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Points associated with the NJ Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, and Atlantic City Expressway
 

N.J.S.A.
Section Number
Offense Points
27:23-29 Moving Against Traffic

2

27:23-29 Improper Passing

4

27:23-29 Unlawful Use of Median Strip

2



Non-Moving Violation Points
 

N.J.S.A.
Section Number
Offense Points
39:3-37 Obtaining a Driver's License or registration through deception

5

39:3-38 Make or use counterfeit plate or plates other than issued

5

39:3-38.1 Make, alter or counterfeit driver's license or registration

5

  Failure to verify insurance involved in an automobile accident

2



Moving Violations
 

N.J.S.A.
Section Number
Offense Points
39:3-20 Operating constructor vehicles in excess of 45mph

3

39:4-14.3 Operating motorized bicycle on a restricted highway

2

39:4-14.3d More than one person on a motorized bike

2

39:4-35 Failure to yield to a 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 a 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 passing 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 vehicles

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 susequent violation(s) within a five year period

4

39:2-98 and Exceeding maximum speed 1-14 mph over the speed limit

2

39:4-99 Exceeding maximum speed 15-29 mph over the limit

4

  Exceeding maximum speed 30mph or more over the 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 a frozen dessert truck

4

39:4-129 Leaving the scene of an accident ( No personal injury)

2

  Leaving the scene of an accident ( 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 out of state

2


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