Traffic Fines

N.J.S.A. Offense Fine
39:3-4 Driving or parking unregistered motor vehicle $54
39:3-9a Failure to notify of a change in name $55
39:3-9a Failure to endorse your license $55
39:3-10 Driving with an expired license $54
39:3-11 Violating a restricted or conditional license $55
39:3-17 Failure to possess drivers’ license or registration (for non-resident motorists) $180
39:3-20 Excess weight — plus $100 for each 1,000 lbs or fraction thereof $530
39:3-20(b) Speeding — commercial vehicle — load exceeds axle limitations $85 – $180
39:3-20(b) Speeding in a Safe Corridor or Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — commercial vehicle $85 – $180
39:3-29 Failure to possess driver’s license or registration $180
39:3-29 Refusal to exhibit driver’s license or registration $180
39:3-32 Failure to replace lost, destroyed or defaced driver’s plates $55
39:3-33 Display of unclear or indistinct license plates $54
39:3-36 Failure to notify of complete change of address $26
39:3-38 Use of marker other than one issued $55
39:3-44 Vehicle in unsafe condition $54
39:3-47 Improper lighting equipment; altering equipment $54
39:3-47a Failure to use headlights with wipers $54
39:3-49 Inadequate headlights $54
39:3-50 Unauthorized use of certain colored lights $54
39:3-51 Improper auxiliary driving lamps $54
39:3-52 Improper additional lighting equipment and use thereof $54
39:3-53 Improper spot lamps $54
39:3-54 Miscellaneous improper lights $54
39:3-55 Improper operation with alternate road lighting equipment $54
39:3-56 Operating without at least two front lighted lamps $54
39:3-57 Improper single beam lighting $54
39:3-58 Improper multiple beam headlights $54
39:3-59 No light beam indicator $54
39:3-60 Improper use of high and low headlight beams $54
39:3-61 Failure to equip motor vehicle with lamps and reflectors required $54
39:3-61.1 Improper mounting of lamps and reflectors $54
39:3-61.2 Improper combination of lighting devices and reflectors $54
39:3-61.3 Improper stop lamps $54
39:3-61.4 Improper placement and use of red lamps and flags on overhanging loads $54
39:3-62 Unlit lamps on parked vehicle $54
39:3-64 Improper emergency warning light equipment $54
39:3-64.3 Failure of itinerant vendor to flash signals when stopped for transacting business $54
39:3-65 Failure to equip farm machinery and other vehicles with lamps $54
39:3-66 Failure to maintain lamps $54
39:3-69 Failure to equip vehicle with horn $54
39:3-70 Noisy muffler $54
39:3-71 Failure to equip vehicle with mirrors $54
39:3-72 Tire in unsafe operating condition $54
39:3-73 Improper use of tire chains $54
39:3-74 Obstruction of windshield for vision $54
39:3-75 Failure to equip vehicle with safety glass $54
39:3-76.2 Failure to equip vehicle with safety belts $54
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 $54
39:3-76.2f Failure to wear seat belt $46
39:3-76.3 Motorcycle handle bar grips too high $54
39:3-76.4 Failure to equip motorcycle with special muffler systems $54
39:3-76.5 Failure to equip motorcycle with footrests and helmet for motorcycle passengers $80
39:3-76.7 to 3-76.10 Motorcycle helmet, goggles and other safety equipment violations $54
39:3-77 Selling or using unapproved devices or equipment $55
39:3-79.1 Failure to equip bus, truck or trailer with mud flaps $54
39:3-81 Misuse of stud tires (limited to this portion of statute only) By regulation of the Director of Motor Vehicles, stud tires shall not be used on a highway earlier than November 15 or later than April 1 of each year $55
39:3-84 Violation of dimensional restriction $185
39:3-84 Violation of weight restriction if total excess weight is less than 10,000 pounds, then the payable amount equals $.02 x (total excess weight) + $23, but no less than $81. If total excess weight is greater than 10,000 pounds, then the payable amount equals $.03 x (total excess weight) + $23 $85 + fee per excess weight
39:4-11 to 4-14.2 Violations concerning bicycles and roller skates $54
39:4-15 to 4-25.1 Violations concerning horses and horse-drawn vehicles $54
39:4-26 to 4-30 Violations concerning machinery, vehicles or apparatus of unusual size or weight (fine to be paid to agency charged with maintenance of road upon which violation occurs) $85
39:4-32 to 4-37.1 Pedestrian violations $54
39:4-38 to 4-45 Street car violations $54
39:4-46 Failure to display owner’s name on commercial vehicle (fine to be forwarded to Director of Motor Vehicles) $26
39:4-53 Leaving vehicle with engine running $54
39:4-54 Violation of dimension restriction on trailers $85
39:4-54 Violation of weight restriction trailers $85-185
39:4-55 Failure to control vehicle on steep grades and curves $54
39:4-56 Delaying traffic $54
39:4-56.6 Abandonment of vehicle on private property $55
39:4-57 Failure to comply with directions of officer $54
