VC 22102 – Illegal U-Turn in a Business District

VC 22102 No person in a business district shall make a U-turn, except at an intersection, or on a divided highway where an opening has been provided in accordance with Section 21651. This turning movement shall be made as close as practicable to the extreme left-hand edge of the lanes moving in the driver’s direction of travel immediately prior to the initiation of the turning movement, when more than one lane in the direction of travel is present.

Illegal U-Turns for violating California Vehicle Code 22102 VC are common tickets issued by local police and sheriffs.  These are good tickets to fight and our attorneys have many ways of beating these.

The fine amount for these tickets is $238.00

In California VC 22102 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 22102 could be $988 or more.

This is why you should NOT simply pay the fine for VC 22102 and plead guilty.