Starting Friday, Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will unite for Summer Blitz DUI Enforcement. Increased law enforcement will be in effect through June 21.
There were 20 impaired-driving fatalities in Colorado in June 2020. So far this year, 69 traffic fatalities statewide have involved an impaired driver, which is 31% of all traffic deaths.
During the recent Memorial Day DUI enforcement, 209 impaired drivers were arrested. This is a decrease from last year’s 232 arrests during the same enforcement period.
For yearly impaired-driving crash and fatality data, visit www.codot.gov/safety/traffic-safety/crash-data-management/fatal-crash-data.
For more information about DUI laws in Colorado, visit www.NoDUIColorado.org.