It is legal to drive with an open container of alcohol in your vehicle if you are over 21 and the container is
- In the trunk
- In the back seat
- In a locked glove compartment
A container of liquor, beer, or wine carried inside the vehicle must be full, sealed, and unopened. Otherwise, it must be in the trunk or in a place where passengers do not sit. Keeping an opened alcoholic drink in the glove compartment is specifically against the law in California.If you are under 21 years of age, you may not have beer, wine or liquor in your vehicle unless accompanied by a parent or other person as specified by law. The law specifies: parent, responsible adult relative, any other adult designated by the parent, or legal guardian.
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