinance or resolution shall maintain records of each bicycle registered. Such records shall include, but not be limited...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39006
    (a) Each bicycle retailer and each bicycle dealer shall supply to each purchaser a preregistration form provided by the licensing agency and shall include, on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39007
    After December 31, 1976, no bicycle retailer shall sell any new bicycle in this state unless such bicycle has legibly and permanently stamped or cast...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39008
    (a) Whenever any person sells or otherwise disposes of a bicycle, he shall endorse upon the registration certificate previously issued for such bicycle a written...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39009
    (a) Whenever the owner of a bicycle licensed pursuant to an ordinance or resolution of a city or county changes his address, he shall within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 39011
    No fine imposed for any violation of an ordinance or resolution, which is adopted pursuant to this division, shall exceed ten dollars ($10).
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.1
    Except as otherwise provided in this article, it is unlawful and constitutes an infraction for any person to violate, or fail to comply with any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.3
    A violation expressly declared to be a felony, or a public offense which is punishable, in the discretion of the court, either as a felony...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.5
    A violation of any of the following provisions shall constitute a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: Section 20, relating to false statements. Section 27, relating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.6
    A violation of any of the following is a misdemeanor and not an infraction: (a) Subdivision (b) of Section 1808.1, relating to enrollment in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.61
    A violation of Section 1808.45, relating to unauthorized disclosure of department records, is a misdemeanor, and not an infraction.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.65
    A violation of Section 2430.5 or 2432, relating to emergency road service, is a misdemeanor and not an infraction.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.7
    (a) A violation of any of the following provisions is a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: (1) Section 2416, relating to regulations for emergency vehicles....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.70
    A violation of Section 23112.5, relating to notification of an on-highway hazardous material or hazardous waste spill, is a misdemeanor and not an infraction.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.77
    A violation of Article 7 (commencing with Section 2570) of Chapter 2.5 of Division 2, relating to transportation of school pupils, is a misdemeanor, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.8
    A violation of any of the following provisions is a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: Section 9872, relating to the registration of vessels. Section 9872.1,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.9
    A violation of any of the following provisions shall constitute a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: Section 10501, relating to false report of vehicle theft....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.11
    A violation of any of the following provisions is a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: (a) Division 5 (commencing with Section 11100), relating to occupational...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.13
    A violation of any of the following provisions is a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: (a) Section 16560, relating to interstate highway carriers. (b) Sections...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.14
    A violation of subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 21367 is an infraction, except as follows: (a) A willful violation is a misdemeanor. (b) A...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.15
    A violation of any of the following provisions shall constitute a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: Subdivision (g), (j), (k), (l), or (m) of Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.16
    A second or subsequent violation of Section 23114, relating to preventing the escape of materials from vehicles, occurring within two years of a prior violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.18
    A violation of subdivision (b) of Section 31401 or Section 31402 or 31403, relating to farm labor vehicles, is a misdemeanor and not an infraction.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.19
    A violation of any of the following provisions is a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: (a) Section 31303, relating to transportation of hazardous waste. (b)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.20
    A third or subsequent violation of Section 23225, relating to the storage of an opened container of an alcoholic beverage, or Section 23223, relating to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.21
    A violation of any of the following provisions is a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: (a) Subdivision (a) of Section 34506, relating to the hours...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.22
    (a) A violation of subdivision (e) of Section 34501, subdivision (f) of Section 34501.12, or subdivision (c) of Section 34501.14, relating to applications for inspections,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.23
    A violation of any of the following provisions is a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: (a) Paragraph (1) of subdivision (c) of Section 35784, relating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.24
    A violation of any of the following provisions shall constitute a misdemeanor and not an infraction: (a) Subdivision (c) of Section 38301.5, relating to unauthorized...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.25
    A violation of any of the following provisions shall constitute a misdemeanor, and not an infraction: Section 40005, relating to owner's responsibility. Section 40504, relating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.26
    A violation of subdivision (g) of Section 34501.12 or subdivision (d) of Section 34501.14, relating to inspections, is a misdemeanor and not an infraction.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40000.28
