Traffic crimes in Colorado affect people in often unforeseen ways. When you are Protecting your privilege to drive should be high on your priority list.faced with a possible Colorado point suspension of your license, this could mean loss of employment, inability to provide a residence for loved ones, inability to obtain a job, etc. Protection of your driving privileges should be a top priority, because what may seem a simple traffic crime or infraction could result in loss of your income and ability to pay your bills.
Colorado Point License Suspension/Point Limits for a Traffic Crime
In the state of Colorado, you can expect the following:
1.Loss of license for adult drivers over 21 years old if 12 points are acquired in any 12 consecutive months or 18 points within any 24 consecutive months. Once 12 or 18 points are accumulated, the driver may be given a red / restricted license.
2.Loss of driving rights for minors, between 18 and 21 yrs old, if nine points are acquired in any 12 consecutive months, 12 points in any 24 months, or an accumulation of 14 points for offenses that occur once the age of 18 has been reached.
3.For minors under 18 years, five points can be acquired without harm within any 12 months, or an overall amount of six points before reaching 18 years old.
Points are assessed by the Colorado Department of Revenue – Division of Motor Vehicles dependent upon the nature of conviction. Since your license is extremely important to your future, hiring a lawyer versed in Colorado traffic crimes is of utmost importance.
The Following are Traffic-Related Violations We Defend:
- Hit and RunHaving a driver’s license is extremely important for your future. You need to make sure you work with a lawyer who understands traffic crimes and can protect your license.
- DUI / DWAI (12 points / 8 points)
- Careless Driving (4 points)
- Vehicular Assault
- Vehicular Homicide
- Habitual Traffic Offender and Aggravated Driving
- Reckless Driving (8 points)
- Failure to Report an Accident (12 points)
- Vehicular Eluding
- Driving Under Restraint
- Speeding Tickets
If you have been charged with a traffic crime, work with an experienced lawyer.
We have over 21 years of experience in defending our clients from allegations of traffic crimes in Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson County and each county of Colorado. If you or a loved one has been charged with a driving-related offense, think before you speak – exercise your right to remain silent.