Flashcards in Traffic Deck (13):
Once the violator is properly stopped the how far shall the patrol vehicle
12-15 feet to the rear of the violators vehicle and angled slightly to the left; spotlight optional
Which Transportation Article Authorizes the issuance of traffic citations for violations indicated within the subsection?
Following the vehicle at a constant interval for an adequate distance
Preferably a minimum of 2 tenths of a mile
All MDTA patrol vehicles must be calibrated how often?
Semi annually every 3 months for accurate readings
The Detachment RADAR/LIDAR coordinator will complete the operator’s certification checklist form
No later than 30 days prior to expiration date of the operators certification
Operators will be re certified how often?
Every 3 years
Operators must pass a practical exam given by detachment radar LIDAR coordinator
DUI/DWI Administration per se Law
Is authorized to confiscate the Maryland Drivers License at the time of arrest
Upon request the results of PBT may be given to driver after they submit to an intoximetor or blood alcohol test , or has refused any type of test alcohol and the how long limit has expired
2 two hour time limit
An attorney may wish to administer a preliminary breath test or another type of breath test on the arrestee prior to a decision to take or refuse a test , the court has ruled that such test cannot be prohibited. However what’s the expectation to the policy?
Under no circumstances will MDTA equipment be used for the independent test.
Intoxicated person shall be taken to the detachment where who will make a determination of release
Shift supervisor will make determination based on condition of the intoxicating person
The detachment shift commander and arresting officer will consider the following in the decision whether or not to release.
Has no prior FTA offense in the last 5 years , MD resident, degree of intoxication , no prior dui dwi in the last 5 years , sober responsible adult will take custody of accused
Departmental motor vehicle collisions / the office of procurement and fleet services will be emailed a copy of the packet including photos in what time period ?
5 days of the collision