Red Bank is a hub for both local and transient residents of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. With a variety of small to large size companies, as well as a vibrant dining and bar scene, it should come as no surprise that Red Bank Police issue a large number of traffic violations every year. Included in these violations are Speeding (39:4-98), Driving Without Insurance (39:6B-2), and Driving While Suspended (39:3-40). In particular, Driving While Suspended is a serious traffic violation that carries debilitating penalties that only grow in severity for repeat offenders. If you have been charged with 39:3-40 in Red Bank, you are facing a six (6) month loss of license (even if you have since restored your license), over a thousand dollars in fines and surcharges, and even MANDATORY jail in a variety of circumstances. These issues should not be taken lightly, and a consultation with an experienced Red Bank attorney would be in your best interests.
The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall if a full-service Red Bank criminal defense firm that is comprised of former Municipal and County Prosecutors from Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex County. Our office is located at 157 Broad Street in Red Bank, down the road from he courthouse. For you complimentary consultation on your 39:3-40 Driving While Suspended Charges, contact our office at 1-800-509-3333.
Red Bank Municipal Court N.J.S.A. 39:3-40
With a population in excess of 12,000 residents, Red Bank is one of the more popular municipalities in Monmouth County. While the number of residents may not seem that large, Red Bank actually experiences far larger numbers on a daily basis with local High Schools (Red Bank Regional and Red Bank Catholic) as well as numerous office buildings and restaurants. Moreover, some of New Jersey’s most frequently traveled roads run through Red Bank, such as: Route 35, Country Road 520, and the Garden State Parkway. The Red Bank Municipal Court regularly handles traffic violations involving license suspensions and violations for driving while suspended. Just within the last two years, Red Bank law enforcement has issued well roughly 8,500 traffic summonses, 150 of which involved Driving While Intoxicated. It is easy for any one of us to people part of these statistics when driving through Red Bank.
For a first offense, Driving While Suspended, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:3-40 carries a six (6) month loss of license, $500 fine and $750 in MVC surcharges. A second offense carries a six (6) month loss of license, $750 fine, $750 in MVC surcharges, and a mandatory one (1) to five (5) days in county jail. Lastly, a third or subsequent offense carries a six (6) month loss of license, $1000 fine, $750 in MVC surcharges, and a mandatory ten (10) days in county jail.
These penalties will elevate in severity where the underlying cause of suspension was a DWI or driving without insurance. Moreover, if you have two N.J.S.A. 39:3-40 offenses during your first DWI suspension or one Driving While Suspended offense during your second DWI suspension, you will be facing a fourth degree offense at the Monmouth Superior Court. This offense, under N.J.S.A. 2C:40-26 carries a MANDATORY 180 days in jail. For more information on these types of charges, contact our Red Bank office at 1-800-509-3333.
Personnel at Red Bank Municipal Court
|Judge||Hon. William Himelman, J.M.C.|
|Court Administrator||Cathleen Gerber|
Contact Information for Red Bank Municipal Court
|Court Address||Municipal Building – First Floor
90 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
|Hours of Operation||Monday to Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm