§ 21949 (a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is the …
§ 21950 (a) The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a …
§ 21950.5 (a) An existing marked crosswalk may not be removed unless …
§ 21951 Whenever any vehicle has stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any …
§ 21952 The driver of any motor vehicle, prior to driving over or upon any …
§ 21953 Whenever any pedestrian crosses a roadway other than by means of a …
§ 21954 (a) Every pedestrian upon a roadway at any point other than …
§ 21955 Between adjacent intersections controlled by traffic control signal …
§ 21956 (a) No pedestrian may walk upon any roadway outside of a …
§ 21957 No person shall stand in a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a …
§ 21959 It is unlawful for any person to ski or toboggan on or across any …
§ 21960 (a) The Department of Transportation and local authorities, by …
§ 21961 This chapter does not prevent local authorities from adopting …
§ 21962 Any peace officer having reasonable cause to believe that any …
§ 21963 A totally or partially blind pedestrian who is carrying a …
§ 21964 No person, other than those totally or partially blind, shall carry …
§ 21965 As used in Sections 21963 and 21964, “blind,” “totally blind,” and …
§ 21966 No pedestrian shall proceed along a bicycle path or lane where there …
§ 21967 Except as provided in Section 21968, a local authority may adopt …
§ 21968 (a) A motorized skateboard shall not be propelled on any …
§ 21969 A local authority may adopt rules and regulations by ordinance …
§ 21970 (a) No person may stop a vehicle unnecessarily in a manner that …
§ 21971 Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who violates …

Terms Used In California Codes > Vehicle Code > Division 11 > Chapter 5

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • business: includes a proprietorship, partnership, corporation, and any other form of commercial enterprise. See California Education Code 8265.1
  • City: includes every city and city and county within this State. See California Education Code 8270
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Education Code 19957.5
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19958
  • County: includes every county and city and county within this State. See California Education Code 8275
  • Department: means the Department of Motor Vehicles except, when used in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2100) of Division 2 and in Divisions 11 (commencing with Section 21000), 12 (commencing with Section 24000), 13 (commencing with Section 29000), 14 (commencing with Section 31600), 14. See California Education Code 8277.2
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • driver: is a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See California Education Code 8278.3
  • electrically motorized board: is a ny wheeled device that has a floorboard designed to be stood upon when riding that is not greater than 60 inches deep and 18 inches wide, is designed to transport only one person, and has an electric propulsion system averaging less than 1,000 watts, the maximum speed of which, when powered solely by a propulsion system on a paved level surface, is no more than 20 miles per hour. See California Education Code 8280
  • expressway: is a portion of highway that is part of either of the following:

    California Education Code 8280.1

  • Freeway: is a highway in respect to which the owners of abutting lands have no right or easement of access to or from their abutting lands or in respect to which such owners have only limited or restricted right or easement of access. See California Education Code 8332.1
  • Highway: is a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See California Education Code 8332.7
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Local authorities: means the legislative body of every county or municipality having authority to adopt local police regulations. See California Education Code 8347.3
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • motor vehicle: includes a recreational vehicle as that term is defined in subdivision (a) of Section 18010 of the Health and Safety Code, but does not include a truck camper. See California Education Code 8360
  • motor-driven cycle: is a ny motorcycle with a motor that displaces less than 150 cubic centimeters. See California Education Code 8356.1
  • motorized scooter: is a ny two-wheeled device that has handlebars, has a floorboard that is designed to be stood upon when riding, and is powered by an electric motor. See California Education Code 8358.5
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Pedestrian: includes a person who is operating a self-propelled wheelchair, motorized tricycle, or motorized quadricycle and, by reason of physical disability, is otherwise unable to move about as a pedestrian, as specified in subdivision (a). See California Education Code 8401.5
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, copartnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Education Code 8404
  • Qualified representative of the commissioner: means a deputy commissioner or inspector who holds an appropriate certificate of qualification issued by the director as provided in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2101) of Division 2 of this code. See California Education Code 19964
  • Road: means any existing vehicle route established before January 1, 1979, with significant evidence of prior regular travel by vehicles subject to registration pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 4000) of Chapter 1 of Division 3. See California Education Code 8213
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 19407
  • Street: is a way or place of whatever nature, publicly maintained and open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See California Education Code 8482.3
  • traffic: includes pedestrians, ridden animals, vehicles, street cars, and other conveyances, either singly or together, while using any highway for purposes of travel. See California Education Code 8483.3
  • vehicle: is a device by which any person or property may be propelled, moved, or drawn upon a highway, excepting a device moved exclusively by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See California Education Code 8486