Colorado Felony DUI Bill: Bill Weakened to Appease Opposition, Address Cost Concerns
April 9, 2015

The Colorado felony DUI bill (HB-1043) that is currently making its way through the state legislature has recently been revised, with some of its provisions weakened in an effort to address cost concerns and appease the opposition to this bill. In particular, the revisions to the Colorado felony DUI bill have resulted in: Felony charges […]

Colorado DUI News: Woman Rear-Ends Car, Hits Home before DUI Arrest
April 4, 2015

This past Wednesday, a 25-year-old woman from Northglenn was arrested for an alleged DUI after causing a hit-and-run collision and then driving into a home. According to Longmont police officers overseeing the case, the woman rear-ended a vehicle at around 5:45 pm near East Third Ave. and Pace St. Following this collision, the woman sped […]

Marijuana DUIs in Colorado Comprised 12% of CSP DUI Citations in 2014
March 15, 2015

With the legalization of recreational pot use in Colorado, transportation safety regulators and law enforcement officials have been concerned about the impacts this legalization can have/is having on roadway safety, particularly when it comes to motorists’ sobriety. In some of the first sets of data related to this issue, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) has […]

Colorado Springs PD Plans Special St. Patrick’s Day DUI Patrols
March 10, 2015

As part of CDOT’s ongoing “The Heat Is On” campaign, Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is planning on stepping up its DUI enforcement efforts this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. According to a recent announcement, CSPD will be operating special patrols from Friday March 13th through Wednesday March 18th in an attempt to crack down on […]