Posts Categorized: Driver’s License

How Many Points Are Too Many Points?

How Many Points Do I Get on My Driver’s License? People often come to us for help with traffic tickets and one of the most common concerns is whether they are in danger of losing their driver’s license.  Colorado has a points system.  The first question is the age of the driver.  Colorado allots a… Read more »

NFL Player in Hit & Run Had Revoked License

Baltimore Ravens linebacker, Terrell Suggs, pled not guilty to two misdemeanor charges: driving with a suspended license and hit and run.  Both charges carry possible jail time, but it is not mandatory.  Suggs reportedly caused some property damage but failed to stay on scene.  His license is allegedly suspended because of speeding tickets. Colorado’s laws… Read more »

New DUID Study About Marijuana

A recent study suggests that drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana has a more negative impact on a person’s ability to drive than just one or the other.  But this seems logical.  Maybe of greater importance, the study also suggests what defense attorneys have argued regarding marijuana use and driving.  People who regularly smoke marijuana are… Read more »

3 Days Jail for "Super Extreme DUI"

As follow up to a blog post from last week, Phoenix Suns player, P.J. Tucker, was sentenced on his “super extreme” DUI.  He pled guilty, but received a reduced sentence. Tucker was facing up to 45 days in jail.  The judge sentenced him to 3 days of jail, 11 days of in-home detention and probation…. Read more »

DUI Checkpoint Results in 9 Arrests; Only 1 for DUI

Malibu DUI Checkpoint A DUI checkpoint located on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu resulted in nine arrest, only one of which was for suspicion of DUI.  The statistics for the April 11, 2014 checkpoint are as follows: 1463 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint 1240 drivers were actually checked at the checkpoint 1 arrest for… Read more »

Suspect in Fatal Aurora Crash Has DUI Record

Early Monday morning a Ford Expedition collided with a Chevy Camaro.  Ever Olivas-Gutierrez is suspected of being the driver of the Explorer.  Juan Carlos Dominguez-Palomino, the driver of the Camaro, died as a result of the crash.  It is estimated that Olivas-Gutierrez was going double the speed limit at Colfax and Dayton when he ran… Read more »