Former Widefield School Principal Accused of Sexual Assault on a Minor

A former principal at a Widefield Elementary school has recently been taken into custody by Colorado Springs Police (CSPD) have taken after he threatened to commit suicide following allegations that he raped an underage boy. According to media reports, the 49-year-old man did not deny the sexual assault charges to his wife; instead, he has stated that [...]

By |April 16th, 2016|Colorado Sex Offender Registry, Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Former Widefield School Principal Accused of Sexual Assault on a Minor

Impaired Driving Trends in the U.S. Revealed by Two New Federal Studies

Two new studies1 recently released by federal authorities reveal some sobering findings about impaired driving and DUI trends in the U.S. These studies, conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), focused on analyzing crash data and surveying motorists in order to determine: How risky it is for motorists to drive drunk (i.e., with BACs [...]

By |March 31st, 2016|DUI, DUI News|Comments Off on Impaired Driving Trends in the U.S. Revealed by Two New Federal Studies

Is Ridesharing Reducing DUI Accidents in Colorado?

Ridesharing, a relatively new transportation method in the U.S., has been credited with cutting down on the number of accidents and, consequently, saving lives. A recent study conducted by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Uber Technologies, Inc., however, may provide further insight in to just how dramatically ridesharing is preventing impaired driving. “With so [...]

By |March 24th, 2016|DUI, DUI News|Comments Off on Is Ridesharing Reducing DUI Accidents in Colorado?

Colorado Felony DUI Law: A Wake Up Call to the Harsh Impacts of Multiple DUI Convictions

A lot has changed over the last few decades in regards to DUI laws and enforcement - both in Colorado and across the nation. In fact, while law enforcement officials may have been inclined to overlook impaired driving or even help impaired drivers get home in decades past, today, they are far more intent on making [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI Costs, DUI News, DUI Penalties, Felonies|Comments Off on Colorado Felony DUI Law: A Wake Up Call to the Harsh Impacts of Multiple DUI Convictions

When Do Zero Tolerance Laws Apply in Colorado?

When Zero Tolerance Laws Apply in Colorado Licensed drivers are required to obey a litany of laws when they get behind the wheel. While some of these laws dictate how to operate vehicles, others pertain to when drivers can and legally cannot operate vehicles. And in terms of operational laws - like DUI laws, [...]

By |March 8th, 2016|Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI Penalties, Underage DUI|Comments Off on When Do Zero Tolerance Laws Apply in Colorado?

Are Pot Clubs DUI Hotspots?

Cracking down on drunk and drugged drivers is a top priority for Colorado’s law enforcement agencies. That's because authorities are focused on preventing crashes, injuries and deaths, all of which are more likely to occur when motorists are impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. While these efforts have certainly led to thousands of DUI arrests and [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|DUI, DUI Stops, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Are Pot Clubs DUI Hotspots?

Simulator Study Tests Drivers’ Abilities When Impaired by Alcohol & Pot

Have you ever people claim to be better drivers after having a few drinks and/or using marijuana? Or have you (or someone you know) ever jumped behind the wheel when buzzed, thinking that you were perfectly fine to drive? While these claims/habits are by no means uncommon, they are not necessarily true. Looking to shed some light [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Criminal Justice News, DUI News, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Simulator Study Tests Drivers’ Abilities When Impaired by Alcohol & Pot

What Happens after a DUI Arrest in Colorado?

What to expect after a DUI arrest in CO A DUI arrest can leave you feeling overwhelmed, frustrated and possibly even scared. If you know what to expect from the legal and administrative processes that usually follow a DUI arrest, however, you can start figuring out your options for defending yourself and successfully [...]

By |January 31st, 2016|Colorado DUI Laws, DUI|Comments Off on What Happens after a DUI Arrest in Colorado?

CDOT Sees Decline in DUI Arrests Since 2015

CDOT Sees Decline in DUI Arrests Since 2015 | Colorado Springs DUI Lawyer Every year in Colorado, law enforcement authorities across the state ban together to crack down on impaired drivers over at least 12 heightened DUI enforcement periods that make up CDOT’s The Heat Is On campaign. Focused on targeting impaired driving [...]

By |January 24th, 2016|DUI, DUI News|Comments Off on CDOT Sees Decline in DUI Arrests Since 2015

Is There a Lookback or Washout Period for Colorado DUIs?

Lookback or washout period for CO DUIs | Colorado Springs DUI Lawyer No, there is not a strict or specific lookback or washout period for DUIs in Colorado. This means effectively means that any DUI conviction incurred in Colorado over the course of a lifetime could be relevant in terms of future DUI [...]

By |January 16th, 2016|Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI Penalties|Comments Off on Is There a Lookback or Washout Period for Colorado DUIs?