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New Jersey Traffic Laws

Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors.

Below you will find links to traffic laws and driving rules in New Jersey -- including the online vehicle code, statutes on common traffic violations, and state-specific driving manuals (where available).

Drinking & Driving Violations Driving while intoxicated (NJ Statutes 39:4-50)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Licensing of drivers (NJ Statutes 39:3-10)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Maintenance of motor vehicle liability insurance coverage (NJ Statutes 39:6B-1)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Registration of automobiles and motorcycles (NJ Statutes 39:3-4)
Illegal U-Turn Turning on curve, grade, or ... [where] marked with "no U turn" sign (NJ Statutes 39:4-125)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Action in case of accident (NJ Statutes 39:4-129)
Mechanical Violations Motor vehicle equipment (NJ Statutes 39:3-46 to 39:3-84)
Reckless Driving Reckless driving (NJ Statutes 39:4-96)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Traffic control devices; drivers' obedience (NJ Statutes 39:4-120.9
Traffic signals; observance (NJ Statutes 39:4-81)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Seat belt usage requirements (NJ Statutes 39:3-76.2f)
Speeding Rates of speed (NJ Statutes 39:4-98 to 39:4-98.9)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Motor vehicle equipment (NJ Statutes 39:3-46 to 39:3-84)

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