Tag Archives: intoxicated

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

How Did People Die Last Year On Colorado Roads?

The Colorado Department of Transportation has released preliminary crash data for 2017, which indicates traffic fatalities in the state have increased by 29% since 2014. There were 630 traffic fatalities across the state last year, up 4% from 2016 when 608 people died.  Despite the states seat belt law, the data indicates 16 percent of Coloradans do Continue reading

Winter Blitz DUI Enforcement Underway

 The Winter Blitz Heat is On DUI enforcement campaign is underway in Colorado. Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. The ten-day DUI enforcement period will run through January 29th. More than 10,000 intoxicated drivers were arrested last year Continue reading

Ten Arrested For DUI In Sweetwater County

Ten drunk drivers were arrested in Sweetwater County over New Year’s weekend, from December 29th through January 2nd. During the four-day operation, local law enforcement made 107 traffic stops, issued 14 speeding citations, 1 seat Continue reading

New Year Starts In Jail For 366 Drivers

366 impaired drivers rang in the New Year in jail after being arrested for DUI by Colorado law enforcement. This is an increase over the 279 impaired drivers who were arrested over the New Years Eve DUI enforcement period last year. More than 10,000 drivers were arrested for DUI during 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

Officers Arrest 600+ Intoxicated Drivers

656 intoxicated drivers were arrested during the most recent Heat is On campaign, which took place from December 1st through the 11th. This was an increase over the 568 arrests which were made during the same enforcement period last year. According to preliminary 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

600+ Impaired Drivers Arrested

613 impaired drivers were taken off the roads this year during the Thanksgiving Heat is on Campaign in Colorado. This was a slight increase from the 522 impaired drivers that were arrested during the Thanksgiving enforcement period last year. Traffic fatalities attributed to impaired drivers Continue reading

375 Arrested For DUI Over Halloween Weekend

375 impaired drivers were taken off the roads by Colorado law enforcement officers over the Halloween weekend.  This is an increase from the 325 drivers that were arrested during Halloween weekend last year. During the Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period, which ran from September 15 to October 23, law enforcement Continue reading

Halloween DUI Enforcement Underway

In an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible, Halloween DUI enforcement is underway, with members of the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement increasing patrols throughout the state. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 45 percent of Continue reading

Vehicle Wheel Chair Collision

A man, who was traveling down the road in a wheelchair just after dark Tuesday night, was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of 6th and Barclay in Craig. The driver of the Continue reading