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Traffic and Municipal Court

Traffic Fines, DUI, DWI...

Driving is a privilege. Breaking traffic laws can result in suspension, revocation of your driving privileges, increased fines, or even imprisonment. If you are convicted of a moving violation, points will be added to your driving record. DO NOT plead guilty to a moving violation. Call an experienced firm today.

DO I HAVE TO GO TO COURT?

  • Located at the bottom of your ticket is a box that reads, “Court Appearance Required” in red. If this box is checked off, you must appear in court on the specified date issued to you. If hired, a New Jersey traffic ticket attorney will appear in court with you and prepare a defense on your behalf in order to reduce or potentially dismiss the overall consequences of your traffic violation.

 

If you have failed to appear in court for a traffic related violation and the court has issued a warrant, Attorney Mekhail E. Sarofiem can assist you in resolving this matter.

 

HOW DO POINTS AFFECT YOUR DRIVING PRIVILEGES?

  • An accumulation of 6 or more points within a three-year period will result in an annual surcharge assessed by the Motor Vehicle Commission.
  • An accumulation of 12 points or more at any given time will result in a suspension of your driving privileges.
  • Accumulation of points may increase your insurance premiums.

 

NJSA
Section
Offense Points
27:23–29 Moving against traffic
2
27:23–29 Improper passing
4
27:23–29 Unlawful use of median strip
2
All roads and highways
39:3–20 Operating constructor vehicle in excess of 45 mph
3
39:4–14.3 Operating motorized bicycle on a restricted highway
2
39:4–14.3d More than one person on a motorized bicycle
2
39:4–35 Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk
2
39:4–36 Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk; passing a vehicle yielding to pedestrian in crosswalk
2
39:4– 41 Driving through safety zone
2
39:4–52 Racing on highway
5
39:4–55 Improper action or omission on grades and curves
2
39:4–57 Failure to observe direction of officer
2
39:4–66 Failure to stop vehicle before crossing sidewalk
2
39:4–66.1 Failure to yield to pedestrians or vehicles while entering or leaving highway
2
39:4–66.2 Driving on public or private property to avoid a traffic sign or signal
2
39:4–71 Operating a motor vehicle on a sidewalk
2
39:4–80 Failure to obey direction of officer
2
39:4–81 Failure to observe traffic signals
2
39:4–82 Failure to keep right
2
39:4–82.1 Improper operating of vehicle on divided highway or divider
2
39:4–83 Failure to keep right at intersection
2
39:4–84 Failure to pass to right of vehicle proceeding in opposite direction
5
39:4–85 Improper passing on right or off roadway
4
39:4–85.1 Wrong way on a one-way street
2
39:4–86 Improper passing in no passing zone
4
39:4–87 Failure to yield to overtaking vehicle
2
39:4–88 Failure to observe traffic lanes
2
39:4–89 Tailgating
5
39:4–90 Failure to yield at intersection
2
39:4–90.1 Failure to use proper entrances to limited access highways
2
39:4–91–92 Failure to yield to emergency vehicles
2
39:4–96 Reckless driving
5
39:4–97 Careless driving
2
39:4–97a Destruction of agricultural or recreational property
2
39:4–97.1 Slow speed blocking traffic
2
39:4–97.2 Driving in an unsafe manner (points only for third or subsequent offense within five years of most recent 39:4-97.2 conviction)
4
39:4–98 Exceeding maximum speed 1-14 mph over limit
2
Exceeding maximum speed 15-29 mph over limit
4
Exceeding maximum speed 30 mph or more over limit
5
39:4–105 Failure to stop for traffic light
2
39:4–115 Improper turn at traffic light
3
39:4–119 Failure to stop at flashing red signal
2
39:4–122 Failure to stop for police whistle
2
39:4–123 Improper right or left turn
3
39:4–124 Improper turn from approved turning course
3
39:4–125 Improper u-turn
3
39:4–126 Failure to give proper signal
2
39:4–127 Improper backing or turning in street
2
39:4–127.1 Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing
2
39:4–127.2 Improper crossing of bridge
2
39:4–128 Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing by certain vehicles
2
39:4–128.1 Improper passing of school bus
5
39:4–128.4 Improper passing of frozen dessert truck
4
39:4–129 Leaving the scene of an accident –
no personal injury
2
Personal injury
8
39:4–144 Failure to observe stop or yield signs
2
39:5C–1 Racing on highway
5
39:5D–4 Moving violation committed out-of-state
2
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