H. Scott Aalsberg, Esq., P.C.
Attorneys at Law
39 Milltown Road, East Brunswick, N.J. 08816
1028 Route #23 North, Wayne, N.J. 07470
1-800-9-RIGHTS or (732) 257-5040
Tailgating also known as Following too Closely is a serious offense in the State of New Jersey and
carries 5 points.
 5 points is the same amount of points you would get if you were charged with
Reckless Driving an offense which many states consider a criminal offense.
   Don't let the 5 points
assessed for a Tailgating Ticket (Following too closely) ruin your clean record, increase
your car insurance rates and cost you money.  We have a high success rate of reducing
and eliminating the points and penalties this ticket carries.  Learn how,
setup your free in
office consultation at 1-800-974-4487 and start saving money today.

In New Jersey for Insurance purposes it takes 3 years from the date of your violation/conviction for the points
to be eliminated off your insurance.  That is why a conviction for this offense should be fought with proper
legal representation.  You could pay up to $4500 in increased insurance costs over the next 3 years

For Tailgating or Following too closely tickets Marked Mandatory Court Appearance:  In addition, to points you
could also receive up to 15 days in jail.  (note that unless your offense involves an accident or a mandatory
court appearance it is very rare, but possible for a judge to impose jail).  In addition to possible jail for tickets
marked mandatory court appearance, the judge does have the discretion to suspend your license.  If you lose
your license either because you have accumulated too many points or because the judge feels that your
violation warrants a suspension, you could lose your job, your house and all that is important to you!  Don't go
it alone we can help.  

Call our office at 1-800-9-RIGHTS or (732) 257-5040 to setup a free in office consultation to find out how we
can help you reduce or eliminate these penalties.  You can win this case with the right defense, but you must
know them.  Our lawyers have helped over
10,000 clients let us help eliminate the points and penalties with
your ticket.
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Verdicts for
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** Additional penalties may apply for tailgating or following too closely offenses in New Jersey  if the violation ocured within 1000 feet of school property or
school crossing zone for all offenses.  Additional penalties can also apply in a construction or safe neighborhood zone.  H. Scott Aalsberg, Esq., P.C. Main
office address: 39 Milltown Road, East Brunswick, N.J. 08816.  Please consult the New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice and Motor Vehicle Laws for
complete details on all fines and penalties as the penalties listed in this notice are for informational purposes and should not be relied upon without
consultation from one of our New Jersey Traffic Ticket Lawyers.  Past performance is not indicative of future performance and each case is fact sensitive,
thus, the need for the in office consultation for the attorney to evaluate your case.  Some penalties may not apply to out of state residents please consult an
attorney in your state of residence.  All penalties listed are accurate as of time and date of publication and are subject to change at any time without notice.
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NJ Tailgating Facts:
  • Except for speeding
    tailgating or following
    too closely is the 2nd
    leading cause of
  • In order not to tailgate
    you must be at least 3
    seconds behind the
    vehicle in front of you
    plus an additional
    second for each 10mph
    over 40.
  • To not tailgate, you
    must double the
    distance or time when
    it is wet or conditions
    otherwise make the
    road hazardous to drive
  • CDL Drivers must add
    an additional second to
    the above rule.
  • It is not a defense to
    tailgating in NJ that
    traffic was heavy.
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