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.
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?
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?
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.
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.
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."
-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.
You've probably read news reports about sleep studies indicating that being sleepy behind the wheel is just as dangerous as being drunk. But is that really true? Is drowsy driving as dangerous as intoxicated driving?
A rollover crash resulted in the temporary closure of Highway 24 on a recent Sunday evening in Colorado Springs. Police claim that a man was speeding westbound along Highway 24 when he struck the back of another vehicle being driven by a woman who suffered serious injuries in the collision.
One of the worst decisions you can make in life is to drive under the influence of alcohol. You can make the situation worse by driving under the influence when underage. Underage drinking is, and always will be, a big problem in Colorado and across the country. Here are some possible defenses to underage drunk driving in Colorado.