New Jersey Motor Vehicle Points for Specific Offenses

NJSA 

Section                   Offense                                                      Points

New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway 

 

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 assessed for the third or subsequent
                    violation(s) within five years of second
                    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

What are the Surcharges assessed from the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission for specific offenses

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Your record is reviewed every time points are added to it. If you accumulate six or more points within three years from your last posted violation, you will receive a $150 surcharge plus $25 for each additional point.


Additional surcharges may also apply:

  • $100 for driving without a license
  • $250 for driving with a suspended license
  • $100 for failure to insure a moped
  • $250 for operating an uninsured vehicle
  • $1,000 for DUI, 3 years
  • $1,000 for Refusal to take breathalyzer test, 3 years

If you do not pay your surcharges, MVC will suspend your driving privileges indefinitely and take action in the State Superior Court. This may include securing a lien against your property, garnishing your wages or other similar actions. Payment plans are available to MVC customers.

What is the License Suspension period for an accumulation of points ?

 

POINTS ACCUMULATED PERIOD OF SUSPENSION

12 to 15 points in a period of two years or less; 30 days
16 to 18 points in a period of two years or less; 60 days
19 to 21 points in a period of two years or less; 90 days
22 to 24 points in a period of two years or less; 120 days
25 to 27 points in a period of two years or less; 150 days
28 or more points in a period of two years or less; not less
than 180 days
15 to 18 points in a period greater than two years; 30 days
19 to 22 points in a period greater than two years; 60 days
23 to 26 points in a period greater than two years; 90 days
27 to 30 points in a period greater than two years; 120 days

31 to 35 points in a period greater than two years; 150 days

36 or more points in a period greater than two years; not
less than 180 days
12 to 14 points in a period greater than two years; 30 days

(b) For good cause shown, the Director may in his discretion
permit a person to attend a driver improvement
course of the Division of Motor Vehicles in total or partial
satisfaction of a period of suspension imposed
under (a) above. In exercising his discretion, the Director shall
consider the person's driving record prior
warnings or driver improvement school attendance maturity and any

other mitigating factor