39:4-129(b) Leaving the scene of
damages to attended
vehicle or property
First offense: Fine or
imprisonment not exceeding 30
days, or both, and suspension of
driving privileges for six months
from date of conviction
plus 2 NJ MVC points
plus 2 car insurance points
Subsequent offense: Fine or
imprisonment not less than 30
days nor more than 90 days, or
both, and suspension of driving
privileges for 1 year from date of
39:4-129, 39:4-130 Leaving Scene of Accident and Failure to Report, Car Accident
Kenneth Vercammen's Law office represents individuals charged with criminal and serious traffic violations throughout New Jersey. There is mandatory 6 month loss of license for leaving the scene. Our goal as the attorney is to negotiate with the prosecutor to reduce down to a violation with no suspension.
39:4-129 Action in case of accident.
39:4-129 . (a) The driver of any vehicle, knowingly involved in an accident resulting in injury or death to any person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close thereto as possible but shall then forthwith return to and in every event shall remain at the scene until he has fulfilled the requirements of subsection (c) of this section. Every such stop shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary. Any person who shall violate this subsection shall be fined not less than $2,500 nor more than $5,000, or be imprisoned for a period of 180 days, or both. The term of imprisonment required by this subsection shall be imposed only if the accident resulted in death or injury to a person other than the driver convicted of violating this section.
More info at http://www.njlaws.com/leaving_the_scene.html
In addition, any person convicted under this subsection shall forfeit his right to operate a motor vehicle over the highways of this State for a period of one year from the date of his conviction for the first offense and for a subsequent offense shall thereafter permanently forfeit his right to operate a motor vehicle over the highways of this State.