Unsafe Passing on the Right Shoulder Ticket – CVC 21755

If you have received a traffic citation for an unsafe passing on the right shoulder AKA “the driving on the shoulder ticket”, iTicket Fight can get your ticket dismissed + a full refund for your alleged violation. No traffic fine, no court appearance, no points on your record, and no traffic school. To get started, tell us more about the details of your alleged offense.

Pass On Right Safely [VC 21755] aka Driving on Shoulder Ticket

(a) The driver of a vehicle may overtake and pass another vehicle upon the right only under conditions permitting that movement in safety.  In no event shall that movement be made by driving off the paved or main-traveled portion of the roadway.

(b) This section does not prohibit the use of a bicycle in a bicycle lane or on a shoulder.

How much does a traffic ticket cost for driving on the shoulder in California?

The cost of fines + related fees for a ticket for unsafely overtaking a vehicle on the right in California is usually starts off at $238.00.

*All estimates include base fine, mandatory 20% California surcharge, and penalty fees and assessments.

Can you pass a vehicle on the right?

Contrary to popular belief, you can pass a vehicle on the right in California under the following circumstances:

  • If you are on a one-way road and:
    • The road has two lanes in the same direction.
    • You are on a divided highway with traffic moving in the same direction on each side.
  • If the car in front of you is making a left turn.

In all of these situations, it’s completely legal to pass a vehicle on the right so long as you do not go off the paved roadway. Nonetheless, even if you received a citation for CVC 21755, the verdict is not in yet and you can still get your ticket dismissed.

Answers to common questions about passing on the right

What is CVC 21755 (a)

California Vehicle Code 21755 (a) means that you can only pass another vehicle on the right when it is safe to do so. Further, you can’t pass on the right by driving off the paved roadway, including driving on the shoulder to get past another vehicle.

What is CVC 21755 (b)

California Vehicle Code 21755 (b) means that you cannot use a bicycle in a bicycle lane or on a shoulder (also referenced as CVC 21209).

Points on Your Record

The number of points added to your driving record depends on several factors including repeat offenses and other details. CVC 21755 “unsafe passing on the right” places a minimum of one point on your driving record. Once you have a point on your driving record, it will remain on your record for 3 years.

How to Fight an Unsafe Passing on the Right Ticket?

Fighting CVC 21755 is as simple as telling us what happened during the alleged citation. That’s it, we handle the hard part, preparing everything you need to beat your traffic ticket for driving on the right shoulder or unsafe passing on the right; no court appearances, no points, and no traffic school!

The best part, you get a 100% refund from your local court if the traffic ticket is dismissed. In the event that we do not dismiss your ticket, you get a full refund on the services you paid for with iTicket Fight less $20 administrative fee.

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