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NJ 39:4-57. Failure to observe direction of officer.

Defending NJ 39:4-57.  Failure to Observe Direction of Officer.

After you read the following NJ Criminal Statute (More than one person on a motorized bicycle) 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: 39:4-57.  Observance of directions of officers.

Drivers of vehicles, street cars or horses shall at all times comply with any direction, by voice or hand, of a member of a police department, a peace officer, or the director, when enforcing a provision of this chapter.
Amended by L.1951, c. 23, p. 78, s. 33;  L.1983, c. 403, s. 15, eff. Dec. 23,  1983.

License Points for Failure to Observe Direction of Officer

If you or somebody you know is charged with failure to observe direction of an officer, they are subject to 2 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 39:4-57, Violation 39:4-57, Offense 39:4-57

Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website as of August 2012.

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