Category: DUI

 

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

 

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

 

‘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

 

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

 

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