Kenneth Vercammen's Law office represents individuals charged with serious traffic violations throughout New Jersey. Our office helps people resolve traffic/ municipal court tickets, including drivers charged with driving commercial vehicle without commercial driver license. Motor vehicle violations can cost you. You will have to pay fines in court or receive points on your drivers license. An accumulation of too many points, or certain moving violations may require you to pay expensive surcharges to the N.J. MVC [Division of Motor Vehicles] or have your license suspended. Don't give up! The Law Office of Kenneth Vercammen offers information and possibly provide experienced attorney representation for motor vehicle violations.
When your driver's license is in jeopardy or you are facing thousands of dollars in fines, DMV surcharges and car insurance increases, you need excellent legal representation. The least expensive attorney is not always the answer. Please call us if you need experienced legal representation in a traffic/municipal court matter. Our website njlaws.com provides information on traffic offenses we can be retained to represent people. Our website also provides details on jail terms for traffic violations and car insurance eligibility points. Car insurance companies increase rates or drop customers based on moving violations.
39:5C-1 Racing or making speed
First offense; disorderly persons
$25 $100 plus court costs
Subsequent offense: Fine or
imprisonment for not more than 90
days or both; disorderly persons
plus 5 car insurance points
39:4-52 & 39:5C-1
Racing on highway
The following is the law on 39:5C-1 :
39:5C-1. Racing or making of speed records; penalty A person who shall operate or attempt or agree to operate a motor vehicle on a public highway in a race with any other motor vehicle or for the purpose of making a speed record or who shall arrange for, manage, encourage, or assist in, the holding of, or the attempting to hold, any such race or speed race event, is a disorderly person, and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not less than $25.00 nor more than $100.00 for the first offense and for each subsequent offense a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $200.00 or by imprisonment for not more than 90 days or both.
The Judge can also suspend the driver's license: 39:5-31. Revocation of driver's license by director or magistrate The director or any magistrate before whom any hearing under this subtitle is had may revoke the license of any person to drive a motor vehicle, when such person shall have been guilty of such willful violation of any of the provisions of this subtitle as shall, in the discretion of the magistrate, justify such revocation.
If charged with a traffic offense, immediately schedule an appointment with a trial attorney. Don't rely on a real estate attorney, public defender or a family member who simply attended law school. When your driving privileges and ability to drive to work is on the line, hire an experienced attorney.