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  GENERAL PROVISIONS ...................................................   1-32

   DIVISION 1.  WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED ............................. 100-680

   DIVISION 2.  ADMINISTRATION

    CHAPTER 1.  THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES

     Article 1.  Organization of Department ......................... 1500-1507

     Article 2.  Powers and Duties .................................. 1650-1685

     Article 3.  Records of Department .............................. 1800-1825

    CHAPTER 2.  DEPARTMENT OF THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL

     Article 1.  Administration ..................................... 2100-2114

     Article 2.  The California Highway Patrol ...................... 2250-2269

     Article 3.  Powers and Duties ................................ 2400-2429.5

     Article 3.3.  Tow Truck Drivers .............................. 2430-2432.3

     Article 3.5.  Emergency Roadside Assistance .................... 2435-2440

     Article 4.  Highway Spill Containment and Abatement of

                 Hazardous Substances ............................... 2450-2454

     Article 5.  Renderers and Transporters of Inedible Kitchen

                 Grease ............................................. 2460-2478

    CHAPTER 2.5.  LICENSES ISSUED BY CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL

     Article 1.  General Provisions ................................. 2500-2505

     Article 2.  Privately Owned and Operated Ambulances and Armored

                 Cars ............................................... 2510-2512

     Article 3.5.  Inspection and Maintenance Stations ........... 2525-2525.12

     Article 4.  Transportation of Hazardous Material ............... 2531-2532

     Article 5.  Denial, Suspension and Revocation .................. 2540-2549

     Article 6.  Hazardous Waste Inspections

     Article 7.  Transportation of School Pupils .................... 2570-2575

    CHAPTER 3.  THE RECIPROCITY COMMISSION

     Article 1.  Administration ..................................... 2600-2603

     Article 2.  Powers and Duties .................................. 2650-2651

    CHAPTER 4.  ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

     Article 1.  Lawful Orders and Inspections ...................... 2800-2818

    CHAPTER 5.  CALIFORNIA TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM

     Article 1.  Traffic Safety ..................................... 2900-2910

     Article 2.  Motorcycle Safety .................................. 2930-2935

    CHAPTER 6.  NEW MOTOR VEHICLE BOARD

     Article 1.  Organization of Board .............................. 3000-3016

     Article 2.  Powers and Duties of Board ......................... 3050-3051

     Article 3.  Appeals From Decisions of the Department ........... 3052-3058

     Article 4.  Hearings on Franchise Modification, Replacement,

                 Termination, Refusal to Continue, Delivery and

                 Preparation Obligations, and Warranty

                 Reimbursement ...................................... 3060-3069

    CHAPTER 7.  DRIVER CERTIFICATION

   DIVISION 3.  REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES AND CERTIFICATES OF TITLE

    CHAPTER 1.  ORIGINAL AND RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION; ISSUANCE OF

