Toms River, NJ asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey

Q: A Jeep Wrangler is designed to have removable doors. Assuming the vehicle has all required mirrors and the driver is...

...wearing a seatbelt, is driving a Wrangler without doors a violation of 39:3-44?

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Stuart Nachbar

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Livingston, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I do not believe driving without the doors if the mirrors are attached to the main body is a violation

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.

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  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: It could be a violation since cars are required to have this due to side impact requirements. It would be up to the judges interpretation, but this is what I would argue if I was the prosecutor and I believe it would be a winning argument.

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