VC 21950 (a) – Failure to Yield to Pedestrians in Crosswalk

VC 21950 (a) The driver of a vehicle shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within any marked crosswalk or within any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection, except as otherwise provided in this chapter.

Pedestrian Crosswalk tickets for violating California Vehicle Code 21950 (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 21950 (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 21950 (a) could be $988 or more.

This is why you should NOT simply pay the fine for VC 21950 (a) and plead guilty.