New Jersey

Is New Jersey a No Fault Insurance State?

Only 12 states in the U.S. use a no-fault insurance system. New Jersey is one of them. Like most states, New Jersey mandates that all drivers carry at least the minimum required amounts of auto insurance. As a no-fault insurance state, however, car accident victims will contact their own insurance companies to seek benefits from… read more

Does New Jersey Have a Helmet Law?

Motorcycles can be fun, but they also pose several significant risks to motorcyclists compared to people in enclosed vehicles (cars, trucks, and minivans). A motorcycle does not afford its driver much protection in the event of an accident, so they must always exercise caution and observe all motorcycle laws. In New Jersey, one of the… read more

Is Lane Splitting Legal in NJ?

“Lane splitting,” also called lane-sharing and white-lining, refers to a motorcycle cutting between two adjacent lanes of traffic. While this may sound dangerous, and it sometimes is, research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that the practice actually may reduce the number of motorcycle collisions on the highway. Each state handles lane-splitting… read more