The Larimer County DUI Task Force will be conducting DUI checkpoints during this Labor Day weekend. Law enforcement officers from the Larimer County Sheriff, Colorado State Patrol and Fort Collins, Loveland, Estes Park and Colorado State University police departments will participate.
The checkpoint will be in the recreational areas of Larimer County and is intended to remove impaired and intoxicated drivers from county roadways.
DUI Facts at a Glance
- Every year 13,000 people are killed in an alcohol-related incident.
- Nearly 300,000 people are injured as a result of an alcohol-related accident.
- For every 1.5 million arrested for drunk driving, only one in every 722 occurrences of drunk driving is actually caught.
- Every 30 minutes, someone dies from a drunk driving accident.