VC 21802 (a) – Failure to Yield Right-of-Way

VC 21802 (a) The driver of any vehicle approaching a stop sign at the entrance to, or within, an intersection shall stop as required by Section 22450. The driver shall then yield the right-of-way to any vehicles which have approached from another highway, or which are approaching so closely as to constitute an immediate hazard, and shall continue to yield the right-of-way to those vehicles until he or she can proceed with reasonable safety.

Failure to Yield Right-of-Way tickets for violating California Vehicle Code 21802 (a) VC are common tickets issued by local police and sheriffs and Highway Patrol.  These are good tickets to fight and our attorneys have many ways of beating these.

The fine amount for these tickets is $238.00

In California VC 21802 (a) carries one DMV point which stays on your driving record for 3 years.  Each DMV point costs approximately $750 in increased insurance premiums over 3 years plus the cost of the fine amount.

The total cost if you just pay your ticket for VC 21802 (a) could be $988 or more.

This is why you should NOT simply pay the fine for VC 21802 (a) and plead guilty.