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Written by attorney Kenneth Albert Vercammen | Dec 30, 2011

NJSA 39:4-86 Improper Passing in a No-Passing Zone

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39:4-86. Improper passing in a no passing zone, Overtaking and passing vehicles; crossing "No Passing" lines The driver of a vehicle shall not drive to the left side of the center line of a highway in overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction unless the left side is clearly visible and free of oncoming traffic for a sufficient distance ahead to permit the overtaking and passing to be made in safety.

The driver of a vehicle shall not drive to the left of the center of a highway in order to overtake and pass another vehicle proceeding in the same direction upon the crest of a grade or upon a curve in the highway where the driver's view along the highway is obstructed within a distance of five hundred feet.

Except when otherwise directed by a duly constituted traffic or police officer or when the lane in which he is operating is obstructed and impassable, the driver of a vehicle shall not cross an appropriately marked "No Passing" line in a "No Passing" zone duly established pursuant to a duly promulgated regulation of the State Highway Commissioner or an ordinance or resolution duly adopted by a municipal governing body or a board of chosen freeholders, whichever has jurisdiction over the highway.

Amended by L.1948, c. 170, p. 912, s. 3; L.1951, c. 23, p. 82, s. 46.

For information on points, fines, jail and suspension for this violation, go to njlaws.com/traffic_minimum_penalties.htm

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