California Codes Flashcards

Terms Definitions
21957 CVC
HitchhikingINFRACTION
CVC 23103
Reckless driving.*Misdemeanor
12500(a) CVC
Unlicensed driver

MISDEMEANOR
CVC 4000(a)
Unregistered vehicle(expired registration).*Infraction
CVC 22349
Maximum speed limit/65mph*Infraction
14603
Restricted license, disobeying restrictions, i.e. eyeglasses
4460
Authorization to seize plates/papers
23112(a) CVC
Litter on highway

INFRACTION
2801 CVC
Disobey Fireman's lawful order.MISDEMEANOR
4000(a)(1) CVC
Unregistered vehicle (expired registration): moving or left on any public street, highway, or off-street public parking facility. INFRACTION
4000.4(a) CVC
California based vehicle: Non-resident owner. Registration required if vehicle is based or mainly used on CA highways. INFRACTION
cvc 24601
license plate lamp required.
CVC 5204(a)
Tab violation:Current Registration tabs not properly displayed.(month and year)*Infraction.
14601.2(a)
Driving when driver's license suspended or revoked for driving under the influence of alcoho, drug, or combination
14601(a)
Driving when driver's license suspended or revoked for reckless driving, negligent or incompetent driving acts
24008
Passenger vehicle or commercial vehicle under 6,000 lbs., clearance modified to less than rim height (Low ride)
4463(a)
False evidence of registration, California or foreign
22106
Starting/backing on highway when unsafe. Entering highway from highway from public or private property use CVC 21804(a)
21212(a) CVC
Helmet: Under 18 yrs

INFRACTION
21453(a) CVC
Red light at intersection.

INFRACTION
4159 CVC
Registration, change of address: registration applicant, owner or legal owner to notify DMV within 10 days.
5201(f) CVC
No covering on license platesINFRACTION
26708(a)(2) CVC
Driver's obstructed view through windshield or side windows.INFRACTION
14601.1(a) CVC
Knowingly drive on suspended license.MISDEMEANOR
CVC 2800(a)
Fail to obey lawful order/directive.
20001(a)
Hit-run, injury or death, immediate report of fatal
21663
Driving on sidewalk, except when permitted
21800(c)
Intersection controlled from all sides (4-way stop), yield to vehicle on right
21712(a)
Permitting person to ride where unlawful, i.e., roof or hood, or unauthorized towing
23109(d)
Speed contest, blocking or obstructing highway
21750
Overtaking vehicle, failure to pass safely left
22102
U-turn in business district, other than from extreme left-handed lane at an intersection
22105
U-turn, vision obstructed within 200 feet
21950(a)
Crosswalks, failure to yield to pedestrians within
27600
Mud guards required on vehicles subject to registration (no fenders)
24603(b)
Stop lamps-two, after 1/1/58 except motorcycles, trailers and semi-trailers less than 30-inches wide
24800
Parking lights, driving with, unless headlamps also lighted
2818
Traversing a flare or cone pattern
2800.1(b)
Attempt to evade pursuing peace officer's bicycle
24003
Unlawful lights, other than those required or permitted
23222(a)
Alcohol, personal possession of an opened container while driving a motor vehicle
23224(a)
Driver under 21, knowingly operating vehicle carrying alcohol (Delivery person or adult present exempt)
27803(b) CVC
Motorcycle safety helmet: driver required to wear.

INFRACTION
21655.5(b) CVC
Carpool lane: obey posted sign.

INFRACTION
21657 CVC
One-way street: drive wrong way.

INFRACTION
22348(b) CVC
Speeding: Excess of 100 mph

INFRACTION
22454(a) CVC
Stop for schoolbus (either direction)with flashing red lights active.

INFRACTION
16028(a) CVC
Proof of financial responsibility: present to officer and carry in vehicle at all times.

