Tag Archives: driving

Man Arrested For DUI After Pursuit

A Hayden man 40-year-old Clifton Riele was arrested for DUI early Wednesday morning after leading police on a high-speed pursuit. According to a representative with the Routt County Sheriff’s office, Hayden Police were attempting to contact Riele, but lost track of Continue reading

One Injured In Highway 40 Roll-Over

A single vehicle roll-over occurred Wednesday night on Highway 40 near Kremmling.  26-year-old Travis Hilton of Granby was driving when he lost control, causing the vehicle to roll, striking a telephone pole on the side of Continue reading

Dangers Of Distracted Driving Revealed

Distracted driving can be very dangerous, but according to a new report from AAA, the risks of distracted driving may be more severe than previously expected. The report found drivers who use cell phones to text or use the internet Continue reading

Driver Arrested After Hitting Tree

One man was arrested for drunk driving over the weekend after he crashed his car into a tree on Routt County Road 178, near the intersection  of Highway 40. The man was not injured during the Continue reading

Truck Ends Up In Creek After Chase

Routt County Sheriff’s deputies took a Yampa man into custody following a chase Wednesday morning in South Routt County. According to Sergeant Paul with the Routt County Sheriff’s , the chase started after 35-year-old Ian Moreau used the bumper of his pickup to push a Sheriff’s vehicle out of his way near Continue reading

Beware Of Winter Driving Conditions This Weekend

With snow anticipated through the weekend and people planning to hit the roads in mass for the Holidays, it it’s important to remember to take precautions while driving on icy roadways. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can Continue reading

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