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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...
Coping During The Holidays For many people, this is a season of celebrations. However, the holidays are often a difficult time for those who are coping with grief due to a death or serious injury. At this time of year...
Carolyn Burton was making Avon deliveries on April 1, 2016 with her friend.  Carolyn turned on a residential street and was hit by an impaired driver who was drunk and high on marijuana, Xanax and cocaine.  Carolyn was rushed to...
On September 10, 1994, Arthur Lance Foery was riding his motorcycle when a repeat drunk driver hit and killed him.   Arthur was a loving son and brother who wanted to become a firefighter.  Arthur was two months away from his...