Traffic Ticket Points Schedule

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

2

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 assessed for the third or subsequent violation(s) within a five-year period)

4

39:4–98

Exceeding maximum speed 1-14 mph over limit

2

39:4–99

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

Taken from the State of New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission