§ 22500 A person shall not stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle whether …
§ 22500.1 In addition to Section 22500, no person shall stop, park, or leave …
§ 22500.2 (a) A local authority may, by ordinance, prohibit a person from …
§ 22500.5 Upon agreement between a transit system operating buses engaged as …
§ 22501 No ordinance enacted by local authorities pursuant to subdivisions …
§ 22502 (a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a vehicle …
§ 22503 Local authorities may by ordinance permit angle parking on any …
§ 22503.5 Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, any local authority …
§ 22504 (a) Upon any highway in unincorporated areas, a person shall not …
§ 22505 (a) The Department of Transportation with respect to highways …
§ 22506 Local authorities may by ordinance or resolution prohibit or restrict …
§ 22507 (a) Local authorities may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit …
§ 22507.1 (a) A local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, designate …
§ 22507.2 Notwithstanding subdivision (e) of Section 22500, a local authority …
§ 22507.5 (a) Notwithstanding Section 22507, local authorities may, by …
§ 22507.6 Local authorities may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or …
§ 22507.8 (a) It is unlawful for any person to park or leave standing any …
§ 22507.9 Local authorities may establish a special enforcement unit for the …
§ 22508 (a) A local authority shall not establish parking meter zones or …
§ 22508.5 (a) A vehicle may park, for up to the posted time limit, in any …
§ 22509 Local authorities within the reasonable exercise of their police …
§ 22510 (a) Local authorities may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit …
§ 22511 (a) (1) A local authority, by ordinance or resolution, and …
§ 22511.1 (a) A person shall not park or leave standing a vehicle in a …
§ 22511.3 (a) A veteran displaying special license plates issued under …
§ 22511.5 (a) (1) A disabled person or disabled veteran displaying …
§ 22511.55 (a) (1) A disabled person or disabled veteran may apply to …
§ 22511.56 (a) A person using a distinguishing placard issued under Section …
§ 22511.57 A local authority may, by ordinance or resolution, prohibit or …
§ 22511.58 (a) Upon a request to the department by a local public law …
§ 22511.59 (a) Upon the receipt of the applications and documents required …
§ 22511.6 (a) The Department of Motor Vehicles may cancel or revoke a …
§ 22511.7 (a) In addition to Section 22511.8 for offstreet parking, a …
§ 22511.8 (a) A local authority, by ordinance or resolution, and a person …
§ 22511.85 A vehicle, identified with a special license plate issued pursuant to …
§ 22511.9 Every new or replacement sign installed on or after January 1, 1992, …
§ 22511.95 All new or replacement signs installed on or after July 1, 2008, …
§ 22511.10 v2 The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the …
§ 22511.11 (a) The Office of the State Architect shall propose regulations …
§ 22512 Except as otherwise indicated in subdivision (b), none of the …
§ 22513 (a) (1) It is a misdemeanor for a towing company or the …
§ 22513.1 (a) (1) A business taking possession of a vehicle from a …
§ 22514 No person shall stop, park, or leave standing any vehicle within 15 …
§ 22515 (a) No person driving, or in control of, or in charge of, a …
§ 22516 No person shall leave standing a locked vehicle in which there is any …
§ 22517 No person shall open the door of a vehicle on the side available to …
§ 22518 (a) Fringe and transportation corridor parking facilities …
§ 22519 Local authorities may by ordinance or resolution prohibit, restrict …
§ 22520.5 (a) No person shall solicit, display, sell, offer for sale, or …
§ 22520.6 (a) No person shall engage in any activity within a highway …
§ 22521 No person shall park a vehicle upon any railroad track or within 71/2 …
§ 22522 No person shall park a vehicle within three feet of any sidewalk …
§ 22523 (a) No person shall abandon a vehicle upon any …
§ 22524 (a) The abandonment of any vehicle in a manner as provided in …
§ 22524.5 (a) Any insurer that is responsible for coverage for ordinary …
§ 22525 Local authorities may by ordinance or resolution authorize vanpool …
§ 22526 (a) Notwithstanding any official traffic control signal …

