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Fall into good habits, leave impaired driving behind: CO's biggest DUI enforcement of year now underway


Last updated 9/20/2022 at 2:08pm

The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies started the Fall Festivals high-visibility DUI enforcement period on Sept. 15, running through Oct. 24. This is the longest DUI enforcement period of the year. 

With the change in seasons, return of football and popularity of pumpkin-spiced cocktails, there’s no better time to “turn over a new leaf” and commit to never driving impaired, CDOT suggests.

There were 190 traffic fatalities in June, July and August in Colorado. Of those, 63 (33 percent) involved an impaired driver. From Me...

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