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 […]

6 DUI Mistakes that Can Come Back to Bite You Later
March 10, 2016

When traffic stops put you in the crosshairs of law enforcement officials, what you do and say during these stops can impact whether you end up being arrested for and/or charged with a DUI. In some cases, your actions and statements during these stops can end up hurting or helping a future defense case if […]

Should I Submit to BAC Testing in a DUI Stop?
March 5, 2016

To submit or to not submit to chemical testing can be a pivotal choice for motorists during DUI stops, as both options may have pros and cons, depending on the specifics of the situation. To help you make an informed decision if you are ever suspected of impaired driving during a traffic stop, below, we […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Pros versus Cons of Breath versus Blood Tests in DUI Stops
January 31, 2016

When a traffic officer requests that a driver submit to blood alcohol content (BAC) testing in a DUI stop, the driver will typically have a choice between submitting to a breathalyzer or a blood test. Because these tests are conducted in different ways, there can be some pros and cons to each option, particularly if […]

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 […]

4 Myths about DUI Stops & Arrests That You Should Ignore
January 18, 2016

Drunk driving traffic stops can be distressing, especially if motorists are not sure about how to protect their rights when interacting with police during these stops. What can complicate the situation further, however, is when drivers believe certain myths about DUI stops and arrests – and they let these myths misguide them into making certain […]