Drunk Driving

5:10pm

Wed April 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Supreme Court Backs Warrants For Blood Tests In DUI Cases

Originally published on Wed April 17, 2013 6:10 pm

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police must generally obtain a warrant before subjecting a drunken-driving suspect to a blood test. The vote was 8-to-1, with Justice Clarence Thomas the lone dissenter.

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5:36pm

Tue April 24, 2012
Politics

Bill Increasing Penalties For Leaving Accident Scene Advances

State lawmakers say current law encourages drivers to leave the scene of a crash when drunk.
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On Tuesday, members of the state House advanced a measure to increase penalties for leaving the scene of a car accident that involves serious injuries. And lawmakers say current law actually encourages drives to leave the scene.

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4:22pm

Thu May 26, 2011
Transportation

100 Day of Heat DUI Crackdown Starts in Colorado

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Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer and the summer travel season.  It’s also the start of an aggressive anti-drunk driving campaign in Colorado.

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