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Crash Reconstruction Basics for Prosecutors: Targeting Hardcore Impaired Drivers

Admissibility of Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) Evidence: Targeting Hardcore Impaired Drivers -
This publication contains guidelines to HGN admissibility with articles from a variety of experts including HGN researchers and authors in the field. Although, the HGN test is admissible in a majority of courtrooms in the country, the foundational hurdles placed before prosecutors in many jurisdictions are high. However, prosecutors must be willing to fight for HGN’s admissibility. Produced by the American Prosecutors Research Institute, 2003. For more information and to order these publications visit the American Prosecutors Research Institute

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Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus The Science and The Law
The American Prosecutors Research Institute's National Traffic Law Center (NTLC) is a resource designed to benefit prosecutors, judges, and others in the justice system. The mission of NTLC is to improve the quality of justice in traffic safety adjudications by increasing the awareness of highway safety issues through the compilation, creation and dissemination of legal and technical information and by providing training and reference services.

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Protecting Children - A Guide to Child Traffic Safety Laws (posted 04/09/03)
The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) produced this manual for state legislators concerning traffic safety laws. The guide contains policy issues related to children in the areas of occupant protection, school bus safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety, child endangerment, drunk driving and teen drivers. For copies contact the NCSL at (303) 364-7700.

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