California Vehicle Code
(Last Updated August 2008)

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...
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All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, hold office under the code repealed by this code, which offices are continued by this code,...
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...
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 may be exercised...
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 heretofore
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...
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...
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,...
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
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 document...
California Vehicle Code Section 21
Except as otherwise expressly provided, the provisions of this code are applicable and uniform throughout the State and in all counties and...
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 of notice by...
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 the...
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...
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 the...
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...
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 lease...
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 mailing...
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
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 this
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...
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 power...
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,...
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 of abutting...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 missiles
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...
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...
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 having a population...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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 by...
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 a...
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 or more...
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 600...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 code...
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 to the...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 the...
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 or both hands, or...
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 United States,
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 other person...
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 this code...
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...
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...
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 designated
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...
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...
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,...
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 weight so...
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...
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 Philippine Commonwealth
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,...
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 than...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 lands or in...
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...
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 code...
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 pounds, which
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 the lessor
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 four months.
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 induce any...
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...
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,...
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 thereof to indicate the
California Vehicle Code Section 378
A "logging dolly" is a vehicle designed for carrying logs, having one or more axles which axles, if there be more than one, are not more than 54...
California Vehicle Code Section 379
A "logging vehicle" is a vehicle used exclusively in the conduct of logging operations and not designed for the transportation of persons or property
California Vehicle Code Section 380
"Liquefied petroleum gas" means normal butane, isobutane, propane, or butylene (including isomers) or mixtures composed predominantly thereof in...
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 385.5
(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 one...
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,...
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...
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 or
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 material.
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 three wheels in contact...
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...
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...
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...
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
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,...
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 department,
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).
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...
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 for the...
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...
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
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
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, or...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 for...
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 power other than a...
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,...
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 8,001...
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...
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 designed or manufactured...
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 one, are not 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,...
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 implied...
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 at or...
California Vehicle Code Section 495
The "reciprocity commission" is the commission empowered to enter into reciprocity agreements.
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...
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 the date
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...
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...
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 for a fixed...
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...
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...
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 in the
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, but not limited to,...
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 without the...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 522
"Ridesharing" means two or more persons traveling by any mode, including, but not limited to, carpooling, vanpooling, buspooling, taxipooling,...
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...
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 535
Safety glazing material is any glazing material so constructed, treated, or combined with other materials as to reduce, in comparison with ordinary...
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 which is...
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...
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...
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...
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 from
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 a...
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 Trona Unified School...
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...
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 commonly referred to as
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...
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...
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...
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 be...
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...
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...
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...
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 operated or...
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...
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...
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 which use requires...
California Vehicle Code Section 612
"Tour bus" means a bus, which is operated by or for a charter-party carrier of passengers, as defined in Section 5360 of the Public Utilities Code,...
California Vehicle Code Section 612
"Tour bus" means a bus, which is operated by or for a charter-party carrier of passengers, as defined in Section 5360 of the Public Utilities Code,...
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 front or...
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...
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 of...
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...
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
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
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 constructed...
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...
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...
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 under this code.
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 or...
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 the
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, other than
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 used as
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 full
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...
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 highways, or has
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 or...
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 persons...
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 by...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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, used to...
California Vehicle Code Section 1500
There is in the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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
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,...
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 of the...
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 the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, shall organize the department...
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...
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 States.
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 1652
(a) The department shall prescribe and provide suitable forms of applications, certificates of ownership, registration cards, drivers' licenses, and...
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...
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
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...
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
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 1659.9
(a) Upon the receipt of funds from the Office of Traffic Safety in the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency for a pilot study on the use of a...
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: ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
California Vehicle Code Section 1671
(a) The established place of business of a dealer, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, distributor
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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 this section.
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...
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 for the smog...
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 refund...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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 the National
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 1685.1
(a) A motor carrier association that represents both intrastate and interstate motor carriers may submit an application to the department to become a
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 a...
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...
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 of this code.
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 subdivision (a), (b), (c),...
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 subdivision (a), (b), (c),...
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...
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 at a court or...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 a vehicle manufacturer licensed to do business in this state if the manufacturer, or its agent, under penalty...
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...
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...
