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The Summer Blitz enforcement period starts tomorrow Most fatal crashes in Colorado occur during the three-month span between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is working to combat this serious issue with increased safety enforcement...
Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) Colorado and presenting sponsor State Farm® are encouraging all teens to #ProtectUrSquad this graduation season by making a pledge to not drink alcohol or consume cannabis under age 21. Teens can promote the #ProtectUrSquad hashtag on social...
MADD launches 2018 Tie One On for Safety red ribbon campaign  On Friday and Saturday, 43 law enforcement agencies from across Colorado participated in an enforcement event to kickoff MADD Colorado’s 2018 Tie One On For Safety campaign. This coordinated...
Denver – Ahead of this weekend’s 420 events, MADD is joining the Colorado State Patrol, Uber, and RTD to raise awareness about the dangers of marijuana impaired driving, and to encourage people to consider the many options they have to...
How many times have you heard someone say “I drive better when I’m high”? The fact is that’s just not true. Marijuana can impact the skills needed to drive safely and affect your ability to react, making it unsafe to...
A three-week social media campaign by the University of Colorado Colorado Springs’ #SmartMoveUCCS program aims to raise $5,000 to help victims of impaired driving in El Paso County. For every post shared, #SmartMoveUCCS will donate $1 to local Mothers Against...
CDOT says individual drivers’ poor decisions — whether that’s driving while impaired or without a seat belt — are to blame. Click the link below to read the front-page Denver post article.   Fatal crashes in Colorado have risen 30...
Crackdown Kicks Off the 14 “The Heat Is On” Enforcement Periods in 2018  Colorado law enforcement agencies will be boosting DUI enforcement for the end of January with increased officers on duty and saturation patrols. For 10 days, 119 law...
Heat Is On Campaign Records More Than 10,000 Arrests In 2017 STATEWIDE — New Year’s Eve represents a night of celebration and resolutions, but not all Coloradoans stuck to those resolutions while ringing in the new year. So the Colorado Department...
With holiday parties and seasonal celebrations in full swing, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies completed heightened DUI patrols from Dec. 1-11 as part of The Heat Is On campaign. During...