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NCJ Number: 77963 Find in a Library
Title: Legislative Research Commission - Police Traffic Radar - Report to the 1981 General Assembly of North Carolina
Corporate Author: North Carolina Legislative Research Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
North Carolina Legislative Research Cmssn
Raleigh, NC 27611
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report contains recommendations for implementing legislated minimum standards for certification of operators and instructors and procedures for use of radio microwave and other speed-measuring instruments in North Carolina law enforcement agencies.
Abstract: In addition to endorsing National Highway Traffic Safety Agency recommendations, the General Assembly should enact legislation on the admissibility of speed-timing evidence in judicial proceedings and legislation that requires periodic testing of all electronic speed-timing instruments. Appended materials include lists of research commission and radar study committee members, the texts of applicable laws and resolutions, 1981-1982 projected cost breakdowns, and the text of the recommended legislation.
Index Term(s): Model law; North Carolina; Radar detectors; Staff development training; Traffic law enforcement; Traffic monitoring equipment; Traffic units
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