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Traffic Violations Archives

Colorado among least friendly of all states for speeders

We noted in a recent blog post the traffic ticket woes of now former Denver Police Chief Robert White while he was on the job. And we stressed in our July 6 entry that the chief’s story was hardly singular, because “just about everyone can be pulled over and ticketed for some alleged offense.”

CO drivers can't run stop signs -- should cyclists be allowed to?

When Colorado drivers pull up to a stop sign or red light, the law is clear on what they should do: STOP. Similarly, bicyclists in Colorado are also required to stop and wait their turn when they encounter a stop sign or red light -- although some lawmakers are trying to change that with a recently introduced bill.

Is texting while driving now legal in CO? Depends who you ask.

Even though a recent change in Colorado law increased the penalty for texting while driving from $50 per violation to $300 per violation, thanks to some interesting language contained in this new law, many people are now confused about whether texting behind the wheel may now be legal in certain instances.

How many points before you lose your license in Colorado?

As in most states, you risk losing your license if you fail to maintain a clean driving record in Colorado. In fact, points will be added to your driving record for every traffic infraction you receive — and if you get too many points, your license will be suspended.