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Of the hundreds of bills enacted this year, and set to become laws on Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol has highlighted some that particularly affect motorists.

“The changes to California’s traffic safety laws are designed to protect the motoring public,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow in a public statement.

“Citizens are encouraged to familiarize themselves with these new laws in advance of the new year. Adhering to the rules of the road may save your life, or the lives of your fellow motorists,” said Farrow.

The following are summaries of some of the new laws taking effect on Tuesday...


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