Defending NJ 39:4-80. Failure to obey direction of officer.
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NJ Statute: 39:4-80. Traffic control by officers.
When a traffic or police officer is stationed in a highway for the purpose of directing traffic, he may regulate and control traffic at that point, and all drivers of vehicles shall obey his orders and directions, notwithstanding anything contained in this article.
License points for failure to obey direction of an officer
If you or somebody you know is charged with failure to obey 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 39:4-80, Violation 39:4-80, Offense 39:4-80
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.