What is the cost of 21703 vc violation in California
Following Too Closely Prohibited
21703 vc Fine $234.00 DMV Point 1 (2012)
The fine for violation of California vehicle code section 21703 vc is $234. The DMV point for violation of section 21703vc is 1 point. Basically, it is a violation of section 21703 vc for a driver to follow another vehicle more closely than it is reasonable or prudent. The important words in 21703 vc are reasonable or prudent which makes the enforcement of 21703 vc arbitrary or subjective depending the enforcement officer’s judgement.The best way to beat a traffic ticket for 21703 vc is to question the Officer’s judgement of the situation. Our traffic ticket expert are very familiar with 21703 vc defenses that work in traffic court.
The cost for violation of 21703 vc is much higher than the imposed $234 fine due to the 1 DMV point that will appear on the driver’s DMV record resulting in an increase for the insurance premium for 3 to 5 years. Therefore, to calculate the actual cost of 21703 vc traffic ticket one must take into account the $234 fine as well as the increase in the insurance premium for the 3 to 5 year period. To learn how to fight a traffic ticket for 21703 vc click on the highlighted link.
The following is the California vehicle code section 21703:
21703. The driver of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicle and the traffic upon, and the condition of, the roadway.