                CERTIFICATES OF TITLE

     Article 1.  Vehicles Subject to Registration ................... 4000-4023

     Article 2.  Original Registration .............................. 4150-4166

     Article 3.  Registration of Foreign Vehicles ................... 4300-4309

     Article 4.  Evidences of Registration .......................... 4450-4466

     Article 5.  Renewal of Registration ............................ 4600-4610

     Article 6.  Refusal of Registration ............................ 4750-4766

     Article 6.5.  Refusal of Registration for Nonpayment of Toll

                   Evasion Penalties ................................ 4770-4775

     Article 7.  License Plates ..................................... 4850-4853

     Article 8.  Special Plates ..................................... 5000-5024

     Article 8.1.  Motorized Bicycles ............................... 5030-5039

     Article 8.3.  Historic and Special Interest Vehicles ........... 5050-5052

     Article 8.4.  Special Interest License Plates .................. 5060-5080

     Article 8.5.  Environmental License Plates ..................... 5100-5110

     Article 9.  Display of Plates, Tabs, and Stickers .............. 5200-5206

     Article 9.5.  Registration of Fleet Vehicles ................... 5301-5309

     Article 10.  Registration of Trailer Coaches ................... 5350-5354

     Article 12.  Surrender of Registration Documents and License

                  Plates ............................................ 5500-5505

    CHAPTER 2.  TRANSFERS OF TITLE OR INTEREST

     Article 1.  Procedure to Transfer ............................ 5600-5604.5

     Article 2.  Endorsement and Delivery of Documents .............. 5750-5753

     Article 3.  Notice and Application ............................. 5900-5912

     Article 4.  Transfer by Department ............................. 6050-6052

     Article 5.  Transfers Through Wholesale Auctions ............... 6100-6105

    CHAPTER 2.5.  MISCELLANEOUS TITLE PROVISIONS

     Article 1.  Certificate of Title as Evidence ................... 6150-6154

     Article 2.  Inspection and Cancellation of Titles for Exported

                 Vehicles ........................................... 6160-6162

     Article 3.  Return of Stolen Motor Vehicle Retained as Evidence  6171-6172

    CHAPTER 3.  FILING INSTRUMENTS EVIDENCING LIENS OR ENCUMBRANCES   6300-6303

    CHAPTER 4.  PERMITS TO NONRESIDENT OWNERS

     Article 1.  Exemption of Nonresidents .......................... 6700-6703

     Article 2.  Foreign Commercial Vehicles ........................ 6850-6855

     Article 3.  Reciprocity Agreements ............................. 8000-8002

     Article 4.  Apportioned Registration ........................... 8050-8058

     Article 6.  Enforcement of Liens on Apportioned Fleet Vehicles   8200-8204

    CHAPTER 5.  OFFENSES AGAINST REGISTRATION LAWS AND SUSPENSION,

                REVOCATION, AND CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION ........ 8800-8804

    CHAPTER 6.  REGISTRATION AND WEIGHT FEES

     Article 1.  Exemptions ......................................... 9101-9107

     Article 2.  Registration Fees .................................. 9250-9271

     Article 3.  Weight Fees ........................................ 9400-9410

     Article 4.  Payment of Fees .................................... 9550-9564

     Article 5.  Partial Year Payment of Weight Fees ................ 9700-9711

     Article 6.  Enforcement of Liens ............................... 9800-9808

   DIVISION 3.5.  REGISTRATION AND TRANSFER OF VESSELS

    CHAPTER 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS .................. 9840-9845

    CHAPTER 2.  REGISTRATION ........................................ 9850-9880

    CHAPTER 3.  TRANSFER OF TITLE OR INTEREST IN UNDOCUMENTED VESSEL  9900-9928

   DIVISION 3.6.  VEHICLE SALES

    CHAPTER 1.  ADVERTISING, BROCHURES, AND MANUALS ................. 9950-9953

    CHAPTER 2.  MANUFACTURER'S RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY DEFECTS .......   9975

    CHAPTER 3.  ENGINE MANUFACTURERS ................................ 9980-9982

    CHAPTER 4.  DISCLOSURE OF DAMAGE ................................ 9990-9993

   DIVISION 4.  SPECIAL ANTITHEFT LAWS

    CHAPTER 1.  REPORTS OF STOLEN VEHICLES ........................ 10500-10505

    CHAPTER 1.5.  REPORTS OF STOLEN VESSELS ....................... 10550-10554

    CHAPTER 2.  REPORTS OF STORED VEHICLES ........................ 10650-10658

    CHAPTER 3.  ALTERATION OR REMOVAL OF NUMBERS .................. 10750-10752

    CHAPTER 3.5.  MOTOR VEHICLE CHOP SHOPS ........................ 10801-10804

    CHAPTER 4.  THEFT AND INJURY OF VEHICLES ...................... 10850-10855

    CHAPTER 5.  MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT PREVENTION .................... 10900-10902

    CHAPTER 5.  MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT PREVENTION .................... 10900-10904

   DIVISION 5.  OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING AND BUSINESS REGULATIONS

