Additional penalties for driving while suspended:
· Driving while suspended for failing to pay an insurance surcharge will result in an additional $3,000 ne, plus the fines and penalties listed above (N.J.S.A. 39:3-40).
· Driving while a license and/or registration is suspended for failure to properly insure a vehicle will result in a ne of $500, an additional driver license suspension of one to two years and possible court ordered imprisonment for up to 90 days (N.J.S.A. 39:3-40).
· Driving while a license and/or registration is suspended and having a collision that causes injury to another person will result in a ne, continued suspension and the potential for a minimum 45-day jail sentence (N.J.S.A. 39:3-40).
· Driving while a license and/or registration is suspended for a drug or alcohol offense, refusal to take a breath test or if the motorist is a habitual offender, will result in a ne of $500 and an additional license suspension of one to two years and/or possible court-ordered imprisonment for 10 to 90 days (N.J.S.A. 39:3-40).
· Driving while a driving privilege is suspended due to driving while under the influence, refusal to submit to a chemical test or for a habitual offender offense, and driving on school property or within 1,000 feet of school property or through a school crossing zone will result in one to two years additional suspension time, a $500 ne and between 60 to 90 days imprisonment for a first offense. For second and third offenses, the suspension and fines remain the same, but the imprisonment term is increased to 120 to 150 days and 180 days, respectively (N.J.S.A. 39:3-40).• Driving after failing to install an interlock device, as ordered by the court, results in a one-year suspension, in addition to any other suspensions already imposed, and may include penalties as a disorderly person (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.19).
· A motorist who refuses to submit to a chemical test and driving on any school property or within 1,000 feet of school property or through a school crossing zone. Motorist will receive for a first offense a $600 to $1,000 ne and a one-to two- year driving privilege suspension; for second offenses the ne is $1,000 to $2,000 and the driving privilege will be suspended for four years. For a third offense, the ne is $2,000 and the driving privilege is suspended for 20 years (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.4a).
· A motorist who allows another motorist, who is currently suspended for driving under the influence or operating while suspended, to operate his/ her vehicle. The result may be a loss of driving and/or registration privileges (N.J.S.A. 39:3-40).
· A motorist who has another person take the driving test. Motorist may be need $200 to $500 and/or imprisonment from 30 to 90 days. The driver license may also be revoked (N.J.S.A. 39:3-37).
· Failure to appear at any scheduled court proceeding when charged with a non- indictable criminal offense, an ordinance violation or a motor vehicle offense. It will result in a court-ordered driver license suspension until the pending matter is settled (2B:12-31).
· Failure to meet the conditions of a sentence imposed (such as to pay a ne, make restitution or perform community service). It will result in a court-ordered driver license suspension (2B:12-31).
· Failure to pay a total of six months’ court-ordered child support or provide health insurance. If a child support-related warrant exists in the motorist’s name, the courts can order basic and commercial driver licenses and professional occupational licenses to be suspended until payments are made (N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.44).
- Source http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/pdf/Licenses/Driver%20Manual/Chapter_7.pdf