How to Fight a Stop Sign Ticket in California
Whether you are driving through a residential area or some back roads, red octagon-shaped stop signs cover the roadway landscape and are one of the most universally recognized symbols in the nation. Most people recognize the common sense purposes of stop sign tickets and acknowledge that we can’t have cars barreling through intersections increasing the risk of serious collisions.
Did You Get a California Stop Sign Ticket?
But what about the rolling stop? California is known for the “rolling stop” so much so that it is often called a “California stop.” It is ubiquitous in this state; everyone does it and you see it all the time when you are out driving.
Did you know that according to the law if you a roll through a stop sign, even after pausing and looking around before you proceed, you could still be issued a rolling stop sign ticket. The law is clear that you might come to a complete stop. For this reason, fighting a stop sign ticket by saying that you slowed down and everything looked safe and copasetic will not be an effective justification.
Let Ticket Snipers Develop Your Stop Sign Ticket Defense
Ticket Snipers knows how to fight stop sign ticket because we are well versed in defense strategies that have proven to win in the courtroom. Our strategic defenses for how to beat a stop sign ticket might include:
- There was no visible limit line at the intersection. As such you came to a complete stop a bit further back (out of the view of the officer).
- The stop sign itself was obscured through overgrown branches or was defaced.
- The stop sign was newly installed and you did not notice it.
If you choose to go to court by yourself to fight the stop sign ticket, you could get into a back-and-forth dispute with the police officer. A he-said, she-said argument with the police officer, with no supporting evidence or witness statements, is not an effective way of fighting a stop sign ticket. Ninety-nine percent of the time, the judge believes the officer.
Trust Ticket Snipers in fighting a stop sign ticket for you. We know how to win your case and get it dismissed so you don’t have to pay your fines, assessments, or get points on your license. Contact us today at (800) 985-8978 to get your stop sign ticket tossed.
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