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Texting And Driving Fine May Go Up

A measure that would increase the fines associated with texting and driving in Colorado passed out of a State Senate committee yesterday. The measure would increase the fine for texting and driving in Colorado  from $50 to $300. Drivers will still be able to text under certain circumstances, like when they are Continue reading

Police Target Seat Belt Use In Rural Colorado

click-or-ticket-300A rural Click it or Ticket campaign began yesterday in Colorado. The Colorado State Patrol is partnering with local police to heighten seat belt enforcement in rural communities through this weekend. Seat belt usage in rural Colorado is low when compared to more urban areas of the state. The campaign will enforce the fact that no matter where you are driving in Colorado, seat belt use is important.  Not wearing a seat belt is not only Continue reading

I-70 Closed Tomorrow

glenwood canyon rock fall feb 16 1I-70 Through Glenwood Canyon will be closed again tomorrow.  The Colorado Department of Transportation will close the road to all traffic between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The previous detour route will be used which will again divert traffic through Northwest Colorado.  During tomorrows Continue reading

Some Wildlife Traffic Zones Being Eliminated

C-DOTWildlife traffic zones are being eliminated from some Colorado highways after a Department of Transportation study showed road signs and increased penalties did not consistently reduce Continue reading