Mastering Masking- *SYSTEM UPDATE IN PROGRESS*

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On-Demand Webinar: Mastering Masking
120-minute presentation
CLE: 2 Credit Hours
Cost: Free 

*System Update in Progress- Please contact our CDL team(Jim Camp at jcamp@ndaajustice.org or Bella Truong btruong@ndaajustice.org with any questions on masking* 

Federal and most state law prohibits the “Masking” of convictions. Misconceptions continue to persist surrounding this statute’s mandate requiring the reporting of CDL/CMV violations and convictions and prosecutors’ discretion to negotiate these cases.

This online training course, developed by national experts in cooperation with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the National District Attorneys Association’s National Traffic Law Center, and the National Center for State Courts, is for new and practicing prosecutors, as well as other traffic safety professionals who desire to learn more about the legal and ethical consequences of plea negotiations involving commercial driver’s license (CDL) cases. This FREE training course is designed to equip prosecutors with the knowledge, information, and confidence necessary to effectively prosecute CDL and/or large commercial motor vehicle (CMV) cases. The course walks the learner through a first-person simulation of prosecuting the fictional traffic case of a CDL holder. The training uses a case file, interactive exercises, document mock-ups, and avatar voiceovers to bring the course content to life.

Completion of all slides of the content module along with successfully passing a knowledge assessment quiz earns the learner a certificate of completion. This training is self-paced, allowing the learner to move at their own pace to complete the content module in one sitting or via multiple sessions. Estimated time for course completion: approx. 1.5 – 2 hours.

NOTE: Consult the FAQ page for helpful instructions prior to starting this course.

Course module topics include:

Convictions

Masking and Ethics

Disqualification

Content

Pre-Assessment

Course Module

Final Assessment

Course Evaluation

Completion Rules

All units must be completed

Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever

CLE

Attendees should check the CLE tab for updates on which jurisdictions have approved the course for CLE credit. General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to cle@ndaajustice.org.

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

Please contact NTLC Senior Attorney, Jim Camp.

Jim Camp

Senior Attorney

National District Attorneys Association

Jim Camp is a Senior Attorney with the National Traffic Law Center, focusing on Commercial Driver’s License related topics. 

A nationally recognized authority on traffic safety, CDL Masking, trial advocacy, law enforcement and prosecution issues, he is an in demand motivational and subject matter expert speaker having practiced law for more than 40 years most of it as a trial lawyer. Born and raised in East Central Wisconsin, Jim was elected to 9 terms as District Attorney there, and 9 years as Assistant District Attorney General and Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor in Tennessee. While TSRP in Tennessee Jim’s office was at the Tennessee Highway Patrol Training Center where he taught in-service and cadet school classes and acted as a liaison with the Highway Patrol. He was also one of the charter founders and instructors of the Tennessee District Attorney General’s Trial Advocacy School held yearly at the University of Memphis Law School. Jim has authored numerous articles on impaired driving, CDL masking and trial advocacy. Over twenty-five thousand have heard him speak.

Jim is a recipient of the Tennessee Governors Highway Safety Office Lifesavers Award, the Tennessee District Attorney Generals Conference President’s Award, and the Kevin E. Quinlan National Excellence in Traffic Safety Award. He is past board member of the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, past board member and state president of the Tennessee Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Board of Directors and is currently a member of the MADD National Law Enforcement Committee.

He resides outside of Nashville, TN, is a lifelong drummer, enthusiastic guitar picker, a member of the Tenth Legion, proud father of two and is the world’s greatest grandpa to his four grandchildren.


Jim Camp

Senior Attorney with the National Traffic Law Center

National District Attorneys Association

JIM CAMP is a Senior Attorney with the National Traffic Law Center, focusing on Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) related topics. 

A nationally recognized authority on traffic safety, CDL Masking, trial advocacy, law enforcement and prosecution issues, he is an in demand motivational and subject matter expert speaker having practiced law for more than 40 years most of it as a trial lawyer. Born and raised in East Central Wisconsin, Jim was elected to 9 terms as District Attorney there, and 9 years as Assistant District Attorney General and Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor in Tennessee. While TSRP in Tennessee Jim’s office was at the Tennessee Highway Patrol Training Center where he taught in-service and cadet school classes and acted as a liaison with the Highway Patrol. He was also one of the charter founders and instructors of the Tennessee District Attorney General’s Trial Advocacy School held yearly at the University of Memphis Law School. Jim has authored numerous articles on impaired driving, CDL masking and trial advocacy. Over twenty-five thousand have heard him speak.

