This intensive five-day course covers all aspects of Drug Recognition Expert testimony and the prosecution of drivers impaired on drugs other than alcohol. It will include an overview of the DRE protocol, working with experts, case investigation and preparation, common challenges, and trial advocacy.

Open to all prosecutors and Drug Recognition Experts

Date: January 29 - February 2, 2018.

Registration will begin at 7:30AM on Monday, January 29.

Location and Hotel Accommodations:
Blockade Runner
275 Waynick Blvd.
Wrightsville Beach, NC  28480

Cutoff Date: January 9, 2018 (depending on room availability)

Rate: $71.20 +tax/night (Includes Breakfast)

Group Name: NC Courts

Event Name:  Prosecuting the Drugged Driver

Reimbursements: If you are in overnight status (you must live at least 35 miles away from the conference site), you may claim meals on your reimbursement form. If you are not in overnight status, you will not be reimbursed for anything other than mileage and daily parking.

Should you have any questions regarding registration or any other topic concerning the seminar, please contact Sara Phillips at or at (919) 890-1500.


Online registration for this training is currently FULL. Please direct all questions to Sara Phillips (