New Jersey Motor Vehicle Surcharges
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In New Jersey, a surcharge is an additional cost or fine automatically imposed by the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) on a driver who has been convicted of violating certain motor vehicle offenses. A surcharge is independent of, and in addition to, any court fine or penalty.
A $150 surcharge is applied for the accumulation of six or more points within 3 years of your last posted violation plus $25 for each additional point.
Some additional surcharges include:
This list is not exhaustive and there are other offenses that may include a surcharge.
Not paying a surcharge can be serious. An unpaid surcharge can result in additional fines, suspension of your driving privileges and the entry of a judgment against you. A judgment against you may lead to a lien on your property or the garnishing of your wages.
If you move to another state, you are still responsible for paying the surcharge.
You can pay your surcharge online at http://www.njsurcharge.com/
Consult a New Jersey lawyer. If you have received a New Jersey traffic ticket, the Union County law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC may be able to assist you. We represent clients throughout New Jersey.
Contact us to schedule a free consultation.
You can reach us 24 hours a day/7 days a week. (908) 322-7000.