On northbound Interstate 680 right after I-580, signs list a carpool ticket as costing $360. Then on 680 in Contra Costa County it's $381. … New signs on Interstate 880 in San Jose say a carpool ticket would cost a cheater $491. …
Accordingly, how much is a ticket for being in the HOV lane?
Fines / Bond Schedule
|Description||New Window Fine with Court Costs|
|HOV Lane Violation||$179.00|
|Seat Belt - Child/Safety Seat 1st Violation||$204.00|
|No Driver's License||$209.00|
|Failure To Eastablish Financial Responsibility||$279.00|
Is a carpool ticket a point on your record?
For first time offenders who are illegally in the carpool lane and charged with violating CVC 21655.5b, the minimum fine is $481. Wrongful use of the carpool lane is not a moving violation and no points will be assessed to your drivers' license.
How much is a ticket for driving in the carpool lane in California?
In California, if you violate California Vehicle Code Section 21655.5 by driving illegally in the carpool lane, you face expensive fines. Your punishment will be a minimum fine of $481, including fees and penalty assessments.