    Any offense which would otherwise be an infraction is a misdemeanor if a defendant has been convicted of three or more violations of this code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40001
    (a) It is unlawful for the owner, or any other person, employing or otherwise directing the driver of any vehicle to cause the operation of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40002
    (a) (1) If there is a violation of Section 40001, an owner or any other person subject to Section 40001, who was not driving the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40002.1
    (a) Whenever a person has failed to appear in the court designated in the notice to appear or a verified complaint specified in Section 40002,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40003
    Whenever an employee is prosecuted for a violation of any provision of this code, or regulations promulgated pursuant to this code, relating to the size,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40004
    (a) The period for commencing criminal action against any person having filed or caused to be filed any false, fictitious, altered, forged or counterfeit document...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40005
    Whenever a driver is cited for a violation of any provision of this code, or regulations promulgated pursuant to this code, relating to the size,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40006
    Whenever a disabled vehicle, being taken to a repair shop, garage, or other place of storage, is being towed upon a highway by a tow...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40007
    Division 5 (commencing with Section 11100) does not preclude the application of any other statutory provision which is applicable to any act violating any provision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40008
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except as otherwise provided in subdivision (c), any person who violates Section 21701, 21703, or 23103, with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40150
    Whenever any vehicle or combination of vehicles is found to be in an unsafe mechanical condition or is not equipped as required by this code,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40151
    (a) Whenever any lighting equipment or device does not meet requirements established by the Department of the California Highway Patrol, the officer making the inspection...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40152
    (a) Whenever any vehicle or combination of vehicles is found to be not registered as required by this code, and a notice to appear is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40200
    (a) Any violation of any regulation that is not a misdemeanor governing the standing or parking of a vehicle under this code, under any federal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40200.1
    A person shall not be subject to both a notice of parking violation and a notice to appear for the same violation.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40200.3
    (a) All parking penalties collected by the processing agency, which may be the issuing agency, including process service fees and fees and collection costs related...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40200.4
    (a) The processing agency shall deposit with the county treasurer all sums due the county as the result of processing a parking violation not later...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40200.5
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c) of Section 40200.4, an issuing agency may elect to contract with the county, with a private vendor, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40200.6
    (a) If a contract is entered into pursuant to Section 40200.5, for the purposes of this article, "processing agency" means the contracting party responsible for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40200.8
    The parking processing agency shall notify the department and recall any hold on the registration of a vehicle that it filed with the department in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40202
    (a) If a vehicle is unattended during the time of the violation, the peace officer or person authorized to enforce parking laws and regulations shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40203
    The notice of parking violation shall be accompanied by a written notice of the amount of the parking penalty due for that violation, the address...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40203.5
    (a) The schedule of parking penalties for parking violations and late payment penalties shall be established by the governing body of the jurisdiction where the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40203.6
    (a) In addition to an assessment levied pursuant to any other law, an additional assessment equal to 10 percent of the penalty established pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40204
    If the parking penalty is received by the person authorized to receive the deposit of the parking penalty and there is no contest as to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40205
    If a person contests the parking violation, the processing agency shall proceed in accordance with Section 40215.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40206
    (a) If the payment of the parking penalty is not received by the person authorized to receive a deposit of the parking penalty by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40206.5
    (a) Within 15 days of a request, by mail or in person, the processing agency shall mail or otherwise provide to any person who has...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40207
    (a) The notice of delinquent parking violation shall contain the information specified in subdivision (a) of Section 40202, subdivision (a) of Section 40241, or subdivision...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40208
    The notice of delinquent parking violation shall contain, or be accompanied with, an affidavit of nonliability and information of what constitutes nonliability, information as to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40209
    If the affidavit of nonliability is returned to the processing agency within 30 calendar days of the mailing of the notice of delinquent parking violation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40210
    (a) If the affidavit of nonliability is returned and indicates that the registered owner served has made a bona fide sale or transfer of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40211
