Regulatory Actions

​The California Highway Patrol is authorized by the California Vehicle Code to adopt and enforce such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the department. These rules and regulations are subject to the procedures contained in the California Government Code and as specified by the California Office of Administrative Law. Regulations adopted by the department are contained in Title 13, California Code of Regulations.

Questions regarding existing regulations adopted by the department may be addressed to the Office of Community Outreach and Media Relations or Commercial Vehicle Section.

Any interested person may submit written comments on proposed regulatory actions via any of the contact methods below.

Contact information​

Facsimile

​(916) 322-3154

​Electronic mail

​​cvsregulations@chp.ca.gov

​U.S. Postal Service mail

​California Highway Patrol
Enforcement and Planning Division
P.O. Box 942898
Sacramento, CA 94298-0001

 

​All comments should be directed to the attention of the contact person or persons listed for each regulatory action, and should include the "CHP-R" number of the regulatory proposal. The Department regrets that verbal comments via telephone cannot be accepted.

Persons who furnish written comments on proposed regulatory actions may request that a copy of the final statement of reasons be provided to them when the proposed action is completed.

 

​Proposed Regulations:

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action

Drivers’ Hours-of-Service
CHP-R-2015-01

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 3,
Amend Sections 1201,1212, and 1212.5

    

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Inhalation Hazards Safe Stops
CHP-R-2019-06203


Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.5
Amend Section 1157.21           

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Inhalation Hazards Routes - Map 5
CHP-R-2019-06204

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.5
Amend Section 1157.14     

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Radioactive Materials Shipment – Safe Haven
CHP-R-2019-06208


Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.7
Amend Section 1158.2           

Newly Adopted Regulations:​ ​

Inhalation Hazards Routes – Map 8
CHP-R-2019-06206
Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.5
Amend Section 1157.20
Effective Date: January 1, 2020


Explosives Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2019-02
Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Sections 1153
Effective Date: May 23, 2019

Explosives Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2019-01
Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Sections 1152.3.1, 1152.5, 1152.7
Effective Date: May 15, 2019

  • Contact Person:
    Dr. Tian-Ting Shih or Sergeant Adam Roha
    Commercial Vehicle Section
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154  

 

Tire Traction Devices
CHP-R-2014-03
Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 13,
Amend Section 1070-1074
Effective Date: July 1, 2019

 

 

 

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