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Safety Concerns on US 6 Near Ski Area Prompt Towing of Vehicles
May 12, 2017 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - Vehicles parked in highway Right of Way will be ticketed and towed
As Motorcyclist Fatalities Hit Record, CDOT Promotes Training
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness month.
Safety Doesn’t Stop After 4/20 — CDOT Extends Lyft Discounts
April 25, 2017 - Statewide Safety - Nearly 3,000 Free or Discounted Rides Claimed During Campaign
Save Lives Two Ways: Give Blood, Buckle Up
April 18, 2017 - Statewide Safety - On July 13, 2012, Colorado resident Dan Richmond was just a half mile from home, driving his truck to pick up his pregnant wife and bring her to a wedding rehearsal.
Get Free Rides When You Find "Mile 420"
CDOT and Lyft promote marijuana safety with giant edible candy bar at Denver’s 420 celebrations.
1,306 Citations Issued During Rural Click it Or Ticket Enforcement
69 children were unbuckled.
Five-Week The Heat Is On DUI Enforcement Begins Today
1,555 arrested during 2016 Spring Events enforcement
CDOT goes orange for National Work Zone Awareness Week
April 4, 2017 - Statewide Safety - The Colorado Department of Transportation will join transportation and safety departments across the nation by “going orange” on April 5 for Go Orange Day as part of National Work Zone Awareness Week.
Today Begins National Push to Tackle Distracted Driving
CDOT seeks real stories about distracted driving impacts.
Heavy Weekend Traffic Volumes Expected For I-70 Mountain Corridor
March 31, 2017 - Statewide Transportation - Snowy, wet weather and icy road conditions are expected along the I-70 Mountain Corridor and other mountain roadways over the weekend.
Click It or Ticket Enforcement Begins Today in Rural Counties
1,605 people cited during last year’s enforcement period
DUI Arrests up 33 Percent During St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement
Spring Events DUI enforcement begins April 7.
CDOT and Lyft Launch "320 Movement" to Promote Marijuana Safety
Steady Weekend Traffic Expected For I-70 Mountain Corridor
March 17, 2017 - Statewide - Weekend Travelers to Enjoy Favorable Weather Conditions
CDOT Launches Seat Belt Safety Campaign with Giant Grenade
March 15, 2017 - Statewide Safety - To stem the rise of passenger vehicle fatalities and increase seat belt use across the state, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) unveiled a 9-foot-tall traveling grenade exhibit.
CDOT to Reveal Giant Grenade to Promote Seat Belt Use Tomorrow
CDOT’s Fred Estrian is Back with an Important Message About Pedestrian Safety
March 8, 2017 - Statewide Safety - Fred Estrian is born-again to shine light on pedestrian safety laws   
22 Percent of Coloradans Admit to Reading Messages While Driving
March 6, 2017 - Statewide Safety - New CDOT Survey Reveals Other Dangerous Roadway Behaviors
CDOT Hosts Western Slope Courtesy Tire Checks On Tuesday Technicians in Frisco, Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction Will Check If Tires Are Traction Law Compliant
February 28, 2017 - Northwestern Colorado/CDOT Region 3 - SUMMIT/GARFIELD/SUMMIT COUNTIES — Don’t let warm temperatures fool you — winter weather and challenging road conditions still exist along the Interstate 70 Mountain Corridor, demanding motorists have their vehicles and tires operating at full capacity to ensure their safety.
273 Impaired Drivers Arrested Over Super Bowl Weekend
February 13, 2017 - Statewide Traffic Safety - St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement Begins March 10

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