California highways are dangerous, and there is no need to make them any more so by unsafe driving practices. Hopefully, your child's drivers' education curriculum has underlined this idea, but there is always room for reinforcement of such an important idea.
California police rarely have the power to arrest you for not producing official identification. However, the situations in which they could detain you are common enough that you might benefit from knowing your rights.
No matter where you live, it’s a good idea to be prepared in case of robbery or assault.
California citizens have constitutional rights as well as state privileges that protect them from unreasonable arrest. How an arrested individual gets out of jail varies widely from one situation to another, and it is sometimes impractical or extremely difficult to arrange an immediate release.