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This website is devoted to bringing you information about the traffic laws in the State of New Jersey. Here you can find information about tickets, fines, points, surcharges, and more.

Fines and Penalties

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Statute # Statute Title
39:3-10 Driving with an expired license
39:3-17 Failure to possess driver's license or registration (non-resident motorists)
39:3-20 Excess weight
39:3-29 Failure to possess documents; Refusal to exhibit documents
39:3-32 Failure to replace lost, destroyed or defaced driver's plates
39:3-33 Display of unclear or indistinct license plates, failure to mount front plate, or display of fictitious plate
39:3-36 Failure to notify of complete change of address
39:3-38 Use of marker other than one issued
39:3-4 Driving or parking unregistered motor vehicle
39:3-40 Suspended Driver's License
39:3-44 Vehicle in unsafe condition
39:3-47 Improper lighting equipment; altering equipment after inspection; fail to use headlights with wipers
39:3-49 Inadequate headlights
39:3-50 Unauthorized use of certain colored lights
39:3-51 Improper auxiliary driving lamps
39:3-52 Improper additional lighting equipment and use thereof
39:3-53 Improper spot lamps
39:3-54 Miscellaneous improper lights
39:3-54 Mounting and use of emergency warning lights
39:3-55 Improper operation with alternate road lighting equipment
39:3-56 Operating without at least two front lighted lamps
39:3-57 Improper single beam lighting
39:3-58 Improper multiple beam headlights
39:3-59 No light beam indicator
39:3-60 Improper use of high and low headlight beams
39:3-61 Failure to equip motor vehicle with lamps and reflectors required, improper lamps violations
39:3-61.4 Overhang loads; placement and use of red lamps and flags
39:3-62 Unlit lamps on parked vehicle
39:3-64 Improper traffic hazard warning light equipment
39:3-64.3 Failure of itinerant vendor to flash signals when stopped for transacting business
39:3-65 Failure to equip farm machinery and other vehicles with lamps
39:3-66 Failure to maintain lamps
39:3-69 Improper use of horn; Inoperable horn
39:3-70 Noisy muffler; smoke from muffler
39:3-71 Failure to equip vehicle with mirrors
39:3-72 Tire in unsafe operating condition
39:3-73 Improper use of tire chains
39:3-74 Obstruction of windshield for vision
39:3-75 Failure to equip vehicle with safety glass
39:3-76.10 Sale of helmets, goggles or face shields; type and specifications approved by director
39:3-76.2 Failure to equip vehicle with safety belts
39:3-76.2a Failure to use a child passenger restraint when transporting a child under the age of eight and weighing less than 80 pounds
39:3-76.2f Failure to wear seat belt
39:3-76.3 Motorcycle handle bar grips too high
39:3-76.4 Failure to equip motorcycle with special muffler systems
39:3-76.5 Failure to equip motorcycle with footrests and helmet for motorcycle passengers
39:3-76.7 Motorcycle helmet, goggles, and other safety violations
39:3-76.8 Motorcycle helmet, goggles, and other safety violations
39:3-76.9 Wind screen; goggles or face shield not necessary
39:3-77 Selling or using unapproved devices or equipment
39:3-79.1 Failure to equip bus, truck, or trailer with mud flaps
39:3-81 Misuse of stud tires
39:3-9(a) Failure to notify change in name, failure to notify change in address, or failure to endorse license
39:4-100 Exceeding speed limit across sidewalk (4 mph)
39:4-11 Audible signal on bicycle
39:4-11.1 Brake required on bicycle
39:4-115 Improper turn at controlled intersection
39:4-14 Hitching on vehicles prohibited
39:4-14.2 Bicyclists keeping to right
39:4-15 Sleigh bells on horses attached to a sleigh
39:4-32 Pedestrians Crossing Roadway; Signals
39:4-33 Use of designated crosswalk; keeping to right
39:4-34 Pedestrians to cross within crosswalk or at right angles; facing traffic; sidewalks
39:4-35 Pedestrian's right to complete crossing
39:4-36 Driver to yield to pedestrian
39:4-37.1 Right-of-way crossing intersection for blind person, guide dog instructor
39:4-46 Failure to display owner's name on commercial vehicle
39:4-53 Leaving vehicle with engine running
39:4-55 Failure to control vehicle on steep grades and curves
39:4-56 Delaying traffic
39:4-56.1 Willfully causing vehicle to become disabled; abandonment of vehicle upon public highway
39:4-56.6 Abandonment of vehicle on private property
39:4-57 Failure to comply with directions of officer
39:4-57.1 Failure to activate interior light at request of officer
39:4-58 Vehicle loaded so as to obstruct view
39:4-59 Hitch-hiking
39:4-61 Tailboard riding
39:4-62 Leaving curb
39:4-64 Throwing litter from vehicle
39:4-65 Letting off or taking on persons other than at curb
39:4-66 Failure to stop when emerging from alley, driveway, or garage
39:4-67 Obstructing passage of vehicles
39:4-69 Riding on part of street car or vehicle not intended for passengers
39:4-71 Driving on sidewalk
39:4-77 Loading so as to spill
39:4-77.1 Snow or ice dislodged from vehicle
39:4-78 Carrying metal so as to create noise
39:4-79 Backing vehicle to curb to unload
39:4-80 Disregard of officer directing traffic
39:4-80.1 Failure to comply with school crossing guard's signal to stop
39:4-81 Failure to observe traffic signal
39:4-82 Failure to keep right
39:4-82.1 Driving on safety island
39:4-83 Failure to keep right at intersection
39:4-84 Failure to pass to right when proceeding in opposite directions
39:4-85 Failure to pass to left when overtaking
39:4-85.1 Wrong way on one-way street
39:4-86 Failure to overtake and pass properly; crossing "no passing" lines
39:4-87 Failure to give overtaking vehicle right of way
39:4-88 Failure to obey regulations in marked lanes
39:4-89 Following another vehicle too closely
39:4-90 Failure to yield right of way at intersection
39:4-90.1 Entering or leaving limited access highways improperly
39:4-91 Failure to yield right of way to emergency vehicles
39:4-92 Failure to pull over for emergency vehicle; following emergency vehicle too closely
39:4-92.1 Following fire department vehicle too closely back to fire station
39:4-94 Railroad employee unnecessarily blocking highway with train
39:4-96 Reckless Driving
39:4-97 Careless driving
39:4-97.1 Slow speed so as to impede or block traffic
39:4-97.2 Unsafe operation of a motor vehicle
39:4-97.3 Use of a cell phone while driving
39:4-98 Speeding