The following is an abbreviated outline of the California Vehicle Code.  For more specific information on a particular code, please visit the Department of Motor Vehicle’s 2009 Vehicle Code Publication.

 

Chapter 2. Suspension or Revocation of Licenses

Article 3. Suspension and Revocation by DMV

VC 13350 - Required Revocation                             
    VC 13350.5 - Vehicular Manslaughter
VC 13351 - Additional Required Revocations
    VC 13351.5 - Assault With Deadly Weapon:  Motor Vehicle 
    
VC 13351.8 - Road Rage: Required Suspension
            VC 13351.85 - Towing Svc:  Required Suspension
VC 13352 - Suspension/Revocation
    VC 13352.2 - DUI Program:  Proof of Enrollment
for DUI or Speed Contest and Completion
    
VC 13352.3 - Minor: Revocation of Driving
    VC 13352.4 - 1st Offense: Completion of
Privilege DUI Program and Restricted Driver’s License
    
VC 13352.5 - Restricted Driver's License: Second Offense 
    VC 13352.6 - DUI Conviction Persons
Under 21: Required Suspension
VC 13353 - Refusal of Chemical Test
    VC 13353.1 - Refusal to Take Preliminary Alcohol Screening Test 
    
VC 13353.2 - Immediate Suspension
    VC 13353.3 - Order of Suspension 
    
VC 13353.4 - Prohibitions: Restoration or Restricted Driving Privilege
              VC 13353.45 - Treatment Program: Certificate
of Completion
    VC 13353.5 - Restoration of Driving Privilege: Nonresidents
    VC 13353.6 - Commercial Driver's License:
Suspension and Restriction
    
VC 13353.7 - Restricted Noncommercial Driver's License
    VC 13353.8 - Restricted License: Persons Under 21

VC 13354 - Driver's License Actions: Consecutive                           
VC 13355 - Driving in Excess of 100 Miles
Per Hour: Suspension
VC 13357 - Action Required for Auto Theft
VC 13359 - Grounds for Suspension or Revocation
VC 13360 - Violation of License Restrictions
VC 13361 - Grounds for Suspension

VC 13362 – Surrender License Erroneously Issued
VC 13363 - Conviction in Another State
VC 13364 - Dishonored Check
VC 13365 - Suspension for Failure to Appear 
    
VC 13365.2 - Driving Privilege Suspension: Failure to Appear
    VC 13365.5 - Suspension for Failure to Comply with a Court Order
VC 13366 - Effective Date of Suspension or Revocation
    VC 13366.5 - Commercial Driving Privilege: Effective Date of Suspension or Revocation  
VC 13367 - Determining Minor's Suspension
VC 13368 - Driver Training Requirement
VC 13369 - Refusal to Issue or Renew, Suspension, or Revocation of Certificate or Endorsement
VC 13370 - Denial, Suspension, or Revocation of Certificate

VC 13371 - Denial, Suspension, or Revocation: Request and Scope of Hearing        
VC 13372 - Denial, Suspension, or Revocation 
of Ambulance Driver Certificate
VC 13373 - Dismissal of Ambulance Driver or Attendant: Grounds
VC 13374 - Refusal to Issue or Renew, Suspension, or Revocation of Ambulance Driver Certificate
VC 13375 - Definition of Conviction
VC 13376 - Denial, Revocation, Add or Suspension of Driver Certificates

 

Chapter 12. Public Offenses Article 1. Driving Offenses

VC 23103 - Reckless Driving
    VC 23103.5 - Guilty Plea to Lesser Charge
VC 23104 - Reckless Driving: Bodily Injury
VC 23109 - Speed Contests

    VC 23109.2 - Vehicle Impoundment: Speed Contests
    VC 23109.5 - Speed Contests: Prior Convictions
VC 23115 - Rubbish Vehicles
VC 23116 - Carrying Persons in the Back of a Motor Truck

 

 


Chapter 12. Public Offenses Article 1.3. Driving Offenses


VC 23136 - PAS Persons Under 21: Preliminary Screening Device

 

Chapter 12. Public Offenses Article 1.5. Juvenile Offenses Involving Alcohol


VC 23140 - Alcohol: Persons Under 21

 

