Maple Shade Township, NJ asked in Traffic Tickets for New Jersey

Q: A state trooper pulled my son over in a single lane with a double line, when the state trooper did not have his light on

The trooper did not have his lights on and was pulled onto the shoulder and gave my son a ticket for failing to change lanes for emergency vehicle. He stated my son had a big truck and if someone was on the side of the road fixing their tire he would’ve hit them. My son states he was only following traffic. What is this ticket and is it points or how do we get out of this? Can you fight a state trooper? #is 39:4-2.2

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H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Yes you can fight any ticket and no a cop does not have to have a light on to track you or pull you over in the State of New Jersey. As for your question about your ticket we would need to know the summons number to properly answer your question but in generally failure to pull over to an emergency vehicle is statute 39:4-91 and it has 2 points but you may have gotten a different statute number. I would suggest if you plan on fighting this ticket that you hire a lawyer. Most of us traffic ticket lawyers offer a free in office consultation.

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