VC 22406 (a) No person may drive any of the following vehicles on a highway at a speed in excess of 55 miles per hour:
(a) A motortruck or truck tractor having three or more axles or any motortruck or truck tractor drawing any other vehicle.
Speeding tickets for violating California Vehicle Code 22406 a VC are one of the main types of traffic tickets issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP. These are the most common tickets that we fight for Commercial Truck Drivers with a CDL.
The fine amounts for CVC 22406 (a) are $285.00
In California VC 21655.8 (a) carries 1.5 DMV points 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. These are very common tickets that we fight often.
CDL holders should always fight their tickets to keep their driving record clean. Too many tickets can lead to termination of employment and difficulty finding future employment.
The total cost if you just pay your ticket for VC 22406 (a) could be $1000 or more.
This is why you should NOT simply pay the fine for VC 22406 (a) and plead guilty.