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DUI Reasonable Suspicion

Being pulled over by the police is a stressful experience for anyone. Many people have trouble knowing how to react to police officers, and when a DUI investigation begins, knowing how to protect your own rights on the spot can be extremely difficult.

Many people are not aware that a police officer must have a reason to pull someone over. In the interest of protecting people from harassment, an officer must have reasonable cause to believe that you have broken a law, or are in danger and need help, in order to make a traffic stop. This is known as reasonable suspicion. Learn how a reasonable suspicion for DUI is established below.
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What Happens if I get a Marijuana DUI?

The legalization of marijuana that is occurring in states across the country, is raising a lot of issues and questions for both legislative officials and for citizens. In Colorado, the law has made marijuana a drug that is treated similarly to alcohol. So many people find themselves asking questions like: “What, if any, are the consequences for driving under the influence of drugs (DUID)?”, “What happens if I get a DUI for marijuana?”. Continue reading

Do The Police Have To Read Me My Miranda Rights During a DUI Stop?

Being pulled over by the police can be an intimidating experience, and will most likely leave you with a lot of questions. Some of the most common questions involve Miranda Rights, including what exactly those rights are, what they mean for your situation, and when you are supposed to be notified of them. So it really necessary to read your Miranda Rights during a DUI Stop? Find it out below. Continue reading

Colorado DUI Driver Now Faces Vehicular Assault Charges

In July, police officers were near South Chestnut Street and Colorado Avenue when they saw 30-year-old Tara Studer commit a traffic violation. They put on their lights and began to pull he over when she suddenly slammed into two parked cars, along with a man who was unloading one of them. Police provided medical treatment to the injured man and arrested Studer for vehicular assault, DUI and reckless driving. Read the follow up report about the “Colorado driver faces vehicular assault charges” below.
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The Costs of a DUI Offense

The costs of a DUI can last far after you’ve paid your fines and gotten your driver’s license back. For some individuals, a single DUI is enough to cost them their professional license or their livelihood. For others, a DUI could result in the loss of friends and their reputation in the community. What are the true costs associated with getting a DUI in Colorado? Continue reading

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