Don’t Lose Your Independence with a DUI Arrest this Fourth of July Weekend

Don’t Lose Your Independence with a DUI Arrest this Fourth of July Weekend


Denver, Colorado, United States, 07/03/2015 /SubmitPressRelease123/

Colorado law enforcement turns up the heat during the Fourth of July weekend by cracking down on Driving Under the Influence of alcohol and marijuana violations. 

Citizens of Colorado should be aware that July 4, 2015, is within the time frame of Checkpoint Colorado, a new program in which local police departments will increase DUI checkpoints. In addition, law enforcement agencies will intensify the number of DUI patrols and enforcement strategies over the entire weekend of the Fourth.

According to Colorado criminal defense attorney, Craig Skinner, such efforts are commonplace this time of year due to a significant increase of related violations. Craig Skinner’s law firm, which specializes in Colorado DUI and DWAI cases, receives an increase in calls from people charged with drunk driving throughout the summer and Fourth of July weekend.


Tips for Staying Safe and Alert

This Fourth of July weekend, smart drivers everywhere can take simple safety measures to reduce their chances of harming themselves or others. These precautions include: not drinking after consuming alcohol or smoking marijuana, using designated drivers and making alternative arrangements for lodging. The Denver Department of Transportation outlines safety guidelines for travelers on their website ( as well as the Department’s highway safety plan to achieve its goal of zero deaths during this holiday weekend.

Those who find themselves in unfortunate legal circumstances, such as DUI charges after traveling to or from a Fourth of July event, should immediately contact Craig Skinner, the well-known Denver criminal defense attorney, for help with understanding their legal options. An experienced criminal attorney like Craig Skinner can zealously represent those arrested for DUI or DWAI by identifying whether or not their State or Federal constitution rights have been violated and evaluate their case for a probable cause determination, blood/ alcohol analysis, mistakes made by law enforcement and all other essential factors concerning the charge.

Have more questions? Check out: “A Guide to Colorado Driving Laws,” to best understand Colorado’s DWI and DUI laws in relation to your rights as a Colorado citizen.

Craig Skinner is a graduate of the University of Denver Law School and the University of Colorado at Boulder and has been a member of the Colorado State Bar since 1990.  His office in Denver, Colorado successfully represents people throughout the Denver metro area and all of Colorado who have been charged with felonies and misdemeanors in a wide range of criminal charges including DWAI / DUI, assault, drugs, larceny, and forgery among others. Craig’s insight and knowledge of Colorado courts and his extensive experience within the judicial system guarantees informed and aggressive representation. Contact Craig Skinner Law Offices for a free consultation at at 303-863-1049.

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