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The Heat Is On Resumes with Holiday Party DUI Enforcement

The Heat Is On Resumes with Holiday Party DUI Enforcement

269 Motorists Cited for Impaired Driving Over Thanksgiving Holiday STATEWIDE — As the leftover turkey is finally gobbled, for many it’s time for eggnog, craft beer, champagne and other holiday party libations – so it’s time for another The Heat Is On statewide DUI enforcement period. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol […]

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2013 Memorial Day Impaired Driving Crashes on the Rise

318 Drivers Celebrated Memorial Day Behind Bars with a DUI  STATEWIDE—According to preliminary reports, there were 318 DUI arrests and five alcohol-related car crashes that occurred during the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Memorial Day DUI enforcement period resulting in six fatalities – an increase in fatalities from this time last year. DUI arrests are […]

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The 100 Deadliest Days on Colorado Roads Begins Today

Heightened DUI Enforcement Runs Through Memorial Day Weekend STATEWIDE—Memorial Day weekend signifies the kick-off to summer with outdoor events, camping and barbeques. Through the Heat Is On campaign, The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state are working together to ensure Coloradans stay safe […]

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481 Arrested for DUI Over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Those Who Pushed Their Luck Are Facing Serious Consequences STATEWIDE—The Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) Heat Is On campaign spread the important message for revelers to designate a sober driver over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, with many heeding that call. Even so, 481 Coloradans were arrested for DUI over the St. Patrick’s Day enforcement period, […]

Don’t Drive if You're Tipsy, Buzzed, or Blitzen This Holiday Season!

Don’t Drive if You’re Tipsy, Buzzed, or Blitzen This Holiday Season!

State launches DUI holiday campaign as Heat Is On crackdown continues STATEWIDE — It’s that time of year again! Holiday shopping, parties, family gatherings, and other activities keep us on our toes and constantly entertained. During many of these festivities, alcohol is served. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP), and local law […]

Halloween 'Heat is On' Nabs 564 Colorado Drivers

Halloween ‘Heat is On’ Nabs 564 Colorado Drivers

  STATEWIDE — Ghouls and goblins weren’t the only ones out in force over Halloween weekend. As part of the annual Halloween “Heat Is On” crackdown, coordinated by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and dozens of local agencies arrested 564 Colorado drivers for DUIs across the state. The crackdown began […]

Don't Be a Turkey This Thanksgiving - Designate a Sober Driver!

Don’t Be a Turkey This Thanksgiving – Designate a Sober Driver!

CDOT partnering with MADD Colorado and CSP in Red Ribbon Campaign for Holiday DUI Crackdown STATEWIDE — With a holiday that includes not only giving thanks, but also eating, spending time with family, and shopping, it is important for motorists to remember that the annual Thanksgiving “Heat Is On” crackdown will be underway over the […]

435 Arrests during Thanksgiving DUI Crackdown

435 Arrests during Thanksgiving DUI Crackdown

December 2, 2011 – / – Heat is on Holiday Crackdown Continues through Jan. 2nd. Denver, CO  – Heavy DUI enforcement in Colorado over Thanksgiving week netted 435 drivers suspected of drinking and driving. The arrest numbers are up this holiday season, compared with the same time period last year when 363 drivers were arrested for […]