Colorado DUI checkpoints for the Fourth of July weekend, 2011.
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Summer has officially begun and with it so has Colorado Law Enforcement’s crack down on drinking and driving. Each summer the State of Colorado receives increased government funding to place more DUI officers on the streets, and this summer is no different. Beginning on May 27, and continuing through September 6, these officers will be […]
In a non-reported decision coming out of Texas, a Texas Appellate Court has held that a conviction for DWAI in Colorado is a prior offense that can be used to enhance a defendant’s current DWI charge under Texas law. The Texas Penal Code provides that a DWI is a third-degree felony if the person has […]
The final push of Colorado’s “100 Days of Heat” commences in earnest Friday, September 3 with the beginning of the long Labor Day weekend. So far there have been more than 1,450 arrests statewide since just before Memorial Day, when the summer DUI crackdown began. Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the […]
During the Fourth of July holiday – the most recent enforcement period thus far in 2010’s “100 Days of Heat Campaign” – law enforcement officers made 615 DUI arrests across Colorado. In addition, according to preliminary reports from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the death of one of four people killed in traffic accidents […]