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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Heat is On’

Luck ran out for 682 Colorado drivers over St.

Luck ran out for 682 Colorado drivers over St. Patrick’s Week

            DENVER, CO- The Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies arrested 682 Colorado drivers for impaired driving over the St. Patrick’s Day DUI “Heat is On!” enforcement period, which occurred March 11-18, 2011. During that time period, five people were killed on Colorado roadways, but none of those fatalities was alcohol-related according to preliminary information. The Colorado Department of ... Full Story

1,556 DUI arrests in holiday crackdowns

1,556 DUI arrests in holiday crackdowns

Thousands of other Coloradans planned ahead for safe & sober rides January 7, 2011 Denver, CO – During special Heat Is On enforcement periods between Nov. 23, 2010 and Jan. 3, 2011, law enforcement agencies across Colorado arrested 1,556 people for impaired driving. During that time, 41 people were killed on Colorado roadways and 14 (34%) of those fatalities occurred in a crash that involved alcohol. The alcohol-related fatalities are up from the 2009-10-holiday ... Full Story

444 People Started Off the New Year with a DUI

DENVER – The Colorado State Patrol and more than 50 law enforcement agencies across the state reported making 444 DUI arrests during the recent New Year’s Eve “Heat Is On” enforcement period, Dec. 30, 2009, through Jan. 4, 2010. That brought the total number of DUI arrests made during DUI enforcement periods since Thanksgiving to 1,631. “There were plenty of warnings given over the holiday season that drinking and driving would not be tolerated,” said Col. James Wolfinbarger, ... Full Story

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