BMW 1 Series Coupe Forum / 1 Series Convertible Forum (1M / tii / 135i / 128i / Coupe / Cabrio / Hatchback) (BMW E82 E88 128i 130i 135i)
 





 

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-24-2008, 11:00 PM   #1
theanhdy
Major
theanhdy's Avatar
33
Rep
1,085
Posts

 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: SOCAL SFV

iTrader: (7)

Tint ticket VC 26708 (a)(1)

Tint ticket VC 26708 (a)(1)
I got a front windows tint ticket on the 405 South around Long Beach area. The violation code is 26708(a)(1). I assumed it was a fix it ticket but when I looked at the ticket again, the "Correctable Violation" box is checked NO. Is this a moving violation worth 1 point or is it a fix it ticket? Is there a way for me to just pay the fines and keep my tint? How much is this ticket going to cost?
Appreciate 0
      05-24-2008, 11:39 PM   #2
Bizall
Captain
Bizall's Avatar
United_States
11
Rep
807
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 BMW 335i Sedan
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: San Antonio, TX

iTrader: (0)

Sorry to hear about that. I'm not from CA, but good luck getting it resolved.
__________________
2014 BMW 335i M-Sport
JB4/BMS Intake/40% E85 on Map 7
12.49@113mph(Spinning on Continental DWS All-seasons)
Appreciate 0
      05-25-2008, 12:14 PM   #3
Papethova
Brigadier General
Papethova's Avatar
65
Rep
3,038
Posts

 
Drives: '08 135/ '11 1M
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: at Death Valley 127

iTrader: (1)

The officer can check yes or no, its his discretion. I THINK by checking NO it forces you to see a judge to fix it. You could pay the hefty fine and keep your tints on I think.

My experience with a NO check was with no drivers license in my possession and my option was pay $160, or set a date and show my ID to the judge and pay $10. In reality you sit through the trials, the judge goes to his chambers for a break and the clerk and bailiff signed me off after showing them my drivers license. Basically just a hassle, cops who want to make it hard on you do it. When I went to the Sheriffs dept to get it signed off the lady asked what A-hole checked no for you.

Either way its not a moving violation and you dont get a point.
Appreciate 0
      05-25-2008, 01:04 PM   #4
theanhdy
Major
theanhdy's Avatar
33
Rep
1,085
Posts

 
Drives: 135i
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: SOCAL SFV

iTrader: (7)

Thank you. I'll just have to take a day off to go get it signed off.
Appreciate 0
      05-25-2008, 06:25 PM   #5
backtoreality15
Captain
backtoreality15's Avatar
United_States
24
Rep
752
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 135i
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bay Area, CA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheAnhDy View Post
Thank you. I'll just have to take a day off to go get it signed off.
Just wondering, what % tint do you have on the front?
__________________
2011 Le Mans Blue 135i
M-Sport | Manual | iDrive | Terracotta | HK Audio
Appreciate 0
      05-25-2008, 11:07 PM   #6
TCoville
Registered
0
Rep
2
Posts

 
Drives:
Join Date: Oct 2007

iTrader: (0)

I got one of these about a year back i could have taken it in for a fix it or paid 118 bucks. I just paid the 118 bucks cause i was just going to get it put back on i heard from a friend that some tint installers will do the first reinstall free after a fix it ticket.
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2008, 06:03 PM   #7
backtoreality15
Captain
backtoreality15's Avatar
United_States
24
Rep
752
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 135i
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Bay Area, CA

iTrader: (0)

15% in the front???? Isn't that pretty much asking for trouble in California?
__________________
2011 Le Mans Blue 135i
M-Sport | Manual | iDrive | Terracotta | HK Audio
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2008, 06:15 PM   #8
AlexM105
Private First Class
AlexM105's Avatar
1
Rep
162
Posts

 
Drives: E46 330Ci
Join Date: May 2008
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by backtoreality15 View Post
15% in the front???? Isn't that pretty much asking for trouble in California?
Yeah, it is. My friend has a black on black truck with limo tint all around... I don't how he hasn't gotten caught yet.

I have 35% in the front, no problems so far.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      05-26-2008, 07:50 PM   #9
9kfever
New Member
0
Rep
5
Posts

 
Drives:
Join Date: May 2008

iTrader: (0)

I got the same ticket a few months back. You have no choice but to get it signed off. It cost $10 for the processing fee and you have to show proof of correction (the signed off ticket). So if you know someone that can sign it off for you its only a $10 ticket. If you get it taken off you can go to a local law enforcement agency to get it signed off. Be careful you dont have any other mods or things such as no front plate or the bored desk officer might write you up.
Appreciate 0
      05-31-2008, 04:39 AM   #10
luckistryke
First Lieutenant
United_States
8
Rep
311
Posts

 
Drives: Very very fast
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Pleasanton, SF Bay Area, CA

iTrader: (0)

next time GTA4 his a$$. j/k. find a fellow addict w/out tint and switch plates. or find a Beemer around the same yr. w/out tint and switch plates. have a cop sign it and and pay your $10 processing fee. the ticket and courtesy notice doesnt have a VIN# of your car for the cop to tell. after he signs it, photo copy it and save it for the next ticket.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:15 AM.




1addicts
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST