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Intoxicated Super Bowl Drivers Arrested

273 impaired drivers were arrested during the Super Bowl weekends Heat is On Campaign in Colorado. This was a decrease from the 325 drivers that were arrested last year during the same enforcement period. According to numbers from the Colorado Department of Transportation, a third of the fatalities that occurred last year on Colorado Roads, involved an intoxicated driver. The next scheduled Heat is On campaign Continue reading

Super Bowl DUI Enforcement In CO and WYO

The Colorado State patrol and other local law enforcement will conduct a Heat Is On DUI enforcement campaign for Super Bowl weekend. The enforcement period will last through Monday. A total of 325 impaired drivers were arrested during last years Super Bowl weekend Heat Is On Campaign. The Wyoming Highway Patrol in conjunction with Continue reading

New Years DUI Enforcement Starts Friday

The New Years Eve “Heat Is On” campaign in Colorado is taking place through Wednesday. The Colorado State Patrol and other local law enforcement are combining efforts to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Last year, nearly 400 impaired drivers were arrested and seven deaths occurred during Continue reading

552 Intoxicated Drivers Arrested

552 impaired drivers were removed from Colorado roads during the State Patrol’s Holiday Parties DUI Heat Is On enforcement campaign from December 2nd through the 12th.  This was a slight decrease from the nearly 600 drivers that were arrested during the same enforcement period last year. So far this year, 181 people have died due to accidents Continue reading

518 Intoxicated Drivers Arrested Over Thanksgiving

DUI518 impaired drivers were taken off the roads this year during the Thanksgiving Heat is on Campaign in Colorado. This was a significant increase from the 283 impaired drivers that were removed during the Thanksgiving enforcement period last year. Officials have attributed the increase to the Colorado State Patrol and Department of Transportation’s decision Continue reading

Thanksgiving DUI Enforcement Underway

DUIThe Thanksgiving Heat is On DUI Enforcement Campaign in Colorado begins Friday and will last through Monday the 28th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol, and other local law enforcement, to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. 283 impaired drivers were arrested Continue reading

308 Drivers Arrested Over Halloween Weekend

DUI308 impaired drivers were taken off the roads by Colorado law enforcement officers during the Halloween weekend Heat is on Campaign.  This is an increase from the 269 drivers that were arrested during the same enforcement period last year.  According to the Chief of the Colorado State Patrol Continue reading

United Way Campaigns Get Underway

logo-unitedwayThe annual Moffat and Routt County United Way campaigns get underway this week.  The Moffat County campaign is Thursday from 11 am to 5:30 pm with a goal of raising $10,000 before the end of the day.  In Routt County the campaign is Friday from 11 am to 2 pm with a goal of $20,000 raised that day.  In Craig, Yampa Valley Bank will match the first $5,000 donated Thursday dollar-for-dollar.  In Steamboat, Yampa Valley Bank will Continue reading

“Safe 2 Sturgis” Campaign Underway

Sturgis_city_limitsThe Multi State “Safe 2 Sturgis” campaign goes into full swing today. Law enforcement from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, South Dakota and North Dakota are joining forces to ensure as many riders and drivers get to Sturgis as safely as possible. The campaign asks both drivers and riders to increase their awareness while on the road, which could help Continue reading

Don’t Participate In This “Killer Habit”

distracted-drivingWith a rash of accidents attributed to distracted driving occurring across the state, The Colorado Department of Transportation has launched a “Killer Habit” ad campaign to shine light on the issue. Last year in Colorado nearly 16,000 distracted driving accidents occurred, Continue reading

Ride Safe To Sturgis

Sturgis_city_limitsIn an effort to promote motorcycle safety during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally The Wyoming Highway patrol will be conducting a Safe 2 Sturgis campaign. They will join forces with law enforcement in Colorado to try and ensure that motorcyclists get to and from the rally safely. The campaign will Continue reading

Beware Of The Beltless: Buckle Up Colorado

buckle upTo address people not wearing seat belts across the state, the Colorado Department of Transportation launched their “Beware of the Beltless” campaign yesterday. Numbers show 15% of people in Colorado do not wear a seat belt while in a vehicle, and more than half of the passengers that died in accidents last year were not wearing seat belts. Not wearing your seat belt not only puts you at risk, but people traveling with you Continue reading