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I have ny license and I got 2 moving violations in NJ, will

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I have ny license and I got 2 moving violations in NJ, will that be points on my license or I can just pay the tickets and it won't effect my license at all.
According to my knowledge NY shares the point system with NJ but people are telling me that I won't get any points.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Traffic Law
Expert:  Gerald, Esq replied 1 year ago.


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I am sorry to tell you that the points will be assessed in your home state. Who ever is telling you that you will not get points is NOT correct. New York and New Jersey are part of an agreement between many states to share and enforce traffic citations. The agreement is called the Non-Resident Violator Compact, and all states except for Alaska, California, Michigan, Montana, Oregon, and Wisconsin are members.

Although a little dated this manual describes how the Compact works:

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
to be more specific. If I just pay these violations, I will be getting points on my ny license?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please take a look here
Expert:  Gerald, Esq replied 1 year ago.

I'm sorry I misread your original post. New York does NOT assess points for out of state violations.

I misread and thought you had the New Jersey license. New Jersey assesses points against their residents who get a ticket out of state. New York does NOT assess the points.

See this article for more details:

I apologize for any confusion.

Kind regards,


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