Tag Archives: driving

Man Arrested For DUI After Roll-Over

A single vehicle accident occurred overnight yesterday on Highway 40, 3 miles west of Milner. The accident occurred when the driver, 22-year-old Jeff Wallace of Steamboat, lost control and rolled his vehicle. According to a representative with the Colorado State Continue reading

Man Arrested For DUI After Roll-Over

A man sustained minor injuries after he rolled his vehicle Friday morning on Routt County Road 38, northeast of Steamboat. The vehicle ended up on its roof in the middle of the road, after the driver failed to navigate a turn, colliding Continue reading

One Person Dies In I-80 Accident

One person died in an accident Saturday on Interstate 80 near Rock Springs. 57-year-old Douglas Hazelton of Ogden Utah was reportedly driving erratically on the highway when he was struck in the rear by a semi which could not avoid his vehicle. Hazelton was not wearing his seat-belt at the time of Continue reading

Increased Distracted Driving Enforcement

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month in the US. As part of the national effort, The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be increasing distracted driving Continue reading

Deer vs Car In Craig

Collisions between deer and cars within the Craig City limits are uncommon, but one of those rare instances occurred Tuesday when a driver hit and killed a deer near 6th and School Street. 84-year-old Eleanor Eitel of Craig was driving when she ran into the deer Continue reading

Survey Reveals Deadly Driving Habits

Results from a new survey conducted by the Colorado Department of Transportation show some disturbing trends among Colorado drivers. Nearly 25% of respondents admitted to reading a text, email or social media post while they were driving, while 62% admitted to using their phone to change music or Continue reading

One Arrested After 3 Car Accident

One person was arrested yesterday afternoon just before 3, after police say she caused a 3 vehicle accident on Yampa Avenue in Craig. Two cars involved, blocked the intersection of Yampa and Sixth for a period of time, while emergency responders could clear the scene. 37 Continue reading

Antler Hunters Should Avoid Wildlife

Shed Antler Hunters in the area need to take the proper steps to avoid disturbing area wildlife during the winter season. The BLM is reminding people planning on collecting antlers that mule deer and elk are especially vulnerable to disturbance during the winter months due to heavy snow which makes it difficult for them to forage. Unintended Continue reading

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

Man Arrested After Car Collides With Tree

A man was arrested last night after he crashed his car into a tree on on the 800 block of Barclay street in Craig. 52 year old Craig resident Robert Peters was arrested on charges of Driving Under Restraint, Careless Driving and Driving Under Continue reading

Ticket Costs For Texting And Driving May Go Up

The costs for getting caught texting and driving may be going up in Colorado. A State Senate committee is discussing a bill that would increase penalties associated with texting and driving from $50, to $500. A Colorado Department of Transportation study found that one in ten fatal crashes that occurred in 2015 involved a distracted driver, and in Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol In Moffat County

DUIThe Colorado State Patrol, and local law enforcement agencies, will be working together over the Thanksgiving weekend to conduct a DUI saturation patrol in Moffat County. During the patrol, they will be looking to take intoxicated drivers off the road. Of the 108 traffic injuries investigated this year by Colorado State Patrol in Continue reading