VC 21460.5 (c) – Improper Turn From Two-Way Left-Turn Lane
VC 21460.5 (c) A vehicle shall not be driven in a designated two-way left-turn lane except when preparing for or making a left turn from or into a highway or when preparing for or making a U-turn when otherwise permitted by law, and shall not be driven in that lane for more than 200 feet while preparing for and making the turn or while preparing to merge into the adjacent lanes of travel. A left turn or U-turn shall not be made from any other lane where a two-way left-turn lane has been designated.
Improper Turns for violating California Vehicle Code 21460.5 (c) 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 21460.5 (c) 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 21460.5 (c) could be $988 or more.
This is why you should NOT simply pay the fine for VC 21460.5 (c) and plead guilty.