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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

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

State Patrol Reminds Drivers of Extra Patrol this Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado State Patrol along with several other agencies around the state are stepping up enforcement for the Memorial Day Weekend. The enforcement period will begin Friday and continue through Tuesday morning. Troopers will have zero tolerance for drivers under the influence of any substance that may affect their ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe Continue reading

C-DOT Launches Campaign to Reduce Distracted Driving

textThe Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the Colorado State Patrol to support nationwide efforts to end distracted driving. During the campaign, the National Safety Council recommends drivers stop using cell phones while driving, recognize that hands-free devices offer little safety benefit, understand the Continue reading

State’s Traffic Fatality Rate Increases

CDOTAccording to a report released yesterday by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the total number of motor vehicle fatalities in Colorado increased for the second time in seven years in Continue reading