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

​​cvsregs@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
Explosives Routes and Stopping Places

CHP-R-2019-02

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

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
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

Newly Adopted Regulations:​ ​

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

​​Explosives Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2018-05

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1152.3
Effective Date: March 6, 2019

Explosives Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2018-04


Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1152.7 and 1152.7.1 
Effective Date: December 26, 2018​

Inhalation Hazards Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2018-03

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

  • Adopted Text
  • Contact Pe​rson:
    Dr. Tian-Ting Shih or Sergeant Adam Roha
    Commercial Vehicle Section

    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154                     
Charter Party Carrier Bus Safety                   
CHP-R-2017-06

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend
Article 3, Section 1217.2 and
Article 8, Section 1263.2 
Effective Date:
December 20, 2018                 
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