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Points for Driving Offenses and Traffic Violations

Wall New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys serving Monmouth County, Ocean County, Middlesex County and all surrounding NJ areas.

If you have been charged with DWI, reckless driving, careless driving, or even received a speeding ticket, our New Jersey traffic violations attorneys can help. We may be able to get charges dismissed, or reduced to fewer points or so no points are assessed against your driving record.

Our New Jersey traffic lawyers have the skill and experience to protect your rights and successfully defend you if you have been charged with speeding in New Jersey. Many times we are able to negotiate with the traffic court and prosecutor to get the results you could not get on your own. We have successfully resolved speeding tickets all over the State of New Jersey with results such as:

  • Dismissal of the NJ speeding ticket
  • Downgrade of a 4 or 5 point ticket to 2 points or a 0 point offense
  • Amendment to an Unsafe Driving Charge 39:4-97.2 (0 Points)
  • Convinced the New Jersey Traffic Court not to suspend a client’s driver’s license.

The following table shows NJSA point schedule for traffic violations.

NJSA
Section
Offense Points New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway 27:23–29 Moving against traffic

2

27:23–29 Improper passing

4

27:23–29 Unlawful use of median strip

2

All roads and highways 39:3–20 Operating constructor vehicle in excess of 45 mph

3

39:4–14.3 Operating motorized bicycle on a restricted highway

2

39:4–14.3d More than one person on a motorized bicycle

2

39:4–35 Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk

2

39:4–36 Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk; passing a vehicle yielding to pedestrian in crosswalk

2

39:4– 41 Driving through safety zone

2

39:4–52 Racing on highway

5

39:4–55 Improper action or omission on grades and curves

2

39:4–57 Failure to observe direction of officer

2

39:4–66 Failure to stop vehicle before crossing sidewalk

2

39:4–66.1 Failure to yield to pedestrians or vehicles while entering or leaving highway

2

39:4–66.2 Driving on public or private property to avoid a traffic sign or signal

2

39:4–71 Operating a motor vehicle on a sidewalk

2

39:4–80 Failure to obey direction of officer

2

39:4–81 Failure to observe traffic signals*

2

39:4–82 Failure to keep right

2

39:4–82.1 Improper operating of vehicle on divided highway or divider

2

39:4–83 Failure to keep right at intersection

2

39:4–84 Failure to pass to right of vehicle proceeding in opposite direction

5

39:4–85 Improper passing on right or off roadway

4

39:4–85.1 Wrong way on a one-way street

2

39:4–86 Improper passing in no passing zone

4

39:4–87 Failure to yield to overtaking vehicle

2

39:4–88 Failure to observe traffic lanes

2

39:4–89 Tailgating

5

39:4–90 Failure to yield at intersection

2

39:4–90.1 Failure to use proper entrances to limited access highways

2

39:4–91–92 Failure to yield to emergency vehicles

2

39:4–96 Reckless driving

5

39:4–97 Careless driving

2

39:4–97a Destruction of agricultural or recreational property

2

39:4–97.1 Slow speed blocking traffic

2

39:4–97.2 Driving in an unsafe manner (points only for third or subsequent offense within five years of most recent 39:4-97.2 conviction)

4

39:4–98 Exceeding maximum speed 1-14 mph over limit

2

Exceeding maximum speed 15-29 mph over limit

4

Exceeding maximum speed 30 mph or more over limit

5

39:4–105 Failure to stop for traffic light

2

39:4–115 Improper turn at traffic light

3

39:4–119 Failure to stop at flashing red signal

2

39:4–122 Failure to stop for police whistle

2

39:4–123 Improper right or left turn

3

39:4–124 Improper turn from approved turning course

3

39:4–125 Improper u-turn

3

39:4–126 Failure to give proper signal

2

39:4–127 Improper backing or turning in street

2

39:4–127.1 Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing

2

39:4–127.2 Improper crossing of bridge

2

39:4–128 Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing by certain vehicles

2

39:4–128.1 Improper passing of school bus

5

39:4–128.4 Improper passing of frozen dessert truck

4

39:4–129 Leaving the scene of an accident (no personal injury involved))

2

Leaving the scene of an accident (personal injury involved)

8

39:4–144 Failure to observe stop or yield signs

2

39:5C–1 Racing on highway

5

39:5D–4 Moving violation committed out-of-state

2

*No points assessed for red light camera violation

Source: New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission

Contact One of Our Traffic Violations Attorneys About Your New Jersey Speeding Ticket Today

In New Jersey, a conviction for driving with a suspended or revoked drivers license can result in mandatory jail time and up to $2,250 in fines and surcharges. You need an experienced attorney to represent your best interests.

The law firm of Clark, Clark & Noonan, LLC. has the skills and experience to assess your case, cross-examine the charging police officer at trial if necessary and advise you on a course of action that is best for you. Whether we are negotiating with the Prosecutor or defending your legal rights at a trial, we understand the court system and how to make it best work for you.

If you have received a New Jersey speeding ticket, or have been charged with any New Jersey traffic violation, contact the legal defense law firm of Clark, Clark & Noonan, LLC. immediately at 732-303-7857 .

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