CDOT Puts on ‘Slow-Speed Chase’ for 4/20 Rally to Highlight Dangers of Driving after Pot Use
April 20, 2016

Today, officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will be putting on a “slow-speed chase” at Civic Center Park and Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater to showcase the impacts of driving after using marijuana. According to CDOT, the mock chase, which is part of the ongoing Drive High, Get a DUI campaign, has been scheduled to […]

Colorado Pot DUIs Drop in 2015, CSP Reports
February 24, 2016

From 2014 to 2015, the number of motorists in Colorado who were cited for allegedly driving under the influence of marijuana declined, according to the latest reports from the Colorado State Patrol (CSP). While this is only the second year that authorities have been tracking marijuana-related DUI citations in the state, it may be the […]

CO Troopers Try Out Pot Saliva Testing Devices to Assess Motorists for THC Impairment
February 18, 2016

Colorado law enforcement authorities are stepping up their efforts to target impaired motorists and arrest those who drive under the influence of drugs. While some of these efforts include training more officers to be drug recognition experts, over the past year, they have also included the use of new testing devices to try to better […]

Colorado Marijuana DUIs & Drug Recognition Experts: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 3)
May 5, 2015

Wrapping up our blog series Colorado Marijuana DUIs & Drug Recognition Experts: 6 Facts to Know, below, some additional points to be aware of regarding DREs and their roles in DUI cases will be revealed. Were You Aware of These Facts about Colorado Marijuana DUIs & Drug Recognition Experts? Fact 5 – While DREs can […]

Colorado Marijuana DUIs & Drug Recognition Experts: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 2)
April 30, 2015

Resuming Colorado Marijuana DUIs & Drug Recognition Experts: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 1), here, we will highlight some more important info to know about these professionals and the role they generally play in drug-related DUI cases. Colorado Marijuana DUIs & Drug Recognition Experts: More Important Facts Fact 3 – DREs will request urine or […]

Colorado Marijuana DUIs & Drug Recognition Experts: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 1)
April 25, 2015

Colorado traffic officers and other law enforcement officials are generally trained to recognize the signs of alcohol intoxication among drivers. However, identifying when a motorist may be under the influence of marijuana and/or other drugs can be far trickier, particularly considering that different drugs can impact people in different ways. In an effort to help […]

2015 Colorado Marijuana DUI Campaign Kicked Off by CDOT in Time for 4/20
April 15, 2015

Coinciding with Colorado State Patrol’s Spring The Heat Is On DUI campaign, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has just kicked off its 2015 Drive High, Get a DUI campaign to educate motorists on the dangers of driving while high in the hopes of deterring this behavior. Commenting on this Colorado marijuana DUI campaign, CDOT […]

Colorado Marijuana DUIs: FAQs (Pt. 3)
March 31, 2015

Wrapping up our series Colorado Marijuana DUIs: FAQs, below, we’ll answer some more questions that commonly arise in marijuana-related drugged driving cases. Colorado Marijuana DUIs: Here’s What Else You May Need to Know… Q – What if I have a medical marijuana card? Can this be used as evidence against me in Colorado marijuana DUI […]

Colorado Marijuana DUIs: FAQs (Pt. 2)
March 26, 2015

Resuming Colorado Marijuana DUIs: FAQs (Pt. 1), here, we’ll continue responding to some common questions people have about these specific types of drunk driving cases. Colorado Marijuana DUIs: More Answers Q – How soon do police have to administer blood tests for Colorado marijuana DUIs? A – At this point, there are not laws in […]

Colorado Marijuana DUIs: FAQs (Pt. 1)
March 20, 2015

With recreational pot use being legal in Colorado, drugged driving – or driving while under the influence of marijuana – has become a big issue for law enforcement officials, as well as motorists, in the state. In fact, while drivers may be familiar with the laws regarding alcohol DUIs, when it comes to Colorado marijuana […]