Glossary of California Vehicle Codes 2
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- 2800(a) CVC
- Fail to obey lawful order, signal or direction of uniformed Peace Officer.
- 2800.1(a) CVC
- Evade Peace Officer
- 2800.2(a) CVC
- Evading Peace Officer: Reckless driving with willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.
- 2800.3 CVC
- Evading Peace Officer: Injury or death to ANY person.
- 2801 CVC
- Disobey Fireman's lawful order.
- 2815 CVC
- School crossing guard: Disregard any traffic signal by any non-student crossing guard wearing official crossing guard insignia.
- 2818 CVC
- Flare or cone pattern: traverse when provided to regulate traffic.
- 4000(a)(1) CVC
- Unregistered vehicle (expired registration): moving or left on any public street, highway, or off-street public parking facility.
- 4000.4(a) CVC
- California based vehicle: Non-resident owner. Registration required if vehicle is based or mainly used on CA highways.
- 6700(c) CVC
- Resident using vehicle registered in other state to other person: must register in CA within 20 days of residency or employment.
- 4159 CVC
- Registration, change of address: registration applicant, owner or legal owner to notify DMV within 10 days.
- 5204(a) CVC
- Display registration tabs on rear license plate.
- 5900(a) CVC
- Transfer of ownership, notify DMV within 5 days of sale or transfer.
- 10501(a) CVC
- False report of vehicle theft.
- 10751(a) CVC
- Altered VIN Number: knowingly possess, buy, sell, or receive vehicle or component with VIN removed, altered, or destroyed.
- 10801 CVC
- Chop shop: own or operate
- 10851(a) CVC
- Vehicle theft: drive or take without permission with intent to permanently or temporarily deprive owner of title or possession.
- 10855 CVC
- Embezzle lease or rental vehicle: willfully fail to return vehicle 5 days after lease expiration or rental agreement ends.
- 12500(a) CVC
- Unlicensed driver
- 12500(b) CVC
- operate motorcycle without proper endorsement
- 12500(c) CVC
- Offstreet parking facility: license required.
- 12511 CVC
- Driver License: more than one in possession.
- 12814.6(a)(1) CVC
- Permit holder: must have CA licensed driver over 24, or be accompanied by authorized driver's training instructor.
- 12951(a) CVC
- Driver license not in possession
- 12951(b) CVC
- Refuse to present driver license to officer on demand.
- 13004(a) CVC
- Improper California ID card: display fraudulently altered or fictitious card.
- 13004(c) CVC
- Unlawful use of ID card: Display other person's card.
- 5200(a) CVC
- License plates (when 2 issued): attach to front and rear of vehicle.
- 4454(a) CVC
- Registration card or copy not with vehicle.
- 4461(b) CVC
- Disabled Placard: Lend or knowingly allow use for parking and not transporting a disabled person.
- 4462(a) CVC
- Registration or ID Card: Present to peace officer on demand.
- 5201(f) CVC
- No covering on license plates
- 14600(a) CVC
- Change of Address: licensee to notify DMV within 10 days of change.
- 14601.1(a) CVC
- Knowingly drive on suspended license.
- Are peace officers allowed to stop a vehicle to determine the license status of a driver?
- NO. see 14607.6(b) CVC
- What if a driver fails to produce a valid DL?
- Impound the vehicle unless the driver's license expired within the last 30 days.
- 14610(a)(2) CVC
- Lend DL for use by another.
- 15620(a) CVC
- Unattended child (under 6yrs) in vehicle. Demonstrate a risk of harm to child or vehicle condition (keys in ignition, vehicle running or both).
- 16028(a) CVC
- Proof of financial responsibility: present to officer and carry in vehicle at all times.
- 16030(a) CVC
- Provide false proof of insurance. Includes expired or canceled insurance policy.
- 20001(a) CVC
- Hit and Run: Injury or death
- 20002(a) CVC
- Hit and Run accident: Vehicle or property damage.
- 20003(a) CVC
- Accident: Fail to render reasonable aid/assistance for any injured person.