39:4-57 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Failure to comply with direction of officer $72
39:4-57.1 Failure to activate interior light at request of officer $80
39:4-58 Vehicle loaded so as to obstruct view $54
39:4-59 Hitch-hiking $54
39:4-60 Soliciting trade or contributions on highway $54
39:4-61 Tailboard riding $54
39:4-62 Leaving curb $54
39:4-64 Throwing litter from vehicle $230
39:4-65 Letting off or taking on persons other than at curb $54
39:4-66 Failure to stop when emerging from alley, driveway or garage $54
39:4-66.1 Failure to yield right-of-way when entering private road or driveway $54
39:4-66.1 Safe Corridor or Construction Zone — Failure to yield right-of-way when entering private road or driveway $72
39:4-67 Obstructing passage of vehicles $54
39:4-68 Doors of streetcar or autobus open $54
39:4-69 Riding on part of street car or vehicle not intended for passengers $54
39:4-71 Driving on sidewalk $54
39:4-71 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone — Driving on sidewalk $72
39:4-72 Failure to stop on signal from driver of horse $54
39:4-76 Overweight vehicles on bridges (interstate) — fine to be forwarded to Director of Motor Vehicles $85 + fee for excess weight
39:4-77 Loading so as to spill $55
39:4-78 Carrying metal so as to create noise $54
39:4-79 Backing vehicle to curb to unload $54
39:4-80 Disregard of officer directing traffic $85
39:4-80 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Disregard of officer directing traffic $140
39:4-81 Failure to observe traffic signal $85
39:4-81 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Failure to observe traffic signal $140
39:4-82 Failure to keep right $85
39:4-82 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone — Failure to keep right $140
39:4-82.1 Driving on safety island $85
39:4-82.1 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Driving on safety island $140
39:4-83 Failure to keep right at intersection $85
39:4-83 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone — Failure to keep right at intersection $140
39:4-84 Failure to pass to right when proceeding in opposite directions $85
39:4-84 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Failure to pass to right when proceeding in opposite directions $140
39:4-85 Failure to pass to left when overtaking $85
39:4-85 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Failure to pass to left when overtaking $140
39:4-85.1 Wrong way on one-way street $85
39:4-86 Failure to overtake and pass properly; crossing “no passing” lines $85
39:4-86 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Failure to overtake and pass properly; crossing “no passing” lines $140
39:4-87 Failure to give overtaking vehicle right of way $85
39:4-88 Failure to obey regulations in marked lanes $85
39:4-88 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Failure to obey regulations in marked lanes $140
39:4-89 Following another vehicle too closely $85
39:4-89 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Following another vehicle too closely $140
39:4-90 Failure to yield right of way at intersection $85
39:4-90 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Failure to yield right of way at intersection $140
39:4-90.1 Entering or leaving limited access highways improperly $85
39:4-90.1 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Entering or leaving limited access highways improperly $140
39:4-91 Failure to yield right-of-way to emergency vehicles $85
39:4-92 Failure to pull over for emergency vehicle; following emergency vehicle too closely $85
39:4-92.1 Following fire department vehicle too closely back to fire station $85
39:4-94 Railroad employee unnecessarily blocking highway with train $85
39:4-97 Careless driving where no accident involved personal injury $85
39:4-97 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — careless driving where no accident involved personal injury (accident resulting in personal injury cannot be paid through the Violations Bureau) $140
39:4-97.1 Slow speed so as to impede or block traffic $85
39:4-97.3 Use of a cell phone while driving $130
39:4-98 Speeding — exceeding limit by 1-9 miles per hour $85
39:4-98 Safe Corridor or Construction Zone speeding — exceeding limit by 1-9 miles per hour $140
39:4-98 Speeding — exceeding limit by 10-14 miles per hour $95
39:4-98 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — speeding — exceeding limit by 10-14 miles per hour $160
39:4-98 Speeding — exceeding limit by 15-19 miles per hour $105
39:4-98 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — speeding — exceeding limit by 15-19 miles per hour $180
39:4-98 Speeding — exceeding limit by 20-24 miles per hour pursuant to N.J.S.A. 29:4-98.7, all fines have been doubled for any defendant charged with speeding 20 MPH or more over the speed limit.
