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

​See Proposed Regulations Below.

​Electronic mail

​​See Proposed Regulations Below.

​U.S. Postal Service mail

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

If you wish to receive notice of proposed rulemakings by CHP, send an email to CVSRegulations@chp.ca.gov with a completed MCIP List Application for Notification and request to be put on CHP's mailing list.

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.

 


​Proposed Regulations:

Electronic Logging Devices for
Intrastate Motor Carrier and Drivers

CHP-R-2018-09
Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 3, Amend Section 1213, Sections 1213.3 and Article 6, Amend Section 1234

Officer Kasonja Pochop or Sergeant Dave Kelly 
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843 3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154

General Hazardous Materials Regulations
CHP-R-2021-06205

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 3
Amend Section 1160.2


Officer Kasonja Pochop or Sergeant Dave Kelly 
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843 3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Inhalation Hazards Safe Stops
CHP-R-2022-06203

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

Dr. Tian Ting Shih or Sergeant Robert Daniels
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843 3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154




Newly Adopted Regulations:​ ​

Vehicle Sound Measurement
CHP-R-2019-06211

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 4, Amend Article 10,
Sections 1041 and 1046

Effective Date: Janaury 1, 2023


Officer Kasonja Pochop or Sergeant Dave Kelly 
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843-3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154

Explosive Stops
CHP-R-2022-06202

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1153

Effective Date: May 11, 2022

Dr. Tian Ting Shih or Sergeant Robert Daniels
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843 3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154

​Child Safety Alert Systems
CHP-R-2020-06205

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 9, Amend
Amend Section 1294

Effective Date: July 1, 2022


Officer Kasonja Pochop or Sergeant Dave Kelly 
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843-3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154

​Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, North American
CHP-R-2022-06204
Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 7.5
Amend Sections 1239

Effective Date: April 1, 2022

Officer Kasonja Pochop or Sergeant Dave Kelly 
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843-3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154

Inhalation Hazard Safe Stops
CHP-R-2021-06203

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.5
Amend Sections 1157.18, 1157.21

Effective Date: July 1, 2022

Dr. Tian Ting Shih or Sergeant Robert Daniels
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843 3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154


​Explosives Routes - Map 12
CHP-R-2021-06204
Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1152.2

Effective Date: December 7, 2021

Dr. Tian Ting Shih or Sergeant Robert Daniels
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843-3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154


 

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