Traffic Courses and Programs

The National Judicial College invites the nation’s traffic court judges, magistrates and hearing officers who currently handle motor vehicle-related cases to attend cutting-edge traffic safety courses at the NJC.
The NJC has also developed Traffic Safety Faculty Development Workshops to train judges in presentation skills, adult learning theory and the use of cutting-edge technology. Upon request, The National Judicial College will work with state entities, judicial education offices and others to make these courses available in specific jurisdictions.
For more information on Commercial Driver’s Licensing courses from the NJC, visit the CDL Resources website at

Behind the Wheel: Today’s Traffic Offender

March 23-26, 2015 | Location Reno, NV | Tuition $995 | Conference Fee $245 What’s this?

Judges who preside over traffic cases need the latest information on drug and alcohol impairment, how to handle cases with mostly testimonial evidence as compared to physical evidence, and evidence-based sentencing, among other topics. This course addresses these topics and more and offers insight into case issues and strategies from the perspectives of the prosecutor, the defense attorney, the law enforcement officer, and the treatment provider.

Impaired Driving Case Essentials

October 26-29, 2015 | Location Reno, NV | Tuition $995 | Conference Fee $245 What’s this?

This course provides you with an overview of sentencing practices and evidence-based options for impaired driving traffic offenses including those committed by younger drivers, older drivers, and hardcore DUI defendants. After this course, you will be able to analyze circumstances providing a legal basis for stops, searches, seizures, arrests, and the admissibility of testimonial or physical evidence.