News & Alerts

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) keeps motorists informed with up-to-date information on highway and road safety.  View our press releases below to read up on the latest happenings of the CHP, community events, driving tips, and much more. 

The CHP also partners with various law enforcement agencies and broadcasters to provide urgent bulletins to the public abou​t child-abduction cases, violence against peace officers, and incidents of the elderly who have gone missing. The Amber, Blue, and Silver Alerts program links below provides more information on these types of cases.

You can find contact information for various CHP Divisions, information on new and existing regulations, and frequently asked questions at the bottom of this page.   

Press Releases

 

 

CHP Receives Grant To Increase Motorcycle Safety And Awarenesshttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-30-Press-Release.pdf10/12/2018 7:00:00 AM18-30CHP Receives Grant To Increase Motorcycle Safety And Awareness
Child Passanger Safety Is a Continued CHP Priorityhttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-29_CARSEAT_II__Press_Release.pdf10/8/2018 7:00:00 AM18-29Child Passanger Safety Is a Continued CHP Priority
CHP Receives Federal Funds For Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safetyhttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-28_Press_Release.pdf10/3/2018 7:00:00 AM18-28CHP Receives Federal Funds For Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety
CHP Announces Lane Splitting Tipshttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-27_Lane_Splitting_Tips_Press_Release.pdf9/27/2018 7:00:00 AM18-27CHP Announces Lane Splitting Tips
CHP Steps Up Enforcement For Labor Day Weekendhttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-26_Labor_Day_MEP_Press_Release.pdf8/28/2018 7:00:00 AM18-26CHP Steps Up Enforcement For Labor Day Weekend
Statement by CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley on the death of Officer Kirk Griesshttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-24_Commissioner_Statement_LODD_Griess.pdf8/10/2018 7:00:00 AM18-24Statement by CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley on the death of Officer Kirk Griess
CHP Warns, Stay Safe For Short Holiday on The 4thhttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-20_Press_Release_-_2018_July_4.pdf6/29/2018 7:00:00 AM18-20CHP Warns, Stay Safe For Short Holiday on The 4th
CHP Says Plan Ahead For Safe Summer Travelhttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-18_CHP_Press_Release_-_Summer_Driving.pdf6/19/2018 7:00:00 AM18-18CHP Says Plan Ahead For Safe Summer Travel
Memorial Day Weekend Means Seat Belt Enforcementhttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-17_Press_Release_-_Memorial_Day_MEP.pdf5/22/2018 7:00:00 AM18-17Memorial Day Weekend Means Seat Belt Enforcement
Bicycle Safety Is For Everyone on the Roadhttps://www.chp.ca.gov/PressReleases/Pages/18-15 2018 National Bicycle Safety Month.pdf5/1/2018 7:00:00 AM18-15Bicycle Safety Is For Everyone on the Road

Amber Alert

Learn about AMBER Alerts, what to do if there is one in your area, and how you can help return a child to their parents. Find out how to stay informed, and what to do if you see an abduction occur.​​

Learn more about AMBER Alerts

Blue Alert

​A Blue Alert means a violent attack on a law enforcement officer has occurred, and a search for the suspect is active. Blue Alert provides immediate information to the public through media broadcasts, soliciting help from the public in the safe and swift apprehension of the suspect.​

​​Learn more about Blue Alerts

Silver Alert

The purpose of the Silver Alert program is to establish a quick response system designed to issue and coordinate alerts following the unexplained or suspicious disappearance of an elderly, developmentally disabled or cognitively impaired person.  ​​ ​  

​​​​​Learn more about Silver Alerts

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