Call Now For Help

732.580.1237

Proposed NJ Law Targets Those Lending Cars to DWI/Refusal Convicts

29
Dec
2009

by in DWI Defense

The New Jersey Assembly voted unanimously approved a bill this week that levies harsh penalties on individuals who are caught loaning their cars to anyone whose whose license is suspended or revoked from a drunk driving (DWI/DUI) or refusal conviction.

The new law, S-2940/A-4302, is contained in a package of legislation sponsored by Richard Codey aimed at cracking down on repeat DWI offenders. If passed, the new law would levy on first or second-time offenders a fine of $1,000 and up to 15 days jail time for anyone who knowingly lends their vehicle to someone with a suspended license resulting from a DWI-DUI conviction or refusal to take a breath test. A third-time offender would receive a $1,000 fine, up to 15 days jail time, and a 90-day driver’s license suspension.

As the law currently stands, the only penalties that exist for this offense are a fine of $200-$500 and up to 15 days in jail. The proposed law will now proceed to the Senate floor for final approval.

LOCATIONS

*ALL LOCATIONS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY*

CALL NOW FOR HELP

732.580.1237

CONNECT WITH US

*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey | Rating Methodology | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy
The information contained in on this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by The Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to The Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio or the information, products, or services contained on www.anthonyvecchiolaw.com for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
The results of verdicts and settlements mentioned herein are not typical. Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case.

Site by Consultwebs.com: Law Firm Website Designers / Criminal Defense/DWI Lawyer Marketing.