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SPECIAL NOTE: The Motor Vehicle Commission has made a media release dealing with the transportation of an animal. Under N.J.S.A 4:22-18, NJSPCA officer can pull over any driver they feel is improperly transporting an animal. Not only can a ticket be issued with fines ranging from $250-$1000 for each offense, but the driver can also be charged with a disorderly person's offense under the states animal cruelty statutes. Col. Rizzo said the NJSPCA would like to see every animal contained or restricted from moving around freely in a car and if that is not possible, at least harnessed or leashed using any number of safety products on the market.
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