All Vehicle Code
violations are Infractions (I) unless otherwise noted.
21453(a) VC - Failure to stop behind limit line for red traffic
21456(b) VC - Pedestrian crossing against "don't walk" or "wait"
21461(a) VC - Failure to obey signs and signals (I)
21461.5 VC - Pedestrian fail to stop for railroad crossing signal
21651(a) VC - Driving vehicle over or upon center divider (I)
21752 VC - Passing at a grade crossing (I)
21950(a) VC - Driver failing to yield to pedestrian in a crosswalk
21955 VC - Pedestrian crossing between signal controlled
22101(d) VC - Failure to obey an official traffic control device (I)
22450 VC - Failure to stop at limit line of stop sign at entrance or
within a railroad crossing (I)
22451(a) VC - Failure to stop at activated railroad crossing signal
22452(b) VC - Special vehicles (buses, hazmat carriers, tank trucks)
failing to stop more than 15 feet from tracks before crossing (I)
22521 VC - Parking within 7 1/2 feet of a railroad track (I)
22526(c) VC - Blocking rail crossing (I)
Transit Related Infractions
602.7 PC - Peddling without permission of transit authority.
640(b)(1) PC- Evade fare.
640(b)(2) PC - Misuse fare media.
640(b)(3) PC - Play sound equipment
640(b)(4) PC - Smoke eat or drink on board system.
640(b)(5) PC - Spit on system.
640(b)(6) PC - Boisterous or unruly on board system.
640(b)(6)(11)(A) PC - Unauthorized use of a discount ticket.
374.4(a) PC - Littering.
Reference and Authority Sections
7656 Public Utilities Code - Passenger must display ticket on
request, failure to do so may result in ejection.
8226 Public Utilities Code - Railroads may appoint police officers,
commissioned by the Governor.
2188 Civil Code - Ejection authorized for violation of system rules.
12953 VC - Crew members not required to present driver's license at
scene of collision, nor may citation be written against crew
member's driver's license involving the operation of the train.
13201 VC - Allows court to suspend driver's license of a violator of
22656 VC - Peace officer may order any vehicle parked on or within 7
1/2 feet of railroad track to be towed and stored.
Rail Related Penal Code Sections
148.1(A) PC - False bomb report (F)
212.5(a) PC - Robbery of a transit passenger (F)
214 PC - Train robbery (F)
218 PC - Train wrecking (attempt)(F)
219 PC - Wrecking or derailing a train (F)
219.1 PC - Throw object at common carrier vehicle (includes train)
with intent to wreck or cause bodily harm (F)
219.2 PC - Shoot missile or throw hard object at train (M or F if
241.3 PC - Assault on transit personnel or passenger (M)
243.3 PC - Battery on transit personnel or passenger (M or F)
245.2 PC - Assault with deadly weapon on transit personnel or
369(d) PC - Fail to close gates at private railroad crossing (M)
369(g) PC - Drive vehicle on railroad track or right of way (M)
369(h) PC - Signs or lights tending to mislead railroad employees
and endanger safety (M)
369(i) PC - Interfere with railroad operation, includes trespassing
374.3(a) PC - Illegal dumping (M)
374.8(b) PC - Dumping hazardous substance (M or F)
402(c) PC - Interfering with personnel at the scene of an emergency
481.1(a) PC - Fare media; counterfeit, forge or alter (F)
481.1(b) PC - Possess counterfeit, altered fare media (M)
483 PC - Common carrier tickets, sales to persons not entitled to
555 PC - Trespass on posted (every 600 feet) railroad or transit
555.1 PC - Tear down, deface or destroy any sign posted in
accordance with 553, 554 and 554.1 PC (M)
556.1 PC - Unlawfully placing or maintaining a sign on private
587.2 PC - Placing objects on rails (M or F)
587(a) PC - Tamper with air brakes or safety equipment, includes
signs and signals (M)
587(b) PC - Trespass on a railroad train (M)
587(c) PC - Evade railroad fare (M)
587.1(a) PC - Move a locomotive without permission (M)
587.1(b) PC - Moving a locomotive without permission creating a
likelihood of injury (F)
590 PC - Tamper with milepost marker (M)
594 PC - Vandalism (M or F)
594.1(a) PC - Minor possessing aerosol paint can (M)
594.2 PC - Possess etching device with intent to deface property (M)
12303.1 PC - Carrying or placing destructive device aboard a train
or any vehicle transporting passengers for hire.
CALIFORNIA STATE CODES