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NJ 39:4-82.1. Improper operating of vehicle on divided highway or divider.

Defending NJ 39:4-82.1.  Improper operating of vehicle on divided highway or divider.

After you read the following NJ Criminal Statute (Improper operating of vehicle on divided highway or divider) 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: 39:4-82.1.  Two roadway highways; driving upon.

Whenever any highway has been divided into two roadways by leaving an intervening space or by a physical barrier or clearly indicated dividing section so constructed so as to impede vehicular traffic, every vehicle shall be driven only upon the right-hand roadway and no vehicle shall be driven over,  across or within any such dividing space, barrier or section, except through an  appropriate opening in such physical barrier or dividing section or space or at  a cross over or intersection established by public authority.
L.1951, c. 23, p. 81, s. 41.

License points for improper operating of vehicle on divided highway or divider?

If you or somebody you know is charged for violating NJ 39:4-82.1, 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 39:4-82.1, Violation 39:4-82.1, Offense 39:4-82.1

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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