Archive for the Colorado DUI Category

Fall DUI enforcement is the riskiest time to drive

DOT publishes arrest statistics for the entire year, and back in time several years. A brief look at the actual numbers shows the most arrests for impaired driving are right now; in Autumn, after Labor Day, during both the Fall Festival Enforcement, a 46 day time period,

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Colorado DUI arrests drop 5%, police enforcement effort began May 24

DUI Arrests reduced from prior years There are two recent press releases from CDOT, linked below, but which appear to be important for drivers.  One, is the obvious annual enforcement effort by police, called either “Click it or Ticket”, or “Heat Is On”.  Each of these enforcement

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421 Colorado DUI arrests during Super Bowl Weekend

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced a total of 421 arrests over the Super Bowl weekend, state wide.  The press release is repeated below, the direct link is here. 421 Arrested for Colorado DUI over Super Bowl Weekend February 13, 2013 – Traffic Safety – STATEWIDE –

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CDOT announces 1,440 DUI arrests in late August

The Department of Transportation announced the following statistics on Colorado DUI arrests, in a news release: DENVER- The “100 Days of Heat” summer DUI enforcement campaign ended strong with 1,440 DUI arrests during the national crackdown that occurred Aug.17 – Sep.3rd, announced the Colorado Department of Transportation

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Court of Appeals eliminates primary issues for most DMV hearings

A division of the Court of Appeals decided  on July 5, 2012 in a 2-1 decision,that the primary issue in most DMV hearings for drivers accused of DUI was no longer an issue.  This is a major change in DUI law and legal challenges to license revocation.  Previously

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CDOT announces Colorado DUI enforcement beginning June 29, to July 5

“The Colorado State Patrol and 82 law enforcement agencies are increasing DUI enforcement from Friday, June 29 through July 5th as part of the summer’s “100 Days of Heat” DUI crackdown. At least six DUI checkpoints are planned starting Friday night through the weekend. And hundreds of

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CDOT announcement; 479 DUI arrests over Memorial Day Weekend

State Warns Drivers to Buckle Up & Drive Sober as Deaths Rise June 1, 2012 – Traffic Safety – “Click It or Ticket” and “100 Days of Heat” continue. Denver – The state’s traffic fatalities were up 19% during the first four months of 2012 compared to

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