For the Memorial Day weekend, law enforcement agencies all across Colorado decided to tally up their DUI arrests to see which district would end up with the most. A total of 102 agencies participated, providing a very good sample size.
You go out to eat, and they have mouthwash in the restroom. You're on a date, so you use some and feel grateful that they provided it for free. You pay the bill, hop in your car and then get pulled over as you leave the parking lot when you roll through a stop sign.
Maybe you have heard someone say you can still drive after one or two drinks. This may be true. However, before you hit the road, there are a few things you should know.
You go out to dinner with friends. The meal starts with a pre-dinner drink. During the meal, you have another drink. Things eventually wrap up and you get in your car. Is it safe to drive home?
Breathalyzer tests are not as accurate as most people think they are. In fact, criminal courts and criminal court judges are well aware of just how inaccurate these devices happen to be. For this reason, numerous defendants are able to successfully have their Breathalyzer test results thrown out of court, so they can't be used as evidence against them in drunk driving lawsuits. This is not possible in all cases, but in some cases, it certainly is.
Law enforcement officers in Colorado are cracking down on driving under the influence, running a new campaign that has been named "The Heat is On." It started on April 6 and will not end until May 14.
When it comes to drunk driving charges, an infinite number of factual scenarios is possible. Nevertheless, most readers of this blog will agree that the following case takes the cake. Yes, to answer your question, you can get arrested for drunk driving a horse in Colorado and other areas of the United States. Several years ago, a man in Kentucky proved just that.
No one goes out at night planning to get arrested for a drunk driving charge. Nevertheless, DUI arrests happen every day throughout Colorado, and many of these arrests happen to Colorado Springs residents. In one recent arrest, a man was taken into custody after police say he was operating his vehicle at speeds in excess of 100 mph while intoxicated.
A man crashed his car in Colorado Springs, and the wreck was bad enough that he was trapped in his vehicle. After emergency crews got him out, police determined that he was under the influence and arrested him.
A coroner in Colorado drove to a fatal car accident, a standard part of his job. However, he was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Now, he has resigned from his position.