INFRACTION
21703 CVC
Follow too close (closer than reasonable or prudent).INFRACTION
21650 CVC
Drive on wrong side of road.INFRACTION
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). INFRACTION
24603(b) CVC
Stoplamps: 2 required on all vehicles.INFRACTION
24404(e) CVC
Spotlights: direct at moving vehicle to illuminate it.INFRACTION
24400 CVC
Headlamps: 2 required, except for motorcycle, during darkness.INFRACTION
2800.3 CVC
Evading Peace Officer: Injury or death to ANY person.FELONY
27315(d)(1) CVC
Seatbelt: Required for driver and passenger 16 yrs or older. Not applicable to taxi passenger.INFRACTION
23222(b) CVC
Marijuana: Driver possess less than one ounce while driving on a hwy.MISDEMEANOR
21801(b) CVC
Intersection: failure to yield to driver whom has safely made a left or U-turn in front of oncoming driver. INFRACTION
cvc 22107
unsafe turn or failure to signal.(signal-only if another vehicle may be affected by the movement).
22651(o)(1)
Authority to tow; vehicle found or operated upon a highway, any public land, or off street parking facility (6 month expired registration)
23222(b)
Marijuana, possession of less than one ounce while driving a motor vehicle
23221(b)
No passenger shall drink an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle on a highway
23110(b)
Throwing missile with intent to do serious bodily harm
16028(a)
No proof of insurance when requested by officer
23152(d)
Commercial driver, driving with a BAC of .04% or more
21460(a)
Double solid lines, driving to left of, except driveway, intersection, or U-turn
21453(b)
After stopping, may turn right, or turn left from a one-way street to a one-way street, (unless sign posted) but shall yield to pedestrians and traffic on cross street
21752(a)
Driving left of center, when view limited by curve or hill
40508(b)
Failure to pay installment fine for violation
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.

INFRACTION

(b) applies to other party if (a) enters safely.
27602(a) CVC
TV or video: Viewing while driving.

INFRACTION
13004(a) CVC
Improper California ID card: display fraudulently altered or fictitious card.

MISDEMEANOR
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).

INFRACTION
23110(a) CVC
Throw substance at vehicle or vehicle occupant.MISDEMEANOR
22108 CVC
Signal required at least 100 ft before turn.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
cvc 24400
headlamps required, one on each side of the car.
21205
Bicyclist, unable to keep one hand on handlebars
21457(a)
Driver must stop and proceed as if stopped at stop sign
21212(a)
Person under 18 operating or riding as passenger on bicycle without wearing approved helmet
27360(b)
Makes it unlawful for any driver to transport a child by vehicle without a child passenger seat restraint system (not applicable if parent or guardian present)
24409(a)
Failure to dim, within 500 feet of approaching vehicle
22653(c)
Authority to tow on private lands when driver or person in control of vehicle is arrested
2800.3 CVC
Evading Peace Officer: Injury or death to ANY person.

FELONY
20002(a) CVC
Hit and Run accident: Vehicle or property damage.

MISDEMEANOR
21203(a) CVC
Hitching a ride: cyclist, toy car, rollerskater, sled, attached to vehicle on roadway.

INFRACTION
23111 CVC
Throw burning item from vehicle (ie: cigar, cigarette).

INFRACTION
21718(a) CVC
Freeway: Stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle (see exceptions).

INFRACTION
22100(a) CVC
Right turn: must be made from right-hand curb or edge of roadway.

INFRACTION
2800(a) CVC
Fail to obey lawful order, signal or direction of uniformed Peace Officer.MISDEMEANOR
22104
U-turn at fire station, in front of or using station entrance
22108 CVC
Signal required at least 100 ft before turn.

INFRACTION
22350 CVC
Basic speed law: Speed too fast for conditions (also use for prima facie limits).

INFRACTION
23152(d) CVC
DUI: Commercial vehicle, BAC of .04 or more.

MISDEMEANOR
24403(a) CVC
Foglamps: may not be used in place of headlamps.INFRACTION
23140(a) CVC
DUI: Minor under 21 wirh BAC .05 or more.

INFRACTION
Regarding child safety restraints, at what age and weight are they still considered a "child"?
Under 6 yrs, under 60 lbs.
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)
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