    (a) If the registered owner, or an agent of the registered owner, or a rentee or lessee who was served with the notice of delinquent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40215
    (a) For a period of 21 calendar days from the issuance of a notice of parking violation or 14 calendar days from the mailing of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40220
    Except as otherwise provided in Sections 40221 and 40222, the processing agency shall proceed under only one of the following options in order to collect...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40221
    The processing agency shall not file a civil judgment with the court relating to a parking violation which has been filed with the department unless...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40222
    The processing agency shall terminate proceedings on a notice of a delinquent parking violation or violations in all of the following cases: (a) Upon receipt...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40224
    The time limitation provided by law for commencement of a civil action for a violation specified in Section 40200 shall be tolled from and after...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40225
    (a) An equipment violation entered on the notice of parking violation attached to the vehicle under Section 40203 shall be processed in accordance with this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40226
    An issuing agency may, in lieu of collecting a fine for a citation for failure to display a disabled placard, charge an administrative fee not...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40230
    (a) Within 30 calendar days after the mailing or personal delivery of the final decision described in subdivision (b) of Section 40215, the contestant may...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40240
    (a) The City and County of San Francisco may install automated forward facing parking control devices on city-owned public transit vehicles, as defined by Section...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40241
    (a) A designated employee of the local agency shall issue a notice of a parking violation to the registered owner of a vehicle within 15...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40242
    If the City and County of San Francisco implements a parking enforcement pilot program pursuant to this article, no later than March 1, 2015, the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40243
    This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2016, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40245
    (a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1) Streetsweepers operating throughout our nation and the world remove from streets and roads unnecessary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40246
    For the purposes of this article, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Local public agency" means a city, county, city and county, district,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40247
    (a) A local public agency may install and operate an automated parking enforcement system on local public agency-owned or local public agency-operated streetsweepers for the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40248
    (a) A designated employee for the local public agency shall issue a notice of a parking violation to the registered owner of a vehicle within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40249
    By January 1, 2015, a local public agency that utilizes an automated parking enforcement system pursuant to this article shall collect and report to the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40249.5
    This article shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2016, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40250
    (a) Except where otherwise specifically provided, a violation of a statute, regulation, or ordinance governing the evasion of tolls on toll facilities under this code,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40251
    All toll evasion penalties collected by the processing agency, as defined in Section 40253, including all administrative fees, process service fees, and fees and collection...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40252
    (a) An issuing agency may elect to contract with the state, the county, a local authority, or a district organized pursuant to Part 3 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40253
    If a contract is entered into pursuant to Section 40252, for the purpose of this article, "processing agency" means the party responsible for the processing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40254
    (a) If a vehicle is found, by automated devices, by visual observation, or otherwise, to have evaded tolls on any toll road or toll bridge,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40255
    (a) Within 21 days from the issuance of the notice of toll evasion violation, or within 15 days from the mailing of the notice of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40256
    (a) Within 20 days after the mailing of the final decision described in subdivision (b) of Section 40255, the contestant may seek review by filing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40257
    The notice of toll evasion violation shall be accompanied by a written notice of the toll evasion penalty due for that violation and the address...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40258
    (a) The schedule of toll evasion penalties for toll evasion violations shall be limited to one hundred dollars ($100) for the first violation, two hundred...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40259
    If the toll evasion penalty is received by the person authorized to receive the deposit of the toll evasion penalty and there is no contest...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40260
    (a) If the payment of the toll evasion penalty is not received by the person authorized to receive a deposit of the toll evasion penalty...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40261
    (a) Within 10 days from the mailing of a notice of delinquent toll evasion violation, any person or his or her agent, may request by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40262
    The notice of delinquent toll evasion violation shall contain the information specified in Section 40254 and, additionally shall contain a notice to the registered owner...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40262.5
    If the registered owner fails to pay the toll evasion penalty, as required in Section 40262, or fails to contest the violation, as provided in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40263
