Full Statute Name: West's Annotated California Codes. Vehicle Code. Division 11. Rules of the Road. Chapter 3. Driving, Overtaking, and Passing. Article 3. Overtaking and Passing. § 21759. Caution in passing animals
Primary Citation: West's Ann. Cal. Vehicle Code § 21759 Country of Origin: United StatesLast Checked: January, 2021Alternate Citation: CA VEHICLE § 21759Date Adopted: 1959Historical:
This California law provides that the driver of any vehicle that approaches a horse drawn vehicle, any ridden animal, or livestock must exercise proper control of his vehicle and shall reduce speed or stop as may appear necessary to avoid frightening the animal and to insure safety of the person in charge of the animal.
The driver of any vehicle approaching any horse drawn vehicle, any ridden animal, or any livestock shall exercise proper control of his vehicle and shall reduce speed or stop as may appear necessary or as may be signalled or otherwise requested by any person driving, riding or in charge of the animal or livestock in order to avoid frightening and to safeguard the animal or livestock and to insure the safety of any person driving or riding the animal or in charge of the livestock.