Keeping Colorado’s Roads Safe: Halloween DUI Enforcement
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As a resident of Colorado, you deserve to be informed of the Halloween DUI enforcement that is being implemented across Colorado’s roads. From October 30th to November 2nd, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is partnering with more than 70 local law enforcement agencies across the state, including the Colorado State Patrol, to ensure that anyone who gets behind the wheel is sober. Stay up-to-date with the latest news on local DUI enforcement by subscribing to our newsletter and get the latest updates delivered straight to your inbox!
What to Expect During Halloween DUI Enforcement
If you’re planning on hitting the roads during Halloween, it’s important to be aware of what to expect during DUI enforcement. Law enforcement agencies will be on the lookout for drivers who show signs of impairment, including swerving, weaving, speeding, or driving too slowly. If you are pulled over, you may be asked to perform a field sobriety test or a breathalyzer test to determine your level of impairment. The consequences of a DUI conviction can be severe, including fines, jail time, and loss of driving privileges.
The Importance of Staying Sober on Halloween
Halloween is a time for fun and celebration, but it’s important to remember that drinking and driving can be deadly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about half of all traffic fatalities on Halloween night involve a driver who is under the influence of alcohol. By staying sober, you can help ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday.
Celebrate Responsibly with Sober Driving Alternatives
If you plan to drink on Halloween, it’s important to find alternative transportation options to stay safe on the roads. Consider using a rideshare service such as Lyft or Uber, or designating a sober driver in advance. Many cities also offer free public transportation on Halloween night to help ensure that everyone can celebrate responsibly. By planning ahead, you can help ensure that you and those around you have a fun and safe holiday.
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