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 requests the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 department,
California Vehicle Code Section 1808.7
The record of the department relating to the first proceeding and dismissal under Section 1803.5 in any 18-month period for participation by a person
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 to the department of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 the...
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)
California Vehicle Code Section 2100
There is in the Business, Transportation and Housing 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...
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...
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 of the...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 2109
The commissioner shall organize the department with the approval of the Governor and the Secretary of the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 the...
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 Patrol.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 member of the...
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...
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. ...
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
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 City of...
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 County of
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),...
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...
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
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...
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
California Vehicle Code Section 2403.5
The commissioner, or a designated representative, may enter into reciprocal operational agreements with authorized representatives of the Oregon...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 to...
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...
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
California Vehicle Code Section 2413
The Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol is designated as the Statewide Vehicle Theft Investigation and Apprehension Coordinator. The...
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...
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 department
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
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 of an...
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...
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 Code of...
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 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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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 to...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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 truck,...
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
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...
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 temporary...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
California Vehicle Code Section 2453
The California Highway Patrol shall serve as statewide information, assistance, and notification coordinator for all hazardous substances spill...
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
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 Agricultural Code...
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 of the Food...
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...
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...
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 record any...
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...
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...
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,...
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
California Vehicle Code Section 2501
The Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol may issue licenses for the operation of privately owned and operated ambulances used to respond to
California Vehicle Code Section 2501
The Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol may issue licenses for the operation of privately owned and operated ambulances used to respond to
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 ($10)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 of the types...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,
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 this article. The
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)...
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 the voluntary...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 2600
The Reciprocity Commission is composed of the Lieutenant Governor, the Director of Motor Vehicles, the Director of Transportation, the State...
California Vehicle Code Section 2601
All of the members of the commission shall serve thereon without additional compensation, but they shall receive their necessary actual traveling...
California Vehicle Code Section 2602
A majority of the members of the commission may act for the commission.
California Vehicle Code Section 2603
The Director of Motor Vehicles shall provide such assistance to the commission as it may require.
California Vehicle Code Section 2650
The commission is empowered to enter into formal agreements or arrangements as provided in Article 3 of Chapter 4 of Division 3, commencing at...
California Vehicle Code Section 2651
The commission may adopt such rules and regulations as may be necessary to effectuate the powers granted to it by this code.
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 Chapter 4.5...
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 a willful or...
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...
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...
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 vehicle and...
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 require...
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 is
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, a...
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
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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 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 to...
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 to
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...
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...
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 combined vehicle inspection and sobriety...
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...
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 the highway upon...
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,
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 Business, Transportation and Housing Agency and who shall, in...
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 the Business
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
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...
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...
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...
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 district,
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
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
California Vehicle Code Section 2930
(a) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol. (b) "Fund" means the California Motorcyclist Safety Fund. (c)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 period of not...
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 of...
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...
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. The newly elected...
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 five members...
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 that the board...
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 power or...
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, providing the...
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 duties, and...
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 under
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 board or its...
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 filed...
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 upon the party...
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 respondent may...
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) The...
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 reconsideration of the matter in the light of its order and may...
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 or remand the case to...
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 30 days from...
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 3063
In determining whether good cause has been established for not entering into or relocating an additional franchise for 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 such franchisees prior to delivery of new motor...
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...
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 notice of protest pursuant to Section 3060, 3062, 3064, 3065, 3065.1, 3070, 3072, 3074, 3075, or 3076, the board shall fix a...
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 from the date...
California Vehicle Code Section 3069
The provisions of this article shall be applicable to all franchises existing between dealers and manufacturers, manufacturer branches, distributors...
California Vehicle Code Section 3069.1
Sections 3060 to 3065.1, inclusive, do not apply to a franchise authorizing a dealership, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (e) of Section...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 of, a...
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) No person shall 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 Code,...
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...
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
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...
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 or...
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
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...
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...
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 vehicle
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...
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...
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...
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 with a...
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...
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,...
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...
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 for...
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...
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...
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 be made for
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...
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 owner to...
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...
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 Code, except...
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 a...
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...
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 4156
(a) Other provisions of this code notwithstanding, and except as provided in subdivision (b), the department in its discretion may issue a temporary...
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...
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...
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...
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 motor vehicle...
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
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...
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...
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...
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 return the...
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...
