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Vehicle Code Laws


Texting Laws

23123.5(a) VC - This law prohibits all drivers from writing, sending or reading text-based communication on an electronic wireless communication device, such as a cell phone, while operating a motor vehicle.

Wireless Telephone Laws

23123 VC - This law prohibits all drivers from using a handheld wireless telephone while operating a motor vehicle.

23124 VC - This law prohibits drivers under the age of 18 from using a wireless telephone or a hands-free device while operating a motor vehicle.


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Helmet Laws

21212(a) VC – This law requires all persons under 18 years of age to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle, a non-motorized scooter, a skateboard, or while wearing inline skates or roller skates. Passengers under 18 years old must also wear helmets.

Motorized Scooter Laws

21235 VC – This law requires the motorized scooter operator to be at least 16 years old (no license required) and to wear a helmet. Driving over 15 mph is prohibited, as is driving on the sidewalk and roadways with a speed limit over 25 mph.

Effective July 1, 2008 - Wireless Telephone Laws


If you have questions about the vehicle code laws and their interpretations, please feel free to call the traffic division at the Glendora Police Department (626) 914-8250. Also, let us know if you have any questions about how traffic laws apply to streets in Glendora by e-mailing

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