    CHAPTER 1.  DRIVING SCHOOLS AND DRIVING INSTRUCTORS ........... 11100-11114

    CHAPTER 1.5.  TRAFFIC VIOLATOR SCHOOLS ........................ 11200-11222

    CHAPTER 2.  VEHICLE VERIFIERS ................................. 11300-11312

    CHAPTER 2.5.  REGISTRATION SERVICES ........................... 11400-11413

    CHAPTER 3.  AUTOMOBILE DISMANTLERS ............................ 11500-11541

    CHAPTER 3.5.  LESSOR-RETAILERS ................................ 11600-11620

    CHAPTER 4.  MANUFACTURERS, TRANSPORTERS, DEALERS, AND SALESMEN

     Article 1.  Issuance of Licenses and Certificates to

                 Manufacturers, Transporters, and Dealers ......... 11700-11739

     Article 2.  Vehicle Salespersons ............................. 11800-11824

     Article 3.  Representatives .................................. 11900-11909

    CHAPTER 5.  SALE OF HOUSECARS ................................. 11930-11931

    CHAPTER 7.  SALE OF AUTOMOBILE PARTS .......................... 12000-12003

    CHAPTER 8.  PRIVATE PARTY VEHICLE MARKETS ..................... 12101-12104

    CHAPTER 9.  TOWING ............................................ 12110-12111

    CHAPTER 10.  SALES OF VEHICLES BY PRIVATE OWNERS .............. 12120-12121

   DIVISION 6.  DRIVERS' LICENSES

    CHAPTER 1.  ISSUANCE OF LICENSES, EXPIRATION, AND RENEWAL

     Article 1.  Persons Required to Be Licensed, Exemptions, and

                 Age Limits ....................................... 12500-12527

     Article 2.  Student Licenses ................................. 12650-12661

     Article 3.  Issuance and Renewal of Licenses ................. 12800-12819

     Article 4.  Signature and Display of Licenses ................ 12950-12954

     Article 5.  Identification Cards ............................. 13000-13008

    CHAPTER 2.  SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF LICENSES

     Article 1.  General Provisions ............................... 13100-13106

     Article 2.  Suspension or Revocation by Court ................ 13200-13210

     Article 3.  Suspension and Revocation by Department .......... 13350-13392

     Article 4.  Procedure ........................................ 13550-13559

    CHAPTER 3.  INVESTIGATION AND HEARING

     Article 1.  Investigation and Re-examination ................. 13800-13803

     Article 2.  Notice ........................................... 13950-13954

     Article 3.  Hearing .......................................... 14100-14112

     Article 4.  Probation ........................................ 14250-14253

     Article 5.  Review of Orders ................................. 14400-14401

    CHAPTER 4.  VIOLATION OF LICENSE PROVISIONS ................... 14600-14611

    CHAPTER 5.  LICENSE FEES

     Article 1.  Imposition of Fees ............................... 14900-14907

     Article 2.  Collection of Fees ............................... 14910-14911

    CHAPTER 6.  DRIVER LICENSE COMPACT

     Article 1.  Generally ........................................ 15000-15003

     Article 2.  Compact Terms .................................... 15020-15028

    CHAPTER 7.  COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY PROGRAM

     Article 1.  Intent ................................................  15200

     Article 2.  Definitions ...........................................  15210

     Article 3.  Driver Notification Requirements ................. 15220-15230

     Article 4.  Employer Responsibilities ........................ 15240-15242

     Article 5.  Commercial Driver's License ...................... 15250-15263

     Article 6.  Endorsements ..................................... 15275-15278

     Article 7.  Sanctions ........................................ 15300-15320

   DIVISION 6.5.  MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSACTIONS WITH MINORS

    CHAPTER 1.  DRIVER'S LICENSE REQUIREMENTS ..................... 15500-15501

   DIVISION 6.7.  UNATTENDED CHILD IN MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY ACT

    CHAPTER 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS ................................ 15600-15603

