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 - [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|DUI, DUI News, DUI Stops, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Pot DUI Arrests in Colorado Drop Slightly in 2015, CSP Announces

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?

Common Signs of Impairment by BAC Level

As alcohol is consumed and blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) can rise, people can start to display certain signs of impairment, some more subtle than others. Knowing these signs of impairment can be crucial to recognizing when it’s time to let someone else who is more sober drive you – or when it may be time [...]

By |December 31st, 2015|DUI, DUI Penalties, DUI Stops|Comments Off on Common Signs of Impairment by BAC Level

What Is Implied Consent in a DUI Stop?

A Colorado Springs DUI attorney explains what implied consent is during DUI stops. Implied consent or express consent refers to the legal obligation conferred on motorists if or when they are suspected of impaired driving. Per the implied consent law in Colorado, all drivers have automatically and implicitly already consented to submit blood [...]

By |December 8th, 2015|Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI Stops|Comments Off on What Is Implied Consent in a DUI Stop?

6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 3)

Ending our blog series 6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops, here, we will reveal some final crucial facts to know about these types of traffic stops. More Crucial Facts You May Want to Know about DUI Stops Fact 5 – Whether or not you end up having a criminal case, you will have to [...]

By |February 24th, 2015|Blog, DUI, DUI Penalties, DUI Stops|Comments Off on 6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 3)

6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 2)

Continuing from 6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 1), here, we will resume this discussion, pointing out a few more important things that you may want to know about drunk driving traffic stops. DUI Stops: More Important Info Fact 3 – If police decide to arrest you during the DUI stop, don't resist. [...]

By |February 20th, 2015|Blog, DUI, DUI Penalties, DUI Stops|Comments Off on 6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 2)

6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 1)

Talking to police officers can be an unnerving experience, especially when you may be suspected of drunk driving or some other crime. While you may feel, however, that you have no control or power in these situations, being informed about what happens during DUI stops, as well as what you can do to protect your [...]

By |February 15th, 2015|Blog, Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI Stops|Comments Off on 6 Facts to Know about DUI Stops (Pt. 1)

7 Colorado DUI Myths Debunked (Pt. 1)

Drunk driving charges can be as overwhelming as they may be stressful, and if you are facing DUI charges for the first time, it can be easy to be misguided by some common Colorado DUI myths. To combat this misinformation and uncover the truth, in this three-part blog series, we will present the facts behind [...]

By |January 25th, 2015|Blog, Defense Strategies, DUI, DUI Penalties, DUI Stops|Comments Off on 7 Colorado DUI Myths Debunked (Pt. 1)