- Cyclists are unable to be given tickets for running stop signs, biking under the influence, or even speeding.
True or False?
- False. Per 21200(a) CVC, a person riding has the same rights and is subject to all provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle.
- 21201(d) CVC
- Headlamp on bicycle: visible 300 feet during darkness.
- 21203(a) CVC
- Hitching a ride: cyclist, toy car, rollerskater, sled, attached to vehicle on roadway.
- 21212(a) CVC
- Helmet: Under 18 yrs
- 21453(a) CVC
- Red light at intersection.
- 21457(a) CVC
- Flashing red signal: treat as if stopped at stop sign.
- 21457(b) CVC
- Flashing yellow signal: driver may proceed with caution.
- 21460(a) CVC
- Double solid lines: Driver not to drive to the left of, except to turn left at intersection, turn into or out of driveway, or to make lawful U-Turn.
- 21460.5(c) CVC
- Two-way left turn lane (Suicide lane): Not to drive in lane over 200 feet or make U-turn from any other lane when a two-way left turn lane is present.
- 21461(a) CVC
- Driver to obey official traffic sign or signal (ie: DO NOT ENTER, RIGHT TURN ONLY) erected by state, city or county.
- 21464(b) CVC
- Signal changing device: use or equip a vehicle with such.
(c) If injury or death results from use.
- 21650 CVC
- Drive on wrong side of road.
- 21651(a)(1) CVC
- Divided Hwy: drive over, on or across dividing section.
- 21655.5(b) CVC
- Carpool lane: obey posted sign.
- 21657 CVC
- One-way street: drive wrong way.
- 21658(a) CVC
- Unsafe lane change or Straddling
- 21663 CVC
- Drive on sidewalk.
- 21701 CVC
- Interfere with driver's control of vehicle.
- 21703 CVC
- Follow too close (closer than reasonable or prudent).
- 21706 CVC
- Follow Emergency vehicle within 300 feet.
- 21708 CVC
- Drive over unprotected fire hoses.
- 21718(a) CVC
- Freeway: Stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle (see exceptions).
- 21755 CVC
- Passing on right when unsafe or drive off paved section of roadway.
- 21800(a) CVC
- First vehicle has right-of-way.
- 21801(a) CVC
- Intersection: left or U-turn, yield to all vehicles approaching from opposite direction close enough to be a hazard.
- 21801(b) CVC
- Intersection: failure to yield to driver whom has safely made a left or U-turn in front of oncoming driver.
- 21803(a) CVC
- Intersection controlled by yield sign: yield to other vehicles in intersection or to those that are close enough to constitute a hazard.
(b) applies to other party if (a) enters safely.
- 21806(a)(1) CVC
- Fail to yield to emergency vehicle
- 21950(a) CVC
- Driver yield to any pedestrian approaching in crosswalk.
- 21955 CVC
- Jaywalking: cross a roadway between 2 adjacent intersections controlled by traffic signals without using crosswalk.
- 21957 CVC
- 22100(a) CVC
- Right turn: must be made from right-hand curb or edge of roadway.
- 22101(d) CVC
- Turn sign or markings: fail to obey (ie: turning right at a no right turn sign).
- 22103 CVC
- U-Turn (residence district): with vehicle approaching within 200 ft in either direction.
- 22106 CVC
- Unsafe backing or starting on highway.
- 22108 CVC
- Signal required at least 100 ft before turn.
- 22348(b) CVC
- Speeding: Excess of 100 mph
- 22349 CVC
- Maximum speed limit: 65 mph, except posted designated freeways or portions thereof.
- 22350 CVC
- Basic speed law: Speed too fast for conditions (also use for prima facie limits).
- What is the speed limit for an uncontrolled blind intersection?
- 15 mph (ref 22352(a)(1)(b) CVC)
- What is the speed limit for an alley?
- 15 mph (ref 22352(a)(1)(c) CVC)
- What is the speed limit for a school zone while children are present?
- 25 mph (ref 22352(a)(2)(b) CVC)
- 22356(b) CVC
- Exceed 70 mph posted limit.