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...
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...
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 the vehicle...
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...
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...
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 to...
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...
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...
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 of a vehicle, and...
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...
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 State.
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
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...
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...
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 shown...
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...
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 the...
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
California Vehicle Code Section 4461
(a) No person may lend any 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 resolution to...
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 impose a civil
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...
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...
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 thereof...
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 impose a civil
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
No person shall display upon a vehicle a license plate altered from its original markings.
California Vehicle Code Section 4465
A legal owner of record of a vehicle may request, and the department shall furnish, information regarding the current registration status of the...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 by...
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 period...
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,...
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 or...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 4762
The department shall remit all parking penalties and administrative fees collected, after deducting the administrative fee authorized by Section...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 4764
Whenever a vehicle is transferred or not renewed for two renewal periods and the former registered owner or lessee of the vehicle owes a parking...
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 pay the full...
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 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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 4774
Whenever a vehicle is transferred or not renewed for two renewal periods and the former registered owner or lessee of the vehicle owes a toll evasion
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 pay the full...
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...
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...
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 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. ...
California Vehicle Code Section 4853
The department may issue one or more stickers, tabs, or other suitable devices in lieu of the license plates provided for under this code. Except...
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
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...
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
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...
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 University of...
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
Any distinctive license plate issued for a motor vehicle owned by a current or retired Member of the California Legislature, which plate denotes 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...
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 over...
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 truck that is a 1972 or...
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 truck that is a 1972 or...
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
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
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
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...
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
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...
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...
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 in...
California Vehicle Code Section 5011
Every piece of special construction equipment, special mobile equipment, cemetery equipment, trailer, semitrailer, and every logging vehicle shall...
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...
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...
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)
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,...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 5015
(a) The application for an identification plate for special construction equipment, special mobile equipment, cemetery equipment, and any logging...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 5022
(a) Until December 31, 1984, any person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates
California Vehicle Code Section 5023
(a) Any person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of commemorative Olympic reflectorized license plates and the department shall...
California Vehicle Code Section 5024
(a) Any person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of commemorative collegiate reflectorized license plates, and the department shall...
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...
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 in...
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 application for...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
California Vehicle Code Section 5068
(a) (1) Any veterans' organization may apply either individually or with other veterans' organizations to meet the application threshold set forth in
California Vehicle Code Section 5069
(a) Except as specified in subdivision (b), revenue derived from the additional special fees provided in Section 5068, less costs incurred by the...
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, and the department...
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 shall...
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...
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...
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...
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 of Honor,...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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) Except as provided in Section 5101.7, in addition to the regular registration fee or a permanent trailer identification fee, the applicant shall...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 5155
The design criteria for a specialized license plate are as follows: (a) The license plate for a passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle, or trailer...
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
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...
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 a
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
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...
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 were issued,...
California Vehicle Code Section 5201
License plates shall at all times be securely fastened to the vehicle for which they are issued so as to prevent the plates from swinging, shall be...
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, as...
California Vehicle Code Section 5202
Every license plate issued by this State or any other jurisdiction within or without the United States shall remain attached during the period of its
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 expiration. ...
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 the purposes of implementing Section 21655.9, the department shall make available for issuance, for a fee determined by the department to be...
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...
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...
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...
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 one...
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
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...
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...
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 highway
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...
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...
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
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 not be...
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 682
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 not, by reason of any...
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 without the consent of...
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...
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...
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 his...
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 43000) of...
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...
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 of,...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 5902.5
Whenever any application for a registration transaction is filed with the department during the 30 days immediately preceding the date of expiration...
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
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...
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 special plates, the
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...
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...
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 than by...
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...
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 no surviving
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...
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 is unable...
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 is unable...
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...
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 of any...
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...
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 of...
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...
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 record of
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 the arraignment or...
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 be...
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...
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
California Vehicle Code Section 6161
For the purposes of this act, the term: (a) "Certified record of permanent exportation" shall include the following: (1) Titled owner's name...
California Vehicle Code Section 6161
For the purposes of this act, the term: (a) "Certified record of permanent exportation" shall include the following: (1) Titled owner's name...
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 to ascertain...
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 officer for...
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 of the...
