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Category Archives: Traffic Violations

Man Arrested has $44k in Unpaid Tolls and Traffic Violations

Last Friday, July 21st, Newark resident Antonio L. Laracuente, 37, was caught passing through an EZPass toll on the George Washington Bridge without paying. Port Authority spokesman Joseph Pentangelo said than an officer spotted him driving though a lower-level toll at 7:45 a.m. in his 2012 Honda Acord when the EZPass signboard read “toll unpaid”.… Continue Reading

Drivers Playing Pokemon Go Can Be Issued Traffic Citations for Distracted Driving in New Jersey

The sudden popularity of the Pokemon Go game is causing distracted driving accidents on roadways in New Jersey, New York, and elsewhere in the country, according to a recent study published in the American Medical Association’s peer-reviewed JAMA Internal Medicine. The study was conducted by researchers at San Diego State University in California, but the… Continue Reading

Union County NJ Drivers Can Be Charged with DWI for Sleeping in Parked Car while Intoxicated

Drivers in Union County and elsewhere in New Jersey need to be aware that the state has some of the toughest drunk driving laws in the entire country, with prosecutors and judges who are often willing to pursue maximum punishments for repeat offenders. It is also imperative that Union County NJ residents understand that they… Continue Reading

Teen Driver Cited for Traffic Violations, Allegedly Caused Car Accident after Using Snapchat Speed Filter

A distracted driving accident in Georgia has gotten national attention because the teenage driver who allegedly caused the car crash was reportedly using Snapchat at the time. Now the teen suspect who was behind the wheel has been charged with multiple traffic offenses and sued by the family of the person injured in the rear-end… Continue Reading

Motorists at Risk of Accidents, Tickets While Traveling on Deficient Bridges in New Jersey

New Jersey ranks among the worst states in the entire country when it comes to bridge safety, which creates a risk of serious traffic accidents. According to data compiled by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), approximately one-third of the bridges in New Jersey are considered deficient in some way and could use repairs. Out of… Continue Reading

Elizabeth NJ Man Veered into Wrong Lane of Traffic on NJ Turnpike, Sustained Serious Injuries

Law enforcement is investigating a recent car accident that left an Elizabeth NJ man in critical condition. The accident occurred around 12:35 a.m. The victim, a 37-year-old man from Elizabeth, was driving his 2003 Saturn on the New Jersey Turnpike in Newark, NJ. At some point, the victim’s vehicle suddenly veered across the lanes and… Continue Reading

What are the Points Assessed for Traffic Violations in New Jersey?

When you receive a summons for a traffic offense, it may seem like a relatively minor problem that can be easily resolved by paying a fine. Unfortunately, many of these traffic violations result in points assessed on your license and collateral consequences that you never anticipated. These repercussions may negatively impact your finances, insurance premiums,… Continue Reading

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