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:

Explosives Stops
CHP-R-2023-06202

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6, Article 1
Amend Section 1151.9 and 1153

Officer Jesus Lopez or Sergeant Adam Roha
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 Jesus Lopez or Sergeant Dave Kelly 
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843 3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154




Newly Adopted Regulations:​ ​


​​Electronic Logging Devices for Intrastate Motor Carriers
and Drivers
CHP-R-2018-09

Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 3, Amend Section 1213, Add
Section 1213.3, and Article 6, Amend Section 1234
Effective Date

Effective Date: January 1, 2024

• Adopted Text (PDF)
• Contact Person

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



CHP Contact
CHP-R-2023-06206


Title 13, California Code of Regulations
Division 2, Chapter 6.5, Article 1
Amend Section 1202

Effective Date: August 9, 2023


​• Adopted Text (PDF)
• Contact Person:

Officer Jesus Lopez or Sergeant Adam Roha
Commercial Vehicle Section
Telephone: (916) 843-3400
Fax: (916) 322-3154

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

Effective Date: July 1, 2023


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


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