SAVRALA Jan 2007

Report
Administrative Adjudication of
Road Traffic Offences (AARTO)
Gavin A Kelly
Why AARTO ??
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Swift adjudication of infringements
Enforced penalties
Completed prosecution of offences
Point demerit system for problem areas
Provide education and awareness
Monitored and recorded communication
Effective policing of offences
AARTO is . . . . .
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Computer system
New fine and penalty structures
Tracking and tracing
Demerit point scheme
Aim
To promote road traffic quality by providing for a
scheme to discourage road traffic contraventions
Administrative Adjudication
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Removes offences from the current court process
Requires intelligent / interactive policing
Controlled by Minister of Transport (not Justice)
Administration (notices, payments, points, contracts)
Prosecution (representation, penalties, warrants)
Communication (PR, education and awareness)
Administration
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E-NaTIS contravention register
Correspondence management (notices, etc)
Payment management (points / options / tracing)
Offence process tracking (outstanding)
Demerit points (allocation / withdrawal)
Retraining and property confiscation
Manage service agreements (police / suppliers)
Prosecution
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Uniform infringements and offences
Representation / withdrawal management
Enforcement support (technical / training)
Penalty tracking and enforcement
Provision of experts for prosecution
Generation of warrants / enforcement orders
Management of dedicated Sheriffs
Communication
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Accessible, secure personal data query facility
Continuous, simple communication programmes
Swift, transparent and fair prosecution
Public education and help desk function
Swift, documented and secure communication
Adjudication system
Issue of Infringement Notice (Minor offences)
32 days to pay
Fine paid
Process
(50% discount)
(Points allocated)
complete
Adjudication system
Issue of Infringement Notice (Minor offences)
Not paid in 32 days
Courtesy Letter (32 days)
100% fine payable
Full fine paid
Fee for letter paid
(Points allocated)
Fee for courtesy letter
Process
complete
Adjudication system
Issue of Infringement Notice (Minor offences)
Enforcement Order
First notice
Courtesy
32 days
32 days
32 days
Fee for Order
Process
Full fine paid
complete
Fee for letter paid
Fee for Order paid
(Points allocated)
Adjudication
Ignore all notices
Warrant
(96 days)
Payment
failure
Seize property
Seize licence / permit
Seize vehicle licence / operator card
Immobilise vehicle
Adjudication
Legal Processes
Court
Any time in process
Defend charges
Special traffic court
AARTO
Representation
Nominate driver
Charge withdrawn
Adjudication
Demerit Points
Allocation
Reduction
Driver / owner / operator
Driver / owner / operator
Various values / weights
1 point per 3 months
Suspension from 13
Reinstated from 12
Licence / PrDP / operator card
implications
1st time - suspension
Exceed 12 points
as a driver / owner
or operator
2nd time - suspension
3rd time - cancellation
Outside the Box
Sustainable growth of a safe transport system
means attitude change is necessary. This is
both in road users and road police.
AARTO aims to encourage all road users to be
better behaved – by aiming at violations and
dealing with them.
Thank you

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