Chapter 12. Public Offenses Article 2. Offenses Involving Alcohol or Drugs

VC 23152 - Driving Under Influence of Alcohol or Drugs
VC 23153 - Driving Under Influence of
Alcohol or Drugs Causing Injury
VC 23158 - Chemical Test Procedure
VC 23213 - Rehabilitation Facilities: Vehicles on Premises
VC 23215 - Enforcement Off the Highway
VC 23216 - Legislative Intent
VC 23217 - Legislative Declarations: Mandatory Minimum Penalties for Multiple Offenses
VC 23220 - Drinking While Driving

VC 23221 - Drinking in Motor Vehicle
VC 23222 - Possession of Marijuana or Open Container While
Driving
VC 23223 - Possession of Open Container in Motor Vehicle
VC 23224 - Possession of Alcohol in Vehicle:
Person Under 21
VC 23225 - Storage of Opened Container                  
VC 23226 - Storage of Opened Container in Passenger Compartment
VC 23229 - Possession of Alcoholic Beverages: Exceptions        
    VC 23229.1 - Possession of Alcohol in
Limousine: Passengers Under Age 21

 

Chapter 12. Public Offenses Article 4. Ignition Interlock Device

VC 23247 - Ignition Interlock Device Prohibitions
VC 23249 - Study and Report to the Legislature

 

Chapter 12. Public Offenses Article 5. Alcohol and Drug Problem Assessment Program


        VC 23249.50 - Legislative Intent

 

California Vehicle Code Division 11.5 - Sentencing for Driving While Under the Influence

Chapter 2. Court Penalties Article 2. Penalties for a Violation of Section 23152

VC 23536 - Penalty: First Conviction
VC 23538 - Conditions of Probation: First Conviction
VC 23540 - Penalty: Second Offense Within Ten Years
VC 23542 - Conditions of Probation:
Second Offense Within Ten Years
VC 23546 - Penalty: Third Conviction Within Ten Years
VC 23548 - Conditions of Probation:
Third Conviction Within Ten Years
VC 23550 - Penalty: Fourth or Subsequent Conviction Within Ten Years
    VC 23550.5 - Penalties: Conviction within
10 Years of Prior DUI Conviction

 


Chapter 2. Court Penalties Article 3. Penalties for a Violation of Section 23153

VC 23554 - Penalty: First Conviction
VC 23556 - Conditions of Probation: First Conviction
VC 23558 - Multiple Victims: Enhanced Penalty
VC 23560 - Penalty: Second Conviction Within Ten Years
VC 23562 - Conditions of Probation: Second Offense Within Ten Years
VC 23566 - Penalty: Third or Subsequent
Conviction Within Ten Years

VC 23568 - Conditions of Probation: Third or Subsequent Conviction Within Ten Years

Chapter 2. Court Penalties Article 4. Additional Punishments


VC 23572 - Minor Passenger: Enhanced Penalty

Chapter 2. Court Penalties Article 5. Additional Penalties and Sanctions

VC 23575 - Authorized and Mandatory Installation of Ignition Interlock Device
VC 23576 - Exception for Operation of Vehicle
VC 23577 - Chemical Testing: Refusal to Take or Failure to Complete: Enhanced Penalties
VC 23578 - Excessive Blood Alcohol or Refusal
to Take Chemical Testing: Enhanced Penalties
VC 23580 - Repeat Offenders: Mandatory Imprisonment
VC 23582 - Speeding: Additional Penalty

Chapter 2. Court Penalties Article 6. Additional Court-Imposed Orders and Directions

VC 23592 - Impounding Vehicles
VC 23594 - Impoundment of Vehicles

Chapter 2. Court Penalties Article 7. Alternative to Alcohol or Drug Education Program

VC 23598 - Alternative to Alcohol or Drug Education Program

Chapter 3. Probation

VC 23600 - Sentencing: Minimum Probation Conditions 
    VC 23601 - Probation: Payment of Money

Chapter 4. Court Penalties Article 2. Prior and Separate Offenses

VC 23620 - Vehicular Manslaughter: Separate Offense 
VC 23622 - Prior Convictions: Sentencing

VC 23624 - Separate Convictions: Constitutional Challenge
VC 23626 - Effect of Conviction in Another Jurisdiction