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CDOT, MADD launch campaign to prevent impaired driving locally; El Paso County leads state in DUIs


Last updated 9/20/2022 at 2:08pm

There have been 14 deaths involving impaired drivers in El Paso County this year, representing 34% of the county's roadway fatalities. El Paso County also had the most DUI arrests by Colorado State Patrol (CSP) in the state in the first six months of this year. In response to the ongoing danger impaired drivers pose to road safety, the Colorado Department of Transportation and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado are launching an awareness campaign in El Paso County to save lives.

"Drunk driving is one of the main issues contributing to Colorado's rising traffic fatalities," said D...

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