# Colorado roads
DougCo law enforcement start heightened DUI enforcement today
(Colorado Department of Transportation) Heather Willard / NewsBreak Denver / Aug. 17, 2022. (Douglas County, Colo.) Douglas County has one of the lowest instances of impaired driving deaths in the state. To keep it that way, the county is planning heightened DUI alertness among officers starting today through Labor Day weekend.
Traffic shifts planned for Poston Parkway project in Highland Ranch
Douglas County Government. (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) Residents of the Firelight community in Highlands Ranch will see new traffic patterns this week at the intersection of Chadsworth Ave./Westgate Ave. on Poston Parkway.
CDOT reports more crashes caused by pedestrians on dangerous roads
Vehicles travel down a highway.Photo by Chris Bair on Unsplash. (Douglas County, Colo.) Colorado designs many roads to help keep pedestrians safe by adding bike lanes or wide shoulders. But Colorado Department of Transportation officials discovered more pedestrians are using roads intended only for vehicles.
Patrol: Over half of Colorado’s fatal teen crashes involved speed
A police car drives at night.NeONBRAND on Unsplash. (Douglas County, Colo.) The Colorado State Patrol wants teens to ease up on the accelerator. A new report shows speeding contributed to 57 percent of fatal crashes involving teen drivers between 2015 and 2019.
CDOT anticipates heavy holiday traffic on Colorado roads
(DENVER, Colo.) The Colorado Department of Transportation urges drivers to be patient and expect heavy traffic across the state through the end of the year as people travel for Christmas and New Year’s Day.