California Vehicle Code Section 6161
For the purposes of this act, the term: (a) "Certified record of permanent exportation" shall include the following: (1) Titled owner's name...
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 to ascertain...
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...
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...
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 this code, the...
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...
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
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,...
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...
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 of the United States...
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...
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,...
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,...
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,...
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 of...
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
California Vehicle Code Section 8000
The Reciprocity Commission may enter into agreements with foreign jurisdictions that provide for the exemption of fees for commercial vehicles if the
California Vehicle Code Section 8001
The Reciprocity Commission is authorized to examine the legal requirements of commercial vehicle registration fee statutes of foreign jurisdictions...
California Vehicle Code Section 8002
All reciprocity agreements, rules and regulations authorized by this chapter shall be in writing and shall be approved by endorsement by the Attorney
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 8051
The Reciprocity Commission may enter into agreement on behalf of this state with the duly authorized representatives of any foreign jurisdiction...
California Vehicle Code Section 8052
(a) The Reciprocity Commission may, on behalf of the state, enter into, and become, a member of the International Registration Plan Agreement...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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 portion of
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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 this state,...
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 any county,...
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 dollars ...
California Vehicle Code Section 9103
No fees specified in this code, except fees for duplicate plates, certificates, or cards need be paid for any vehicle of a type subject to...
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 to...
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 to...
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 registration...
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 to...
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 a...
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 type...
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 shall
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...
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...
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
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 paid at the time of...
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
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 authority...
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 imposed by the South...
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 code...
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 be paid at the...
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 any county board
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...
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 one dollar...
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...
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...
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 to this...
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 ($15) for
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 code, or for which
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 registration...
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 ($50), as determined
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...
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...
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...
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 by a...
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 when...
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 of Division 3...
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...
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 9262.5
It is the intent of the Legislature, in amending Section 9262 in 1990 to increase the fee for the annual renewal of the license of a dealer and of a...
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 an...
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...
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 code...
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
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...
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 the...
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...
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 for the...
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 motor...
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 9400.7
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except for restrictions in existence on June 1, 1989, and except as provided in subdivision (d), so...
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...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 9408
(a) Whenever any registered commercial vehicle, including, but not limited to, any commercial vehicle operating in California with apportioned...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 9550
All fees required to be paid by a vehicle dealer, manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor...
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 the...
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 those fees...
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...
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) A penalty shall be added on any application for renewal of registration made later than midnight of the date of expiration or on or after the...
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 by...
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 new...
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 of...
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...
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 effective...
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, the person tendering the check...
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 which...
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 penalties that
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 criteria...
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...
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 9565
(a) (1) The department shall develop and administer a vehicle registration amnesty program, which shall be in effect from January 1, 2010, until...
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...
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
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...
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...
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
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 highways...
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...
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...
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 of...
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 of competent...
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 commenced...
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 the...
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 State...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 the...
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...
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 include...
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 agent...
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...
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 be prescribed by...
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 than 24...
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,...
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
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). (2)
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)...
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 federal law or a...
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...
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 of number,...
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...
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...
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 and...
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...
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 of one-half of...
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 subdivision (b), and except moneys collected under Section 9875, fees received pursuant to this chapter shall be...
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...
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 the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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 which...
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 and effect...
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...
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...
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 the county tax...
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 not be
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...
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...
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,
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 shall not by...
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 owner without 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...
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, and...
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,...
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...
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 ownership...
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 than by a...
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 leaving other...
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, if
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...
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 is unable to...
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 of any...
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...
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
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...
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 9863
(a) Except as required under subdivision (b), and except moneys collected under Section 9875, fees received pursuant to this chapter shall be...
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...
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 the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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 which...
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 and effect...
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...
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...
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 the county tax...
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...
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 to as...
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...
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 the...
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 (d) or...
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 being...
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 required...
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 have
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...
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
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 under this code with...
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...
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 appropriate
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...
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
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 numbered under this...
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 the theft or...
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...
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 a type subject to
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 for 30...
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 the vehicle...
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 a garage...
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 a vehicle 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...
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 a...
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...
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...
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...
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 one motor...
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 a motor...
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 to permanently or...
California Vehicle Code Section 10851.5
Any person who takes binder chains, required under regulations adopted pursuant to Section 31510, having a value of four hundred dollars ($400) or...