- 22400(a) CVC
- Impeding or blocking the normal flow of traffic unless necessary for the safe operation of the vehicle.
- 22450(a) CVC
- Stop sign violation or fail to stop at railroad crossing arms.
- 22454(a) CVC
- Stop for schoolbus (either direction)with flashing red lights active.
- 22500 CVC
- Parking unlawfully (general statute, see code for specific subsections).
- 22526(a) CVC
- Blocking intersection
- 22651 CVC (Reference section for?)
- Tow authority
- 23103(a) CVC
- Reckless driving: willful or wanton disregard for safety of others or property on a highway.
- 23103(b) CVC
- Reckless Driving: Offstreet parking facility.
- 23104(a) CVC
- Reckless driving: Cause bodily injury to other than driver.
- 23109(a) CVC
- Speed contest: on highway.
- 23109(c) CVC
- Exhibition of speed: on a highway, aid, engage or abet.
- 23110(a) CVC
- Throw substance at vehicle or vehicle occupant.
- 23111 CVC
- Throw burning item from vehicle (ie: cigar, cigarette).
- 23112(a) CVC
- Litter on highway
- 23116(a) & (b) CVC
- (a): Driver transport unrestrained passengers in bed of truck on hwy, certain exceptions apply.
(b): Passenger unrestrained in rear of pickup or flatbed on hwy.
- 23140(a) CVC
- DUI: Minor under 21 wirh BAC .05 or more.
- 23152(a) CVC
- DUI: Drive under influence of alcohol or drugs.
- 23152(b) CVC
- DUI: Drive with BAC of .08 or more and drive a vehicle.
- 23152(d) CVC
- DUI: Commercial vehicle, BAC of .04 or more.
- 23153(a) CVC
- DUI: Drive under influence of drugs or alcohol and cause injury to other than driver.
- 23153(b) CVC
- DUI: with injury and BAC of .08 or more.
- 23222(b) CVC
- Marijuana: Driver possess less than one ounce while driving on a hwy.
- 23223(b) CVC
- Open container: passenger possess opened container of alcoholic beverage.
- 23224(a) CVC
- Driver under 21: possess open or sealed alcoholic beverage unless accompanied by parent or guardian, or other responsible adult designated by parent.
- 24250 CVC
- Headlights: required during darkness.
- 24400 CVC
- Headlamps: 2 required, except for motorcycle, during darkness.
- 24403(a) CVC
- Foglamps: may not be used in place of headlamps.
- 24404(e) CVC
- Spotlights: direct at moving vehicle to illuminate it.
- 24600(b) CVC
- Taillamps: 2 required on every vehicle made after 1/1/58.
- 24603(b) CVC
- Stoplamps: 2 required on all vehicles.
- 25950(b)(3) CVC
- Front side marker lamps: no color other than white or yellow.
- 26708(a)(2) CVC
- Driver's obstructed view through windshield or side windows.
- 26710 CVC
- Windshield: Broken or defective or rear window impairing view (correct w/in 48 hours).
- 27002 CVC
- Siren: illegally equipped with, or used on, or not CHP specs.
- 27151(a) CVC
- Modified exhaust: to increase or amplify noise.
- 27315(d)(1) CVC
- Seatbelt: Required for driver and passenger 16 yrs or older. Not applicable to taxi passenger.
- Regarding child safety restraints, at what age and weight are they still considered a "child"?
- Under 6 yrs, under 60 lbs.
- 27360(a) CVC
- Child safety restraint: Parent may not transport child under 6 yrs of age and under 60 lbs on hwy without proper restraint system.
- 27400 CVC
- Headsets or Earplugs: not to cover both ears while operating a motor vehicle OR bicycle, certain exceptions apply.
- 27602(a) CVC
- TV or video: Viewing while driving.
- 27803(b) CVC
- Motorcycle safety helmet: driver required to wear.
- 28071 CVC
- Bumpers: required front and rear on passenger vehicles.
- 31 CVC
- False information to Peace Officer.
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