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Points for Driving Offenses and Traffic Violations in New Jersey

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 traffic2
27:23–29 Improper passing4
27:23–29 Unlawful use of median strip2
All roads and highways 39:3–20 Operating constructor vehicle in excess of 45 mph3
39:4–14.3 Operating motorized bicycle on a restricted highway2
39:4–14.3d More than one person on a motorized bicycle2
39:4–35 Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk2
39:4–36 Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk; passing a vehicle yielding to pedestrian in crosswalk2
39:4– 41 Driving through safety zone2
39:4–52 Racing on highway5
39:4–55 Improper action or omission on grades and curves2
39:4–57 Failure to observe direction of officer2
39:4–66 Failure to stop vehicle before crossing sidewalk2
39:4–66.1 Failure to yield to pedestrians or vehicles while entering or leaving highway2
39:4–66.2 Driving on public or private property to avoid a traffic sign or signal2
39:4–71 Operating a motor vehicle on a sidewalk2
39:4–80 Failure to obey direction of officer2
39:4–81 Failure to observe traffic signals*2
39:4–82 Failure to keep right2
39:4–82.1 Improper operating of vehicle on divided highway or divider2
39:4–83 Failure to keep right at intersection2
39:4–84 Failure to pass to right of vehicle proceeding in opposite direction5
39:4–85 Improper passing on right or off roadway4
39:4–85.1 Wrong way on a one-way street2
39:4–86 Improper passing in no passing zone
4
39:4–87 Failure to yield to overtaking vehicle2
39:4–88 Failure to observe traffic lanes2
39:4–89 Tailgating5
39:4–90 Failure to yield at intersection2
39:4–90.1 Failure to use proper entrances to limited access highways2
39:4–91–92 Failure to yield to emergency vehicles2
39:4–96 Reckless driving5
39:4–97 Careless driving2
39:4–97a Destruction of agricultural or recreational property2
39:4–97.1 Slow speed blocking traffic2
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 limit2
Exceeding maximum speed 15-29 mph over limit4
Exceeding maximum speed 30 mph or more over limit5
39:4–105 Failure to stop for traffic light2
39:4–115 Improper turn at traffic light3
39:4–119 Failure to stop at flashing red signal2
39:4–122 Failure to stop for police whistle2
39:4–123 Improper right or left turn3
39:4–124 Improper turn from approved turning course3
39:4–125 Improper u-turn3
39:4–126 Failure to give proper signal2
39:4–127 Improper backing or turning in street2
39:4–127.1 Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing2
39:4–127.2 Improper crossing of bridge2
39:4–128 Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing by certain vehicles2
39:4–128.1 Improper passing of school bus5
39:4–128.4 Improper passing of frozen dessert truck4
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 signs2
39:5C–1 Racing on highway5
39:5D–4 Moving violation committed out-of-state2

*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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