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28-1557 - Traffic complaint form; use of social security number prohibited
28-1557. Traffic complaint form; use of social security number prohibited
A. Each traffic enforcement agency in this state shall use a uniform traffic ticket and complaint form for traffic complaints pursuant to the rules of procedure in traffic cases adopted by the supreme court of Arizona that is issued in books meeting the requirements of this article.
B. Each traffic complaint shall contain the following notice:
1. If you fail to appear as directed in this complaint on a criminal charge, a warrant will be issued for your arrest and your license will be suspended.
2. If you fail to appear as directed in this complaint on a civil traffic violation:
(a) A default judgment will be entered against you.
(b) A civil penalty will be imposed.
(c) Your license or nonresident operating privilege will be suspended until the civil penalty is paid.
C. The chief administrative officer of each traffic enforcement agency:
1. Is responsible for the issuance of the books.
2. Shall maintain a record of every book and each complaint contained in the book issued to individual members of the traffic enforcement agency.
3. Shall require and retain a receipt for each issued book.
D. A traffic complaint that is issued to an individual shall not contain a person's social security number. This subsection does not apply to copies of the traffic complaint that are retained by law enforcement and the courts.