Klamath-Trinity Joint Unified School District

11800 State Highway 96
Hoopa, CA 95546
530.625.5600 Phone
530.625.5611 Fax

Violations & Codes

What happens if you run the red lights?

Vehicle Code 22454 states:

If a vehicle was observed overtaking a school blarge product photous in violation of subdivision (a), and the driver of the school bus witnessed the violation, the driver may, within 24 hours, report the violation and furnish the vehicle license plate number and description and the time and place of the violation to the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction of the offense.

That law enforcement agency shall issue a letter of warning prepared in accordance with paragraph (2) with respect to the alleged violation to the registered owner of the vehicle. The issuance of a warning letter under this paragraph shall not be entered on the driving record of the person to whom it is issued, but does not precluded the imposition of any other applicable penalty.

Vehicle Code 22454.5 states:

A person convicted of a first violation of Section 22454 shall be punished by fine of not less than one hundred fifty dollars ($150) or more than two hundred fifty dollars ($250). A person convicted of a second separate violation of Section 22454 shall be punished by a fine of not less than five hundred dollars ($500) or more than one thousand dollars ($1000). If a person is convicted of a third or subsequent violation of Section 22454 and the offense occurred within three years of two or more separate violations of Section 22454, the Department of Motor Vehicles shall suspend the person's privilege to operate a motor vehicle for one year.