    CHAPTER 2.  OFFENSES ...............................................  15620

    CHAPTER 3.  EDUCATIONAL PROVISIONS ............................ 15630-15632

   DIVISION 7.  FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY LAWS

    CHAPTER 1.  COMPULSORY FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

     Article 1.  Accident Reports ................................. 16000-16005

     Article 2.  Financial Responsibility ......................... 16020-16033

     Article 3.  Evidence of Financial Responsibility ............. 16050-16057

     Article 4.  Suspensions ...................................... 16070-16078

    CHAPTER 2.  SUSPENSIONS FOLLOWING UNSATISFIED JUDGMENTS

     Article 1.  Definitions ...................................... 16250-16251

     Article 2.  Suspension of Driving Privilege .................. 16370-16381

    CHAPTER 3.  PROOF OF FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

     Article 1.  Proof Requirements ............................... 16430-16436

     Article 2.  Insurance Policy ................................. 16450-16457

     Article 3.  Release of Proof ................................. 16480-16484

    CHAPTER 4.  COMMERCIAL VEHICLES ............................... 16500-16503

    CHAPTER 6.  INTERSTATE HIGHWAY CARRIERS ............................  16560

   DIVISION 9.  CIVIL LIABILITY

    CHAPTER 1.  CIVIL LIABILITY OF OWNERS AND OPERATORS OF VEHICLES

     Article 1.  Public Agencies ................................ 17000-17004.7

     Article 2.  Private Owners ................................... 17150-17159

     Article 2.5.  Uninsured Owners ............................... 17200-17202

     Article 3.  Liability for Damage to Highway .................. 17300-17303

     Article 4.  Service of Process ............................... 17450-17463

    CHAPTER 2.  CIVIL LIABILITY OF PERSONS SIGNING LICENSE

                APPLICATIONS OF MINORS ............................ 17700-17714

   DIVISION 10.  ACCIDENTS AND ACCIDENT REPORTS

    CHAPTER 1.  ACCIDENTS AND ACCIDENT REPORTS .................... 20000-20018

   DIVISION 11.  RULES OF THE ROAD

    CHAPTER 1.  OBEDIENCE TO AND EFFECT OF TRAFFIC LAWS

     Article 1.  Definitions ...................................... 21000-21001

     Article 2.  Effect of Traffic Laws ........................... 21050-21062

     Article 3.  Local Regulation ................................. 21100-21117

     Article 4.  Operation of Bicycles ............................ 21200-21212

     Article 5.  Operation of Motorized Scooters .................. 21220-21235

     Article 5.  Operation of Low-Speed Vehicles .................. 21250-21266

    CHAPTER 2.  TRAFFIC SIGNS, SIGNALS, AND MARKINGS

     Article 1.  Erection and Maintenance ......................... 21350-21376

     Article 2.  Official Traffic Control Devices ................. 21400-21401

     Article 3.  Offenses Relating to Traffic Devices ............. 21450-21468

    CHAPTER 3.  DRIVING, OVERTAKING, AND PASSING

     Article 1.  Driving on Right Side ............................ 21650-21664

     Article 2.  Additional Driving Rules ......................... 21700-21718

     Article 3.  Overtaking and Passing ........................... 21750-21759

    CHAPTER 4.  RIGHT-OF-WAY ...................................... 21800-21810

    CHAPTER 5.  PEDESTRIANS' RIGHTS AND DUTIES .................... 21949-21971

    CHAPTER 6.  TURNING AND STOPPING AND TURNING SIGNALS .......... 22100-22113

    CHAPTER 7.  SPEED LAWS

     Article 1.  Generally ........................................ 22348-22366

     Article 2.  Other Speed Laws ................................. 22400-22413

    CHAPTER 8.  SPECIAL STOPS REQUIRED ............................ 22450-22456

    CHAPTER 9.  STOPPING, STANDING, AND PARKING ................... 22500-22526

    CHAPTER 10.  REMOVAL OF PARKED AND ABANDONED VEHICLES

     Article 1.  Authority to Remove Vehicles ..................... 22650-22711

     Article 2.  Vehicle Disposition .............................. 22850-22856

    CHAPTER 11.  PARKING LOTS ..................................... 22950-22953

    CHAPTER 12.  PUBLIC OFFENSES

     Article 1.  Driving Offenses ................................. 23100-23135

     Article 1.3.  Offenses by Persons Under 21 Years of Age

                   Involving Alcohol ...................................  23136

     Article 1.5.  Juvenile Offenses Involving Alcohol .................  23140

     Article 1.7.  Youthful Drunk Driver Visitation Program

     Article 2.  Offenses Involving Alcohol and Drugs ........... 23152-23229.1

     Article 4.  Ignition Interlock Device ...................... 23247-23249.1

     Article 5.  Alcohol and Drug Problem Assessment Program ......... 23249.50

    CHAPTER 13.  VEHICULAR CROSSINGS AND TOLL HIGHWAYS

     Article 1.  General Provisions ............................... 23250-23255

     Article 2.  Towing on Vehicular Crossings .................... 23270-23273

     Article 3.  Tolls and Other Charges .......................... 23300-23303

     Article 4.  Special Traffic Regulations ...................... 23330-23336

   DIVISION 11.5.  SENTENCING FOR DRIVING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE

