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December 2016 Archives

Man pleads guilty to DUI, vehicular homicide

A teenager driver in Colorado was recently accused of colliding with a car at an intersection in Boulder. The accident resulted in the deaths of two people in the car that was struck. He recently pleaded guilty to DUI and vehicular homicide (two counts). The guilty plea was entered in juvenile court on a Friday.

First-time DUI offense may cost person $13,000 in Colorado

According to recently released state statistics, driving while impaired in Colorado may actually feature an even higher cost than initially thought. For a first-time DUI offender in Colorado, driving under the influence costs more than $13,000 on average versus the more than $10,000 estimated in 2008. The $13,000-plus price tag includes expenses such as insurance hikes, fees and fines.

Avoid a DUI Charge This Holiday Season

No one plans to be arrested over the holidays for a DUI. In fact, this is the time for family, fun, friends and yes, even a drink or two. However, one of the keys to making it a happy holiday season is to avoid driving after consuming alcohol, or at the very least, not drinking to excess before getting behind the wheel.  Remember that "buzzed" driving is impaired driving that can subject you to a DUI even if your BAC less than .08.

Hundreds of drivers recently arrested for DUI

Over 500 motorists in Colorado were taken into custody for driving under the influence during a period of 10 days around the Thanksgiving holiday in November. The arrests were made as part of a campaign called "The Heat is On." A total of 97 law enforcement agencies took part in the program.

Man facing charges following DUI collision

A man in Colorado is currently facing charges of driving under the influence. Police said the man's decision to drive while intoxicated led to the death of a teenage boy as well as injuries to another individual. The alleged DUI accident occurred on a recent Thursday morning.