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12500(a) CVC
Unlicensed driverMISDEMEANOR
21703
Following to closely
2800.1(a) CVC
Evade Peace OfficerMISDEMEANOR
cvc 24600
tail lights required
22111
Hand signal, improperly given
23103(a)
Reckless driving, no injury
27155
Fuel tank caps required
21800(a) CVC
First vehicle has right-of-way.INFRACTION
21212(a) CVC
Helmet: Under 18 yrsINFRACTION
CVC 22348(b)
Excessive speed/driving over 100mph.*Infraction
14601.5
Driver's license suspended or revoked-chemical test refusal (Use appropriate subsection)
21201(a)
Bicycle, single wheel brake required
21800(b)
Uncontrolled intersection, yield to vehicle on right
23110(a)
Throwing substance at vehicle (including spitting)
26700(a)
Windshields required on passenger vehicle and trucks
26706(a)
Windshield wipers required (except motorcycles)
5200
License plates, location and number
27150(a)
Mufflers, vehicle subject to registration not equipped with, or emitting excessive noise
23109(b)
Speed contest, aid or abet
21800(a)
Uncontrolled intersection, yield to first vehicle within
21204(a)
Bicyclist, riding with no seat
22655(a)
Impounding vehicle for investigation of hit and run (no more than 48 hours)
21201(d)
Bicycle, during darkness, red feflector on rear, pedal reflectors and side reflectors required
2801 CVC
Disobey Fireman's lawful order.

MISDEMEANOR
23109(a) CVC
Speed contest: on highway.

MISDEMEANOR
23223(b) CVC
Open container: passenger possess opened container of alcoholic beverage.INFRACTION
22651 CVC (Reference section for?)
Tow authority
22500 CVC
Parking unlawfully (general statute, see code for specific subsections).
23103(b) CVC
Reckless Driving: Offstreet parking facility. MISDEMEANOR
21655.5(b) CVC
Carpool lane: obey posted sign.INFRACTION
22356(b) CVC
Exceed 70 mph posted limit.INFRACTION
27803(b) CVC
Motorcycle safety helmet: driver required to wear.INFRACTION
CVC 4462(b)
Wrong registration or License plate.(not issued to the particular vehicle,but is displayed)
CVC 31
False Information to an officer.
CVC 10851(a)
Vehicle theft (permanently or temporarily deprive)*Felony
21701
Interfering with driver's control of vehicle
22651(e)
Authority to tow; vehicle illegally parked blocking fire fighting equipment to fire hydrant
22655.5
Impounding vehicle for evidence when vehicle was used as means of committing crime or contained evidence
23152(c)
Driving while addict, except on methadone program
23120
Obsturcted side vision, by wide earpiece on glasses (1/2 inch)
22451(a)
RR crossing, vehicle or pedestrian fails to stop for signal device or closely approaching train
22451(b)
RR crossing, driver or pedestrian proceeding through a closed crossing gate
21960(a)
Restricted use of freeways for pedestrians and bicycles
21200.5
Riding bicycle while under the influence of alcohol/drugs
26710
Defective windshield or rear window, impairing driver's view, correct within 48 hours
26708(a)(2)
View obstructed; Drive vehicle with any object or materialplaced, displayed, installed, affixed, or applied in or on the vehicle, that obstructs or reduces the driver's clear view through the windshield or side windows
26708(a)(1)
Window obstructed; Drive vehicle with any object or material placed, displayed, installed, affixed, or applied on the windshield or side or rear windows
40500(d)
Officer; cancel, alter or mutilate citation after issued
40508(a)
Failure to appear, after signing citation or court continuance
4000(a)(1)
Unregistered vehicle on highway or off-street parking facility
2800.3
Attempt to evade pursuing peace officer with injury/death
24600(e)
Tail lamp-red, visible 500 feet, vehicle manufactured after 1/1/69 visible 1000 feet
10851(a)
Auto theft, permanently or temporarily deprive owner
24600(b)
Tail lamp-two, after 1/1/58 except motorcycles, trailers and semi-trailers less than 30-inches wide
24400
Headlamps, at least two during darkness, height 22-54 inches
4159 CVC
Registration, change of address: registration applicant, owner or legal owner to notify DMV within 10 days.
2800.2(a) CVC
Evading Peace Officer: Reckless driving with willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.

FELONY
10501(a) CVC
False report of vehicle theft.