    The notice of delinquent toll evasion violation shall contain, or be accompanied with, an affidavit of nonliability and information of what constitutes nonliability, information as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40264
    If the affidavit of nonliability is returned to the agency within 30 days of the mailing of the notice of toll evasion violation together with...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40265
    (a) If the affidavit of nonliability is returned and indicates that the registered owner served has made a bona fide sale or transfer of the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40266
    (a) If the registered owner, or an agent of the registered owner, or a rentee or lessee who was served with the notice of delinquent...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40267
    Except as otherwise provided in Sections 40268 and 40269, the processing agency shall proceed under one or more of the following options to collect an...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40268
    The processing agency shall not file a civil judgment with the court relating to a toll evasion violation which has been filed with the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40269
    (a) The processing agency shall terminate proceedings on the notice of a delinquent toll evasion violation in any of the following cases: (1) Upon receipt...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40270
    If the notice of delinquent toll evasion violation is filed with the department pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 40267 and the department returns the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40271
    The time limitation provided by law for commencement of a civil action for a violation specified in Section 40250 shall be tolled from and after...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40272
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an imposition of civil liability for a violation of Section 23302.5 shall not be deemed a conviction of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40273
    Any information obtained pursuant to this article through the use of automated devices shall not be used for any purpose other than to identify, and...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40300
    The provisions of this chapter shall govern all peace officers in making arrests for violations of this code without a warrant for offenses committed in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40300.2
    Whenever a person is arrested for a violation of this code, or a violation of any other statute required to be reported under Section 1803,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40300.5
    In addition to the authority to make an arrest without a warrant pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 836 of the Penal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40300.6
    Section 40300.5 shall be liberally interpreted to further safe roads and the control of driving while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40301
    Except as provided in this chapter, whenever a person is arrested for any violation of this code declared to be a felony, he shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40302
    Whenever any person is arrested for any violation of this code, not declared to be a felony, the arrested person shall be taken without unnecessary...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40302.5
    Whenever any person under the age of 18 years is taken into custody in connection with any traffic infraction case, and he is not taken...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40303
    (a) Whenever a person is arrested for any of the offenses listed in subdivision (b) and the arresting officer is not required to take the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40303.5
    Whenever any person is arrested for any of the following offenses, the arresting officer shall permit the arrested person to execute a notice containing a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40304
    Whenever any person is arrested by any member of the California Highway Patrol for any violation of any state law regulating the operation of vehicles...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40304.5
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, whenever any person is taken into custody for bail to be collected on two or fewer outstanding warrants for...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40305
    (a) Whenever a nonresident is arrested for violating any section of this code while driving a motor vehicle and does not furnish satisfactory evidence of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40305.5
    (a) If a nonresident is arrested for violating this code while driving a commercially registered motor vehicle, excluding house cars, with an unladen weight of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40306
    (a) Whenever a person is arrested for a misdemeanor or an infraction and is taken before a magistrate, the arresting officer shall file with the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40307
    (a) When an arresting officer attempts to take a person arrested for a misdemeanor or infraction of this code before a magistrate and the magistrate...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40309
    Whenever a notice of parking violation is issued in accordance with Sections 40202 and 40203, or a notice of delinquent parking violation is issued pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40310
    The Judicial Council shall annually adopt a uniform traffic penalty schedule which shall be applicable to all nonparking infractions specified in this code, unless in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40311
    Whenever a person is arrested under authority of a warrant, the court to which such person is taken shall, with his consent, have jurisdiction to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40312
    A peace officer shall not arrest, on the basis of an outstanding warrant arising from a violation of this code, any person who presents to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40313
    If a notice of reexamination was issued pursuant to Section 21061, the record of arrest for the traffic violation, or any notice to appear issued...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40500
    (a) Whenever a person is arrested for any violation of this code not declared to be a felony, or for a violation of an ordinance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40501
