CVC 21651 Driving On Right Side
Stay within the lines. Which lines?
(a) Whenever a highway has been divided into two or more roadways by means of intermittent barriers or by means of a dividing section of not less than two feet in width, either unpaved or delineated by curbs, double-parallel lines, or other markings on the roadway, it is unlawful to do either of the following:
(1)To drive any vehicle over, upon, or across the dividing section.
(2) To make any left, semicircular, or U-turn with the vehicle on the divided highway, except through an opening in the barrier designated and intended by public authorities for the use of vehicles or through a plainly marked opening in the dividing section.
(b) It is unlawful to drive any vehicle upon a highway, except to the right of an intermittent barrier or a dividing section which separates two or more opposing lanes of traffic.
The High Price of Violating the Line Barrier
While driving a vehicle, crossing the dividing lines of a highway can be extremely dangerous for both the driver doing so and any oncoming traffic. Whether a driver crosses the line for just a few seconds or drives down the wrong side of a divided highway, accidents can happen in the blink of an eye.
That’s why a violation of this code can carry a pretty hefty fine, either one or two points on your driver’s license depending on the actual infraction, and if the violation results in the injury or death of a person, it can call for a sentence of imprisonment as well.
Fighting the Fine
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