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How Coloradans Can Fight Back against Halloween DUI Charges
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Halloween is increasingly popular for adults, and frequently involves the consumption of adult beverages. Unfortunately, many Coloradans choose to get behind the wheel intoxicated, and every year, dozens of die in DUI accidents over Halloween and Halloween weekend.
 
In an effort to mitigate these statistics, the annual Heat is on Halloween enforcement involving 90-plus Colorado law enforcement agencies, increases patrols and DUI checkpoints statewide. Every year, hundreds of… Continue reading this article

Stop Yourself from Getting a Colorado DUI: Can These Apps Really Help?
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Even for a first-time offense, a Colorado DUI conviction is costly and can have life-changing consequences. Moreover, driving drunk risks not only your own life but that of other drivers on the road.
 
Clearly, a DUI should be avoided by all means.
 
However, avoiding driving drunk is sometimes not as easy as it sounds. Who among us hasn’t driven home after having a few at some point?… Continue reading this article

Colorado DUI: How Many Drinks Before You’re over the Legal Limit?
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This is a common question, but determining how many drinks you can have depends on the circumstances. Your gender, body weight, how fast you’re drinking and the type of alcoholic drink consumed, as well as whether you’ve eaten any food, all factor in.
 
In today’s post, we share the basics of the legal limits for drunk driving, and how you might be able to glean some idea of… Continue reading this article

Do You Have to Take a Field Sobriety Test in Colorado?
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Picture this. You’re driving home after a dinner out with friends. Maybe you’ve had a beer or two with your meal — maybe you haven’t had anything to drink at all. At some point during the ride home, you look in the rearview and see flashing lights.
 
If you’ve seen cop shows, you probably know what’s next. The police will ask to see your license and registration and… Continue reading this article

Why You Shouldn’t Accept Your CO St. Paddy’s DUI without a Fight
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St. Patrick’s Day is famously known for two things: the color green, and celebratory alcohol consumption. Neither of these things is anything close to a secret, and the state of Colorado works hard to curb impaired driving around the holiday.
 
Traditionally, CDOT (Colorado Department of Transport), CSP (Colorado State Patrol), and local enforcement combine efforts in arresting impaired drivers. In 2017, their “The Heat Is On” campaign resulted… Continue reading this article

‘Tis the Season…to Be Getting an Uber in Colorado
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‘Tis the season for more days off from work, more holiday parties, and more family celebrating.
Unfortunately, it’s also the season for more drinking and driving. The U.S. Department of transportation reports an average of 27 fatalities every day in December due to drunk driving.
Closer to home, nearly 60 arrests for impaired driving occur each day in our state alone, and 500-plus Colorado drivers were arrested during this… Continue reading this article

“Scary” Number of People Arrested for Colorado DUIs Last Halloween
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Last Halloween, a shockingly high number of Coloradans were arrested for drinking and driving. With the holiday right around the corner again, everyone needs to be aware of how tough Colorado’s DUI laws are, and how police crack down over Halloween.
 
In this post, we’re going to detail the prevalence of drinking on this holiday, break down the law, and explain what you can do if you find… Continue reading this article

What Happens after a Colorado Cop Arrests You for DWI?
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If you have been charged with a DUI in Colorado, it’s helpful to understand the legal process and how a knowledgeable defense attorney can lead you through it.
 
There are seven steps involved in the DUI process. Your case may or may not involve all seven steps as described below.
 
Arrest
 
When you are pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, you may simply receive… Continue reading this article

Why DUIs Increase Over the Summer Months in Colorado
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Coloradans are arrested for drinking and driving in the summer more often than any other time of the year. In this post, we’ll talk about why that’s true, and we’ll also let you know what to do if you end up with a DUI this summer.
 
Summer Drinking Stats Across the U.S.
 
Here are some summer drinking statistics that may surprise you:
 
In 2015, there were… Continue reading this article

What to Expect If Your Kid’s Denver HS Graduation Comes with a DUI
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It’s prom and graduation season for Denver high school students. A time of celebration. Of transition. Of closing the book on one chapter of their young lives and preparing to begin the next one.
 
Also, many use these rites of passage as a chance to experiment with alcohol for the first time. Or, if they’ve already been drinking, to go even more wild as a sort of last… Continue reading this article