- Category: Blog
- Published: Thursday, 23 June 2016 20:28
- Written by Joseph F. Morgano
How Many Points Do You Get For A DWI/DUI In NJ?
The answer, surprisingly to many is no DMV points, however, you will receive 9 insurance points. DWI/DUI in New Jersey is not considered a moving violation for purposes of imposing points, such as speeding, careless driving, reckless driving, etc. The DWI/DUI offense occurs when the intoxicated individual gets behind the wheel. Even if you don't start the engine you can still be charged with DWI/DUI in NJ. Thus, you do not need to be moving to be charged with DWI/DUI. Of course when you are charged with DWI/DUI you may be given other citations such as speeding, careless driving or whatever the case may be, for which points would be imposed if convicted.
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