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Drunk Driving Charges Archives

Why is drunk driving deemed more dangerous than distracted driving?

OK, we'll note right at the outset of today's blog post that it is not a unanimously held view that driving after drinking is an activity that is any more alarming than wholly distracting behind-the-wheel behaviors like texting.

Colorado DOT PDF submission underscores DUI repercussions

Red -- especially bright red -- is a color that invariably features when the public's attention is being solicited. There is certainly a compelling reason why stops signs aren't bathed in soft pastels and why the vehicle commanding the most attention at a car show isn't awash in beige.

Principal Colorado DUI crackdown campaign once again in force

When some Colorado residents hear the slogan "The Heat Is On" (and people across the state do hear it on a recurring basis), they just might be prompted to pose this rhetorical question: Isn't it always on?

Should I refuse to take a breath test when accused of a DUI?

One of the key pieces of evidence for the police when they accuse someone of driving under the influence of alcohol is the breath test. A blood test is also a very strong piece of evidence, but essentially they both amount to one thing: a scientific piece of evidence that shows how intoxicated the accused person was when they were arrested under the suspicion of DUI.

Why are pre-trial motions so critical in DUI cases?

As we have mentioned so many times prior to this, getting a lawyer when you have been accused of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is absolutely vital. Today, we're going to focus in on just one of the details during a DUI case at trial, and why having an attorney during this one step can mean the difference between evidence being allowed, and evidence being deemed inadmissible.