• In New Jersey, leaving the scene of an accident is the most significant traffic violation.
  • In recent years, legislature made leaving the scene of an accident that involves certain extenuating or aggravating circumstances a criminal charge.
  • Leaving the scene of an accident involves 8 points on your license, which has a severe consequence with your insurance and ability to drive in the state of NJ.
  • There are other lesser offenses that an experienced attorney can negotiate your case to and result in an offense such as failure to report an accident, which results in no motor vehicle points and certainly no criminal or penal consequences.
  • Not all cases are, in fact, truly leaving the scene of an accident, so consultation with an experienced attorney is a must, prior to going to court for your leaving the scene of an accident ticket.