Vehicle Code Index A

ABANDONED VEHICLES

Appraisals, 22855
Dismantler acquisition, 22664
Disposition of, 22662, 22851.2
Penalty for abandonment, 42001.5
Presumptions, 22524
Proceeds of sale, 22851
Prohibition, 22523
Removal of, 22650, 22654, 22655.5, 22660-22661, 22666-22667, 22669, 22671

ABANDONED VEHICLE ABATEMENT

Administration of, 9250.7, 22710
Prohibited disbursements, 22668
Local authorities, 22665
Service fee, 9250.7

ABSTRACTS

Conviction record, 1803, 1803.3, 1803.5, 1804, 1818
Court failure to comply, 1805
Destruction of, 1807
Evidence, 1806
Filing by department, 1806-1807 (1806, 1806.1, 1806.5, 1807)
Form and content, 1804, 1818
Suspension or revocation of license, 13350, 13351, 13352, 13361

ACCIDENT REPORTS

Affidavit of Non-liability, 40520
Confidentiality, 16005, 20012
Determination of fault, 20015
Driver responsibility, 16000
Driver unable to report, 16003, 20010
Employer's responsibility, 16002
Evidence, 14104, 20013
Failure to report, 16004
Filing by department, 1806
Forms, 2407
Off-Highway, 16000.1
Owner responsibility, 16003
Public entities exempted, 16000
Public inspection, 1808
Publicly owned or operated transit system vehicle, 16002
Time limits, 16000, 20008
Use of, 16005, 20014

ACCIDENTS

Abstracts, 1806
Arrest of drinking driver, 40300.5
Assistance to injured, 20003
Coroner's report, 20011
Damage to highway, 17300, 17303
Death, 20004
Driverless vehicle, 16001
Driver's license not in possession, 20006
Employer's vehicle, 16002
Employer's responsibility, 16002
Exchange of information, 16025
Financial responsibility established after, 16021, 16050
Financial responsibility not established after, 16070
Glass removal, 27700
Hit and run, see HIT AND RUN
Information
driver furnishing, 20002-20003
prevention of accidents, 1809
Investigation by Dept. of Motor Vehicles, 13800
Law enforcement vehicles, 5003
Medical aid for victims, 20003, 20016
Notice from insurer regarding coverage for, 16055, 16057
Notice of violation, 40600
Off-Highway, 16000.1
Pesticide spills, 20017
Point counts for violations, 12810
Property damage, 2811, 16000, 20002
Public entities, civil liability, 17000-17004.5 (17000, 17001, 17002, 17004, 17004.5)
Public entities, exempt from reporting, 16000
Publicly owned or operated transit system vehicle, 16002
Public records of, 1808
Removal of vehicle, 22651
Report, see ACCIDENT REPORTS
Reports, inspection of, 1808
Runaway vehicle, 16001, 20002
Stopping after, 20001-20002
Trains, 12953
Transportation of injured, 20016
Unattended vehicle, 20002

ADDRESS, see CHANGE OF ADDRESS

ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY

Peace officer, 1808.2 , 1808.4
Public officers and employees, 1808.4
Residence, 1808.21

ADMINISTRATOR OF ESTATE

Dealer's license, 11720
Dismantler license, 11517
Distributor's license, 11720
Driving school license, 11105
Lessor-retailer license, 11608
Manufacturer's license, 11720

ADMINISTRATRIX, see ADMINISTRATOR

ADVERTISING

Dealers coercion by manufacturer or distributor, 11713.2
Dealers, distributors, manufacturers, transporters, 11713
Driver handbook, 1656.3
Driving schools, 11110
Horsepower ratings, 9950-9952
Lessor-retailers, 11614
Unlawful acts, 25, 11713.1, 11713.16, 11713.18

