Quoting People v. Ellis, 82 Cal. Rptr. 2d 409 - Cal: Court of Appeals, 5th Appellate Dist. 1999
Quoting People v. Huffman, 106 Cal. Rptr. 2d 820 - Cal: Appellate Div., Superior 2000
The way the law is written, not fulfilling any of the additional factors for 5+ year surveys (POST, unsafe speed, etc.) simply leaves the five-year requirement intact; the survey is admissible, but since it's 5+ years old, it's still a speed trap.
court rules on infraction AOBs (Appellant's Opening Brief). The following references (all on this page) talk about writing briefs for real criminal cases for the Courts of Appeal, but the advice applies in general, I've found:
- Everything You Need to Know About Preparing Statements of Appealability, the Case and the Facts in Criminal Cases
- The Art of Structuring a Well-Written Appellate Argument
- Sample AOB: Sample criminal case AOB with briefing analysis and notations interjected by CCAP.
Chapter 4 and 5 of this reference may be helpful; it's more "by-the-numbers" than the above I think.