Currently, the consequences of a DUI in Colorado are limited to a misdemeanor, no matter how many times the driver repeats the offense. Some, like Mark Waller, believe these penalties aren’t getting across to the public. Waller is the representative for a newly introduced bill that would increase the penalty of a DUI if the driver has multiple offenses. If passed, the bill would change the penalties for those who have 3 DUI’s in 7 years, or a 4th DUI in their lifetime, and would result in a felony rather then a misdemeanor. Read more about this story here.
About the author – Jay Tiftickjian is a Denver DUI attorney for Tiftickjian Law Firm. They are a group of Denver DUI Attorneys who are published in many national legal texts about DUI defense. Visit their blog where they post up to date information and case law pertaining to DUI in the State of Colorado.
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