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Q: is a probationary licence driver age 19 allowed to drive with 4 siblings in the car?
Gerald D. Siegel
Gerald D. Siegel answered on May 31, 2020

Parent guardian(s) or dependent(s) are allowed as passengers. A dependent is a permit or probationary driver's child, not siblings.

Only one additional passenger is allowed unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Q: If I was charged for a mobile ticket but wasn’t even holding my phone, what do I do

My girlfriend was in the car holding her phone a little higher than usual.. was driving around a circle with tons of cars around.. was pulled into Chick fil a for them to tell me that I was holding my phone in the circle but I find that impossible because that’s more than dangerous.. I’m... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 27, 2020

If you were not holding the phone and your friend was definitely fight this and go to court, just remember to bring your friend with you.

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Q: Can police enforce traffic regulations such as speeding inside a gated, private senior citizen community?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 22, 2020

Exceptions apply but generally yes speak to a lawyer and bring your ticket with you.

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Q: Can an officer write a seatbelt ticket, cracked windshield ticket, and driving while suspended ticket after your let go?

After an altercation I left in someone's truck, I was pulled over less than a mile away, I was arrested and charged for the altercation, they released me and took me to someone's house, a few days later I received three tickets in the mail for seatbelt, cracked windshield, driving while... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on May 13, 2020

Actually it is very common to get tickets after the fact. For most tickets the police have up to 30 days to send you one and a few tickets like DWI and leaving the scene of an accident have even a longer time line. I suggest hiring a good lawyer.

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3 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, DUI / DWI, Traffic Tickets and Constitutional Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can I get a Disorderly conduct plea taken off my record or fully sealed or expunged, this conviction was IN NY.

I was arrested 10 years ago In NY when I was 22 , and i understand my conviction was conditional discharge, I wanted to know if there is anyway I can get it expunged or pardoned in any way, I have noticed that I have applied for many govt jobs and have been turned down do to my criminal background,... Read more »

James A. Abate
James A. Abate answered on Apr 22, 2020

This has been posted to the New Jersey forum. you will need to ask lawyers in New York.

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Q: If I had permission to borrow a car 2 months ago & returned it same day can a person press charges

I had permission to borrow a car about two months ago. The person gave me the key and I brought the car back right away when I was done. Now they are made at me for other reasons and are threatening to press charges on me for the time I borrowed the car out of spite. Can they?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 18, 2020

It would be hard for them to prove the case this far out. If they went to the police while the car was gone then they would have a good case. But anyone can file charges the question is can they win. If charged get a good lawyer.

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Q: Hello I am reviewing the statute 39:4-97.5. I am struggling to understand it. Any chance you can provide an example?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 14, 2020

It came about because some towns enacted laws against cell phone use such as Marlboro NJ and this law made it so that the state law would be the controlling law.

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Q: I was ticketed for speeding on the PA TRPK for 10 mph over the speed limit. Will this affect my NJ insurance rate?

I am an 18-year-old New Jersey driver with just one month of having my license. Will PA allow me to plea down the ticket to zero point violation?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Apr 10, 2020

You need to ask your insurance company this question. But the Pennsylvania ticket will transfer to New Jersey as two points.

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Q: Is 39:4-11 still in effect?
Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar answered on Apr 6, 2020

As far as I know, the statute is still in effect.. the statute reads as follows: No person shall operate a bicycle unless it is equipped with a bell or other device capable of giving a signal audible for a distance of at least one hundred feet, except that a bicycle shall not be equipped with nor... Read more »

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Q: Is it legal to have a small LED light bar that emits a white light mounted on your windshield?

It is a small LED dash bar light with only a white light that has a variety of different strobe patterns that is used merely for photoshoots and car shows as I own a car that I often take to car shows and photoshoots. Can I have it mounted on my windshield (without turning it on) and drive on a... Read more »

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 28, 2020

You're not allowed to put anything on your front windshield that could obstruct your view even a air freshener is considered to do this so the light would be even worse.

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Q: i just got two tickets.cost to cover me and i want profiling and he tailed and I was doing nothing wrong I am just gett

i got two tickets 39.4-88 B(state trooper as I called said B bravo) and 39-3.75 I just am getting ready to be cleared from tickets and now this. I want to fight.

Mr. Kenneth Albert Vercammen Esq.
Mr. Kenneth Albert Vercammen Esq. answered on Mar 22, 2020

39:4-88 Failure to drive properly in marked lanes 2 points

Fine or imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or both

fines $50 -$200 plus court costs Plus 2 car insurance points and possible non renewal by insurance company

Penalties set forth at 39:4-203

39:4-88...
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Q: Is it legal for my company to put the traffic ticket under my name?

I work for a coffee delivery company where we are provided company vans. I mistakenly drove my van into an interstate where no commercial vehicles are allowed and received 2 tickets. One for driving in a forbidden interstate (Palisades Parkway) and the other for having the company’s advertisement... Read more »

Paul Ferrell Jr
Paul Ferrell Jr answered on Mar 11, 2020

More information would be helpful, but if your employer reported to the police that on that occasion you knowingly disobeyed company policy or instruction, then conceivably you’re personally responsible . You can not rely on the employer to defend you so retain independent counsel right away... Read more »

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Q: I have recieved a ticket because my rear seat passenger din't wear a seat belt 36:3-76.2F(c) and 36:3-76.2F were issue

I don't understand why two tickets were given to me and both of them have similar description.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 6, 2020

Generally it's because the passenger is a minor but that's just a guess.

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Q: I received in the mail a letter from Fairfield County with 3 Summons (speeding, careless driving, and out headlight)

Without being pulled over, and states an officer attempt to pull me over (but never did) but failed in pursuit of another speeding driver. Officer also used Pace to track my speed. Can this be dropped?

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 5, 2020

In New Jersey an officer does not need to pull you over to give a ticket. Pace is also considered a reliable way to track speed. That being said a good lawyer should be able to help you reduce the points for the tickets that you're facing. I suggest that you set up one of the free in office... Read more »

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Q: Will i get points on my license for a NY red light CAMERA ticket that I received in the mail? I'm a NJ resident
Ivan Raevski
Ivan Raevski answered on Mar 4, 2020

there are no points for camera tickets

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Q: Is it worth pleasing not guilty to nj39:4-81
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Mar 4, 2020

The answer depends on many factors such as do you have any points on your license are you a US citizen or do you drive for a living if so the answer is definitely yes and hire a good lawyer. If you don't fall into any of these categories then maybe it's just worth paying it because of... Read more »

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Q: Good day, I recently received a ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian, who was between cars with a child.

Under NJ state law that is considered jaywalking is my defense of not guilty correct. Thank you, looking forward to your response.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 28, 2020

It could be however, I would hire a good lawyer if you want the best chance of winning

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for New Jersey on
Q: How long will he be in jail code 2c:292c:29-3a(7

I wanted to know

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 27, 2020

Looks like you wrote the code wrong, but an attorney would need to review the complaint to give you a proper answer.

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Q: What’s the fine for improper parking
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 26, 2020

The answer varies per Court and whether you have a court appearance required but it does come with points so you may want to hire a lawyer to represent you.

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Q: If you're issued a ticket and issuing officer incorrectly cites wrong person on face of ticket is the ticket valid?

I was not driving the vehicle.

H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Feb 25, 2020

Yes but they could probably reissue the ticket so get a good lawyer to make sure you have the best chance of a dismissal.

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