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...
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 or at...
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,...
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 the
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 10902
The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall establish a program entitled "CAL H.E.A.T." (Help Eliminate Auto Theft) for the purpose of...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 10902
The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall establish a program entitled "CAL H.E.A.T." (Help Eliminate Auto Theft) for the purpose of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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:
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 three...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 by...
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...
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) For...
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
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...
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 instructor when
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 the...
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...
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 revoke a license...
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...
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...
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 the...
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...
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...
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 ...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 11200
(a) The department shall license schools for traffic violators for purposes of Section 42005 and to provide traffic safety instruction to other...
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. No person may act as a traffic violator school operator without a currently...
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 7...
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 of...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 11205
(a) The department shall publish semiannually, or more often as necessary to serve the purposes of this act, a list of all traffic violator schools...
California Vehicle Code Section 11205
(a) The department shall publish semiannually, or more often as necessary to serve the purposes of this act, a list of all traffic violator schools...
California Vehicle Code Section 11205.1
The fee authorized in subdivision (m) of Section 11205 shall be applicable only in those instances where a traffic violator has agreed to attend or...
California Vehicle Code Section 11205.2
(a) As used in this chapter, court assistance program (CAP) is a public or private nonprofit agency that provides services, under contract with a...
California Vehicle Code Section 11205.4
(a) By June 1, 2005, the Judicial Council shall do all of the following: (1) Collect information from each superior court regarding whether and...
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...
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
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) Fees for issuance by the department of a license to a traffic violator school owner shall be as follows: (1) For the original license or an...
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
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...
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 exist:
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...
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...
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...
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: ...
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...
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 revoke a license...
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:
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 the...
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 the...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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, or...
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...
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...
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...
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 deposit three...
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)...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 a...
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 of...
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 with...
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 service for any...
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...
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,...
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 deny, suspend,...
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 new...
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 as provided in...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 to any...
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 refuse 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 the...
California Vehicle Code Section 11504
(a) Every 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...
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 day of...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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
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...
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...
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. ...
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...
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...
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 issue a license...
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 the...
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 the
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...
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...
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...
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 and 10...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)
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)
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 transaction
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 motor vehicle, except to the
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 in excess of
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...
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...
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 month of...
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...
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 has an...
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 11703
The department may refuse to issue a license to a manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor...
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,...
California Vehicle Code Section 11703.2
The department may refuse to issue a license to a manufacturer, manufacturer branch, remanufacturer, remanufacturer branch, distributor, distributor...
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 not less than...
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...
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,...
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,...
California Vehicle Code Section 11706
The department may, pending a hearing, temporarily suspend the license and special plates issued to a manufacturer, manufacturer 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...
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...
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 or
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 and 10 inches wide,...
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 a...
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...
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
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) The director may order the deposit returned...
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 by a licensed...
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, who was not...
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 code.
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 display any new...
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 disseminated,...
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: (a) Advertise a...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 11713.3
It is unlawful and a violation of this code for any manufacturer, manufacturer branch, distributor, or distributor branch licensed under this code to
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 in excess of the...
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 for sale, or sell,
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 in writing to...
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...
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) Report to the...
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 sale any new motor...
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 vehicle's...
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 vehicle...
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 be affixed...
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 to the...
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) Advertise any used
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 motor...
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 a used vehicle as...
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 the following: (1)...
California Vehicle Code Section 11713.20
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 reporting
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 an individual for
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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 day of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 only...
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 new motor vehicle...
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 make a...
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 such...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 a written...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 Title...
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...
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 if...
California Vehicle Code Section 11812
(a) Every vehicle salesperson licensed under this article shall, at the time of employment, deliver to his or her employing dealer his or her...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 11819
It is unlawful for any person: (a) To lend a salesperson's license to any other person or knowingly permit its use by another. (b) To display...
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...
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
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 temporary permit...
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
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 the...
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
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...
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 issued...
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
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...
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...
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...
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 issued on the...
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...
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 invoice
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...
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...
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)...
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...
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 type required to be...
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...
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
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
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...
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
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...
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...
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,
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...
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 no event may the
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 the...
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...
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, except those
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...
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...
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 owned by...
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 during which that...
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
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 for a...
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 any...
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
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...
