New Jersey law sets top speed limits for any given road, street, highway, or freeway. The speed limit, unless otherwise posted, is 25 mph in school zones, business, or residential districts; 35 mph in certain low density business and residential districts; 50 mph on all other roadways; 55 mph on certain state highways (as posted) and all interstates; and 65 mph on certain state highways (as posted).
Yes. You can access the New Jersey Driver Manual online.
In 2001, New Jersey joined 23 other states and several Canadian provinces in implementing a multi-stage driver licensing system.
The new system introduces driving privileges gradually to first-time drivers and applicants under 21 years, extends their practice driving time, and raises the unrestricted basic driver license age from 17 to 18 years.
Choose your county to find your local motor vehicle agency.
The Department of Transportation provides maps of the Garden State.
Vehicle registrations can be renewed online at AccessDMV. New Jersey drivers are eligible to use Access DMV for passenger vehicles, pleasure boats, trailers under 55,000 lbs., and motorcycles. To register for the first time, you must visit a motor vehicle agency. Additional information about boat registration is also available.