    (a) The time specified in the notice to appear shall be a specific date which is at least 21 days after the arrest, except that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40502
    The place specified in the notice to appear shall be any of the following: (a) Before a magistrate within the county in which the offense...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40503
    Every notice to appear or notice of violation and every complaint or information charging a violation of any provision of this code regulating the speed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40504
    (a) The officer shall deliver one copy of the notice to appear to the arrested person and the arrested person in order to secure release...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40505
    Whenever any traffic or police officer delivers a notice to appear or notice of violation charging an offense under this code to any person, it...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40506
    The officer shall, as soon as practicable, file a copy of the notice with the magistrate or before a person authorized by the magistrate or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40506.5
    Prior to the date upon which the defendant promised to appear and without depositing bail, the defendant may request a continuance of the written promise...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40507
    A written promise to appear in court may be complied with by an appearance by counsel.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40508
    (a) A person willfully violating his or her written promise to appear or a lawfully granted continuance of his or her promise to appear in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40508.5
    (a) In addition to the fees authorized or required by any other provision of law, a county may, by resolution of the board of supervisors,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40508.6
    The superior court in any county may establish administrative assessments, not to exceed ten dollars ($10), for clerical and administrative costs incurred for the following...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40509
    (a) Except as required under subdivision (c) of Section 40509.5, if any person has violated a written promise to appear or a lawfully granted continuance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40509.1
    If any person has willfully failed to comply with a court order, except a failure to appear, to pay a fine, or to attend traffic...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40509.5
    (a) Except as required under subdivision (c), if, with respect to an offense described in subdivision (e), a person has violated his or her written...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40510
    (a) Prior to the date upon which a defendant promised to appear, or prior to the expiration of any lawful continuance of that date, or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40510.5
    (a) The clerk of the court may accept a payment and forfeiture of at least 10 percent of the total bail amount for each infraction...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40511
    If bail has not been previously fixed and approved by the judges of the court in accordance with a schedule of bail, the magistrate shall...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40512
    (a) (1) Except as specified in paragraph (2) and subdivision (b), if at the time the case is called for arraignment before the magistrate the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40512.5
    (a) Except as specified in subdivision (b), if at the time the case is called for trial the defendant does not appear, either in person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40512.6
    (a) If a defendant who elects or is ordered to attend a traffic violator school in accordance with Section 42005 and has paid the full...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40513
    (a) Whenever written notice to appear has been prepared, delivered, and filed with the court, an exact and legible duplicate copy of the notice when...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40514
    No warrant shall issue on the charge for the arrest of a person who has given his written promise to appear in court or before...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40515
    (a) When a person signs a written promise to appear or is granted a continuance of his or her promise to appear at the time...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40516
    (a) The expenses incurred by the Department of the California Highway Patrol and the Department of Motor Vehicles in executing any warrant issued as a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40518
    (a) Whenever a written notice to appear has been issued by a peace officer or by a qualified employee of a law enforcement agency on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40519
    (a) Any person who has received a written notice to appear for an infraction may, prior to the time at which the person is required...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40520
    (a) A notice to appear issued pursuant to Section 40518 for an alleged violation recorded by an automatic enforcement system shall contain, or be accompanied...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40521
    (a) Except when personal appearance is required by the bail schedule established under Section 1269b of the Penal Code, a person to whom a notice...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40522
    Whenever a person is arrested for violations specified in Section 40303.5 and none of the disqualifying conditions set forth in subdivision (b) of Section 40610...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40600
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a peace officer who has successfully completed a course or courses of instruction, approved by the Commission on...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40604
    (a) If the person charged with the offense has not signed a promise to appear, no warrant for arrest may be issued following the filing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40610
    (a) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), if, after an arrest, accident investigation, or other law enforcement action, it appears that a violation has...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40611
    (a) Upon proof of correction of an alleged violation of Section 12500 or 12951, or any violation cited pursuant to Section 40610, or upon submission...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40612