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 the highways. ...
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...
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,
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...
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
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...
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 armed forces of the United
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 of...
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 or her immediate
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) Report any...
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...
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 of the...
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 the transportation of persons
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 12525
Mechanics or other maintenance personnel may operate vehicles requiring a schoolbus endorsement or certificates issued pursuant to Section 2512,...
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
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)
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...
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 driver...
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 the licensee...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 12801
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall require an application for a driver's license to contain the applicant's social...
California Vehicle Code Section 12801.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall require an applicant for an original driver's license or identification card to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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, guardians, or
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...
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
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
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...
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 12804.12
(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)...
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 receive a...
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
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 has...
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...
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...
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...
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
(a) Notwithstanding subdivision (f) of Section 12810, a violation point shall not be given for a conviction of a violation of subdivision (a) of...
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 months,
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 as...
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...
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 presumed to be a negligent...
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
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. The department...
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. The department...
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...
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 age shall be issued...
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
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 whom it was...
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)...
California Vehicle Code Section 12817
A California driver's license held by any person who enters or is in the United States armed forces shall continue in full force and effect so long...
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 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...
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 on the...
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...
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 a motor...
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 law.
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 12954
Section 12951, subdivision (a) of Section 15250.5, and subdivision (a) of Section 15250.6 do not apply to a person who has been issued, but does not...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 it was...
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) No person shall manufacture or sell an identification document of a size and form substantially similar to the identification cards issued by 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...
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
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...
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...
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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, a forfeiture
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...
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, of
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 a...
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 the following...
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 (b) of...
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 a motor...
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, but 13...
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 was 13 years...
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 Section 48262 of the Education
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...
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 operation of a...
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 manner
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 it.
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...
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 any...
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 driving...
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 a violation of...
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 shall
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 the...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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 violation of...
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 receipt of
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 13353.1
(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 13353.7 or 13353.8, the driving privilege shall not be restored, and a restricted or hardship permit to operate a...
California Vehicle Code Section 13353.45
The department shall, in consultation with the State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, with representatives of the county alcohol program...
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)...
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...
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...
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 found
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 to...
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 any...
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...
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...
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
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 of...
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...
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...
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 has...
California Vehicle Code Section 13369
(a) This section applies to the following endorsements and certificates: (1) Passenger transportation vehicle. (2) Hazardous materials. (3)...
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...
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...
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 the...
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 the...
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,...
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 a jury, or...
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...
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 following...
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 department,
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 Section 23140,...
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 has 0.08 percent...
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 test or...
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...
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...
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 cause to...
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 is...
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...
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...
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...
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 same...
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 a valid...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 13557
(a) The department shall review the determination made pursuant to Section 13353, 13353.1, or 13353.2 relating to any person who has received a...
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 to...
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...
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...
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...
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 13803
(a) The department shall conduct a reexamination, including a demonstration of the person's ability to operate a motor vehicle as described in...
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...
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 as...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 this code. ...
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 may take action...
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 days' notice of the...
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 employees of the
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,
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...
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 and...
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 of the...
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...
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) of...
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...
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...
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...
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 State by a court of
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,...
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 in Section
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 a violation
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...
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 forbidden by...
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 sentence on a...
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...
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 revoked, of
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...
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 occurred...
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 person...
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 upon an offstreet...
California Vehicle Code Section 14606
(a) No person shall employ or hire any person to drive a motor vehicle nor shall he knowingly permit or authorize the driving of a motor vehicle,...
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 highways unless...
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 it...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 14608
No person shall rent a motor vehicle to another unless: (a) The person to whom the vehicle is rented is licensed under this code or is a...
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 and...
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, suspended,...
California Vehicle Code Section 14610.1
(a) No person shall manufacture or sell an identification document of a size and form substantially similar to the drivers' licenses issued by 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 cribbing device that...
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
No person shall knowingly direct the operation of a vehicle transporting fissile class III shipments or large quantity radioactive materials, as...
California Vehicle Code Section 14900
(a) Upon application for an original class C or M driver's license, there shall be paid to the department a fee of twenty-four dollars ($24) for a...
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, there shall be paid the department a fee of...
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...
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...
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 determined...
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) to pay...
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 40509.5, the...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 state may...