Jim is a recipient of the Tennessee Governors Highway Safety Office Lifesavers Award, the Tennessee District Attorney Generals Conference President’s Award, and the Kevin E. Quinlan National Excellence in Traffic Safety Award. He is past board member of the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, past board member and state president of the Tennessee Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Board of Directors and is currently a member of the MADD National Law Enforcement Committee.

He resides outside of Nashville, TN, is a lifelong drummer, enthusiastic guitar picker, a member of the Tenth Legion, proud father of two and is the world’s greatest grandpa to his four grandchildren.

2023 Course Approved CLE States: Mastering Masking

For any questions or the course activity number, please contact cle@ndaajustice.org.


Alabama – 2.00 CLE Credits (.70 which is Ethics)

California – Pending state approval

Colorado – 2.00 CLE Credits (.80 which is Ethics)

Delaware – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Florida – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Georgia – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Hawaii – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Idaho – 2.00 CLE Credits (0.75 which is Ethics) 

Indiana – 2.00 CLE Credits (.70 which is Ethics)

Iowa – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Kansas – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Kentucky – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Louisiana – 2.00 CLE Credits (.67 which is Ethics) 

Maine – Pending state approval

Minnesota – 1.50 CLE Credits 

Mississippi – Pending state approval

Montana – 2.00 CLE Credits (.75 which is Ethics)

Nebraska – 2.00 CLE Credits 

Nevada – 2.00 CLE Credits

New Jersey – 2.40 CLE Credits (1.00 which is Ethics)

New Mexico – 1.90 CLE Credits (.60 which is Ethics) 

North Carolina – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Ohio – 2.00 CLE Credits (.75 which is Ethics)

Oregon – 1.50 CLE Credits (0.50 which is Ethics) 

Pennsylvania – 2.00 CLE Credits 

South Carolina – 2.00 CLE Credits (.67 which is Ethics)

Tennessee – 2.00 CLE Credits

Texas – 2.00 CLE Credits (.50 which is Ethics)

Utah – Pending state approval

Vermont – 2.00 CLE Credits

Virginia – 2.00 CLE Credits

Washington – Pending state approval

West Virginia – Denied

Wyoming – 2.75 CLE Credits (.75 which is Ethics)

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Certificates are awarded to learners who complete the training course. Upon successful completion of all course requirements, which depending on the requirements for the course, may include viewing of slides, completion of modules and/or quizzes, or the submission of assignments, you will have access to the last module which allows you to download your certificate or print your PDF certificate. If the state you practice in is not pre-approved, please download the 'General Certificate.'

If you already completed the course and looking to download your certificate, please reach out to Project Coordinator, Courtney Jan to verify your course completion and she will send your certificate. 

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ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS?

Please contact NTLC Staff Attorney, Jim Camp.

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Pre-Assessment
4 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/14 points to pass
4 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  0/14 points to pass Before we begin this training, lets see what you already know about masking and related topics by answering a few questions. The test contains 4 questions.
Mastering Masking
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. Federal and most state law prohibits the “masking” of convictions. Misconceptions continue to persist surrounding this statute’s mandate requiring the reporting of CDL/CMV violations and convictions and prosecutors’ discretion to negotiate these cases. Learners will appreciate how the enforcement of this and other regulations combine to reduce injury and death by keeping unsafe commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders off the roads and assuring that each driver has one driver’s license and one complete driver’s record. Participants will be able to: • Understand the Federal definition of “Masking,” “Conviction” and “Disqualification” pursuant to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations • Learn about the ethical consequences of Masking Estimated time for course completion: approx. 1.5 hours
Final Assessment
10 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  7/22 points to pass
10 Questions  |  1 attempt  |  7/22 points to pass The test contains 10 questions
Survey
8 Questions
8 Questions Thank you for taking the National Traffic Law Center’s course on Mastering Masking! Your time and participation are greatly valued. Please take the time to complete the following evaluation. This survey has 9 questions.
Certificate
2.00 CLE credits  |  Certificate available
2.00 CLE credits  |  Certificate available