VC 21951 – Overtaking Vehicles Stopped for Pedestrians
VC 21951 Whenever any vehicle has stopped at a marked crosswalk or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a pedestrian to cross the roadway the driver of any other vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.
Tickets for violating California Vehicle Code 21951 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 $490.00
In California VC 21951 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 21951 could be $1,240 or more.
This is why you should NOT simply pay the fine for VC 21951 and plead guilty.