Points Assessed for Traffic Violations in NJ

New Jersey Points Assessed for Traffic Violations

Points Assessed for Traffic Violations

13:19-10.1 Point Assessment

Any person who is convicted of any of the following offenses, including offenses committed while operating a motorized bicycle, shall be assessed points for each conviction in accordance with the following schedule:

N.J.S.A. Statutory

Violation Description Points
27:23-29 Moving against traffic – NJ Tpke., Garden StateParkway and Atlantic City Expressway 2
27:23-29 Improper passing – NJ Tpke., Garden StateParkway and Atlantic City Expressway 4
29:23-29 Unlawful use of median strip – NJ Tpke., GardenState Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway 2
39:3-20 Operating Constructor vehicle in excess of 30mph 3
39:4-14.3 Operating motorized bicycle on restricted highway 2
39:4-14.3d More than 1 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 or passing a vehicleyielding to pedestrian in crosswalk 2
39:4-41 Driving through safety zone 2
39:4-52 Racing on the highway 2
39:4-55 Improper action or omission on grades and curves 2
39:4-57 Failure to observe directions of officer 2
39:4-66 Failure to stop before crossing sidewalk 2
39:4-66.1 Failure to yield to pedestrians or vehicles whileleaving highway 2
39:4-66.2 Driving on public or private property to avoidtraffic signal or stop sign 2
39:4-71 Improper driving on sidewalk 2
39:4-80 Failure to obey directions of officer 2
39:4-81 Failure to observe traffic signal 2
39:4-82 Failure to keep right 2
39:4-82.1 Improper operating of vehicle on dividedHighway or divider 2
39:4-83 Failure to keep right at intersection 2
39:4-84 Failure to pass right of vehicle proceeding inopposite direction 5
39:4-85 Improper passing on right or off roadway 4
39:4-85.1 Wrong way on 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 accessHighway 2
39:4-91 Failure to yield to emergency vehicle 2
39:4-96 Reckless driving 5
39:4-97 Careless driving 5
39:4-97.a Destruction of agricultural or recreational property 2
39:4-97.1 Slow speed blocking traffic 2
39:4-97.2 Unsafe driving (third offense only) 4
39:4-98 or Speeding up to 14 mph above limit 2
39:4-99 Speeding 15-29 mph above limit 4
Speeding 30 mph or more above limit 5
39:4-105 Failure to stop at 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 or railroad grade crossing bycertain 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 scene of accident-No injuries 2
39:4-129 Leaving scene of accident-Personal Injury 8
39:4-144 Failure to observe of stop or yield signs 2
39:5D-4 Moving violation out-of-state 2

13:19-10.2 Point Accumulation; period of suspension

(a) The Director shall, except for good cause, suspend a person’s license to operate a motor vehicle and/or motorized bicycle in accordance with the following schedule:

POINTS ASSUMULATED PERIOD OF SUSPENSION
12 to 15 points in a period 30 daysof two years of less 30 days
16 to 18 points in a periodof two years of less 60 days
19 to 21 points in a periodof two years of less 90 days
22-24 points in a periodof two years of less 120 days
25-27 point in a periodof two years of less 150 days
28 or more point in aperiod of two years of less not less than 180 days
15 to 18 points in a periodgreater than two years 30 days
19 to 22 points in a periodgreater than two years 60 days
23 to 26 points in a periodgreater than two years 90 days
27 to 30 points in a periodgreater than two years 120 days
31 to 35 points in a periodgreater than two years 150 days
36 or more points in a periodgreater than two years not less than 180 days
12 to 14 points in a periodgreater than two years 30 days

Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq.Contact me personally today to discuss your traffic violations matter. I am easy to talk to, very approachable and can offer you practical, legal ways to handle your concerns. You can reach me toll free at (855) 376-5291 or e-mail me at fniemann@hnlawfirm.com.

NJ Traffic Violations Attorney

Written by Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a New Jersey Traffic Violations Attorney