21453 a VC – California Vehicle Code 21453 (a)
21453(a) VC – Passing Limit Line on Red Light
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California Violation Code 21453(a)
California Violation Code 21453(a); So, you’ve got a red light ticket? Ticketbust can help you fight it.
Definition of California Vehicle Code 21453 a vc
(a) A driver facing a steady circular red signal alone shall stop at a marked limit line, but if none, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, if none, then before entering the intersection, and shall remain stopped until an indication to proceed is shown, except as provided in subdivision (b) or you are out of CVC 21453 a compliance.
(b) Except when a sign is in place prohibiting a turn, a driver, after stopping as required by subdivision (a), facing a steady circular red signal, may turn right, or turn left from a one-way street onto a one-way street. A driver making that turn shall yield the right-of- way to pedestrians lawfully within an adjacent crosswalk and to any vehicle that has approached or is approaching so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard to the driver, and shall continue to yield the right-of-way to that vehicle until the driver can proceed with reasonable safety.
(c) A driver facing a steady red arrow signal shall not enter the intersection to make the movement indicated by the arrow and, unless entering the intersection to make a movement permitted by another signal, shall stop at a clearly marked limit line, but if none, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection, or if none, then before entering the intersection, and shall remain stopped until an indication permitting movement is shown.
(d) Unless otherwise directed by a pedestrian control signal as provided in Section 21456, a pedestrian facing a steady circular red or red arrow signal shall not enter the roadway.
21453 a vc Fine Amount
VC 21453 violation fine is $490. However, the actual cost of this traffic ticket can be much higher than just the court imposed fine.
If you just pay the traffic ticket, a 1 point will be added to your driving record and can stay there for 3 more years. Think about it, depending on how many points you have on your driving record and who you use for your auto insurance, the true cost of this one traffic ticket on your driving record could end up being $2,700 or more over 3 years.
You may also want to keep in mind that if you have 4 points on your driving record in on year, or 6 points in 2 years, or 8 points in 3 years, the DMV will suspend your driver’s license. If this happens due to CVC red light citation, you can bet it will cost you a lot more in possible lost wages, court fines, and other personal expenses due to the lack of having a valid driver’s licenses.
The estimated total court fine for vehicle code 21453 a vc, passing limit line on red light, will vary based on the additional county and city fees added on to the State fine for this ticket.
A Trial by Written Declaration
A trial by written declaration is contesting your ticket in writing instead of going to court. This not only saves you time but if ticket is dismissed, there are NO points and NO fines. Keeping your driving record spotless.
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