Do All States Share DUI Arrest Information?
February 12, 2016

No, but most of them do. And that is because every state in the nation, with the exception of five states, has adopted the Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC), an agreement between member states to exchange information regarding drivers’ traffic infractions. With the motto One Drive, One License, One Record, the IDLC is focused on […]

Will I Lose My Driver’s License after a DUI Arrest in Colorado?
February 6, 2016

Whether your license will be suspended after a drunk driving arrest in Colorado will depend on the circumstances of your DUI stop – and what you do following your arrest. When DUI Arrests Result in Drivers’ License Suspensions When motorists refuse to submit to blood alcohol content (BAC) testing during the DUI stop – These […]

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 […]

Can I Be Punished in Colorado for a DUI conviction in Another State?
January 6, 2016

Yes, DUI convictions acquired in other states may result in your penalties being imposed in Colorado, depending on the state where the DUI occurred. This is because Colorado, along with the District of Columbia and 44 other states in the U.S., have adopted the Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC), an agreement between member states to […]

When Are Colorado DUIs Felonies?
December 17, 2015

A DUI arrest in Colorado will generally be followed by felony charges when the individual has at least three prior DUI convictions. In these cases, the charges will usually be filed as Class 4 felonies, which can be punishable by up to 6 years in prison and fines of up to $500,000. Colorado Felony DUIs: […]

Do I Have to Submit to Field Sobriety Testing during a DUI Stop?
December 10, 2015

No, you are not legally obligated to submit to field sobriety testing during a traffic stop. And, if you do refuse this testing, you will not incur any automatic penalties. Field Sobriety Testing in DUI Stops: Here’s What You Should Know When it comes to field sobriety testing during DUI traffic stops, here is some […]

FAQs about Express Consent Laws & DUIs
November 15, 2015

Understanding the laws that come into play during DUI stops – like the express consent law – can be essential to knowing how to protect your rights. Shedding some light on how the express consent law can impact you, below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about it. When you need […]

Which States Share DUI Arrest & Conviction Information?
October 20, 2015

Most states share DUI arrest and conviction information with each other because the majority of states have adopted the Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC). This effectively means that, if you are arrested for drunk driving in an IDLC member state – and you live in another IDLC member state, the DUI case information will be […]

How Long Will a DUI Stay on My Record in Colorado?
October 10, 2015

The period of time that a DUI case will remain on someone’s criminal record in Colorado will vary according to whether the person was convicted of the drunk driving offense. That’s because, in Colorado, if someone is convicted of a DUI (or agrees to accept a DUI plea deal), that conviction or guilty plea will […]

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 […]