It is always important to keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. Following too closely includes a substantial fine and 5 MV Points. Any New Jersey driver who accumulates 6 or more points on their license within one year is assessed a surcharge from the DMV.
It is important to hire an attorney to investigate the summons in an attempt to reduce any penalties or collateral consequences associated with your guilty plea. In addition if this summons was issued as a result of a MV accident it is important to request a civil reservation as part of the disposition of the ticket.