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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

1,000 Arrested Over Labor Day, Heat Is On Friday

More than 1,000 impaired drivers were removed from Colorado roadways during this years Labor Day Heat Is On DUI Enforcement campaign, a slight increase over the 964 drivers who were arrested during the same enforcement period last year.  Each year, more than Continue reading

Highway Patrol Busy During Eclipse

The Wyoming Highway Patrol stayed busy during the recent solar eclipse while dealing with a surge in traffic during the event. Troopers around the state worked extended shifts to make sure all Wyoming residents and guests stayed safe while traffic was moving. From Friday, August 18th to Monday, August 21st, Troopers responded to 7,500 calls for service throughout Continue reading

Hundreds Arrested Over 4th Of July Holiday

Hundreds of impaired drivers were taken off the roads during the 4th of July Heat is On DUI enforcement campaign in Colorado. A total of 381 impaired drivers were arrested between June 30th and July 5th, an increase from the 318 drivers who were arrested during the same enforcement Continue reading

Summer DUI Enforcement Underway

The Heat is On Summer Blitz DUI enforcement campaign is underway in Colorado and will last through Monday June 26th. During this time period, the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be looking to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. 65 fatalities attributed to intoxicated driving occurred last year Continue reading

Busy Memorial Day Weekend For WYO Troopers

Wyoming State Troopers stayed busy over the Memorial Day weekend. The State Patrol conducted more than 2,600 traffic stops, with 26 impaired drivers arrested. 83 crashes were investigated by State Troopers over the three day holiday weekend, none of which were fatal. Troopers also issued a total Continue reading

Spring “Heat Is On” Campaign Underway

Spring “Heat Is On” DUI enforcement is underway in Colorado. The spring Heat Is On DUI campaign will last through May 15th. During that time period, the Colorado State Patrol will work in conjunction with local law enforcement, to take as many intoxicated drivers off the roads as possible. Last year, 1,555 Continue reading

No St. Patricks Day Fatalities On Wyoming Highways

There were no fatal crashes investigated by the Wyoming Highway Patrol over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Troopers conducted a total of 1,139 traffic stops, resulting in 17 impaired drivers being arrested. While troopers were primarily focused on identifying impaired drivers, they were 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

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

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

Nearly 1,000 Arrested Over Labor Day Weekend

DUI946 drivers were arrested during the Labor Day DUI crackdown in Colorado. This according to numbers released by the Colorado Department of Transportation. In 2015 25% of alcohol related fatalities occurred in August and September. The Labor Day DUI Crackdown puts Colorado law Continue reading