You can report a traffic issue in one of two ways:
By calling our office Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm or by clicking here and filling out form.
It depends on what kind of ticket. Please click here to see the different types of tickets.
Vehicles frequently need to have their ID numbers verified for a variety of reasons as determined by the Department of
Motor Vehicles. These inspections fall into two categories: Verifications and ID number Assignments. (paperwork from
DMV will indicate which inspection you need). All questions concerning VIN inspections should be directed to Officer T.
Verifications: Appointments may be needed. Bring the paperwork and vehicle to our station Monday through Friday 8 am to 2 pm. (See below)
Assignments: Please call ((530)622-1110 for an appointment. Appointments can only be made after you obtain a REG 124 form from DMV. The REG 124 form MUST be brought to the appointment. A valid California Drivers License is required at the time of the VIN appointment. The vehicle needs to be running and completely assembled with all required lighting and safety equipment.
If the vehicle is a Special Construction Vehicle (SPCNS), you will need to bring the following to the appointment:
The Placerville CHP station is open Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. (Closed on major holidays).
We are located at:
3031 LoHi Way
Placerville, CA 95667 Directions
You can obtain a copy of your traffic collision report at our office. We make every attempt to have
your report completed in eight working days. There is a $10 charge for the report.
If you require information regarding other involved parties prior to the completion of the report, it will be available at our office on the first working day after the collision. There is no charge for this information.
If you are an involved party to a collision and disagree with any portion of the report, you may write what is referred to as a "supplemental". In your written supplemental, please include the following:
The report number.
The specific item or items you disagree with.
It is not recommended that you attempt to contact the investigating officer directly by telephone or e-mail in these matters as it eliminates our ability to track such concerns.
Please contact us by telephone, (530) 622-1110.
While there are many reasons that a vehicle may be towed by the CHP, all generally fall into one of two categories: "Stored" or "Impounded"
If you are unsure of why your vehicle was towed or where it was towed to, please contact our office at (530)622-1110.