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Be aware of local DUI laws

Every year in Colorado sees countless accidents on the roads. Some are caused by fatigue, others by bad weather conditions while some are brought about by vehicle malfunctions or distracted driving. Whatever the case, car accidents can be devastating for all concerned. Many of those involved may escape with serious injuries. Others do not even survive the experience.

Tragically, many road accidents are preventable. If people slowed down, paid attention and didn't act irresponsibly, the roads of Colorado would be far safer. Unfortunately, many drivers not only choose to drive recklessly, but they opt to do so while over the legal limit. With diminished reaction times and a reduced sense of danger, these drivers put everyone else on the road at risk.

According to this article on drunk driving, anyone convicted of a DUI could face a minimum license suspension of 9 months. However, eventually they may be back on the roads and it is possible that they will not have learned their lesson. As such, it is important to ensure that you report drunk driving accidents in great detail so that those responsible can be prevented from making the same mistakes again.

It can seem like a lot to think about while you are recovering from an accident. However, the faster you act, the more likely you are to be able to secure a fair outcome. An attorney may be able to advise you on your options and might be able to support you if you choose to pursue compensation for your injuries.

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