28-1592. Commencement of action

A. A civil traffic violation case is commenced by issuance or filing of a uniform traffic ticket and complaint as provided in this article.

B. A civil traffic violation case shall be commenced as follows:

1. If a case is commenced by issuance, it shall be issued within sixty days of the alleged violation.

2. If the case is commenced by filing, it shall be filed within sixty days of the alleged violation and shall be served within ninety days from the filing date.

3. Except as provided in paragraph 4, within one hundred eighty days of the alleged violation if the alleged violation is under investigation in conjunction with a traffic accident.

4. Within one year of the alleged violation if the alleged violation is under investigation in conjunction with a traffic accident resulting in death.