With traffic fatalities up, authorities get creative
Last updated 12/8/2020 at 2:11pm
During the Thanksgiving holiday enforcement period the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office arrested 27 DUI drivers for driving drunk or drugged. EPCSO also cited over 140 for speeding and 12 for failure to use seatbelts.
Meanwhile, in a statewide effort to curb impaired driving during the holiday season, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies are combining efforts to conduct The Heat Is On Holiday DUI enforcement from Dec. 4-14. Eighty-one law enforcement agencies will increase DUI patrols to support the enforcement pe...