    CHAPTER 1.  COURT-IMPOSED PENALTIES: PERSONS LESS THAN 21

                YEARS OF AGE

     Article 1.  General Provisions ....................................  23500

     Article 2.  Penalties for a Violation of Section 23140 ............  23502

     Article 3.  Youthful Drunk Driver Visitation Program ....... 23509-23518.5

     Article 4.  Penalties for a Violation of Section 23152 or

                 23153 ............................................ 23520-23521

    CHAPTER 2.  COURT PENALTIES

     Article 1.  General Provisions ....................................  23530

     Article 2.  Penalties for a Violation of Section 23152 ....... 23536-23552

     Article 3.  Penalties for a Violation of Section 23153 ....... 23554-23568

     Article 4.  Additional Punishments ................................  23572

     Article 5.  Additional Penalties and Sanctions ............... 23575-23582

     Article 6.  Additional Court-Imposed Orders and Directions ... 23592-23596

     Article 7.  Alternative to Alcohol or Drug Education Program ......  23598

    CHAPTER 3.  PROBATION ......................................... 23600-23602

    CHAPTER 4.  PROCEDURES

     Article 1.  General Provisions ............................... 23610-23614

     Article 2.  Prior and Separate Offenses ...................... 23620-23626

     Article 3.  Defenses ..............................................  23630

     Article 4.  Dismissal on the Record ...............................  23635

     Article 5.  Court Restrictions ....................................  23640

     Article 6.  Alcohol Assessment ............................... 23645-23650

     Article 7.  Presentence Investigation .............................  23655

     Article 8.  Surrender and Notification of License Restriction  23660-23662

     Article 9.  Delayed Suspensions and Revocations ...................  23665

     Article 10.  Conflict of Interest .................................  23670

     Article 11.  Operative Date .......................................  23675

   DIVISION 12.  EQUIPMENT OF VEHICLES

    CHAPTER 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS ................................ 24000-24016

