University of Colorado Anschutz scientists are using a driving simulator to find out how drugged driving affects people individually.
Drunk Driving And DUI
Restorative justice has rarely been used for sexual assault in Colorado, but victim's advocates have seen success in other areas, even murder and manslaughter cases.
Data from the Colorado State Patrol show that marijuana DUIs dropped 33 percent so far this year compared to the same time last year.
A host of new laws take effect August 9, including legal immunity for pet rescuers so long as they follow the rules.
Citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana are down 21 percent,
- Department spokesman Sam Cole says it is part of an effort to reach Colorado residents with cultural and linguistic safety messages.Read more
- Authorities are implementing sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and adding on-duty officers as part of the effort.Read more
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that makes a fourth DUI a felony punishable by up to six years in prison and a fine of as much as $500,000.