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3 years 2 months ago

Police: Prison worker says he drank before crash

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...

4 years 9 months ago

444 arrested in Colorado campaign against DUI

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Plan before you party with DUI iPhone app

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Nationwide crackdown launched for holidays

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...

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