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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

CRJU-165 Hwy Traffic Administration

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 ; CRJU 161  with a minum grade of 2.0.
This course provides an overview of the development of transportation and its impact upon society today. The study of construction of various modes of transportation and particularly the role this has held in the criminal justice system. A close examination of the laws that govern transportation accident causation investigation and prevention.

Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the development and growth of the use of motor vehicles in the United States. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the history of traffic laws in the United States. 3. Demonstrate knowledge of common violations enforced by police conducting highway traffic patrols. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of the laws and procedures used by law enforcement to detect and apprehend impaired drivers. 5. Demonstrate knowledge of the use of discretion in highway traffic patrols. 6. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical issues in highway traffic patrol including the use of quotas and enforcement or non-enforcement of certain laws. 7. Demonstrate knowledge of a basic overview of highway traffic patrol.