Students learn of the dangers of DUI

Every single day, students across Colorado drive to school. In addition to driving to school, they often drive to after-school events and activities that many teenagers participate in. For the most part, these teenage drivers adhere to traffic laws and do what they are supposed to do. However, at times, [...]

2018-01-11T05:26:49+00:00January 11th, 2018|DUI/DUID/DWAI|0 Comments

Judicial discretion in sentencing under 2015 DUI law a point of contention

In 2015, Colorado lawmakers passed a bill that cracked down on repeat offenders by making third and subsequent DUI offenses felonies instead of misdemeanors, an approach followed in most jurisdictions. In order to silence opposition to the bill and get it passed, though, lawmakers set aside mandatory minimum sentences, giving [...]

2019-01-23T20:41:30+00:00January 11th, 2018|DUI/DUID/DWAI|0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day DUI in Colorado?

St. Patrick's Day has historically drawn people out to celebrate with libations at bars and pubs, with a heavy emphasis on alcohol consumption. This usually leads to numerous stops by law enforcement for suspected drinking and driving. Though we don't yet have numbers for DUI arrests for St. Patrick's Day [...]

2018-02-23T23:52:48+00:00January 11th, 2018|DUI/DUID/DWAI|0 Comments

DUI convictions more costly in Colorado

A conviction of driving under the influence can be expensive in Colorado, often causing a damaged reputation and potentially harming one's job prospects. However, the financial impact of a DUI conviction can also be significant. In fact, it recently increased. A first-time DUI offense in Colorado in 2016 carried an average [...]

2018-01-11T04:55:31+00:00January 11th, 2018|DUI/DUID/DWAI|0 Comments