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NJ 39:4-71. Operating a motor vehicle on a sidewalk.

Defending NJ 39:4-71.  Operating a motor vehicle on a sidewalk.

After you read the following NJ Criminal Statute (Operating a motor vehicle on a sidewalk) 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: 39:4-71.  Driving on sidewalk.

No person shall drive or back a horse or vehicle across, or allow the same to stand on a sidewalk unless it be in crossing the sidewalk to go into a yard or lot, and then not without the consent of the owner of the premises.  This section shall not prohibit the passing of a horse or vehicle over a sidewalk in  front of an alley or passageway with the owner's consent, or any municipality  from driving or operating or causing to be driven or operated along or over the  sidewalks within the municipality any vehicle for the purpose of maintaining or  cleaning said sidewalks.
Amended by L.1963, c. 24, s. 1, eff. May 8, 1963.

AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 39:4-71, Violation 39:4-71, Offense 39:4-71

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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