NATIONAL TRAFFIC LAW CENTER
Prosecutor DWI Handbook
As with the prosecution of all other criminal cases, impaired driving cases have unique statutory elements and evidentiary issues. This monograph serves as a comprehensive guide for prosecutors about the fundamentals of an impaired driving prosecution.
The Criminal Justice System:
A Guide for Law Enforcement Officers and Expert Witnesses in Impaired Driving Cases
While common in occurrence, the evidence needed to prove gujilt in impaired driving cases is complex, often requiring expert testimony to assist the trier-of-fact in determining what happened. This publication provides an overview of the criminal justice system for people who will likely encounter it through their roles as expert witnesses.
Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutors Manual
A Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP) is generally a current or former prosecutor who provides training, education and technical support to traffic crimes prosecutors and law enforcement officers throughout their state. This manual is designed to aid those TSRPs in understanding their role in the traffic safety community.
Children and Cars
A Potentially Lethal Combination
Child safety in motor vehicles is more than a traffic issue. This monograph addresses motor vehicle occupant protection issues concerning children. The document discusses the dangers children face and identifies relevant laws and criminal prosecutions. Download
Hardcore Drunk Driving Prosecutorial Guide:
A Resource Outlining Prosecutorial Challenges, Effective Strategies and Model Programs.
Hardcore drunk drivers are responsible for 68% of all drunk driving fatalities and are 380 times more likely to be involved in a crash. This monograph addresses the issues and challenges faced by prosecutors in handling cases again these hardcore offenders, encouraging a multidisciplinary approach in dealing with them while maintaining the integrity of impaired driving prosecutions, with the ultimate goal of preventing recidivism. Download