The National Safety Council is pleased to name Boris Moczula, J.D., assistant attorney general of the state of New Jersey as the 2012 recipient of the Robert F. Borkenstein Award. Moczula (pictured below) has dedicated his career to transportation safety, litigating numerous DWI legal issues before the appellate courts of New Jersey and being the point person for legal advice on drunk driving law in the New Jersey prosecutorial community. Moczula is the 21st recipient of this award.
Moczula has lectured extensively on DWI law before judges, lawyers, law enforcement personnel and other professionals for more than 20 years. He has been an invited lecturer on drunken driving law at various continuing judicial and legal education seminars in New Jersey, as well as in jurisdictions across the country. These includeg the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada; the Institute of Police Technology & Management in Jacksonville, Florida; the Law Enforcement Training Center in Donelson, Tennessee; the Criminal Justice Training Center in Seattle, Washington and Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
Moczula has spent many years as faculty member (presenting blocks of instruction on legal concepts) at the Borkenstein Course, Center of Studies of Law in Action at Indiana University. He was the chair of the Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs of the National Safety Council from 1997- 1999.
The award, named for Professor Robert F. Borkenstein – the inventor of the Breathalyzer®, recognizes individuals who, through a lifetime of service, have made outstanding contributions to the field of alcohol/drugs in relation to traffic and transportation safety. Mr. Moczula will be presented with the award on Feb. 20, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia at a dinner in his honor in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs of the NSC Transportation Safety Division.