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New Year, New Driving Laws Go Into Effect

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January 1 is right around the corner, and for California drivers, that means a slew of new laws go into effect. The California Highway Patrol sent out a reminder and details about all of the state's new traffic laws that will govern the roads and their drivers starting with the turn of the calendar.

The new laws cover age-specific permitting and licensing for motorcyclists, an extension for the low-emissions vehicle yellow and white HOV lane stickers, video cameras in cars, Blue Alerts, mobile billboards, and more. Check out a full breakdown of each of the new laws to see which ones will affect you.