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Refusal in a School Zone , section: 39:4-50.4a
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Penalties/Suspension on Conviction, Prohibition, Refusal in a School Zone
b. The fine imposed upon the convicted person shall be not less than $500 or more than $1,000 and the period of license suspension shall be one year for a first offense, four years for a second offense and 20 years for a third or subsequent offense, which period shall commence upon the completion of any prison sentence imposed upon that person when a violation of this section occurs while:
(1) on any school property used for school purposes which is owned by or leased to any elementary or secondary school or school board, or within 1,000 feet of such school property;
(2) driving through a school crossing as defined in R.S.39:1-1 if the municipality, by ordinance or resolution, has designated the school crossing as such; or
(3) driving through a school crossing as defined in R.S.39:1-1 knowing that juveniles are present if the municipality has not designated the school crossing as such by ordinance or resolution.
Comments : The penalties here are extremely serious. Do not just plead guilty. Determine whether you have a defendable case.
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