NJ 39:4-66. Failure to stop vehicle before crossing sidewalk.

Defending NJ 39:4-66.  Failure to stop vehicle before crossing sidewalk.

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NJ Statute: 39:4-66.  Emerging from alley, driveway, garage, or private road or driveway.

a.  The operator of a vehicle emerging from an alley, driveway, garage, or private road or driveway, shall stop the vehicle immediately prior to driving upon the sidewalk, and shall proceed to enter the sidewalk only after yielding the right of way to a pedestrian on the sidewalk, if the pedestrian is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.

b.   In addition to any duty imposed under subsection a. of this section, the operator of a vehicle emerging from an alley, driveway, garage, or private road or driveway, shall stop the vehicle immediately prior to entering or crossing a highway, and shall proceed to enter or cross the highway only after yielding the right of way to the traffic on the highway, if the traffic is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.

Amended 1989,c.147,s.1.

AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 39:4-66, Violation 39:4-66, Offense 39:4-66

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.

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