NEW JERSEY POINT SYSTEM


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* (Red Light Camera- 0 pts.) 2 *No points assessed for red light camera violation 0 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 39:4-97.3 Use of a handheld cellphone or electronic communication device while driving 3 Points are assessed against 3rd offense occurring within 10 years of a second offense and all subsequent offenses thereafter.* 3 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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