Terms Used In California Codes > Vehicle Code > Division 11 > Chapter 9

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • bus: is a ny vehicle, including a trailer bus, designed, used, or maintained for carrying more than 15 persons including the driver. See California Education Code 8265
  • 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
  • commercial vehicle: is a motor vehicle of a type required to be registered under this code used or maintained for the transportation of persons for hire, compensation, or profit or designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property. See California Education Code 8272.1
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Education Code 19957.5
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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
  • Dealer: is a person not otherwise expressly excluded by Section 286 who:

    California Education Code 8276.5

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • disabled person: is a ny of the following:

    California Education Code 8277.5

  • disabled veteran: is a ny person who, as a result of injury or disease suffered while on active service with the armed forces of the United States, suffers any of the following:

    California Education Code 8277.6

  • 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
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • garage: is a building or other place wherein the business of storing or safekeeping vehicles of a type required to be registered under this code and which belong to members of the general public is conducted for compensation. See California Education Code 8332.3
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • legal owner: is a person holding a security interest in a vehicle which is subject to the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code, or the lessor of a vehicle to the State or to any county, city, district, or political subdivision of the State, or to the United States, under a lease, lease-sale, or rental-purchase agreement which grants possession of the vehicle to the lessee for a period of 30 consecutive days or more. See California Education Code 8335.1
  • legislative body: means board of trustees, city council, or other governing body of a city. See California Government Code 16367.71
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • motorcycle: is a motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground. See California Education Code 8356
  • New motor vehicle dealer: is a dealer, as defined in Section 285, who, in addition to the requirements of that section, either acquires for resale new and unregistered motor vehicles from manufacturers or distributors of those motor vehicles or acquires for resale new off-highway motorcycles, or all-terrain vehicles from manufacturers or distributors of the vehicles. See California Education Code 8360.2
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • official traffic control device: is a ny sign, signal, marking, or device, consistent with Section 21400, placed or erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction, for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic, but does not include islands, curbs, traffic barriers, speed humps, speed bumps, or other roadway design features. See California Education Code 8365
  • official traffic control signal: is a ny device, whether manually, electrically or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and proceed and which is erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction. See California Education Code 8365.5
  • owner: is a person having all the incidents of ownership, including the legal title of a vehicle whether or not such person lends, rents, or creates a security interest in the vehicle. See California Education Code 8368
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, copartnership, association, limited liability company, or corporation. See California Education Code 8404
  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Education Code 19426
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Private road or driveway: is a way or place in private ownership and used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner but not by other members of the public. See California Education Code 8408
  • private school: is a ny school, whether conducted for profit or not, giving a course of training similar to that given in a public school at or below the twelfth grade, including but not limited to schools owned or operated by any church. See California Education Code 8409
  • Process: includes a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings of either a civil or criminal nature. See California Education Code 19431
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • registered owner: is a person registered by the department as the owner of a vehicle. See California Education Code 8421
  • repair shop: is a place where vehicles subject to registration under this code are repaired, rebuilt, reconditioned, repainted, or in any way maintained for the public at a charge. See California Education Code 8427
  • Resident: means any person who manifests an intent to live or be located in this state on more than a temporary or transient basis. See California Education Code 8431
  • Ridesharing: means two or more persons traveling by any mode, including, but not limited to, carpooling, vanpooling, buspooling, taxipooling, jitney, and public transit. See California Education Code 8212
  • 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
  • schoolbus: is a motor vehicle designed, used, or maintained for the transportation of any school pupil at or below the 12th grade level to or from a public or private school or to or from public or private school activities, except the following:

    California Education Code 8444

  • Sell: includes offer for sale, expose for sale, possess for sale, exchange, barter, or trade. See California Education Code 19966
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 19407
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • tow truck: is a motor vehicle which has been altered or designed and equipped for, and primarily used in the business of, transporting vehicles by means of a crane, hoist, tow bar, tow line, or dolly or is otherwise primarily used to render assistance to other vehicles. See California Education Code 8483.2
  • 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
  • traffic officer: is a ny member of the California Highway Patrol, or any peace officer who is on duty for the exclusive or main purpose of enforcing Division 10 (commencing with Section 20000) or 11 (commencing with Section 21000). See California Education Code 8483.4
  • trailer: includes a semitrailer when used in conjunction with an auxiliary dolly, if the auxiliary dolly is of a type constructed to replace the function of the drawbar and the front axle or axles of a trailer. See California Education Code 8483.76
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.