General Point Statutes and Point Values
Your insurance company may impose additional points or surcharges for any offense including no point offenses. Not all tickets are listed on this page and no point offense are not listed in this list. If you require additional information either to the NJ MVC Website or call our office to setup a consultation at 1-800-974-4487 to learn how we can help you reduce or eliminate the points you are facing.
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|39:3-20b||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|
|39:4-90||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|
|39:4-97a||Destruction of agricultural or recreational property||2|
|39:4-97.1||Slow speed blocking traffic||2|
|39:4-97.2||Unsafe Driving (points only for the 3rd or subsequent violation(s) (see attorney for details)||4|
|39:4-97.3||Cell Phone or Electronic Device Ticket (points only for the 3rd or subsequent violation)||3|
|39:4-98||Exceeding maximum speed 1-14 mph over limit||2|
|39:4-98||Exceeding maximum speed 15-29 mph over limit||4|
|39:4-98||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|
|39:4-126||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 a frozen dessert truck||4|
|39:4-129||Leaving the scene of an accident||2 Points When No Injury Occurs in Accident|
|39:4-129||Leaving the scene of an accident||8 Points When Injury Occurs in Accident|
|39:4-144||Failure to observe stop or yield signs||2|
|39:5C-1||Racing on highway||5|
|39:5D-4||Moving violation out-of-state||2|
New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway
|27:23-29||Moving against traffic||2|
|27:23-29||Unlawful use of median strip||2|
*Note some tickets listed may also carry a license suspension or jail time, see this website or speak with a lawyer for complete details on what you may be facing.
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Under NJSA: 39:5-31: A judge may suspend the driving privileges of any person he/she deems to be guilty of a “willful violation” of the law. In simplified layman terms this means that, if the driver knew or should have known, what he/she was doing was illegal or improper, (example running a red light or speeding double the limit or 30mph or more over the limit etc.) the judge may issue a license revocation or suspension to that person even if the particular statute has no provision for a license suspension.
A suspension under 39:5-31 is generally only given by a judge when a ticket is either:
- Marked with a mandatory court appearance or
- When an accident occurs as a result of the ticketed persons actions or
- If the person has a bad past driving record. (points may go away over time, but the violation stays on your record for life)
Accordingly, If your ticket is marked mandatory court appearance, do not try to handle this ticket yourself, put the experience of Attorney Aalsberg to work for you to help reduce or eliminate any possible license suspension. Attorney Aalsberg has a 98%* Success rate to win, reduce or eliminate the penalties for all NJ traffic ticket charges.