Traffic Points

N.J.S.A.
Offense Points
New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway & 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