Ticket for failure to stop at a stop sign in California

Stop Sign

VC 22450 (a) – Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign

Legal Jargon

VC 22450 (a) The driver of any vehicle approaching a stop sign at the entrance to, or within, an intersection shall stop at a limit line, if marked, otherwise before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection.

Stop sign tickets for violating California Vehicle Code 22450 VC are one of the main types of traffic tickets issued by the local police and sheriffs.  These are one of the most common tickets that we fight.

What This Means

Receiving a ticket for failure to stop at a stop sign is a common ticket issued in California. If an officer sees you cross a stop line without coming to a complete and full stop, you will be issued one of these fines. This is considered a moving violation and will result in a point to your driver’s license if you plead guilty.

But you can fight this ticket!

CA Traffic Tickets uses a 2-part system to get these tickets dismissed. We can fight these speeding tickets using common practices.

Pleading guilty to a ticket for failure to stop at a stop sign your interest rates will increase and you will have to pay your fines.

The fine amount for CVC 22450 is $238

In California VC 22450 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 22450 could be $988 or more.

This is why you should NOT simply pay the fine for VC 22450 and plead guilty.