Georgia Traffic Law 2020: Important Nuances of Georgia Traffic Defense

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Course Description

This program was recorded on March 23, 2020

Often the nuances of Ga traffic law get overlooked. There are plenty of little things that can mean a world of difference to your client. In this course we will discuss several tips and strategies to maximize your effectiveness in representing your client in areas such as Commercial drivers, drivers under 21 years of age, and saving your client points on their license.



  • James R. Dutton
    Born and raised in Griffin Georgia, James R. Dutton is deeply invested in his community. After graduating from Georgia State University in Atlanta summa cum laude with a degree in economics with concentrations in healthcare economics, public sector economics, and human resource economics and a minor in Urban Policy Studies with a concentration therein in nonprofit leadership. While expected to continue on to study for a PhD in international economics, James instead choose to attend GSU College of Law attaining a Juris Doctorate. During this time, he also once again joint enrolled at the GSU Andrew Young School of Policy Studies where he received a Masters in Public Administration. James is married to his lovely wife, Kristen, and they both have their own firms, hers a CPA tax firm and his a criminal defense, and traffic law firm, in downtown Griffin, GA.

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    1. Distracted driving
    2. Definition of distracted driving with legislative history
    3. Effects of that points violations (include a point about under 21 drivers)
    4. Way out/how attorney should respond to this
    5. Following too close without accident
    6. Law itself and language of the law ocga
    7. Effects/points violations how state’s have been using it on I-75 for profiling (camera angle)
    8. Trial strategy for the defense
    9. Why they are really pulling people over for this
    10. Improper stopping
    11. What it is
    12. Great substitute for FTML, following too close, other traffic violations involving an accident
    13. Most prosecutors that I have been in front of don’t know what it is
    14. DDS class otherwise clean records….negotiation strategy carries no points doesn’t effect CDL
    15. Under 21 years of age violations
    16. What that means (any 1 violations
    17. NOLO will not save a license for under 21
    18. Any 1 four pt offense for a licensee under 21 years of age will cause a suspension
    19. Accumulation of 4 points in 12 month period can cause suspension
    20. 180 days rule
    21. No points orders
    22. What it is
    23. Great in lieu of nolo when nolo cannot be used
    24. CDL violations/how to save
    25. 180 saviors/look back
    26. Non moving violations
    27. No points orders how to get one
    28. Speeding and points

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