Signs of Drunk Driving

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Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious and dangerous offense that puts not only the impaired driver at risk but also everyone else on the road. Did you know that certain behaviors and actions can indicate a driver is inebriated? Learning how to spot these signs of drunk driving can help you and your loved ones avoid a potentially life-altering accident.  Common Signs of Drunk Driving The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed a handbook of over 100 signs of drunk driving that can be used by law enforcement to predict a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08...

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Don’t Risk a DUI This New Year’s Eve

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The Holiday Season is often synonymous with indulgent food and drink. Eggnog, champagne, mulled wine-the list of enticing and inebriating beverages goes on and on. It is no surprise, then, that we tend to drink more frequently and in greater amounts during the Holidays. This means that drunk driving poses a significant hazard for holiday party-goers. New Year's Eve is particularly risky, with as much as a 116% increase in the chance for a fatal accident due to drunk driving. The likelihood of receiving a DUI is also much higher on New Year’s, largely due to the fact that more...

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The Dram Shop Law in Colorado

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Third Party Liability in Drunk Driving Accidents Sadly, drunk driving remains one of the leading causes of fatal car accidents in Colorado. Impaired driving was responsible for approximately one third of all traffic fatalities in 2021, and that number continues to increase. It is fairly common knowledge that a person driving under the influence will be held responsible for a crash. He or she will not only be liable for property damage, but also any injuries or death resulting from the accident. Legal repercussions include license suspension, fines, community service, and even jail time.  What is less common knowledge is that a third...

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