MISDEMEANOR
10855 CVC
Embezzle lease or rental vehicle: willfully fail to return vehicle 5 days after lease expiration or rental agreement ends.MISDEMEANOR
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.INFRACTION
20003(a) CVC
Accident: Fail to render reasonable aid/assistance for any injured person.MISDEMEANOR
20001(a) CVC
Hit and Run: Injury or deathFELONY
26710 CVC
Windshield: Broken or defective or rear window impairing view (correct w/in 48 hours).INFRACTION
CVC 23110
Throwing substance at a vehicle. *Misdemeanor/Felony (with intent to cause great bodily injury).
22651(g)
Authority to tow; vehicle upon highway when person(s) in charge is incapacitated by injury or illness
22516
Locked vehicle, with person who cannot escape
22653(a)
Authority to tow on private lands, stolen or embezzled vehicle
14601.2(b)
Restricted license for alcoho and drug offenses, disobeying restrictions
28150
Possession or use of radar jamming devices
27360.5(a)
Parent or guardian required to ensure proper use of a seat belt by a child between 4-16 years of age and weighting more than 40 pounds
2800
Lawful order or inspection, failure to obey officer
24403
Fog lamps, number 2, height 12-30 inches, properly adjusted
21801(a)
Left turns or U-turns yield until reasonably safe
21651(c)
Drive to left of barrier, which results in injury or death
21752(d)
Driving left of center, traversing any intersection
27315(d)(1)
Seat belts required when operating a motor vehicle. All passengers 16 years or older required to wear a seat belt
26708(b)(8)
Rear window may be obstructed or tinted if there are two side mirrors
2815 CVC
School crossing guard: Disregard any traffic signal by any non-student crossing guard wearing official crossing guard insignia.

INFRACTION
21706 CVC
Follow Emergency vehicle within 300 feet.

INFRACTION
21950(a) CVC
Driver yield to any pedestrian approaching in crosswalk.

INFRACTION
20001(a) CVC
Hit and Run: Injury or death

FELONY
23222(b) CVC
Marijuana: Driver possess less than one ounce while driving on a hwy.

MISDEMEANOR
21457(b) CVC
Flashing yellow signal: driver may proceed with caution.

INFRACTION
27002 CVC
Siren: illegally equipped with, or used on, or not CHP specs.

INFRACTION
24404(e) CVC
Spotlights: direct at moving vehicle to illuminate it.

INFRACTION
14600(a) CVC
Change of Address: licensee to notify DMV within 10 days of change.INFRACTION
22100(a) CVC
Right turn: must be made from right-hand curb or edge of roadway.INFRACTION
21201(d) CVC
Headlamp on bicycle: visible 300 feet during darkness.INFRACTION
22349 CVC
Maximum speed limit: 65 mph, except posted designated freeways or portions thereof.INFRACTION
25950(b)(3) CVC
Front side marker lamps: no color other than white or yellow.INFRACTION
22400(a) CVC
Impeding or blocking the normal flow of traffic unless necessary for the safe operation of the vehicle. INFRACTION
4462(a) CVC
Registration or ID Card: Present to peace officer on demand.INFRACTION
CVC 22450
Failure to stop at a stop sign.*Infraction
22349(b)
Exceeding 55 mph speed limit on a two-lane undivided highway
24407(b)
Low beam, project at least 100 feet without glare
23116(b)
Unlawful to ride in back of motor truck (Cite for passenger)
27360(a)
Makes it unlawful for a parent or legal guardian to permit a child to be transported by vehicle without a child passenger seat restraint system
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.

INFRACTION
5200(a) CVC
License plates (when 2 issued): attach to front and rear of vehicle.

INFRACTION
21201(d) CVC
Headlamp on bicycle: visible 300 feet during darkness.

INFRACTION
21461(a) CVC
Driver to obey official traffic sign or signal (ie: DO NOT ENTER, RIGHT TURN ONLY) erected by state, city or county.

INFRACTION
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.

INFRACTION
12951(b) CVC
Refuse to present driver license to officer on demand.

MISDEMEANOR
23109(c) CVC
Exhibition of speed: on a highway, aid, engage or abet.

MISDEMEANOR
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.

MISDEMEANOR
10851(a) CVC
Vehicle theft: drive or take without permission with intent to permanently or temporarily deprive owner of title or possession.

FELONY
12814.6(a)(1) CVC
Permit holder: must have CA licensed driver over 24, or be accompanied by authorized driver's training instructor.

INFRACTION
25950(b)(3) CVC
Front side marker lamps: no color other than white or yellow.

INFRACTION
21755 CVC
Passing on right when unsafe or drive off paved section of roadway. INFRACTION
22450(a) CVC
Stop sign violation or fail to stop at railroad crossing arms.INFRACTION
21951
Passing vehicle while at a stop for a pedestrian
21464(b) CVC
Signal changing device: use or equip a vehicle with such.

INFRACTION

(c) If injury or death results from use.

FELONY
23152(b) CVC
DUI: Drive with BAC of .08 or more and drive a vehicle.MISDEMEANOR
24403(a) CVC
Foglamps: may not be used in place of headlamps.

INFRACTION
Are peace officers allowed to stop a vehicle to determine the license status of a driver?
NO. see 14607.6(b) CVC
What is the speed limit for an uncontrolled blind intersection?
15 mph (ref 22352(a)(1)(b) CVC)
What is the speed limit for a school zone while children are present?
25 mph (ref 22352(a)(2)(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.
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