Riverside, CA asked in Traffic Tickets and Appeals / Appellate Law for California

Q: wrong vehicle identity

hello, I have been mailed an invoice toll for the second time for a car registered in Florida with my same license plate number that I had registered in Virginia (I have a new license plate number and registration for that same car that I own). I've won the first dispute after proving that the car in the photo isn't even close to looking like mine and that the license plate number is the same, but not the exact same plate type (even the plate numbers aren't correctly spaced out like my old one was). what are my options? can I just ignore this since I have new plates and different car or should I take this to court? I will not allow this issue to stay present and this sunpass company to keep harassing me.

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: If you have received a toll invoice for a car that is not yours and have already disputed it once, you may want to consider contacting the tolling agency directly to explain the situation and provide any evidence you have to support your claim that the car is not yours. It's possible that there was an administrative error or a mix-up with the license plate numbers, and the agency may be willing to work with you to resolve the issue.

If the tolling agency is unresponsive or unwilling to resolve the issue, you may want to consider contacting an attorney who specializes in traffic law or consumer protection law to discuss your options. The attorney can advise you on your rights and help you determine whether you have a valid legal claim.

In general, it's not a good idea to ignore a legal notice or invoice, as this may result in additional penalties or legal action being taken against you. It's best to address the issue as soon as possible and seek legal advice if necessary.

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