NJSA Point Schedule

New Jersey Traffic Violation Points

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

39:4-98

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