Will I have to have an IID after getting a CO DUI?
June 11, 2018

If you’ve never been convicted of a driving-under-the-influence of alcohol (DUI) or drug (DUID) related charge before, but sudden wake up with a banging hangover in a jail cell or detox center, you’ll experience many emotions such as confusion, extreme guilt, and remorse. Probably the last thing on your mind will be the latest part […]

CDOT Plastering ‘Hits Lead to Hits’ on Posters and Rolling Papers
April 18, 2018

This Boulder DUI attorney knows quite a bit about the dangers of driving high – having defended many clients who have been charged with driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) after smoking marijuana and getting pulled over and arrested for driving high. I’ve also researched the Colorado marijuana culture, and I can say with […]

New Year’s DUI Crackdown in Colorado Starts Friday
December 28, 2016

With the New Year almost here, many people across the state (and nation) are planning festive celebrations to ring in 2017. Law enforcement officers, however, are making their own plans – and those plans involve cracking down on any motorist suspected of drunk (or drugged) driving over the coming weekend. In fact, according to authorities […]

Drivers Beware: Heightened DUI Enforcement in Colorado Now Underway for Labor Day Weekend
August 31, 2016

With Labor Day just around the corner, law enforcement officials across the state are already out in greater force to track down and arrest any motorist suspected of drunk or impaired driving. As Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has reported: The heightened enforcement effort, which was kicked off about two weeks ago, will continue through […]

Social Experiment Reveals the Dangers of ‘Buzzed’ Driving, CDOT Reports
August 24, 2016

Focused on preventing impaired driving in Colorado, officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently conducted a fascinating social experiment to expose just how dangerous it can be to get behind the wheel even after just a few drinks. This experiment involved a phony 3-hour brewery tour in Denver, during which a paid actor […]

4 Impacts of the New Colorado Felony DUI Law after Its First Year in Effect
August 12, 2016

Just over a year ago, the new felony DUI law in Colorado went into effect. This has allowed authorities in the state to file Class 4 felony charges against any motorist who has at least three prior DUI convictions on their criminal record (regardless of whether those convictions occurred in another state and/or how long […]

New Anti-Drunk Driving Campaign Focuses Message on Spanish Speakers
August 6, 2016

La ultima y nos vamos – roughly translating to ‘one [drink] for the road’ – is the message at the center of CDOT’s latest anti-drunk driving campaign, which is aimed at deterring Spanish-speaking drivers from getting behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. This message and campaign is focused on reducing the number of drunk driving […]

Could Portable Breathalyzers Curb Drunk Driving? CDOT Hopes So…
July 25, 2016

Knowledge can be a great source of power. Looking to see just how this adage may affect drivers’ choices, regulators at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are currently carrying out a DUI study to see just how knowledge of BAC levels may impact motorists’ transportation choices. Specifically, this study will monitor how drivers, who […]

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 […]

Don’t Push Your Luck by Driving Drunk this St. Patrick’s Day, Colorado Authorities Warn Motorists
March 16, 2016

Law enforcement officials from 87 different agencies in Colorado are currently running heightened DUI patrols for the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day enforcement period, according to authorities at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Kicked off last weekend, this DUI crackdown will reportedly run through Friday, March 18th. In addition to staffing more roving patrols, participating […]