What is the cost or fine for 21655.8 a vc violation in California
Driving Over Double Lines of Preferential Lanes
21655.8 a vc Fine $480 DMV Point 1 (2012)

21655.8 a vcThe fine for violation of California vehicle code section 21655.8 a vc is $480. The DMV point for violation of section 21655.8a vc is 1 point. Basically, it is a violation of section 21655.8 a vc to cross over double parallel lines to enter or exit a carpool lane. There are many ways to prepare a defense for violation of 21655.8 a vc. However, each and everyone of these defenses will be different based on each situation.

The true cost for violation of cvc 21655.8 a is much higher than the $480 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 21655.8a vc traffic ticket one must take into account the $480 fine as well as the increase in the insurance premium for the 3 to 5 year period.  If you want to know how to fight a traffic ticket for 21655.8 a click on the highlighted link.

The following is the California vehicle code section 21655.8 a:

21655.8  (a) Except as required under subdivision (b), when exclusive or preferential use lanes for high-occupancy vehicles are established pursuant to Section 21655.5 and double parallel solid lines are in place to the right thereof, no person driving a vehicle may cross over these double lines to enter into or exit from the exclusive or preferential use lanes, and entrance or exit may be made only in areas designated for these purposes or where a single broken line is in place to the right of the exclusive or preferential use lanes.

(b) Upon the approach of an authorized emergency vehicle displaying a red light or siren, as specified in Section 21806, a person driving a vehicle in an exclusive or preferential use lane shall exit that lane immediately upon determining that the exit can be accomplished with reasonable safety.

(c) Raised pavement markers may be used to simulate painted lines described in this section.