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Drunk Driving Charges Archives

Basic fact about drunk driving: virtually anyone can be charged

There are a number of notable facets surrounding a police stop and subsequent treatment of a Colorado motorist suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Expect increased DUI patrols this holiday season

Surprise! Just a single drink can land drivers behind bars this holiday season. Why? Because Colorado has some of the toughest drunk driving laws in the country, not to mention that police are ramping up DUI patrols for much of December.

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.

Is hiring a proven DUI defense lawyer really a cost-efficient move?

Have you perhaps thought that you might simply opt to go it alone if you were ever stopped by a Colorado state trooper or police officer and ultimately arrested on a drunk driving charge?