    An exact, legible copy of the notice to correct shall be delivered to the alleged violator at the time he or she signs such notice.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40614
    Any person who signs a notice to correct or a certificate of correction with a false or fictitious name is guilty of a misdemeanor.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40616
    Any person willfully violating a written promise to correct or willfully failing to deliver proof of correction of violation is guilty of a misdemeanor. Proof...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40618
    Whenever proof of correction of violation is not received by the issuing agency in accordance with Section 40610, the issuing agency may deliver the signed...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40800
    (a) A traffic officer on duty for the exclusive or main purpose of enforcing the provisions of Division 10 (commencing with Section 20000) or 11...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40801
    No peace officer or other person shall use a speed trap in arresting, or participating or assisting in the arrest of, any person for any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40802
    (a) A "speed trap" is either of the following: (1) A particular section of a highway measured as to distance and with boundaries marked, designated,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40803
    (a) No evidence as to the speed of a vehicle upon a highway shall be admitted in any court upon the trial of any person...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40804
    (a) In any prosecution under this code upon a charge involving the speed of a vehicle, an officer or other person shall be incompetent as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40805
    Every court shall be without jurisdiction to render a judgment of conviction against any person for a violation of this code involving the speed of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40806
    In the event a defendant charged with an offense under this code pleads guilty, the trial court shall not at any time prior to pronouncing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40807
    No record of any action taken by the department against a person's privilege to operate a motor vehicle, nor any testimony regarding the proceedings at,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40808
    Subdivision (d) of Section 28 of Article I of the California Constitution shall not be construed as abrogating the evidentiary provisions of this article.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40830
    In either of the following circumstances a violation of any provision of this code does not establish negligence as a matter of law, but in...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40831
    In any civil action proof of speed in excess of any prima facie limit declared in Section 22352 at a particular time and place does...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40832
    No record of the suspension or revocation of the privilege to operate a motor vehicle by the department, nor any testimony of or concerning or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40833
    Neither the report required by Sections 16000, 16001, 16002, or 16003, the action taken by the department pursuant to Chapter 1 of Division 7 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40834
    A judgment of conviction for any violation of this code or of any local ordinance relating to the operation of a motor vehicle or a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40900
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a verification by telegraph, teletype, facsimile transmission, or any other electronic device, from the department, of ownership of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40901
    (a) A court, pursuant to this section, may by rule provide for the trial of any alleged infraction involving a violation of this code or...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40902
    (a) (1) The court , pursuant to this section, shall, by rule, provide that the defendant may elect to have a trial by written declaration...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 40903
    (a) Any person who fails to appear as provided by law may be deemed to have elected to have a trial by written declaration upon...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41100
    In any action involving the question of unlawful speed of a vehicle upon a highway which has been signposted with speed restriction signs of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41101
    (a) Whenever a traffic sign or traffic control device is placed in a position approximately conforming to the requirements of this code, it shall be...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41104
    In any case, involving an accident or otherwise, where any rear component of a train of vehicles fails to follow substantially in the path of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41400
    Whenever any person is charged with a violation of this code, it is a sufficient defense to such charge if it appears that in a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41401
    No person shall be prosecuted for a violation of any provision of this code if the violation was required by a law of the federal...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41402
    No person shall be prosecuted for a violation of any provision of this code when violation of such provision is required in order to comply...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41403
    (a) In any proceedings to have a judgment of conviction of a violation of Section 14601, 14601.1, 14601.2, 23152, or 23153, or Section 23103 as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41500
    (a) No person shall be subject to prosecution for any nonfelony offense arising out of the operation of a motor vehicle or violation of this...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41501
    (a) After a deposit of bail and bail forfeiture, a plea of guilty or no contest, or a conviction, the court may order a continuance...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41600
    For purposes of this chapter, "arrest quota" means any requirement regarding the number of arrests made, or the number of citations issued, by a peace...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41601
    For purposes of this chapter, "citation" means a notice to appear, notice of violation, or notice of parking violation.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41601.5
    For purposes of this chapter, "agency" includes the Regents of the University of California.
