Defending NJ 39:4-52. Racing on highway.
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NJ Statute: 39:4-52. Racing on highway prohibited; fine.
No person shall operate a motor vehicle upon a public highway for a wager or in a race or for the purpose of making a speed record.
A person who violates this section shall be fined not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars for the first offense, and, for a subsequent offense, not less than one hundred nor more than two hundred dollars.
License Points for Racing on the Highway
If you or somebody you know is charged with racing on the highway, they are subject to 5 points on their drivers license. Depending on how many points one already has, they might be subject to license suspension. Click here for a list of point related suspensions, or here for point amounts for all traffic violations.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 39:4-52, Violation 39:4-52, Offense 39:4-52
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.