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Drunk Driving Charges Archives

Think you can't be charged with a DUI if your BAC is below .08?

Under Colorado law, driving under the influence (DUI) charges usually fall into one of two categories: DUI and DUI per se. What many people don't realize is that there are some very really differences between these two types of DUIs -- particularly when it comes to a driver's blood-alcohol-content (BAC) level.

CSP query: Should we try to shame convicted DUI motorists?

It is not immediately clear whether the Colorado State Patrol was serious or not, but it's certainly no joke that the CSP recently sought public input regarding the shaming of motorists convicted of drunk driving in the state.

Increased DUI enforcement for Halloween starts today in Colorado

If you are planning to go out and have a few drinks this Halloween, you better make sure you have a designated driver. Starting today (Oct. 27) and running through next Wednesday (Nov. 1), you can expect to see extra DUI enforcement on Colorado roadways.

Which state has the toughest DUI laws? Where does Colorado rank?

According to a recent report by WalletHub, Colorado ranks 11th in the nation when it comes to which states have the strictest stance on driving under the influence (DUI). While Arizona received the top ranking, Colorado's placement in the 11th spot means The Centennial State takes a more aggressive stance on DUI than 39 other states and the District of Columbia (D.C.), as outlined in the report.

This time of year, one DUI campaign follows another in Colorado

Seasoned drivers in Denver and across Colorado are seldom surprised each year around this time when they suddenly become aware of a heightened police presence on streets and highways across the state.