NEW JERSEY FAILURE TO OBSERVE TRAFFIC SIGNAL LAWYER
In New Jersey, drivers are required to obey all traffic control devices. Failure to observe a traffic signal may result in a traffic ticket. Those convicted of failing to observe a traffic signal are subject to 2 motor vehicle points in addition to fines and court costs. Therefore, it is important for anyone charged with a failure to observe traffic signals in New Jersey to consult with a New Jersey Failure to Observe Traffic Signal Lawyer. The Sloan Law Firm handles failing to observe traffic signal offenses and all other traffic violations in New Jersey. The firm offers free initial consultations on all traffic offense cases.
NEW JERSEY FAILURE TO OBSERVE TRAFFIC SIGNAL LAW
In New Jersey, the observation of traffic signals is governed by N.J.S.A. 39:4–81, which provides:
a. The driver of every vehicle, the motorman of every street car and every pedestrian shall obey the instructions of any official traffic control device applicable thereto, placed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, unless otherwise directed by a traffic or police officer.
b. When, by reason of a power failure or other malfunction, a traffic control signal at an intersection is not illuminated, the driver of a vehicle or street car shall, with respect to that intersection, observe the requirement for a stop intersection, as provided in R.S.39:4-144.
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The Sloan Law Firm provides aggressive and experienced legal defense to anyone charged with a failure to observe a traffic control device in New Jersey. It is important to protect your rights, especially if you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident and received a traffic summons for failing to observe a traffic signal. If you or a loved one has been charged with failing to observe a traffic signal and would like to discuss the matter, please do not hesitate to contact the Sloan Law Firm at: (908) 358-2938. The initial consultation for all traffic offenses is always free.