Benefits of Electronic Traffic Records Information Processing (ETRIP) to the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)
• Allows Washington courts served by the Judicial Information System provided by AOC to receive ticket data, create cases, and send case outcomes to the Department of Licensing (DOL)
• Substantially reduced reliance on paper-based data collection systems that are subject to inefficiencies, errors, time delays, and excessive costs. Benefits include:
o Better ticket data quality, resulting in more accurate case and criminal histories
o Substantially reduced court staff time required to create a court case
o More timely transfer of disposition1 data to DOL
1 A disposition is the final settlement or determination in a case. See Black’s Law Dictionary (9th ed. 2009).