NJ Traffic Violations By Points

Protect Your Driver’s License from High Violation Points

Below is a schedule of the points assessed to an offender’s driver’s license upon receiving a conviction for various New Jersey traffic violations. This chart provides a link to the laws that support a conviction for each traffic violation for your reference. If you have been charged with violating any of these traffic laws, please contact Villani & DeLuca, P.C. at (732) 965-3350 for a free consultation. With the help of a New Jersey motor vehicle attorney, you may have a better chance of reducing points or eliminating one or more ticket.

Point Assessment in NJ:

13:19-10.1. Point assessment. Any person who is convicted of any of the following offenses, including offenses committed while operating a motorized bicycle, shall be assessed points for each conviction in accordance with the following schedule:

Related Pages: 2 Point Tickets |3 Point Tickets | 4 Point Tickets | 5+ Point Tickets

N.J.S. Statutory Violation

Offense

Points

39:3-20Operating commercial vehicle in excess of 45 mph

3

39:4-14:3Operating motorized bicycle on a restricted highway

2

39:4-14.3dMore than one person on a motorized bicycle

2

39:4-36Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk; Passing a vehicle yielding to pedestrian in crosswalk

2

39:4-41Driving through safety zone

2

39:4-52 and 39:5C-1Racing on highway

5

39:4-55Improper action or omission on grades and curves

2

39:4-57Failure to observe direction of officer

2

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

2

39:4-66.1Failure to yield to pedestrians or vehicles while entering or leaving highway

2

39:4-66.2Operating a motor vehicle on public or private property to avoid a traffic control signal or sign

2

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

2

39:4-80Failure to obey direction of officer

2

39:4-81Failure to observe traffic signals

2

39:4-82Failure to keep right

2

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

2

39:4-83Failure to keep right at intersection

2

39:4-84Failure to pass right of vehicle proceeding in opposite direction

5

39:4-85Improper passing on right or off roadway

4

39:4-85.1Wrong way on a one-way street

2

39:4-86Improper passing in no passing zone

4

39:4-87Failure to yield to overtaking vehicle

2

39:4-88Failure to observe traffic lanes

2

39:4-89Tailgating

5

39:4-90Failure to yield at intersection

2

39:4-90.1Failure to use proper entrances to limited access highways

2

39:4-91 and 39:4-92Failure to yield to emergency vehicles

2

39:4-96Reckless driving

5

39:4-97Careless driving

2

39:4-97aDestruction of agricultural or recreational property

2

39:4-97.1Slow speed blocking traffic

2

39:4-97.2Driving in an unsafe manner (points only assessed for the third or subsequent violation when that violation occurs within five years of the most recent prior offense)

4

39:4-98 and 39:4-99
Exceeding maximum speed 1-14 mph over limit2
Exceeding maximum speed 15-29 mph over limit4
Exceeding maximum speed 30 mph or more over limit5
39:4-105Failure to stop for traffic light

2

39:4-115Improper turn at traffic light

3

39:4-119Failure to stop at flashing red signal

2

39:4-122Failure to stop for police whistle

2

39:4-123Improper right or left turn

3

39:4-124Improper turn from approved turning course

3

39:4-125Improper “U” turn

3

39:4-126Failure to give proper signal

2

39:4-127Improper backing or turning in street

2

39:4-127.1Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing

2

39:4-127.2Improper crossing of bridge

2

39:4-128Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing by certain vehicles

2

39:4-128.1Improper passing of school bus

5

39:4-128.4Improper passing of a frozen dessert truck

4

39:4-129
Leaving the scene of an accident
– No personal injury2
– Personal injury8
39:4-144Failure to observe “stop” or “yield” signs

2

39:5D-4Moving violation out-of-state

2

 

Call An Experienced NJ Traffic Lawyer

If you have been charged with violating any New Jersey traffic law, you need to contact the experienced New Jersey traffic lawyers of Villani & DeLuca, P.C. to protect your rights. We represent clients throughout Ocean County and Monmouth County New Jersey.

Disclaimer: A copy of this chart 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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