Credits: 2 MCLE credits
This course covers the prima facie elements and defenses to common traffic violations such as speeding, seatbelts, cell phone violations and others. Experienced practitioners discuss the practical aspects of this administrative law practice before the DMV. The practice and procedure for handling chemical test refusal hearings will be covered including basic defense issues and tactics. A demonstration of the use of the laser gun used by police to charge speeding violations is given by the Highway Patrol of the NYC Police Department. The course also discusses the use of the new on-line procedures for appealing adverse decisions of traffic violations as well as the new on-line DMV practice software developed for assisting defense attorneys in the scheduling and handling their traffic violation caseloads.