New Jersey Motor Vehicle Point System

13:19-10.1 Point Assessment

Any person who is convicted of any of the following offenses, including offenses committed while operating a motorized bicycle, shall be assessed points for each conviction in accordance with the following schedule:

N.J.S.A. Statutory

ViolationDescriptionPoints
27:23-29Moving against traffic – NJ Tpke., Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway2
27:23-29Improper passing – NJ Tpke., Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway4
29:23-29Unlawful use of median strip – NJ Tpke., Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway2
39:3-20Operating Constructor vehicle in excess of 30 mph3
39:4-14.3Operating motorized bicycle on restricted highway2
39:4-14.3dMore than 1 person on a motorized bicycle2
39:4-35Failure to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk2
39:4-36Failure to yield to pedestrian or passing a vehicle yielding to pedestrian in crosswalk2
39:4-41Driving through safety zone2
39:4-52Racing on the highway5
39:5C-1Racing or Making of Speed Records5
39:4-55Improper action or omission on grades and curves2
39:4-57Failure to observe directions of officer2
39:4-66Failure to stop before crossing sidewalk2
39:4-66.1Failure to yield to pedestrians or vehicles while leaving highway2
39:4-66.2Driving on public or private property to avoid traffic signal or stop sign2
39:4-71Improper driving on sidewalk2
39:4-80Failure to obey directions of officer2
39:4-81Failure to observe traffic signal2
39:4-82Failure to keep right2
39:4-82.1Improper operating of vehicle on divided Highway or divider2
39:4-83Failure to keep right at intersection2
39:4-84Failure to pass right of vehicle proceeding in opposite direction5
39:4-85Improper passing on right or off roadway4
39:4-85.1Wrong way on one-way street2
39:4-86Improper passing, in “No Passing” zone4
39:4-87Failure to yield to overtaking vehicle2
39:4-88Failure to observe traffic lanes2
39:4-89Tailgating5
39:4-90Failure to yield at intersection2
39:4-90.1Failure to use proper entrances to limited access Highway2
39:4-91Failure to yield to emergency vehicle2
39:4-96Reckless driving5
39:4-97Careless driving2
39:4-97.aDestruction of agricultural or recreational property2
39:4-97.1Slow speed blocking traffic2
39:4-97.2Unsafe driving (first and second offenses only)0
39:4-97.2Unsafe driving (third offense only)4
39:4-98Speeding up to 14 mph above limit2
39:4-99Speeding 15-29 mph above limit4
Speeding 30 mph or more above limit5
39:4-105Failure to stop at traffic light2
39:4-115Improper turn at traffic light3
39:4-119Failure to stop at flashing red signal2
39:4-122Failure to stop for police whistle2
39:4-123Improper right or left turn3
39:4-124Improper turn: from approved turning course3
39:4-125Improper U-turn3
39:4-126Failure to give proper signal2
39:4-127Improper backing or turning in street2
39:4-127.1Improper crossing of railroad grade crossing2
39:4-127.2Improper crossing of bridge2
39:4-128Improper crossing or railroad grade crossing by certain vehicles2
39:4-128.1Improper passing of school bus5
39:4-128.4Improper passing of frozen dessert truck4
39:4-129Leaving scene of accident-No injuries2
39:4-129Leaving scene of accident-Personal Injury8
39:4-144Failure to observe of stop or yield signs2
39:5D-4Moving violation out-of-state2

13:19-10.2 Point Accumulation; period of suspension

(a)The Director shall, except for good cause, suspend a person’s license to operate a motor vehicle and/or motorized bicycle in accordance with the following schedule:

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Point System

POINTS ACCUMULATEDPERIOD OF SUSPENSION
12 to 15 points in a period 30 days of two years of less30 days
16 to 18 points in a period of two years of less60 days
19 to 21 points in a period of two years of less90 days
22-24 points in a period of two years of less120 days
25-27 point in a period of two years of less150 days
28 or more point in a period of two years of lessnot less than 180 days
15 to 18 points in a period greater than two years30 days
19 to 22 points in a period greater than two years60 days
23 to 26 points in a period greater than two years90 days
27 to 30 points in a period greater than two years120 days
31 to 35 points in a period greater than two years150 days
36 or more points in a period greater than two yearsnot less than 180 days
12 to 14 points in a period greater than two years30 days