Reduction of Points, N.J.S.A. 39:5-30.9

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On November 9, 2012, Bridgeton police arrested Adriel Perez-Salas for Driving While Intoxicated, reported

The police responded to the 100 block of East Myrtle Street Friday night about 8:30 p.m., according to the news site.

A hit-and-run victim identified the alleged striking vehicle, reported

According to press reports, the accident allegedly occurred at Broad and Fayette Streets.

The victim's passenger reported alleged pain, but refused medical attention, according to

Reduction of Points, N.J.S.A. 39:5-30.9

New Jersey law requires driver's license points to be reduced as follows:
  • Rate: 3 points for each 12 consecutive month period
    • in which the licensee has not committed any violation either
      • resulting in the assessment of points or
      • in the suspension of driving privileges.
  • Attend and satisfactorily complete
    • License Improvement Course (every two years): 3 points
    • Defensive Driving Course (every five years): 2 points
  • No point totals shall be reduced below zero.
  • Computation of the time periods used in granting point reduction credits shall in all cases be based upon the respective dates of commission of the offenses for which the licensee was convicted and assessed points.
  • N.J.S.A. 39:5-30.9
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