How to Beat a Butte County Traffic Ticket

You can fight Butte traffic tickets by getting them dismissed much easier than you may think. In Butte, California, drivers are allowed to contest a traffic ticket using a Trial by Written Declaration. This is best way to fight a traffic ticket without going to an Butte courthouse or hiring an expensive Butte traffic ticket lawyer. We have found this to be the best way to contest a California traffic ticket, period.

This option is available to every driver who receives a traffic ticket in Butte, California. In fact, if you turn over your traffic ticket you will see that a Trial by Written Declaration is listed right on the back of your ticket as one way to fight it. This process has been around since 1978 to avoid having to pay traffic ticket fines.

TicketBust has been helping California drivers prepare Trial by Written Declaration’s for over 18 years. In fact, tens of thousands of vehicle tickets in California have been contested using our system. We are the original traffic ticket fighter and the TicketBust system has been developed specifically to prepare all your documents properly based on how you answer a few questions. This way you can fight your ticket, knowing you have maximized your chances of having the court dismiss your Butte County traffic ticket.

When you contest a ticket using a Trial by Written Declaration not only don’t you need to go to court, but you don’t even need to take traffic school if the ticket is dismissed. If the ticket is dismissed, no point will appear on your driving record and the bail will be refunded to you in full. If the ticket is not dismissed and you are eligible for traffic school, then you should still be eligible after a Trial by Written Declaration.

TicketBust service will prepare your full defense package for you, which includes your Trial by Written Declaration and all the defense documents required by Butte traffic court.

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Common Traffic Tickets in Butte County

California Violation Code 22406 – Exceeding 55 mph commercial truck driver speed or speed while towing.

You may be surprised to know that commercial truck drivers include a much larger group than just “big rigs”.  The list includes: a motortruck or truck tractor with 3+ axles or that is towing another vehicle, a passenger vehicle, school bus, farm labor vehicle with passengers, any vehicle transporting explosives, or a trailer bus.

California Violation Code 21453(a) – Passing limit line on red light.

Did you know that you aren’t allowed to pass the white limit line when you are stopped at an intersection? From our experience, this can be a common ticket issued in the county of Butte, so be on the lookout and stay behind that solid white line.

California Violation Code 21655.5 – Driving solo in a carpool lane.

It’s likely no surprise that if you are in a HOV lane that requires 2 or more people in it, by yourself, you’re going to get a ticket. That’s pretty self-explanatory.

If you find yourself having received a traffic ticket in Butte, give us a call or fill out our form to see how we can help!

About Butte County

How to Beat a Butte County Traffic Ticket

Butte County was one of the original 27 counties in California, created February 18, 1850. Named for the prominent valley landform, the Sutter Buttes, Butte County originally also encompassed present day Lassen, Sutter, Tehama, Glenn and Plumas Counties. The county encompasses 1,636 square miles of land spanning from 90 to over 7,800 feet above sea level. Located along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the steep slopes make the area the opportune location for hydroelectric power plants.

The majority of Butte County’s 220,000 residents live in one of five towns or cities; Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville, or Paradise. Butte County is committed to protecting and enhancing agriculture as the backbone of the local economy. The area is known for producing walnuts and almonds which make up over 90,000 acres of the 107,000 Fruit and Nut crop acreage in the area.

Butte County is home of the California State University, Chico, Lake Oroville, and the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company. It also has been seen in various films including Gone with the Wind, Friendly Persuasion, The Klansman, and The Adventures of Robin Hood.

Butte County Traffic Courthouses

Butte County Superior Court – 1 Court Street, Oroville, CA 95965

Butte County Sperior Court, North Butte County Courthouse – 1775 Concord Ave, Chico, CA 95928

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