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...
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 Highway Administration of...
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...
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
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 safe
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 safe
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 a
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
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...
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 the
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:
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 15250
(a) (1) A person may 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 15250.6
(a) A person shall not operate firefighting equipment unless that person has in his or her immediate possession a valid driver's license for the...
California Vehicle Code Section 15250.7
Upon application for issuance of a duplicate driver's license under subdivision (b) of Section 15250.6, there shall be paid to the department a fee...
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, there shall be paid...
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...
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
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...
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 commercial...
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...
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 of a commercial motor vehicle may not operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of one year if the driver is convicted of a first...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 15302
A driver of a commercial motor vehicle may not operate a commercial motor vehicle for the rest of his or her life if convicted of more than one...
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 commission of a felony...
California Vehicle Code Section 15306
(a) A driver may not operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of 60 days if the person is convicted of a serious traffic violation involving a
California Vehicle Code Section 15308
(a) A driver may not operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of 120 days if the person is convicted of a serious traffic violation involving...
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 the department...
California Vehicle Code Section 15311
(a) A driver may not operate a commercial motor vehicle for a period of 90 days if the person is convicted of a first violation of an out-of-service...
California Vehicle Code Section 15311.1
(a) 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...
California Vehicle Code Section 15312
(a) A driver may not operate a commercial motor vehicle for the following periods: (1) Not less than 60 days if that person is convicted of a...
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 or
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...
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 an imminent...
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 purchase or
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 any motor vehicle...
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 a motor...
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 inside a motor...
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...
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,...
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 a street or...
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...
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...
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 and with the...
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 shall, as...
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 in...
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...
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, 2011, Section 4000.37 does not apply to vehicle owners with a residence address in the County of Los Angeles at the time...
California Vehicle Code Section 16020.2
(a) On and after January 1, 2011, Section 4000.37 does not apply to vehicle owners with a residence address in the City and County of San Francisco...
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...
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...
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
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...
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)
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
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...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 16051
Evidence may be established by filing a report indicating that the motor vehicle involved in the accident was owned, rented, or leased by or under...
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 25...
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...
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
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.
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 this...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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
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 the date
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,...
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 or owner...
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...
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 restricted...
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...
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...
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 excess...
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...
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 or a...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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 the order of the...
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...
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
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...
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, and
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...
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
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...
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...
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
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...
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 upon...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 property in the conduct...
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...
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 foreign...
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
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 operation of
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 public entity is...
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 from the...
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...
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 a public...
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 or...
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 shall not
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,...
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, then the...
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 settle and...
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 or his...
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 the provisions...
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 civil damages...
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...
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 vehicle
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 or...
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,...
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 sustain
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 as the result...
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 motor vehicle...
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 at Sacramento or by...
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 to the...
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 said...
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 be made, in...
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 the summons is issued.
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 mother of...
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 or by the parents of...
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 signed and...
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, the...
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 emancipated other than...
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 consent, the...
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 person who...
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 the express...
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...
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 minor...
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 a license
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 the
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 of a person shall
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...
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 name, current...
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...
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 shall...
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 a
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 of any...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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 the driver of a...
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,...
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 course...
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,...
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...
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),...
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 the highway, nor...
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 any...
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 by him...
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 operation of a...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 21100
Local authorities may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance or resolution regarding the following matters: (a) Regulating or prohibiting...
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...
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...
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 and...
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:
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 21113
(a) No person shall drive any vehicle or animal, nor shall any person stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle or animal, whether attended or...
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...
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...
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 the...
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...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 21200
(a) Every person riding a bicycle upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle by...
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 braked wheel skid on
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), or (i) of...
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 requirements...
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 that time shall...
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...
California Vehicle Code Section 21204
(a) No person operating a bicycle upon a highway shall ride other than upon or astride a permanent and regular seat attached thereto. (b) No...
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...
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
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...
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 speed...
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 park...
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, so that there is not...
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 and Highways...
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 roller...
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,...
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 a...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 of 50 feet from...
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 to...
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 that time...
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 that...
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 7 (commencing with Section 1963) and Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 1965) of Division 2.5 of the Streets and...
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...
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...
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 not...
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...
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)...
California Vehicle Code Section 21280
(a) The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (1)