Defending NJ 39:4-82. Failure to keep right.
After you read the following NJ Criminal Statute (Failure to keep right) 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: 39:4-82. Keeping to right.
Upon all highways of sufficient width, except upon one-way streets, the driver of a vehicle shall drive it on the right half of the roadway. He shall drive a vehicle as closely as possible to the right-hand edge or curb of the roadway, unless it is impracticable to travel on that side of the roadway, and except when overtaking and passing another vehicle subject to the provisions of sections 39:4-84 and 39:4-85 of this Title.
Amended by L.1951, c. 23, p. 81, s. 43.
License points for failure to keep right?
If you or somebody you know is charged with failure to keep right, 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 39:4-82, Violation 39:4-82, Offense 39:4-82
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.