Law enforcement sack impaired drivers over Super Bowl weekend + new toxicology report results

The Heat is On

A football surrounded by tailgating food and beers, text overlay reads "Drive sober, or don't drive"

The Bengals weren’t the only ones that lost this weekend. During the recent Super Bowl Weekend enforcement period from Feb. 11-14, 77 law enforcement agencies removed impaired drivers from Colorado roads. Last year, 188 arrests were made during the same enforcement. Click here after Feb. 18 for enforcement period results. 

The St. Patrick’s Day Weekend high visibility enforcement period will follow from March 17-20. 

Toxicology report
In 2019, Colorado prosecutors filed 26,165 cases with at least one DUI charge. Additionally, Colorado had a high conviction rate for DUI charges (88%), with increasing convictions for charges associated with high Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) results (96%), high Delta 9-THC results (92%), and high polydrug results (92%). For more information, review the Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol report published by the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ).