Speeding Tickets in New Jersey
Anyone charged with a speeding ticket in New Jersey needs an attorney who knows how to fight for you and defend your rights. The penalties for a speeding ticket in New Jersey will seriously impact your driving privileges, and can include expensive fines, points, insurance consequences and license suspensions. In addition to a traffic court attorney, I am a board-certified criminal trial attorney. I will personally handle your case from start to finish to ensure you receive aggressive and knowledgeable representation tailored to the facts and circumstances of your NJ traffic summons.
How much does a speeding ticket in NJ cost?
The fines for speeding in NJ depend on how fast you were going and where you were driving when you were pulled over. Fines can range from $85 – $260 and can doubled. If you are pulled over in a “safe corridor”, a 65 MPH zone, or a construction zone, the fine amount will be doubled.
Do I have to go to Court for a NJ Speeding Ticket?
You will have a mandatory court appearance for your speeding ticket if you were traveling over a certain speed limit, or if you exceeded the speed limit in a safe corridor or construction zone.
How Many Points Can I Get for Speeding in NJ?
This depends on how fast you were driving when pulled over:
- Exceeding the speed limit by 1-14 mph: 2 points
- Exceeding the speed limit by 15-29 mph: 4 points
- Exceeding the speed limit by 30 mph or more: 5 points
Can I just pay the speeding ticket fine in NJ?
No, you should not pay your NJ speeding ticket online. If you pay the ticket without consulting an attorney, you can be assessed points, license suspension, and even be subject to jail!
If you or a loved one received a speeding ticket summons, you should contact an attorney familiar with handling these tickets. Howard P. Lesnik, LLC, offers free strategy sessions to address any issue related to your NJ traffic speeding ticket or any traffic summons.
Please contact Howard Lesnik, Esq., immediately if you were any NJ municipal court traffic summons. I personally handle NJ municipal cases on a regular basis. Please contact me now by email, by phoning 908.264.7701, or by completing the form to the right to schedule your complimentary 30-minute strategy session.