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Under NJ Law, a PROVISIONAL driver gets a speeding ticket (77

in a 55 zone)....
Under NJ Law, a PROVISIONAL driver gets a speeding ticket (77 in a 55 zone). Am I correct that this cannot be pleaded down to a 4:97.2 (no points), and that the driver must take a "points" plea? Assume that the driver pleads to 69 in a 55 (2 points). What are the consequences of same?
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I am afraid that the ticket cannot be pled down to a unsafe driving violation because of the provisional driver status. The only thing the driver can do is plead it down from the 4 point violation to the 2 point violation. This violation also requires an appearance before the court because of your provisional license status. The consequences are that if the driver gets another ticket they can face a license suspension for up to 12 months for getting a second violation while under provisional license status. Unfortunately, the points will also be reported to the insurance companies and it can cause an increase of your insurance rates.


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