Colorado Says Driving a Vehicle Signals Express Consent

Colorado DUI charges are serious business. These charges can lead to severe penalties such as a suspended license, fines and fees, and even jail time. You may even lose your driving privileges altogether.

It’s crucial to understand how DUI laws work in Colorado, including the idea of express consent since it can have a bearing on your case in court.

Here’s what you need to know to make sure you have the information you need to fight a Colorado DUI [...]

CO Cops Arrest Lots of People for Holiday DUIs – Don’t Be One of Them

The holidays are a time when there are plenty of parties, tons of traveling, and abundant alcohol. This can be a great time, or it can be a recipe for disaster.

It’s all too easy to get a DUI during the month when everyone is serving spiked eggnog and there’s a gathering almost every night.

It’s also easy to be safe and smart during the holidays. Avoiding a DUI is as simple as not driving while you’re intoxicated. These three [...]

Why So Many Coloradans Get Busted for DUIs on Halloween

You’re never too old for Halloween. Every year, thousands of adults join in on the Halloween spirit by dressing up and attending parties. The key difference to many adult celebrations, however, is the inclusion of alcohol.

Although these festivities are good-natured fun, whenever there’s alcohol involved, there’s a risk. In fact, October 31st has one of the highest rates for vehicle accidents and fatalities associated with driving under the influence.

Halloween Drinking and Driving Accidents by the Numbers

Research shows [...]

Charged with Drunk Driving Again: Second Offenses in Colorado

Everyone deserves a second chance after a DUI.

After all, your first DUI may have been a simple mistake. People are less forgiving, however, after a second DUI arrest.

If you thought you had to fight hard after your first DUI charge, you are going to need to fight twice as hard to avoid the heavy penalties that come with a second DUI conviction.

In this post, we’re going to detail how consequences increase with second DUI offenses.

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What Happens in Colorado If You Crash While Drinking?

If you cause an accident while driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you face not only a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) charge, but also other serious criminal charges that could be punishable by lengthy incarceration and driver’s license revocation.

The exact charges resulting from a DWI accident will depend on whether anyone was injured or killed, and if so, the severity of the injuries. Other circumstances surrounding the offense may also affect sentencing and penalties.

Below, we cover [...]