Tag Archives: Labor Day

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

Zero Deaths Over Labor Day Weekend

wyoming hpNo people died on Wyoming highways over the Labor Day weekend according to the Wyoming State Patrol. Over the holiday weekend, troopers investigated 73 total accidents with 15 reported injuries and zero fatalities.  They conducted nearly 1,700 traffic stops resulting in six people being arrested for impaired driving.  During Labor Day weekend last Continue reading

Labor Day Gas Prices Cheapest Since ’04

cheap-gasIf you have travel plans this Labor Day Weekend, you’ll be paying less for gas than you have in the past 12 years. Although gas prices have increased over the last few weeks they are still well below prices in previous years. Numbers show that gas prices are more than a quarter cheaper than Continue reading

Labor Day DUI Crackdown Underway

DUIColorado police officers began their annual Labor Day DUI crackdown Friday. The Increased DUI enforcement will last through Tuesday September 6th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol and other local law enforcement agencies to take as many impaired drivers off the roads as possible. During last years Continue reading

DUI Fall Enforcement Campaign Underway

DONT-DRINK-DRIVE-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is ready to crank up the heat on drunk drivers with the statewide Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period. Working with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies, CDOT’s The Heat Is On campaign launched the DUI crackdown Friday. It continues Continue reading

Motorcycle vs Deer Accident

Motorcycle-accident2-300A man from Indiana was transported to the hospital after he struck a deer with his motorcycle.  The incident occurred Labor Day morning on Highway 13 about 10 miles south of Craig.  The driver of the motorcycle reportedly received relatively minor injuries.  The deer was fatally wounded. Continue reading

Road Work Suspended for Holiday

C-DOTMotorists leaving from or arriving into the Craig area from the north or the south will get a bit of a break Monday as C-DOT workers will take the Labor Day holiday off. Work on the bridge over the Yampa River south of Craig, will be Continue reading

271 Drivers Arrested for DUI Over 4th of July Weekend

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) joined forces with the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies over the 4th of July weekend to saturate Colorado’s roadways with DUI patrols arresting 271 drivers for impaired driving. The increased DUI enforcement period, part of CDOT’s The Continue reading

C-DOT Suspends Road Projects for the Weekend

CDOTThe Colorado Department of Transportation has suspended construction projects across the state in anticipation of heavy traffic this Labor Day weekend. Heavier than normal weekend traffic is expected on Interstate Continue reading

Swim Beaches Around the State Preparing to Close

co-state-parksThis weekend is your last chance for some fun in the sun at several of Colorado State Parks swim beaches around the state. Labor Day weekend marks the end of the swimming season for many state parks but there are Continue reading

PAC Plans Ad Campaign for Gardner

gardnerA political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall. Crossroads GPS yesterday asked television stations in Colorado to set aside more than $6 million in air time to help Republican Senate contender Cory Gardner, starting in late September. The ad buy takes the totals from the Karl Rove-backed group and its PAC, American Continue reading

C-DOT Reminds Motorists the Heat is On

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state want to remind summer enthusiasts to enjoy themselves, but do so responsibly by not driving impaired. Through The Heat Is On campaign, law enforcement will crack down on impaired drivers throughout Continue reading