Tougher Drunk Driving Laws on Way in Colorado

December 19, 2013

Colorado drunk driving laws are about to get tougher in 2014.

Starting on Jan. 1, any Colorado driver who refuses a sobriety test will be branded a persistent drunk driver. If they want their driver’s license back under a one-year suspension, they would be required hook a breathalyzer to their car to start it and stay off the road for at least two months.

Alcohol Breath TestAccording to KMGH-TV, there were 25,000 DUI arrests in Colorado in 2012. Of those arrests, more than 7,300 refused to use a breathalyzer or a blood test.

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  • December 20, 2013 at 4:21 pm
    Rosenblatt says:
    "If they want their driver’s license back under a one-year suspension, they would be required hook a breathalyzer to their car to start it and stay off the road for at least... read more
  • December 20, 2013 at 2:55 pm
    Some Guy says:
    So...you have to submit to a sobriety test if you've been drinking, but you're exempt if you're stoned and driving. [Colorado's Amendment 64 does not have a blood limit set fo... read more
  • December 20, 2013 at 11:15 am
    LOL says:
    LOL Excite....Refusing to give evidence against yourself to facilitate a conviction. Welcome to the new Amerika. That pesky 5th amendment needs to be ignored for someone who h... read more
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