Drug Felonies Have Been Downgraded to Misdemeanors in Colorado Did you know that the drug laws and penalties surrounding drugs have been changed in Colorado? As of March 2020, it will no longer be a felony to possess certain Schedule
DUI law is constantly changing and evolving, especially as DUI numbers rise throughout Colorado Springs. As of early April, Colorado will likely see a new change in legislature regarding felony DUI cases. This new measure would require a minimum sentence
The Governor recently signed HB 13-1077 which allows a driver to challenge at a DMV hearing the lawfulness of a police officer’s initial contact or traffic stop with a driver arrested for DUI. Under this law, the Hearing Officer
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a report on May 14, 2013 calling on states to reduce the BAC limit to .05 for driving under the influence. The report, Reaching Zero: Actions to Eliminate Alcohol-Impaired Driving, notes that
In 2006, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) joined forces with various members of the automotive industry, the government and traffic safety advocates to form a panel to encourage and support the development of new technology that would prevent drunk drivers from operating a vehicle. The panel developed the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety, or DADSS, program. The DADSS program researches, develops and demonstrates non-invasive alcohol detection technology that measures a driver's BAC (blood alcohol concentration). The technology offers the potential to prevent vehicles from being operated when a driver's BAC is over legal limits.