NOTE: Exceeding the posted speed limit by 20 miles per hour or more in a Safe Corridor or in a Construction Zone requires a court appearance.
$200
39:4-98 Speeding — exceeding limit by 25-29 miles per hour — pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-98.7, all fines have been doubled for any defendant charged with speeding 20 MPH or more over the speed limit. $220
39:4-98 Speeding — exceeding limit by 30-34 miles per hour — pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-98.7, all fines have been doubled for any defendant charged with speeding 20 MPH or more over the speed limit. $240
39:4-98 Speeding – exceeding limit by 35-39 miles per hour — pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-98.7, all fines have been doubled for any defendant charged with speeding 20 MPH or more over the speed limit.
NOTE: Exceeding the posted speed limit by 40 miles per hour or more requires a court appearance.
$260
39:4-100 Exceeding speed limit across sidewalk (4 MPH) $80
39:4-115 Improper turn at controlled intersection $85
39:4-115 Safe Corridor or Construction Zone — Improper turn at controlled intersection $140
39:4-116 Improper turn at arrow $85
39:4-117 Special pedestrian signals — motorist or pedestrian violation $85
39:4-119 Failure to observe flashing traffic signals $85
39:4-119 Safe Corridor or Construction Zone — Failure to observe flashing traffic signals $140
39:4-122 Failure to obey whistle of police $85
39:4-122 Safe Corridor or Construction Zone — Failure to obey whistle of police $140
39:4-123 Improper right and left-hand turns $85
39:4-123 Safe Corridor or Construction Zone — Improper right and left-hand turns $140
39:4-124 Failure to turn as indicated by buttons or markers at intersection $85
39:4-124 Safe Corridor or Construction Zone — Failure to turn as indicated by buttons or markers at intersection $140
39:4-125 U-Turn on curve or grade or where view obstructed or “No U-Turn” sign $85
39:4-125 Safe Corridor or Construction Zone — U-Turn on curve or grade or where view obstructed or “No U-Turn” sign $140
39:4-126 Failure to signal before starting, turning or stopping $85
39:4-126 65 MPH area — Failure to signal before starting, turning or stopping $140
39:4-127 Improper backing or turning in street $85
39:4-127 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area $140
39:4-127.1 Failure to stop at railroad crossing $85
39:4-127.2 Failure to stop for gate at approaches to movable span bridge $85
39:4-135 Improper parking $54
39:4-136 Parking on highway $54
39:4-137 Allowing a vehicle to stand on highway unattended while the motor is running and without setting the brakes $54
39:4-138(a) Improper parking within intersection $54
39:4-138(b) Improper parking on a crosswalk $54
39:4-138(c) Improper parking in a safety bus zone $54
39:4-138(d) Improper parking in front of a driveway $54
39:4-138(e) Improper parking within 25 ft. of a crosswalk $54
39:4-138(f) Improper parking on a sidewalk $54
39:4-138(g) Improper parking in a no parking area established by the State Highway Department $54
39:4-138(h) Improper parking within 50 feet of a stop sign $54
39:4-138(i) Improper parking within 10 feet of a fire hydrant $54
39:4-138(j) Improper parking within 50 feet of a railroad $54
39:4-138(k) Improper parking within 20 feet of a driveway entrance to a fire station or 75 feet on the opposite side of the street $54
39:4-138(l) Improper parking alongside or opposite street excavation or obstruction, causing traffic obstruction (when properly signposted) $54
39:4-138(m) Double parking $54
39:4-138(n) Improper parking on a bridge, elevated structure, underpass or immediate approaches (except where space for parking is provided) $54
39:4-139 Loading or unloading for an unreasonable period of time $54
39:4-144 Failure to obey stop or yield right-of-way signs $54
39:4-144 Safe Corridor, Construction Zone or 65 MPH area — Failure to obey stop or yield right-of-way signs $140
39:4-145 Failure to yield to a vehicle entering a stop or yield intersection after stopping $85
39:4-207.9 Failure to remove snow from handicapped parking space $230
39:4-215 Failure to obey signals, signs or directions $54
39:8-1 Failure to have inspections $130
39:8-4 Failure to make repairs $130
39:8-6 Failure to display approval certificate (fines for inspection violations are forwarded to Division of Motor Vehicles) $130
39:8-62 Operation of diesel powered motor vehicle — emission violation — no certification of repair — first offense only (the payable amount may be reduced to $150.00 if a certification of repair is provided and it is acceptable to the Court) $730