Parents should find comfort in knowing that school bus drivers go through a rigorous screening and triple layer background check before being hired. Reportedly, the strict hiring criteria has resulted in a bus driver shortage throughout the country. One recent Colorado bus driver's past record of traffic citations and felonies has been made public after failing to report a co-worker's abuse of a student.
Law enforcement agencies across the state of Colorado has been committed throughout the year to crack down on preventing tragic accidents from impaired driving. The campaign promoted is called "The Heat is On" and occurs during peak times of the year of DUI offenses. Data indicates that drinking and driving may be increased during and around most holidays and throughout the summer.
Fear can drive people to do things they would not normally do. Sometimes fear results in actions that conflict with Colorado state law, which could result in serious consequences for an alleged offender. Unfortunately, one man's reactions to his fears resulted in a 35-year prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to seven felonies.
With the holiday season approaching, Colorado law enforcement anticipates more people will choose to drink and drive. Concerned about potential harm to other drivers that could result from drunk driving, law officers continue to search for ways to discourage any kind of impaired driving. Campaigns throughout the year that consisted of checkpoints and harsher penalties have already been in effect. The newest idea is to brand the license plates of people who have convicted of a DUI.
In today's modern and health-conscious age, a growing number of people are coming to realize the benefits of owning a bike or scooter. Depending on your life circumstances, you may come to find that one of these modes of transportation is better than a motor vehicle.
The recent Halloween weekend began the start of the holiday season. The season often brings joy, excitement and memorable times with family and friends. Colorado law enforcement reports that they expect to see an increase of DUI occurrences between Halloween and the end of December.