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607 Drivers Arrested Over St. Patty’s Weekend

607 impaired drivers were arrested in Colorado during the St. Patrick’s Day Heat is On DUI enforcement campaign. This was a 33% increase from the 455 drivers that were taken off Colorado roadways during the same enforcement period last year. The next Heat is On Campaign Continue reading

Drunk Drivers May Run Out Of Luck This Weekend

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement officers will be out in full force over this St. Patrick’s Day weekend looking for drunk or impaired drivers. They will be conducting saturation patrols around the events and parties planned near in Northwest Colorado, in an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. In calendar year Continue reading

St. Patrick’s DUI Enforcement Underway

The St. Patrick’s Day Heat is on Campaign is in effect now through Monday March 20th. The Colorado State Patrol and other local law enforcement will combine efforts during that time period to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the 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

Fall Festival DUI Campaign Underway

DUIThe Heat is on campaign’s Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period in Colorado started Friday and will run through October 24th. 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. So far this year 133 people have died in Continue reading

DUI Enforcement Increases

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300Whether your New Year’s resolution is to be less stressed, save money or spend more time with family, a New Year’s DUI could ruin your plans.  Aiming to keep Coloradans safe as they celebrate the new year, the Colorado Department of Transportation is teaming up with the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies for Continue reading

DUI Enforcement – Do Not Drink And Drive

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300Colorado State and local police, together with the State transportation department, are again cracking down on drunk drivers.  This is the second of three holiday-related DUI enforcement periods between Thanksgiving and New Years.  This latest enforcement, part of “The Heat Is On” program, began last Friday and runs through this Monday.

Don’t Drink And Drive

A new year brings new resolutions, new beginnings and hope for a great year but there’s one resolution that everyone can make right now – Drink & Don’t Drive. To help keep Coloradans safe from the dangers of impaired drivers, the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado State Patrol are once again teaming with nearly 100 law enforcement agencies throughout Continue reading