V C Section 42030.1 Declared Gross Vehicle Weight Limit Violations Penalties

Declared Gross Vehicle Weight Limit Violations: Penalties

42030.1.   (a) Every person convicted of a violation of any declared gross vehicle weight limitation provision of this code, shall be punished by a fine that equals the amounts specified in the following table:

[Fines imposed for a conviction of a violation of operating a vehicle in excess of it's declared gross vehicle weight.]*
Pounds in Excess of the Declared Gross Vehicle Weight Fine
1,001-1,500$ 250
1,501-2,000300
2,001-2,500350
2,501-3,000400
3,001-3,500450
3,501-4,000500
4,001-4,500550
4,501-5,000600
5,001-6,000700
6,001-7,000800
7,001-8,000900
8,001-10,0001,000
10,001 and over2,000

(b) No part of the penalties prescribed by this section shall be suspended for a conviction of any of the following:

(1) Section 40001 for requiring operation of a vehicle upon a highway in violation of any provision referred to in this section.

(2) Any provision referred to in this section when a second or subsequent conviction of a violation thereof occurs within three years immediately preceding the violation charged.

*The bracketed information has been added editorially to meet accessibility requirements and is not part of statute.

Added Sec. 58, Ch. 861, Stats. 2000. Effective September 29, 2000. Operative December 31, 2001.