    CHAPTER 2.  LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

     Article 1.  General Provisions ............................... 24250-24254

     Article 2.  Headlamps and Auxiliary Lamps .................... 24400-24411

     Article 3.  Rear Lighting Equipment .......................... 24600-24616

     Article 4.  Parking Lamps .................................... 24800-24802

     Article 5.  Signal Lamps and Devices ......................... 24950-24953

     Article 6.  Side and Fender Lighting Equipment ............... 25100-25110

     Article 7.  Flashing and Colored Lights ...................... 25250-25282

     Article 8.  Warning Lights and Devices ....................... 25300-25305

     Article 9.  Commercial and Common Carrier Vehicles ........... 25350-25352

     Article 10.  Diffused Lights ................................. 25400-25401

     Article 11.  Acetylene Lamps ................................. 25450-25452

     Article 12.  Reflectorizing Material ..............................  25500

     Article 13.  Headlamps on Motorcycles and Motor-Driven Cycles  25650-25651

     Article 14.  Vehicles Exempted ............................... 25800-25806

     Article 15.  Light Restrictions and Mounting ................. 25950-25952

     Article 16.  Equipment Testing ............................... 26100-26106

    CHAPTER 3.  BRAKES

     Article 1.  Brake Requirements ............................... 26301-26311

     Article 2.  Operation of Brakes ............................ 26450-26458.5

     Article 3.  Airbrakes ........................................ 26502-26508

     Article 4.  Vacuum Brakes .................................... 26520-26522

    CHAPTER 4.  WINDSHIELDS AND MIRRORS ........................... 26700-26712

    CHAPTER 5.  OTHER EQUIPMENT

     Article 1.  Horns, Sirens and Amplification Devices .......... 27000-27007

     Article 2.  Exhaust Systems .................................. 27150-27159

     Article 2.5.  Noise Limits ................................... 27200-27207

     Article 3.  Safety Belts and Inflatable Restraint Systems .... 27302-27317

     Article 3.3.  Child Safety Belt and Passenger Restraint

                   Requirements ................................... 27360-27368

     Article 3.5.  Headsets and Earplugs ...............................  27400

     Article 4.  Tires ............................................ 27450-27503

     Article 5.  Fenders, Ornaments, and Television ............... 27600-27607

     Article 6.  Tow Trucks ............................................  27700

     Article 7.  Motorcycles ...................................... 27800-27803

     Article 8.  Signs ............................................ 27900-27910

     Article 9.  Refrigeration Equipment ...............................  28000

     Article 10.  Odometers ....................................... 28050-28053

     Article 11.  Fire Extinguishers ...................................  28060

     Article 11.5.  Bumpers ....................................... 28070-28071

     Article 12.  Camper Signaling Devices ........................ 28080-28081

     Article 13.  Theft Alarm System ...................................  28085

     Article 14.  Cellular Telephones ..................................  28090

     Article 15.  Pilot Cars ...................................... 28100-28103

     Article 16.  Methanol or Ethanol Fueled Vehicles ............. 28110-28114

     Article 17.  Jamming Devices ......................................  28150

   DIVISION 13.  TOWING AND LOADING EQUIPMENT

    CHAPTER 1.  TOWING EQUIPMENT .................................. 29000-29009

    CHAPTER 2.  LOGS AND POLES .................................... 29200-29201

    CHAPTER 3.  LUMBER AND LUMBER PRODUCTS .............................  29800

    CHAPTER 4.  BALED HAY ......................................... 30800-30801

    CHAPTER 5.  TRANSPORTING OTHER LOADS

     Article 1.  Hazardous Materials .............................. 31301-31309

     Article 2.  Vehicles Transporting Workmen .................... 31400-31409

     Article 3.  Trailers ......................................... 31500-31501

     Article 4.  Metal and Metal Products ..............................  31510

     Article 5.  Baled Cotton, Paper, and Jute .........................  31520

     Article 6.  Boxes .................................................  31530

     Article 7.  Tank Containers .......................................  31540

     Article 8.  Waste Tires ...........................................  31560

   DIVISION 14.  TRANSPORTATION OF EXPLOSIVES ..................... 31600-31620

   DIVISION 14.1.  TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL

    CHAPTER 1.  LICENSING ......................................... 32000-32005

    CHAPTER 2.  NOTIFICATION OF ROUTES ............................ 32050-32053

   DIVISION 14.3.  TRANSPORTATION OF INHALATION HAZARDS ........... 32100-32109

   DIVISION 14.5.  TRANSPORTATION OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS ........ 33000-33002

   DIVISION 14.7.  FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS

    Article 1.  Administration .................................... 34000-34006

    Article 2.  Regulations ....................................... 34019-34024

    Article 4.  Enforcement ....................................... 34060-34064

    Article 5.  Violations .............................................  34100

   DIVISION 14.8.  SAFETY REGULATIONS ........................... 34500-34520.5

   DIVISION 14.85.  MOTOR CARRIERS OF PROPERTY PERMIT ACT

    CHAPTER 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS ................ 34600-34606

    CHAPTER 2.  MOTOR CARRIER PERMITS ............................. 34620-34624

    CHAPTER 3.  INSURANCE ......................................... 34630-34634

    CHAPTER 4.  WORKERS' COMPENSATION ..................................  34640

    CHAPTER 5.  IDENTIFICATION

    CHAPTER 6.  FINES AND PENALTIES ............................... 34660-34672

   DIVISION 14.9.  MOTOR VEHICLE DAMAGE CONTROL

    CHAPTER 1.  SHORT TITLE ............................................  34700

    CHAPTER 2.  GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS ................ 34710-34715

    CHAPTER 3.  DEPARTMENTAL ACTION ....................................  34725

   DIVISION 15.  SIZE, WEIGHT, AND LOAD

    CHAPTER 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS ................................ 35000-35003

    CHAPTER 2.  WIDTH ............................................. 35100-35111

    CHAPTER 3.  HEIGHT ............................................ 35250-35252

    CHAPTER 4.  LENGTH ............................................ 35400-35414

    CHAPTER 5.  WEIGHT

     Article 1.  Axle Limits ...................................... 35550-35558

     Article 1.5.  Intermodal Weight Determination Program ........ 35580-35581

     Article 2.  Tire Limits ...................................... 35600-35601

     Article 3.  Limit Changes on State Highways ................ 35650-35655.5

     Article 4.  Local Authorities ................................ 35700-35722

     Article 5.  Bridges and Other Structures ..................... 35750-35755

     Article 6.  Permits and Agreements ........................... 35780-35796

   DIVISION 16.  IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY

    CHAPTER 1.  DEFINITIONS ....................................... 36000-36017

    CHAPTER 2.  REGISTRATION OF IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY ........... 36100-36130

    CHAPTER 3.  DRIVERS' LICENSES ................................. 36300-36305

    CHAPTER 4.  SPEED LAWS .............................................  36400

    CHAPTER 5.  EQUIPMENT OF IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY .............. 36500-36520