AGE

Drive test because of, 12814
Driver's license, 12802, 12814
Driving school instructor, 11104
Driving school operator, 11102.5
Driving for hire, 12515
DUI penalties: person under 21, 42001.25
Instruction permit, 12509 , 12509.5
Junior permit, 12513
Minors, generally, see MINORS
Minor owning vehicle, 15500
School bus driver, 12516
Senior citizens' identification card, 13000
Service of process, 24
Student license, 12650
Traffic officer for Highway Patrol, 2256
Transporting hazardous materials, 12515

AGENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES

Funds received by, 9859
Issuance of certificates, 9858

AGRICULTURAL WATER-WELL BORING RIG

Defined, 105
Weight fee exemption, 9405

AIR BRAKES, see BRAKES

AIR COMPRESSORS, see SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

AIR DRILLS, see SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DEVICES

Biennial inspection, 4000.3
Certificate of compliance, 4000.1 - 4000.2, 27158 - 27158.5
Certificate of noncompliance, 4000.1 - 4000.2
Dealer responsibility, 24007
Devices required, 4000, 27156
Free installation, 24007.2
Notice of noncompliance, 27158 - 27158.5
Regulations, 27157-27157.5
Tampering with, 27156
Vehicle inspection, 27158 - 27158.5

AIRBAGS

Supplemental Restraint System, 593

AIRCRAFT

Local roads, use of, 21114

AIRPORTS

Local regulation of traffic within boundaries, 21108
Regulation of vehicles and animals, 21113

ALCOHOL, also see INTOXICATING LIQUORS

Assessment Program 23249.50
Live-in alternative, 23598
Treatment programs, 13352.5, 13353.45, 23213, 23520, 23538, 23552, 23542, 23556, 23562, 23568, 23640, 23670, 34520.5

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE

Defined, 109

ALFALFA WAGON, see IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY

ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE

Definition, 111-111.5
Generally, 38500-38506
Instruction, 11100.1-11114
see also OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE

ALLEY

Crosswalks at, 275
Defined, 110
Off-street parking use, 22951
Restricting traffic, 21102.1
Right-of-way, 21804
Speed limit, 22352

ALMOND TRAILERS, see IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY

ALTERNATIVE AND RENEWABLE FUEL AND VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY FUND

Identification plate fee increase for, 9261.1

AMATEUR RADIO STATION

Special plates, 5005

AMBULANCE

Driver certification, 2512, 12527
refusal to issue, 13372
Emergency vehicle, see AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE
Inspection of, 2510
Fire department owned, 9104
License, 2510 - 2512, 2542, 2544 - 2545, 2547, 2549
Lights, 25100.1, 25110, 25351, 25806
Permit issuance, 2416
Permit suspension, 2417
Regulations, 2512
Rescue team exempt from liability, 165.5
Resuscitator requirements, 2418.5
Sirens, 25806, 27003
Theft of, 10851
Weight limit exemption, 35714, 35720

AMMUNITION, see EXPLOSIVES

AMNESTY

One-time amnesty program (infractions), 42008.7

AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES

Defined, 9872.5

ANATOMICAL DONOR DECAL

Distribution of, 12811, 13005
Liability exemption for public employees, 13006

ANATOMICAL GIFTS

Generally, 1672, 1672.3, 1672.5

ANIMALS

Abandonment or dumping of, 1666.5
freeway sign, 21376
Application of traffic laws to, 21050
Approach of vehicle, 21759
Open livestock range, 21365
Stock crossings, 21364
Toll facilities, 23330
Transporting, 23117, 42001.4

ANTIQUE AUTOS
see HORSELESS CARRIAGE
see also HISTORICAL VEHICLES

APPORTIONED REGISTRATION

Application requirements, 8100
Audit of records, 8057
Deposit; additional operating area or registration, 9259.3
Diesel Fuel Tax Permit, 8056
Exclusions, 8055, 8056
Grounds for refusal of application, 8101
Inspection of records, 8057
International Registration Plan, 8052
Legislative declaration, 8050
Liens, 8200-8204
Operating permit, 4004.7
Optional telephone service; fee, 9259.5
Reciprocity Commission, authority of, 8000
Record retention, 8057
Suspension, 8102
based on prohibited interstate operation, 8103
operation by another person, 8104
Transfer of fleet, 8054
Underpaid fees, 9553.5
Vehicle license fee expiration, 4601.5

