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What is a Prior DUI Offense in Colorado?

September 13, 2022

When charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), the potential sentence is impacted by whether a defendant have prior offenses. A prior offense under Colorado’s DUI sentencing law includes DUI, Driving with Excessive Alcohol Content (DUI per se) and Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI). Prior convictions also include Vehicular Homicide and Vehicular Assault if DUI-related. Also included is Driving Under […]

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Ignition Interlock Requirements in Colorado

September 7, 2022

DUI convictions, some DWAI convictions, and DMV revocations trigger voluntary and mandatory ignition interlock requirements in Colorado. An ignition interlock device determines whether a person has consumed alcohol before attempting to drive. Often this is referred to as a car breathalyzer. The interlock requests a breath sample when starting a vehicle, as well as roaming tests. A roaming test is […]

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