I was second in line to make a left turn from a left turn center lane. The car in front of me waited through 3 runs of traffic never making the turn though there were many opportunities to do so. Tired of waiting for him, I honked at him to move already. He moved forward past the point of being able to make the turn anymore and motioned at me to go ahead from in his vechicle. I moved my car forward, since now there was room to do so and safely, made the turn crossing the street into the driveway. A Police officer in the parking lot gave me a ticket for being on the wrong side of the road. - 21650 vc (California) . Can I beat this?We were both in a left turn center lane (5 lane street). I was behind him as he was car #1, I was #2 (both in the same lane) to make a left turn. He opted to not make the turn and moved traveling slightly forward in the center lane but past the point to physically make that turn without going into a ditch but it gave me the room and opportunity to make the turn. So I turned and then got a ticket for being on the wrong side of the road??
Did you drive in the left lane to pass him and then make the turn? Or did you turn into a different area than where he was going. I feel like I need a visual diagram to be able to answer your question. Whether you can beat this really depends on some facts not elaborated upon here. You may have a chance to beat this. You should consult an attorney. Good luck!
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