Tag Archives: State Patrol

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

Click It or Ticket Campaign For Rural Colorado

A rural Click It or Ticket campaign is underway in Colorado. The State Patrol and local law enforcement will be out through Monday targeting improperly restrained drivers and passengers. Colorado Department of Transportation numbers show that statewide only 84% of Coloradans use their seat belts properly, but CDOT Continue reading

Move Over It’s The Law

Colorado law enforcement will be strictly enforcing the states Move Over Law throughout the month of April. The law requires  Colorado drivers to move over one lane when any emergency, service or maintenance vehicles are parked on the side of a roadway. When it’s not possible to move over, drivers Continue reading

Click It or Ticket Enforcement This Week

The Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be conducting increased Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement this week. According to numbers from CDOT, nearly half of the people killed in crashes last year were not wearing seat belts. Crash victims in rural communities can be especially vulnerable as they are 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

Super Bowl DUI Enforcement In CO and WYO

The Colorado State patrol and other local law enforcement will conduct a Heat Is On DUI enforcement campaign for Super Bowl weekend. The enforcement period will last through Monday. A total of 325 impaired drivers were arrested during last years Super Bowl weekend Heat Is On Campaign. The Wyoming Highway Patrol in conjunction with Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover On 13 North Of Craig

Emergency personnel responded to a report of a vehicle rollover around noon Thursday, on Highway 13.  When they arrived at the scene of the accident, 4 miles north of Craig, they found a Subaru station wagon upside down off the side of the road, but could not find anyone who was Continue reading

Highway 13 Accident Sends 5 To Hospital

Five people were injured in a two vehicle collision on Highway 13 south of Craig. The accident occurred around 6 Saturday night, when 44-year-old Marina Martinez of Grand Junction lost control of her car on the snow-covered road. Her car then rotated and slid into the path of a vehicle driven by 33-year-old Amber Goodnow of Craig, which was traveling in the Continue reading

Car Seat Recycling Offered In NW Colorado

The Colorado State Patrol in Craig is partnering with the Colorado Department of Transportation in their child car seat recycling program. The public is encouraged to take old, expired, or damaged car seats to the State Patrol office in Craig so they can be recycled and re-purposed. Child car seats should never be reused after they have been involved in a 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

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

Truck Driver Dies Monday Morning On Rabbit Ears Pass

rabbit-ears-pass-accident-oct-31The driver of a semi hauling powdered cement died this morning after he lost control of his truck on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass near Sky Valley Drive. Highway 40 was closed for a period to investigate and clear the accident site.  The name of the deceased man Continue reading