21453. (a) A driver facing a steady circular red signal alone shall stop at a marked limit line, but if none, before entering the crosswalk on the near side of the intersection or, if none, then before entering the intersection, and shall remain stopped until an indication to proceed is shown, except as provided in subdivision (b).
Citations issued for violation of 21453 a vc is one of the most common traffic tickets in California. Red Light tickets for violation of Section 21453 a vc fine amount is $490 and can be successfully contested and dismissed. These California traffic tickets may be issued by an officer or by the red light photo enforcement program. The citations issued through the Automated Enforcement Systems
operated by private companies in conjunction with the various cities are becoming more common as the various municipalities see these tickets as a potential revenue stream.