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.
U.S. Postal Service mail
California Highway PatrolEnforcement and Planning DivisionP.O. Box 942898Sacramento, 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.
Drivers’ Hours-of-ServiceCHP-R-2015-01Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 3,
Amend Sections 1201,1212, and 1212.5
CHP-R-2019-02Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1Amend Section 1153
CHP-R-2019-01Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1Amend Sections 1152.3.1, 1152.5, 1152.7
Newly Adopted Regulations:
Tire Traction DevicesCHP-R-2014-03Title 13, California Code of Regulations Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 13,Amend Section 1070-1074Effective Date: July 1, 2019
Title 13, California Code of Regulations Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1Amend Section 1152.3Effective Date: March 6, 2019
Inhalation Hazards Routes and Stopping PlacesCHP-R-2018-03
Title 13, California Code of Regulations Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.5Amend Section 1157.21 Effective Date: January 1, 2019
Officer Joseph Mosinski or Craig WeaverCommercial Vehicle SectionTelephone: (916) 843-3400Fax: (916) 322-3154