Subtitled “Being an Effective Witness” this helps officers prepare for trial and understand the hidden rules of the courtroom regarding objections, rules of evidence, cross examination techniques, etc. Including numerous examples taken from actual transcripts, with analysis to help officers understand the tactics that defense attorneys will use to examine and discredit the officer in the cross examination.
Do you have a case where the BAC evidence is near the per se .08? Do you need a treatise to neutralize the defense toxicology expert with a devastating, incisive concession-based cross examination? Would it help to have references of published treatises that describe the low BAC thresholds for impairment (as low as .02) for various driving skills? The driving skills references are grouped according to the type of crash, showing which driving skills are impaired below .08.
Joe Fried has released a new book entitled Law Enforcement Guide to Truck Driving Safety Standards. In his years as a police officer, safety advocate, and attorney handling truck crash cases nationally, Joe experienced first-hand the gap in law enforcement training and knowledge about the standards applicable to operators of large commercial vehicles. That is why he wrote this book.