Recently, in Buffalo, New York a new company has emerged: Designated Drivers of Buffalo. DDB has professional drivers who transport intoxicated patrons home from bars and restaurants in their own vehicles.
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Whiskey plates are a new trend in DUI endorcement.
Hotter than the 4th of July: Colorado cops start holiday enforcement early There’s only one thing hotter than the 4th of July this year, and that’s Colorado’s plans for “The Heat is On” during the Independence Day holiday. More than 80 law enforcement agencies plan to participate in the holiday crackdown on drunk […]
It’s that time of year again. Time to eat, drink and be merry… and a significant increase in Colorado DUI patrol. During the 2010 Holiday season, 1,556 people were arrested in Colorado for Driving Under the Influence, and 14 of Colorado’s 41 fatal injuries during that time period happened in alcohol related accidents. Colorado Department […]
Denver DUI Attorney Jay Tiftickjian of Tiftickjian Law Firm, P.C. was unanimously accepted by the Board of Regents of the National College for DUI Defense as its newest Sustaining Member. Attorney Tiftickjian is the first and only Colorado attorney to be elevated to Sustaining Member status with the College. The National College for DUI Defense […]
Tiftickjian Law Firm’s Jay Tiftickjian has been appointed the founding chair of the Adams County and Broomfield County Bar Association’s Criminal Law Section. Its purpose is to provide relevant criminal law related training to the attorneys and judges that practice in Adams and Broomfield Counties. To introduce the Criminal Law Section, Mr. Tiftickjian will lecture on Driver’s […]
In the near future, an ignition interlock device may be as standard a feature on a new car as windshield wipers and climate control. Toyota and Nissan have already announced they are exploring this technology as a standard safety feature in all vehicles. If Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the companies that stand to […]
Throughout my career, there are times when I become cynical and lose sight of why I wanted to become a criminal defense attorney in the first place. Recently I came across a box of old papers that I had packed up when I moved from New York to Colorado in 2002, and in it was […]
In a memo recently issued to all United States Attorneys, Deputy Attorney General James Cole warns that the federal government will be cracking down on the large-scale private cultivation of marijuana, despite existing state laws that authorize such activity. The memo is a follow-up to a 2009 memorandum entitled the “Ogden Memo,” which essentially stated […]
The “100 Days of Heat” DUI crackdown is igniting for the Fourth of July weekend, with over 100 law enforcement agencies and Colorado State Patrol troops hitting roadways with increased DUI patrols and sobriety checkpoints. While local law enforcement agencies certainly hope for a safe and sober weekend, the holiday is generally filled with alcohol-fueled […]