Code Section

Vehicle Code - VEH


  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )

CHAPTER 1. The Department of Motor Vehicles [1500 - 1825]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )

ARTICLE 3. Records of Department [1800 - 1825]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1959, Ch. 3. )


(a) The record of the department relating to the first proceeding and conviction under Section 1803.5 in any 18-month period for completion of a traffic violator school program is confidential, shall not be disclosed to any person, except a court and as provided for in subdivision (b), and shall be used only for statistical purposes by the department. No violation point count shall be assessed pursuant to Section 12810 if the conviction is confidential.

(b) The record of a conviction described in subdivision (a) shall not be confidential if any of the following circumstances applies:

(1) The person convicted holds a commercial driver’s license as defined by Section 15210.

(2) The person convicted holds a commercial driver’s license in another state, in accordance with Part 383 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

(3) The violation occurred in a commercial motor vehicle, as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 15210.

(4) The conviction would result in a violation point count of more than one point pursuant to Section 12810.

(c) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2011.

(Repealed (in Sec. 2) and added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 599, Sec. 2.5. (AB 2499) Effective January 1, 2011. Section operative July 1, 2011, by its own provisions.)