Defending NJ 39:4-119. Failure to stop at flashing red signal.
After you read the following NJ Criminal Statute (Failure to stop at flashing red signal) you may decide that you need the help of a lawyer, or need a legal interpretation of how this statute applies to your case. The firm of Villani & DeLuca has experienced criminal lawyers with over 20 years of experience, including a former municipal prosecutor. Call the number above for a free 24×7 phone consultation or read more about the motor vehicle charge.
NJ Statute: 39:4-119. Traffic control signals operating as flashing mechanisms; red; amber
Traffic control signals and beacon or flashing signals when operating as flashing mechanisms shall conform to the following:
a. Flashing red: The red lens when illuminated with rapid intermittent flashes shall require drivers to come to a complete stop before entering or crossing the intersection. The driver shall proceed only after yielding the right of way to all traffic on the intersecting street, which traffic is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.
b. Flashing amber: The amber lens when illuminated with rapid intermittent flashes shall indicate the presence of danger and require drivers to proceed only with caution.
Amended by L. 1985, c. 59, s. 1, eff. Feb. 27, 1985.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 39:4-119, Violation 39:4-119, Offense 39:4-119
Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of August 2012.