A monograph is a detailed, written study of a single specialized subject or an aspect of a single subject pertaining to traffic safety. The National Traffic Law Center (NTLC), in collaboration with many subject-matter experts from across the nation, has published a significant number of monographs to assist prosecutors, law enforcement, and other traffic safety professionals.
A guide to HGN admissibility with articles from a variety of experts in the area, most notably, leading HGN researchers and authors Dr. Marcelline Burns, PhD and Dr. Karl Citek, OD, PhD, FAAO.
A guide to the basic principles of toxicology and the role of experts in this science.
Strategies and examples for new prosecutors handling cases involving impaired driving.
Designed to educate prosecutors about the basics of breath testing theories and procedures.
Designed to assist prosecutors and law enforcement in understanding the nature of defense challenges.
Provides an overview of some of the many constitutional issues impacting traffic cases from the law enforcement officer’s observations of a vehicle in motion through a defendant’s trial.
Serves as a primer for prosecutors on basic science, investigative techniques and what questions to ask when faced with a case involving a collision.
Developed to assist prosecutors in understanding the basic goals, methods, and forms of cross-examination when dealing with all witnesses.
Serves as a primer for prosecutors and law enforcement on the investigation and prosecution of distracted driving cases involving large commercial vehicles.
Designed to provide prosecutors with a basic understanding of the Drug Evaluation and Classification Program and the process used by drug recognition experts.
Designed to provide prosecutors with a basic understanding of drug pharmacology and testing.
Combines proven experience with research in the field of hardcore drunk driving and highlights effective strategies, tactics and programs that can and have been implemented to reduce the problem of hardcore drunk driving.
Designed especially to assist judges, prosecutors and law enforcement personnel in gaining a basic understanding of HGN, its correlation to alcohol and certain other drugs, other types of nystagmus, the HGN test’s scientific validity and reliability, its admissibility in other jurisdictions, and the purposes for which it may be introduced.
Intended to provide a general overview of the investigation and prosecution of cannabis-impaired driving cases.
Intended to provide a general overview of the investigation and prosecution of distracted driving cases.
Designed to help prosecutors understand the factors that cause fatal large truck crashes.
Prosecutors adjudicate several types of cases throughout their careers, among the most challenging, are cases related commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders. An important federal regulation that local and state prosecutors should be aware of is 49 C.F.R. §384.226: Prohibition on Masking convictions.
The “Masking Quick Reference Guide” is an easy-to-use step-by-step guide which explains what Masking is, how masking is reported, the statutory authority prohibiting Masking, and offers examples of what constitutes Masking by state actors.
A guide to the most common defenses in impaired driving cases.
A guide focused on targeting hardcore impaired drivers by locating, obtaining, and using the prior convictions of impaired driving defendants.
Designed to provide a comprehensive guide for prosecutors about the fundamentals of a DWI prosecution.
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