CO DUI News: When Authorities Will Be Conducting the Next DUI Crackdowns
February 29, 2016

Spring is just around the corner. And while that may mean that many people are planning for Spring vacations and activities, it also means that authorities in Colorado are gearing up for the next round of DUI enforcement efforts associated with The Heat Is On Campaign. Specifically, over the next few months, these efforts will […]

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 […]

DUI Arrests from CDOT’s ‘The Heat Is On’ DUI Campaign Fall Nearly 6 Percent in 2015
January 24, 2016

Over the 12 enforcement periods conducted in 2015, The Heat Is On DUI campaign nabbed 7,376 drunk drivers in Colorado, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). This reflected a 5.7 percent decrease in the rate of DUI arrests this crackdown attained in 2014, when more than 7,800 motorists were arrested for alleged drunk […]

What States Have the Toughest DUI Laws?
January 12, 2016

Over the past three decades or so, federal and state authorities have been focused on cracking down on impaired drivers. While this effort has been key in establishing the legal limit of 0.08 for drunk driving throughout the nation, the DUI laws in various states have evolved in different ways over the years, with some […]

Plan Ahead Colorado, CDOT Says: How to Avoid a New Year’s DUI
December 31, 2015

As Coloradans prepare to ring in the New Year tonight, officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are urging them “to make responsible decisions if celebrating by drinking alcohol” this evening. To facilitate responsible decisions tonight, CDOT is once again rolling out Plan Ahead Colorado, a program that offers free rides via “RTD bus, […]

Nearly 600 DUI Arrests Made in Colorado Over Office Holiday Party Crackdown, CDOT Reports
December 24, 2015

Over the first two weeks of December, the Office Holiday Party DUI campaign in Colorado resulted in 596 DUI arrests, officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently announced. This crackdown, which occurred from Dec. 4th through the 14th, was headed up by Colorado State Patrol and was backed by more than 90 local […]

Stepped Up DUI Enforcement to Run in Colorado through Entire Month of December
December 6, 2015

On the tail of the Thanksgiving holiday, Colorado authorities are gearing up once again to run heightened DUI patrols throughout the state, according to the latest information from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). In fact, while more than 80 local law enforcement agencies will be joining the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) to nab impaired […]

Colorado Authorities Make 269 DUI Arrests over 2015 Thanksgiving Crackdown
December 3, 2015

Over the 2015 Thanksgiving DUI crackdown in Colorado, 269 people were arrested for alleged drunk driving, according to officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). While more than half of these arrests were made over Saturday and Sunday, the agencies that reported the highest DUI arrests numbers over this period included the Colorado State […]

Thanksgiving DUI News: The Heat Is On for Turkeys & Drivers, CDOT Warns
November 25, 2015

If you will be drinking alcohol over this coming Thanksgiving holiday weekend, do not get behind the wheel of your vehicle, officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are now warning motorists. If you do, you will be risking a drunk driving arrest, CDOT has noted, as authorities from the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) […]