California Department of Transportation

Codes, Laws, and Regulations

This page is provided to help all bicyclists understand how to ride safely and legally on public roads in California. Local ordinances regarding parking and operation of bicycles on bikeways are not addressed here. To obtain this information please contact your county and city planning agencies.

For more information, please contact:

Paul Moore
Bicycle Facilities Unit
Division of Local Assistance, MS-1
California Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 942874
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001
Phone: (916) 653-2750

To report any difficulty experienced in accessing Caltrans programs, services or activities or any discriminations covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act or the Fair Employment and Housing Act, please contact us at (866)810-6346 Voice; 711 TTY; (916)653-3055 Fax.


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Page Last Updated: March 29, 2019