Littering on a Highway

California Vehicle Code (CVC) § 23112

Officer issuing Littering on a Highway in California

A Littering on a Highway ticket will cost you $1000 in fines plus $1,000+ in insurance hikes and penalties.

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California Vehicle Code 23112

Let’s face it mistakes happen, sometimes drivers are absent minded and throw things out the window not thinking about the consequences. The Don’t Be a Litterbug campaign was memorable and unforgettable with catch phrases to assist a driver in remembering not to litter but not everyone remembers the campaign or the message.

What does the California Code say about Littering on a highway?

CVC Section 23112 inform drivers of a registered vehicle that it is illegal to deposit or toss wire, nail, can, glass, garbage, bottle, paper, or any substance that may damage or injure the roadway. This includes items that are nauseous, offensive of any kind, or noisome. No driver is permitted to dump, deposit, place or cause dirt, garbage, rocks, refuse on a highway without authorization from the state or local agency that has jurisdiction over that highway.

Have you received a California Traffic Ticket for Littering on a highway?

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What is the punishment for a California Traffic Ticket for Littering on highway?

The fine for a California traffic ticket for “littering” is up to $1,000 and up to 24 hours of cleaning graffiti or picking up litter depending on the number of offenses. You could plead guilty and pay the fine; however, your automobile insurance could increase for up to three years. Besides that who doesn’t want to keep their driving record squeaky clean. Therefore, a California traffic ticket under this section can be very costly in the long term.

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