Traffic Resource Center
Traffic courts cover a wide range of offenses that include impaired driving, management of traffic cases, fine collection, model DUI, technology, decriminalization of traffic offenses, aggressive driving, and racial profiling. Since a popular question regarding this topic includes the use of case management systems and other technological aids to process traffic cases, this module contains a list of vendors for various systems and software packages.
Links to related online resources are listed below. Non-digitized publications may
be borrowed from the NCSC Library; call numbers are provided.
The purpose of the Commercial Driving Resource Center website is to assist in reducing the number of crashes and fatalities involving commercial vehicles by increasing outreach to the court community so that cases involving CDL holders and operators can be properly adjudicated and timely notifications made to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Provides information on current traffic safety legislation in the states.
Beginning January 30, 2012, a significant change has occurred in record keeping requirements for commercial driver’s licenses. This change will impact the duties and responsibilities of commercial drivers, as well as state licensing agencies. The change is explained in detail in 49 CFR § 383.73 (o).
The impact of aggressive driving as a public health problem will continue to serve as a catalyst for legislation to improve enforcement efforts to ensure safety on roadways.
The Traffic Injury Research Foundation is a charitable, independent road safety institute. It performs original research into the causes of road crashes and develops and promotes effective prevention programs and policies.
Provides information on driver safety, driver performance, crashes, and injury protection.
Traffic Systems Vendors from the Court Technology Vendor List.
This report provides a history of the development of Commercial Diver's Licenses (CDL) and provides prosecutor considerations for violations and consequences.
Traffic, parking, and local ordinance section from State Court Guide to Statistical Reporting.
This literature review identifies nationally recognize Danger Management Programs for the treatment of traffic offenses includes published and unpublished works from print and electronic sources.
This report highlights the findings from a survey conducted by NCSC from October to December 1996. The report analyzes operations and workflow in the Traffic Violations Bureau and Hearing Office and makes specific recommendations for improvement of its day-to-day operations.
This report is a practical guide to policies and practices for operating and managing a fine collection system.
There are 24 Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) District Offices operating throughout Virginia. This report provides an assessment of their success in reducing the incidence of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.
This article discusses the continued growth of DWI courts in the states with a more diversified funding base, the use of technology to reduce the cost of monitoring clietns, and includes a table listing DWI/DUI courts as of 2006.
This annual report gives statistics and data on traffic stops in Nebraska as part of its initiative to uphold anti-racial profiling legislation.