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California’s 2019 Traffic Laws & Fines

Jan18
Traffic Fine Rule (Violation) Fine
Forgot to bring a driver's license
$214
Forgot to change the address (more than ten days)
$214
Uninsured car in accident
$796 and’ driver's license revoke for 4 years
Did not stop at red light or turning right
$533
Crossing double yellow line
$425
Violation of the turn or turn around
$284
Stop sign but did not stop
$284
Pass the flashing light of school bus
$675
Stop at the bus stop
$976
Not wearing a seat belt
$160
Driving with high bim light (from 30 points)
$382
Child did not wear a seat belt or not in a child seat
$436
Covering car door
$178
Driving with headphones on
$178
Speeding 1-15 miles $224
Speeding 16-25 miles $338
usually the police determined that speeding is over 5 miles.4
On rainy day it is not allowed to exceed 65 miles. With fog, the speed of car should be slower than usually.
Talking on cell phone first time $76, second time $190, same penalty even if you are just holding the cell phone in your hand!

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2017 California Vehicle Code QWIK-CODE: Law Summaries

California Vehicle Code 2017

Aug15

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

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Happy July 4th!

Jul01

Our 4 tips on interacting with law enforcement

Fix-A-Ticket: 4th of JulyJuly 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

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YOU ARE SCHEDULED FOR TRIAL – WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Jun08

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

Summer, Road Trips and Staying Safe

Jun02

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:

  1. check your

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High Traffic Fines in California

Apr23

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

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Drunk Driving – It’s Just Not Worth It

Apr23

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

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8 Safe Driving Tips For Teenage Drivers

Feb12

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

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The History of Speeding Tickets

Feb12

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

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Why a Safe Driving Record Means Lower Car Insurance Rates

Feb12

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,

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