SECTION .0600 ‑ EQUIPMENT AND PROCEDURES

 

12 NCAC 09C .0601          APPROVED SPEED‑MEASURING INSTRUMENTS

The following procedures shall be adhered to for approval of speed-measuring instruments:

(1)           Prior to the inclusion as an approved speed-measuring instrument, the manufacturer of said instrument shall certify in writing to the Criminal Justice Standards Division that said instrument meets or exceeds the applicable standards set out in the "Model Performance Specifications for Police Traffic Radar Devices" as published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, United States Department of Transportation (as in effect July 1, 1982) which is hereby incorporated by reference, and shall automatically include any later amendments and editions of the incorporated material as provided by G.S. 150B-21.6.  Copies of this publication may be inspected at the office of the agency:

Criminal Justice Standards Division

North Carolina Department of Justice

114 West Edenton Street

Old Education Building

Post Office Drawer 149

Raleigh, North Carolina  27602

and may be obtained at no cost from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at the following address:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

400 Seventh Street, SW

Washington, DC  20590

The manufacturer shall provide evidence that the instrument meets or exceeds the applicable standards published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, United States Department of Transportation.

(2)           All speed-measuring instruments shall be evaluated by representatives from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety.  A summary of the findings shall be submitted in writing to the Criminal Justice Standards Division's Speed Measurement Instrument Program Administrator.

(3)           A current list of all approved speed-measuring instruments shall be included in Appendix "A" of the Supplement for Speed Measurement Instrument Training Courses published by the North Carolina Justice Academy.

(4)           The "Speed-Measurement Instrument Operator Training Course Manuals" as published by the North Carolina Justice Academy shall be applied as the basic curriculum for the speed-measuring instrument operator training courses for speed-measuring instrument operators as administered by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.  Copies of these publications may be inspected at the office of the agency:

Criminal Justice Standards Division

North Carolina Department of Justice

114 West Edenton Street

Old Education Building

Post Office Drawer 149

Raleigh, North Carolina  27602

and may be obtained at cost from the Academy at the following address:

North Carolina Justice Academy

Post Office Box 99

Salemburg, North Carolina  28385

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C‑6;

Eff. November 1, 1981;

Readopted w/change Eff. July 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2007; May 1, 2004; November 1, 1998; August 1, 1998; August 1, 1995; January 1, 1995; November 1, 1993; February 1, 1991.