Pot DUI Arrests in Colorado Drop Slightly in 2015, CSP Announces

Driving stoned or under the influence of marijuana (DUID) in Colorado is illegal – just as driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is against the law. And while authorities across the state are focused on arresting all impaired drivers, the latest findings about DUID arrest rates in Colorado seem to indicate a promising trend - [...]

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Woman Set for Trail in Fatal DUI Crash | Colorado Springs DUI Attorney

A woman who pleaded not guilty on Monday, April 4, 2016 to charges of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) and vehicular homicide will stand trial beginning August 30, 2016. Cassandra Griffin, 25, is accused of driving her Jeep Cherokee and driving through a stop sign at Highway 94 near the intersection with Ellicot [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI News|Comments Off on Woman Set for Trail in Fatal DUI Crash | Colorado Springs DUI Attorney

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 [...]

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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

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

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

Top 10 Counties in Colorado with the Most DUI Arrests in 2014

Although all Colorado authorities are focused on arresting drivers suspected of impairment, these efforts are generating far more arrests in some regions of the state. In fact, an analysis of Judicial County data from 2014 has revealed that the following counties are the top 10 with the most drunk driving arrests for last year: [...]

By |December 24th, 2015|DUI, DUI News|Comments Off on Top 10 Counties in Colorado with the Most DUI Arrests in 2014

Upcoming 2015 DUI Enforcement Campaigns in Colorado

Here are the DUI crackdowns CO authorities have planned through the end of 2015. Although the end of 2015 is fast approaching, Colorado authorities still have a few statewide DUI campaigns planned for the month of December, according to officials at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). And these DUI enforcement efforts are [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|DUI, DUI Checkpoints, DUI News|Comments Off on Upcoming 2015 DUI Enforcement Campaigns in Colorado

DUI News: CO Authorities Turn Up The Heat on Drunk Drivers Through Thanksgiving Weekend

Colorado authorities are kicking off a Thanksgiving DUI crackdown tomorrow In an ongoing effort to crackdown on impaired drivers in Colorado, authorities across the state are once again gearing up to run heightened DUI patrols starting tomorrow and running through Thanksgiving weekend. And this year, authorities are stepping up their enforcement efforts, as [...]

By |November 24th, 2015|DUI, DUI News|Comments Off on DUI News: CO Authorities Turn Up The Heat on Drunk Drivers Through Thanksgiving Weekend