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Spotlight: Types of Traffic Tickets

    While the California vehicle code has over 1,000 pages, there are certainly many reasons you could find yourself pulled over by a police officer when traveling our roadways. From moving violations such as speeding tickets to a busted taillight when...

Spotlight: California Vehicle TV Laws

    This article shines a spotlight on the California laws regarding use of TV monitors in your vehicle. Its amazing to think how far technology has come, and while its not illegal to operate a TV monitor in your vehicle, it does need to be properly...

Spotlight: Traffic School

    There are generally three different traffic tickets for which you may be cited: Parking Ticket Infraction Traffic Ticket Misdemeanor Traffic Ticket   But only one of these will allow you the opportunity to attend traffic school in order to prevent...

Spotlight: Speeding Over 100mph

    While it may be true that the majority of the public does tend to travel over the posted speed limit, in California, it could be considered a misdemeanor and a serious offense in the eyes of the law. This is because of the recklessness of this behavior...

Spotlight: Sideshow Definition and Penalties

    The 2022 new year has brought with it new legislation in California traffic safety laws and this article has its spotlight on stiffer penalties for sideshow exhibition of speed. Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into effect Assembly Bill (AB) 3, Fong...

Spotlight: California Seat Belt Laws

    This article will spotlight the California laws regarding use of a driver’s seat belt while operating a vehicle. In 2005, the California “Click it, or Ticket” campaign was launched and law enforcement has since seen a rise in the use of seat belts. An...

Spotlight: New 2021 California Traffic Laws

    Just in case you weren’t aware, there were a few new traffic laws that went into effect in January 2021. So just to make sure you start the New Year off well informed, we’ve highlighted them for you in this article.   Law For Good Samaritans To Help...

Spotlight: Red Light Camera Tickets

    In case you were wondering, “Are red light camera tickets even legal?” The answer can be found in the California Vehicle Code 21455.5 covering Offenses Relating to Traffic Devices, which states: “The limit line, the intersection, or a place designated in...

Spotlight: Racial Profiling and Traffic Violations

    According to a June 2021 report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), analyzed data showed that fatalities from traffic accidents over a five year period from 2015 to 2019, disproportionately affect Black, Indigenous, and People of Color....

Spotlight: Popular Speeding Tickets

    In California the cost of living is considered higher than most other cities so getting a traffic ticket can really put a huge dent in your ordinary budget. Speeding is one of the top traffic tickets you might receive on California roadways for a number...

Spotlight: Parking Tickets Resume in Los Angeles

    Ticketing in the city of Los Angeles resumed on October 15, 2020, after a hiatus due to the current pandemic. Ticketing was suspended to make life a little easier for residents to stay at home and work without accumulating citations. While Los Angeles...

Spotlight: Neon Underglow Lights

    In this article we’re putting the spotlight on California laws regarding the popularity of underglow lights and what it means for car enthusiasts who may be a little too over the top when it comes to adding some cool to their ride. There are various laws...

Spotlight: California Laws on Lightbars

    This article hopes to shed some light on the California vehicle laws for lightbar installation and usage. While it is glaringly obvious that installing a forward-facing lightbar of red and blue lights in any state is illegal for the simple fact that said...

Spotlight: California Laser Jammer Device Laws

    While police officers utilize two different types of speed detecting devices, either a police speed gun - aka police lidars, or standard police radars, it’s important to know that use of a radar jamming device to scramble the police speed detectors are...

Spotlight: Holiday Traffic Tips

    While holiday traffic can be unbearable in such traffic hotspots as Los Angeles, don’t become a Grinch this season and refresh your thoughts with these calming tips for driving during holiday traffic.   To avoid those red and blue lights you don’t...

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