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Arizona Supreme Court enhancing judges’ traffic law training with grant

Dec 9, 2019, 11:45 AM | Updated: 12:15 pm
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(Flickr/David Lofink)
(Flickr/David Lofink)

PHOENIX — The Arizona Supreme Court has received a grant to enhance training for judges on traffic laws.

The court was given a $42,530 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to help better train judges on traffic laws, case management and DUI.

The money from the grant also makes it possible for the court to “send judicial trainers to expand their skills and knowledge about traffic matters” at a national judicial education conference.

According to the Arizona Supreme Court, the justice court and city court judges in the state adjudicate more than a million traffic charges annually, with about 59,000 of those being DUI charges.

More than 100 hearing officers and judges will be trained in areas including DUI trial flow, distracted driving, civil and criminal traffic issues and criminal disposition reporting.

Arizona has over 29,000 miles of roadways in the state.

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Arizona Supreme Court enhancing judges’ traffic law training with grant