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
Electronic Logging Devices
CHP-R-2017-11

Title 13, California Code of Regulations 
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend 
Article 3, Section 1213

 

​Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance,
North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria, April 1, 2017
CHP-R-2017-07

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend
Article 7.5, Section 1239

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
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                  

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Basic Inspection of Terminals Inspection Selection
CHP-R-2017-01

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 6, Add Section 1233.2

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Tire Traction Devices
CHP-R-2014-03

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 4, Article 13,
Add Sections 1070-1074

 

​Newly Adopted Regulations:

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Explosives Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-20​18-06

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1151.1, 1152.4, and 1152.4.1
Effective Date: July 16, 2018

​Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Explosives Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2018-02

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

Effective Date: April 26, 2018
​•  Adopted Text
•  Contact Pe​rson:
   Dr. Tian-Ting Shih or Sergeant Adam Roha, 
   Commercial Vehicle Section
   Telephone: (916) 843-3400
   Fax: (916) 322-3154 
Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Modified Limousine Bus Inspection Consistency - With Fees
CHP-R-2017-14

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend Article 3,
Sections 1212.5, 1218; Article 7.5, Section 1239;
and Article 8, Section 1264, and
add Article 6, Section 1231.3​
Effective Date: June 12, 2018

 

  • Adopted Text
  • Contact Pe​rson:                     
  • Officer Joseph Mosinski or Craig Weaver
    Commercial Vehicle Section
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154 ​

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Explosives Rou​tes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2017-13

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1151.9.1
Effective Date: April 18, 2018

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

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
Modified Limousine Bus Inspection Consistency - With Fees
CHP-R-2017-12

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 1,
Amend Sections 1200, Article 3, Sections 1212.5, 1218, Article 7.5, Section 1239 and Article 8, Section 1264, and add Article 6, Sections 1231.3
Effective Date: July 31, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action
Modified Limousine Safety
CHP-R-2017-10

Title 13, California Code of Regulations Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend Article 1, Section 1201; Article 3, Section 1217; Article 6, Section 1232; and Article 8, Sections 1242, 1268, and 1269, Add Article 8, Section 1267.1
Effective Date: July 31, 2017

 

​Notice of Proposed ​Regulatory Action
Modified Limous​ine Safety
CHP-R-2017-09​​​

​Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Amend Article 1,
Section 1201; Article 3, Section 1217; Article 6,
Section 1232; and Article 8, Section 1242, 1268,
And 1269 and add Article 8, Section 1267.1
Effective Date: February 27, 2018 

 

  • Adopted Text
  • Contact Pe​rson:

    Officer Joseph Mosinski or Cullen Sisskind
    Commercial Vehicle Section
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154

​​​​Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Explosives Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-20​17-08

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1152.6.1​
Effective Date: December 7, 2017

 

​Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Child Safety Alert Systems
CHP-R-2017-05

Title 13, California Code of Regulations​
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 6
Add Section 1294
Effective Date: January 1, 2018


 

​Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Explosive Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2017-04

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1152.3
Effective Date: January 25, 2018

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
In​halation Hazard Shipments; Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2017-03

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.5
Amend Section 1157.21
Effective Date: January 1, 2018

  • Adopted Text
  • Contact Person:

    Dr. Tian-Ting Shih or Officer Adam Roha 
    Commercial Vehicle Section
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    ​Fax: (916) 322-3154

 

​Notice of Proposed Regulatory ​Action
Explosive Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2017-02

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1153
Effective Date: October 23, 2017​


 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
General Hazardous Materials Regulations
CHP-R-2016-05

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 3,
Amend Sections 1160.1, 1160.2, 1160.3, and 1160.4
Effective Date: October 1, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Explosives Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2016-06

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1 ​
Amend Section 1151.8.1
Effective Date: July 27, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Inhala​tion Hazard Shipments; Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-2016-03

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6
Amend Article 2.5, Section 1157.21
Effective Date: July 1, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Explosive Routes and Stopping Places
CHP-R-16-02

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6
Amend Article 1, Section 1153
​Effective Date: February 22, 2017

 

Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action
Routes for the Though Transportation of Highway Route
Controlled Quantity Shipments of Radioactive Materials
CHP-R-2016-01

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 2.7
Amend Article 2.7, Section 1159
Effective Date: April 1, 2017

 

  • Adopted Text
  • Contact Pe​rson:

    Dr. Tian-Ting Shih or Sergeant Josh Clements, Commercial Vehicle Section
    Telephone: (916) 843-3400
    Fax: (916) 322-3154 ​

 

 

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