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How Common Is a DUI in Denver?

Denver has a bad reputation when it comes to drunk driving. In fact, it topped the 2011 statistics for the most number of drunk driving arrests in the state of Colorado. It was followed by El Paso, Adams, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Weld, Larimer, Boulder, Mesa and Douglas respectively. In a state where there is no limit for drunk driving offenses, it is no surprise its justice system encounters around 31,000 drunk drivers every year. While many other states implement strict laws for multiple drunk driving offenses, Colorado does otherwise. In this state, even if it is already your 10th DUI arrest, it will not be considered a felony until you get someone injured or killed. Truly, irresponsible drivers pose a great threat to public safety and affect thousands of families every year. To determine the solution to the unending problem on drunk driving, let us take a good look into the state‚Äôs laws, findings, analyses and efforts made to prevent the recurrence of the offenses. Denver DUI laws Colorado drunk driving laws which cover the Denver jurisdiction has two different charges, depending on blood alcohol content (BAC). A BAC of 0.05 percent will have you charged with driving while ability impaired…

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