Colorado State Troopers took a Grand Junction school bus driver in custody Tuesday for suspected drunk driving after he had dropped his students at Orchard Mesa Middle School.
Gary Williams, 54, is charged with Driving While Ability Impaired, 30 counts of Child Abuse and Failing to Drive in a... more »
Six drivers were cited with driving under the influence during the Colorado Springs Police Department's second night of sobriety checkpoints.
According to police, a total of 741 drivers were stopped, 13 of which were checked for driving under the influence. The checkpoint happened Saturday night about 10:30 p.m. on... more »
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police say a Colorado Department of Corrections employee told them he was drinking and taking painkillers hours before a car crash involving a family of three in Aurora. Aurora police spokesman Lt. Chuck DeShazer says 38-year-old Jason Ulrich could be charged with vehicular assault if alcohol... more »
Preliminary reports show authorities in Colorado arrested 444 people over the New Year's weekend in a crackdown on drunken driving.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says 1,631 people suspected of driving under the influence have been arrested in statewide sweeps since Thanksgiving. CDOT says preliminary state reports show at... more »
Had too much to drink? There's an app for that. "R-U-Buzzed" was created by for the state transportation department specifically for the iPhone.
The free program calculates a person's blood alcohol content and warns when you're over the limit and can even call a cab. It launched earlier this... more »
A nationwide effort to discourage drunken driving is being launched for the holiday season. Highway safety agencies will be stepping up law enforcement on the roadways, while federal and state governments conduct an advertising campaign to remind the public of the danger of drinking and driving. Some states will employ... more »