APPRAISAL

Persons authorized to make, 22855

APPROACHING VEHICLES

Generally, 21660
Animals, 21759
Approach defined, 23255
Emergency vehicles, 21806, 21809
Glaring lights, 24409
Grade, 21661
Mountain driving, 21662
Right-of-way, 21804
Tow truck, 21809

ARM SIGNALS

Generally, 22110 - 22111

ARMED FORCES, see MILITARY

ARMORED CAR

Defined, 115
License to operate, 2501, 2510, 2540, 2541, 2542, 2544-2545, 2547, 2548, 2549
Lights, 25262
Robbery, equipment for resistance to, 25262, 27003

ARREST

Arraignment, 40300-40311
Dismissal of nonfelony charges committed prior to imprisonment, 41500
Employer subject to, 40003
Nonresident, 40305
Notice to appear, release on, 40302, 40500-40516
Procedure, 40300-40312
Quota, 41600, 41602
Warrant, see WARRANT
Without warrant, 40300.5

ASPHALT SPREADERS, see SPECIAL CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAY PATROL

Appointment, 2110
Duties, 2111
Membership in department, 2250

ASSISTANT DIVISION CHIEF, COMPLIANCE

Authority, 1655

ASSOCIATIONS

Highway Patrol Department, membership, 2114
Motor Vehicle Department, membership, 1658

ATTORNEY GENERAL

Address confidentiality, 1808.4
Dealer bond approval, 11710

AUCTION

Unclaimed property, 2415
Vehicle sold at, penalty waiver, 9561.5
Vehicle without required equipment, 24007.5

AUDIT

Applications for Disabled Person Placards, 1825
Permanent Fleet Registration program, 5301

AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE

Ambulances, see AMBULANCE
Bicycle paths, 23127
Color, 27605
Defined, 165
Device changing traffic control signals, 21464
Duty of driver, 21807
Emergency area, 21707
Equestrian trail, 23127
Equipment, 2418.5, 24003-24004, 25102, 25251, 25252-22525.5, 25258-25259, 27000, 27002
Hiking trails, 23127
Liability, 17004
Load provisions, applicability of, 35002
Permit, 2416-2417
Policy, legislative intent, 30
Right-of-way, 21806
Rules of road applicable to, 21055, 21056
On freeway, 21809
Size provisions, applicability of, 35002
State park vehicle, 2416
Tolls, exemption from payment, 23301.5
Vehicle following, 21706
Weight provisions, applicability of, 35002

AUTOBROKER

Defined, 166
Endorsement
requirements and prohibitions, 11700.2
Registration certificate, 11735

AUTOETTE

Defined, 175
Registration, 4000.5

AUTOMOBILE CLUBS

Vehicle registration authority, 4610

AUTOMOBILE DISMANTLER, see DISMANTLER

AUTOMATIC BALE WAGON, see IMPLEMENTS OF HUSBANDRY

AUTOMOBILE PARTS

Breaking of maliciously, 10852
Defective, 12002
Required information on invoice, 12001

AUXILIARY DOLLY

Brakes, 26305, 26508
Definition of, 225
Length limitations, 35414
Lighting equipment, 24951, 25100
Registration, 4000
Safety regulations, 34500
Towing, 21715, 29003, 29004

AXLES

Bus length, axles affecting, 35400
Defined, 230
Three or more axles, State Route 2, 35655.6
Weight
fees affected by number of axles, 9400
limitations, 35550, 35551, 35551.5, 35552
penalty for violations, 42030, 42030.1, 42031
permit for exceeding, 35780, 35785