U.S Department of Transportation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Examining the Effectiveness of Utah's Law Allowing for
Telephonic Testimony at ALR Hearings



The authors extend their thanks to all those individuals in Utah who participated in this study.  We would like to thank all of the Administrative License Hearing Officers and the Peace Officers from various law enforcement agencies across the State for sharing their knowledge and opinions with us.  We would also like to thank the defense attorneys who took time from their busy schedules to share their views. 

We would especially like to acknowledge and thank the following individuals for their assistance and expertise during the course of this project:  Mr. Dave Beach, Director of the Utah Highway Safety Office; Lt. Colonel Judy Hamacker-Mann, Director of the Utah Driver License Division;  Mr. G. Barton Blackstock, Bureau Chief, Utah Driver Services;   Mr. Wallace G. Wintle, Manager, Utah Driver License Division; Ms. Cherie Ertel, Manager, Utah Driver License Division;  and Jay Adamson, Utah Driver License Division.

The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations contained in this report are those of the authors.