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Colorado DUI checkpoints: some background information

07/28/21

There’s no question that a Colorado state trooper or police officer can order your vehicle to the side of the road if you are weaving precipitously across lanes, right? Ditto that if you’re speeding, dangerously tailgating or driving in some other erratic fashion. A law enforcer spotting any of those behaviors might justify a stop…

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Do I have to submit to field sobriety testing?

07/15/21

Picture it. You are out driving around town when a police officer pulls you over. The officer asks you to step out of your vehicle and participate in field sobriety testing. What do you do? In the state of Colorado, you actually have a choice here. You do not have to comply with an officer’s…

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