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41602
    No state or local agency employing peace officers or parking enforcement employees engaged in the enforcement of this code or any local ordinance adopted pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41603
    No state or local agency employing peace officers or parking enforcement employees engaged in the enforcement of this code shall use the number of arrests...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 41610
    (a) Whenever a person who is in custody enters a guilty plea to an infraction or misdemeanor under this code and there is outstanding any...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42000
    Unless a different penalty is expressly provided by this code, every person convicted of a felony for a violation of any provision of this code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42000.1
    Notwithstanding Section 42001, every person convicted of an infraction for a violation described in subdivision (b) of Section 22348 shall be punished by a fine...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42000.5
    Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 22350, 22406, or 22407 while operating a bus, motor truck, or truck tractor having...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001
    (a) Except as provided in this code, a person convicted of an infraction for a violation of this code or of a local ordinance adopted...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.1
    (a) Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 2815 or a violation of subdivision (a) or (b) of Section 22526 at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.2
    (a) A person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 27153.5 with a motor vehicle having a manufacturer's maximum gross vehicle weight rating...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.3
    (a) Violations of Section 34506.3, with respect to any regulation adopted under Section 34501 relative to the maintenance of driving logs, shall be punishable by...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.4
    Every person convicted of an infraction for violation of Section 23117 shall be punished as follows: (a) By a fine of not less than fifty...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.5
    (a) A person convicted of an infraction for a violation of subdivision (i) or (l) of Section 22500, or of Section 22522, shall be punished...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.6
    Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 22511.1 is punishable by a fine of one hundred dollars ($100). No part of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.7
    (a) Every person convicted of a violation of Section 23111 or 23112, or subdivision (a) of Section 23113, shall be punished by a mandatory fine...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.8
    Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 4000 shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.9
    Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 23135 shall be punished by a fine of fifty dollars ($50).
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.10
    Every person convicted for a violation of Section 38020 shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50) for a first...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.11
    Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 21655.5 or 21655.8 shall be punished as follows: (a) For a first conviction, a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.12
    Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 21806 shall be punished as follows: (a) For a first conviction, by a fine...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.13
    (a) A person who commits a violation of Section 22507.8 is subject to either a civil notice of parking violation pursuant to Article 3 (commencing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.14
    (a) Every person convicted of an infraction for the offense of disconnecting, modifying, or altering a required pollution control device in violation of Section 27156...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.15
    Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of subdivision (a) or (c) of Section 21453, subdivision (c) of Section 21454, or subdivision (a)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.16
    (a) Every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of subdivision (c) of Section 21752, subdivision (c) of Section 22526, or Section 22450, involving...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.17
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 21951 shall be punished as follows: (a) For...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.18
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every person convicted of an infraction for a violation of Section 21971 shall be punished as follows: (a) For...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.19
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person convicted of a violation of Section 21070 is punishable, as follows: (a) For a violation involving bodily...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.20
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who violates subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 27000 is punishable as follows: (a) By a fine...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42001.25
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who violates Section 23140 is punishable as follows: (a) By a fine of one hundred dollars ($100)....
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42002
    Unless a different penalty is expressly provided by this code, every person convicted of a misdemeanor for a violation of any of the provisions of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42002.1
    A person convicted of a misdemeanor violation of Section 2800, 2801, or 2803, insofar as it affects a failure to stop and submit to inspection...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42002.4
    A violation of Section 10751 shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months if the value of the property does...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42002.5
    Notwithstanding Section 42002, every person convicted of a violation of Section 10852 or 10853 involving a vehicle that has been modified for the use of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42003
    (a) A judgment that a person convicted of an infraction be punished by a fine may also provide for the payment to be made within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42004
    For the purpose of determining the penalty to be imposed pursuant to this code, the court may consider a written report from the Department of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42004.5
    Upon conviction of any violation of any provision of this code, other than a felony violation and except this section, execution of sentence of imprisonment...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42005
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, after a deposit of the fee under Section 42007 or bail, a plea of guilty or no...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42005.1
    The court may order a person designated to attend a traffic violator school to instead participate in a study of traffic violator schools licensed pursuant...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42005.3
    Operative January 1, 1993, no local authority may allow a person who is alleged to have committed a traffic offense in violation of this code...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42005.5
