A number of new laws will directly effect drivers in California beginning January 1. Department of Motor Vehicle Spokesperson, Marty Geenstein, says the laws cover a variety of issues. Car dealerships will now provide a paper based- license plates upon the sale of a vehicle.
Greenspan says the law will now require drivers with multiple DUIs or cause adn injury or death while DUI, will need to install ignistion interlock devices on their vehicles.
Another change in law, Juvenile courts will no longer be able to delay or suspend a minor’s license for being a chronic truant. And regarding electric cars and low-emmisiion vehicles, owners may no longer be able to use the Carpools lanes. Vehicles issued a green or white decal will expire on 2019. Owners of cars purchased after 2017 may apply for a two year extension. A law allowing appliants to select male, female, or non-binary as their gender is also new for 2019.