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2017 California Vehicle Code QWIK-CODE: Law Summaries

California Vehicle Code 2017

Aug 15
According to the California Department of Vehicles, the California Vehicle Code is a rulebook containing all traffic laws. The California DMV sells it, but you can get this nearly 1000-page reference for free online. The California Vehicle Code covers everything to do with the rules of the roads and driving, including: Registration and titling

Happy July 4th!

Jul 01
Our 4 tips on interacting with law enforcement July 4th weekend is just around the corner and that means fireworks, BBQs, and pool parties. It also means increased law enforcement patrols. So, we thought we would provide our clients a few tips on how best to interact with law enforcement

YOU ARE SCHEDULED FOR TRIAL – WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Jun 08
As a Courtesy to our Clients and Future Clients, we have posted the following FAQ released by the Superior Court of California. HOW LONG WILL MY TRIAL TAKE? • Although most trials proceed quickly, there are usually many trials on calendar. Plan to arrive 30 minutes early and to spend

Summer, Road Trips and Staying Safe

Jun 02
Memorial Day has just passed and that means time to gas up the car and go on a Summer road trip. Here are a few tips for staying safe while driving and possibly avoiding a traffic ticket along the way: check your tires, and lights. Make sure your tires are

High Traffic Fines in California

Apr 23
According to the California DMV… “Traffic fines in California are difficult to pinpoint due to additional penalty assessment fees and surcharges that vary by county. Consequently, a traffic ticket with a $35 base fine may actually cost you $146. For help with fee explanations contact the county court listed on

Drunk Driving – It’s Just Not Worth It

Apr 23
In California, over 2,500 sobriety checkpoints are conducted each year. These roadblocks are intended to help to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the road and are commonly held on holidays or on days of events when people are more likely to be drinking, such as the Super Bowl.

8 Safe Driving Tips For Teenage Drivers

Feb 12
it’s a fact. Teenage drivers account for more auto accidents than any other age group. So, if you’re a teen driver, does that mean you should just stay home all the time? Take public transportation? Beg an older driver to take you to your destination? Not necessarily. By practicing these

The History of Speeding Tickets

Feb 12
Do you know where the first speeding ticket originated? Do you know just how many speeding tickets American’s get each year? You may be surprised. The premier speeding ticket was awarded to a lead-footed New York City taxi driver on May 20, 1899. Yes, that’s approximately 115 years ago. What

Why a Safe Driving Record Means Lower Car Insurance Rates

Feb 12
What you Drive, How you Drive and Where you Live can affect what you pay for auto insurance. Learn how your driving record and insurance are connected. Knowing “what to do” if a bad driving record impacts your insurance rate, can save you Time & Money. Believe it or not,

Own the Night: 3 Tips for Driving After Dark

Feb 12
Traffic death rates are three times greater at night than during the day, according to the National Safety Council. Yet many of us are unaware of night driving’s special hazards or don’t know effective ways to deal with them.Driving at night is more of a challenge than many people think.

Holiday Safe-Driving Tips

Feb 11
Holiday events and celebrations can be exciting times for family and friends to get together. But, get-togethers with family and friends can turn into tragedies when people are killed or injured in traffic crashes. As the holiday season is approaching, motorists need to be mindful of actions that will make

Top 10 Survival Tips for Holiday Travel

Feb 11
Wherever you’re heading… if you’re traveling during the holiday season, you need to realize that everyone else in the world is, too. But don’t let invasive security scanners, terrible drivers and long lines at airports get you down. We’re giving you tips to survive the holiday travel season without a

Winter Driving Tips

Feb 11
Severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. If you plan on traveling during the winter, it pays to prepare your vehicle for winter driving including having winter car supplies. Whatever your Winter holiday plans,

Teen Driving: “Don’t Text and Drive”

Feb 11
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. Texting while Driving increases the risk of getting into a crash by 23 times. Compare that to those who don’t text and drive. For drivers 19 years old or younger involved in fatal crashes, 11% were reported as

Self-Driving Cars Rewriting Rules of the Road

Feb 11
No more driving tickets? The times are changing as technology runs rampant. States are passing laws allowing driverless cars, but they are finding it’s not easy to write rules of the road for vehicles with no steering wheel or pedals. Tech giant Google expects to roll out 100 prototype self-driving

Speeding Tickets

Feb 10
The Best Speeding Ticket Lawyers Are At Fix-A-Ticket Speeding tickets have hefty Fines and Penalties! They are all the more expensive when they affect your driving record, potentially putting your ability to work in danger.  When you hire Fix-A-Ticket to go to court, we stand-up for your Rights, giving the best chance at beating

Reckless Driving

Feb 10
Reckless driving is a misdemeanor in the state of California. Reckless driving occurs when a driver operates a vehicle without regard for anyone or anything around the moving vehicle’s proximity.  In California, Reckless Driving is considered a Misdemeanor Offense.  This means that the citing officer can issue a ticket or

Personal Injury

Feb 10
Personal Injury / Auto Accidents Personal Injury If negligence has caused you to suffer physical, emotional and/or financial hardship, Attorney Jason R. Miller will work hard to help you protect your rights.  He will make sure that you receive the compensation that you deserve so that you can go on

Driving Without a License

Feb 10
Driving without a driver’s license is a criminal offense in California. For a driver’s license to be Valid, it doesn’t necessarily have to be issued by the California Department of Vehicles. It must be: (1) valid in the state of your residence and (2) for the type of vehicle you