    Notwithstanding Section 46300 or 84500 of the Education Code or any other provision of law, on and after September 1, 1985, attendance at a school...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42006
    (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), there may be levied a special assessment in an amount equal to one dollar ($1) for every fine,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42007
    (a) (1) The clerk of the court shall collect a fee from every person who is ordered or permitted to attend a traffic violator school...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42007.1
    (a) The amount collected by the clerk pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 42007 shall be in an amount equal to the total bail set...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42007.3
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 42007, revenues derived from fees collected under Section 42007 from each person required or permitted to attend traffic violator school pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42007.4
    (a) Notwithstanding Section 42007, revenues derived from fees collected under Section 42007 from each person required or permitted to attend traffic violator school pursuant to...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42008
    (a) Any county may operate an amnesty program for delinquent fines and bail imposed for an infraction or misdemeanor violation of the Vehicle Code, except...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42008.5
    (a) A county may establish a one-time amnesty program for fines and bail that have been delinquent for not less than six months as of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42008.7
    (a) The State of California continues to face a fiscal and economic crisis affecting the State Budget and the overall state economy. In light of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42009
    (a) For an offense specified in subdivision (b), committed by the driver of a vehicle within a highway construction or maintenance area, during any time...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42010
    (a) For an offense specified in subdivision (b) that is committed by the driver of a vehicle within an area that has been designated as...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42030
    (a) Every person convicted of a violation of any weight limitation provision of Division 15 (commencing with Section 35000), and every person convicted of a...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42030.1
    (a) Every person convicted of a violation of any declared gross vehicle weight limitation provision of this code, shall be punished by a fine that...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42031
    Whenever the gross weight and any axle or wheel weight of a vehicle are in excess of the limits prescribed in this code, the excess...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42032
    (a) In addition to any other fines and penalties, any local public agency which owns or operates vehicles used for the collection of garbage, refuse,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42200
    (a) Of the total amount of fines and forfeitures received by a city under Section 1463 of the Penal Code that proportion which is represented...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42201
    (a) Of the total amount of fines and forfeitures received by a county under Section 1463.001 of the Penal Code, fines and forfeitures collected from...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42201.1
    Fines and forfeitures received by a county under Section 1463 of the Penal Code may be used to reimburse the state for the construction of...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42201.5
    Fines, forfeitures, and deposits of bail collected as a result of a charge or conviction of an infraction shall be deposited and distributed in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42201.6
    (a) A deposit of bail received with respect to an infraction violation of this code, or any local ordinance adopted pursuant to this code, including,...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42202
    Failure, refusal, or neglect on the part of any judicial or other officer or employee receiving or having custody of any fine or forfeiture mentioned...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42203
    Notwithstanding Section 42201 or 42201.5, 50 percent of all fines and forfeitures collected in a superior court upon conviction or upon the forfeiture of bail...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42204
    Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, all fines and forfeitures collected for violations of Division 16.5 (commencing with Section 38000) shall be deposited in the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42205
    (a) Notwithstanding Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 42270), the department shall file, at least monthly with the Controller, a report of money received by the...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42230
    Whenever any application made under this code is accompanied by any fee, except an application for an occupational license accompanied by a fee as specified...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42231
    Whenever any application is made under this code and the application is accompanied by any fee which is excessive or not legally due, or whenever...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42232
    The application for refund shall be presented to the department in a format prescribed by the department within three years from the date of payment...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42233
    (a) Whenever any fee or penalty subject to refund under Section 42231 after application therefor has not been paid into the State Treasury, the department...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42235
    Whenever the department collects any fee which is excessive or not legally due and application for the refund of the fee is not filed within...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42270
    (a) The Department of Motor Vehicles and the Department of the California Highway Patrol each shall file, at least monthly with the Controller, a report...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42271
    (a) The Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation Fund is hereby created. (b) The moneys deposited to the credit of the Motor Vehicle Account...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42272
    For the 2012-13 fiscal year, upon order of the Director of Finance, the Controller shall transfer four hundred thirty-two million two hundred thousand dollars ($432,200,000)...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42273
    By the 10th day of each calendar month, the balance remaining to the credit of the Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation Fund at...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42275
    Notwithstanding Section 42273, the State Controller may, after at least 15 days' prior notice, transfer back to the Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42276
    Not later than January 10, 1985, and not later than January 10th of each four-year period thereafter, the Secretary of the Business, Transportation and Housing...
  • California Vehicle Code Section 42277
    No money in the Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation Fund may be expended for automobile driver training.

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