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Drunk Driving Charges Archives

Successive Colorado DUI campaigns yield huge arrest numbers

Fall Festivals reasonably enough sounds like a pleasant and entertaining event, doesn’t it? Something along the lines of a Colorado music extravaganza, perhaps, or a shared wine-tasting experience. Some people might envision an organized caravan of cars out on state roadways that afford especially compelling views of changing autumn landscapes.

Halloween period brings amped-up police presence on Colorado roads

Varied meteorology reports for this week converge closely in their view that Denver and surrounding environs will be A-OK for trick-or-treaters on Halloween this Wednesday. Weather pundits are calling for highs in the 50s and clear skies. That should be a prime catalyst to help ensure big candy hauls for the youngsters.

What does Colorado law say about sobriety checkpoints?

It is only natural that a spotlight presently falls upon so-called sobriety checkpoints, given all the media hype recently concerning holiday-linked DUI enforcement campaigns (including in Colorado; reference our August 20 blog post on the annual The Heat is On crackdown).

Have you already seen a saturation patrol or two this morning?

It’s that time of year again. Cue that The Heat Is On Song from yesteryear and – if you’re a Colorado motorist – start scanning the roadway around you for a decidedly heightened police presence.

The Heat Is On continues even as summer wanes

Colorado's Heat Is On initiative is far from over, even as the summer winds down. Summertime traditionally sees an uptick in the number of car accidents - and DUI arrests - as more people get out to enjoy the outdoors, attend barbecues, head to the mountains or get in that last vacation before the school year starts again.

Boating-linked drinking charges in CO are no big deal, right?

The above blog headline query in today’s post comes with an implied ending. Namely, that stresses the distinction between a criminal charge levied upon a Colorado resident for drunk driving on a roadway and exactions applied against an intoxicated boater, respectively.