    CHAPTER 6.  SIZE, WEIGHT AND LOAD OF IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY .. 36600-36627

    CHAPTER 7.  OTHER REQUIREMENTS ................................ 36700-36705

    CHAPTER 8.  GENERAL PROVISIONS .....................................  36800

   DIVISION 16.5.  OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES

    CHAPTER 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS ................................ 38000-38007

    CHAPTER 2.  REGISTRATION OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES; ORIGINAL AND

                RENEWAL OF IDENTIFICATION; ISSUANCE OF

                CERTIFICATES OF OWNERSHIP

     Article 1.  Motor Vehicles Subject to Identification ......... 38010-38030

     Article 2.  Original Identification .......................... 38040-38060

     Article 3.  Evidences of Identification ...................... 38070-38100

     Article 4.  Renewal of Identification ........................ 38110-38135

     Article 5.  Refusal of Identification ........................ 38145-38150

     Article 6.  Identification Plate or Device ................... 38160-38170

     Article 7.  Dismantling of Off-Highway Motor Vehicles ........ 38180-38185

     Article 8.  Transfers of Title or Interest ................... 38195-38211

     Article 9.  Identification Fees .............................. 38225-38265

    CHAPTER 5.  OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE OPERATING RULES

     Article 1.  Traffic Signs, Signals, and Markings ............. 38280-38302

     Article 2.  Operating Controls ....................................  38304

     Article 3.  Speed Laws ....................................... 38305-38310

     Article 4.  Turning and Starting ............................. 38312-38314

     Article 5.  Reckless Driving ............................... 38316-38318.5

     Article 6.  Littering and Environmental Protection ........... 38319-38321

    CHAPTER 6.  EQUIPMENT OF OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLES

     Article 1.  General Provisions ............................... 38325-38330

     Article 2.  Lighting Equipment ............................... 38335-38345

     Article 3.  Brakes ................................................  38355

     Article 4.  Equipment ........................................ 38365-38380

     Article 5.  Emission Control Equipment ....................... 38390-38397

    CHAPTER 7.  ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES .............................. 38500-38506

   DIVISION 16.7.  REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF BICYCLES ......... 39000-39011

   DIVISION 17.  OFFENSES AND PROSECUTION

    CHAPTER 1.  OFFENSES

     Article 1.  Violation of Code .............................. 40000.1-40007

     Article 2.  Procedure on Equipment and Registration Violations 40150-40152

     Article 3.  Procedure on Parking Violations .................. 40200-40230

     Article 4.  Procedure on Toll Evasion Violations ............. 40250-40273

    CHAPTER 2.  PROCEDURE ON ARRESTS

     Article 1.  Arrests .......................................... 40300-40313

     Article 2.  Release Upon Promise to Appear ................... 40500-40522

     Article 3.  Notice of Violation .............................. 40600-40604

     Article 4.  Notice to Correct Violation ...................... 40610-40618

    CHAPTER 3.  ILLEGAL EVIDENCE

     Article 1.  Prosecutions Under Code .......................... 40800-40808

     Article 2.  Civil Actions .................................... 40830-40834

    CHAPTER 3.5.  EVIDENCE ........................................ 40900-40903

    CHAPTER 4.  PRESUMPTIONS ...................................... 41100-41104

    CHAPTER 5.  DEFENSES .......................................... 41400-41403

    CHAPTER 6.  NONPROSECUTION OF VIOLATIONS ...................... 41500-41501

    CHAPTER 7.  ARREST QUOTAS ..................................... 41600-41603

    CHAPTER 8.  CONSOLIDATED DISPOSITION ...............................  41610

   DIVISION 18.  PENALTIES AND DISPOSITION OF FEES, FINES, AND

                 FORFEITURES

    CHAPTER 1.  PENALTIES

     Article 1.  Public Offenses .................................. 42000-42010

     Article 2.  Weight Violations ................................ 42030-42032

    CHAPTER 2.  DISPOSITION OF FEES, FINES, AND FORFEITURES

     Article 1.  Fines and Forfeitures ............................ 42200-42205

     Article 2.  Refund of Fees and Penalties ..................... 42230-42235

    CHAPTER 3.  MOTOR VEHICLE ACCOUNT ............................. 42270-42277

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