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Strategies for a drunk driving defense

The longer a DUI defense lawyer works in the business, the more defense strategies he or she gets exposed to. This repertoire of defense approaches – along with becoming familiar with the decision-making styles of local judges and prosecutors – can be of great help to the average DUI defendant who is trying to navigate the criminal court system.

What are the long-term consequences of drunk driving?

Everyone makes mistakes. There's no one person out there who is perfect. Sometimes those mistakes can be tragic. It doesn't mean that the mistake has to ruin your life. A common mistake made in Colorado Springs is drunk driving. Too many times, drunk drivers are involved in accidents that cause injury and even death. So, what are the long-term consequences of drunk driving for the offender?

What to do if you are facing your fourth DUI in Colorado

Driving under the influence is a serious charge in Colorado, but it becomes even more serious if you have multiple convictions on your record. Once you reach a fourth DUI, the potential penalties become very steep because under Colorado law a fourth DUI is a felony crime.

The Colorado laws for underage driving under the influence

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious crime in every state, which means Colorado is no exception. The penalties for being charged with DUI are stiff and they become even tougher with each subsequent offense. Colorado has strong penalties in place for those who are charged with DUI and are under the age of 21. So, what are the penalties for driving under the influence while underage in Colorado?

Is driving with a BAC less than .05 still illegal?

While states have a blood alcohol content (BAC) limit of 0.08 for driving under the influence, Colorado has stricter laws in place. Anyone operating a vehicle with a BAC between 0.05 and 0.08 can face arrest for driving while ability impaired. Additionally, many other countries in the world make it illegal for drivers with a BAC higher than 0.05 to drive a car. 

Don't start 2018 off worrying about a DUI

Christmas and New Year's are just around the corner, which means plentiful parties and ample opportunities to enjoy spirits. Now is the time to take action to avoid having to answer up to a drunk driving charge. If you know that you are going to go to a party or gathering and drink, be sure that you make plans to avoid having to drive home. We are here to help you if something happens and you end up being arrested for drunk driving despite your careful planning.

What should I do after a drunk driving accident?

Everyone makes mistakes. It is something that is ingrained in us from the day we are born. A mistake does not define who we are. It is just a blip on the radar of our entire lives. Some mistakes can be worse than others. One such mistake would be driving while under the influence of alcohol. Here's what you should do if you are ever involved in a drunk driving accident in Colorado Springs.

Colorado to expand its 320 Movement to prevent stoned driving

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the marijuana industry and Lyft have teamed up to provide discounted rides to individuals who are high on marijuana. The effort was initiated to help decrease instances of "stoned driving."

What to do if you fail a field sobriety test

-Being pulled over is nerve-wracking enough. Being pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence can be even more stressful. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you've been pulled over and the officer is preparing to initiate a field sobriety test, you will want to be prepared in the event that you fail the test.

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