Marijuana use impairs short term memory, reaction time, hand-eye coordination, concentration, time perception, and depth perception. The legalization of marijuana has not changed the law regarding impaired driving – getting high and getting behind the wheel will result in a DUI. Due to marijuana’s impact on a person’s motor skills and judgment, Colorado has put
Colorado uses Drug Recognition Experts (DRE) to evaluate suspects of driving under the influence of marijuana. They use a 12 step system to evaluate whether someone is operating their vehicle under the influence of marijuana. If you are pulled over for suspected drugged driving, an officer will test sobriety differently than a suspected drunk driver.
There are many signs that indicate to a police officer that a driver has been smoking marijuana. The primary signs are: Odor Marijuana puts off an strong and easily detectable odor. The more recent the marijuana use the stronger the odor. A key to keep police off your back is to make sure that you
This is an easy answer: The police absolutely check for marijuana at DUI checkpoints. Even though Colorado now has laws that allow for recreational use of marijuana, there are other laws that say how much a person can have, how it should be transported, and even where it can be consumed. Tripping up on any