Since the creation of the Colorado State Patrol in 1935, the agency has lost 30 members in the line of duty. These 30 individuals made the ultimate sacrifice in their service to the people of Colorado. Every current and past member of the Colorado State Patrol keeps these individuals and their families in their thoughts each and every day. Watch Video
The National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization is May 11-31, 2020
Statistics show that passenger vehicle occupants are buckling up more during the day, but not enough at night. This mobilization is created to increase awareness 24-7, but a strong enforcement effort is urged between the nighttime hours of 6 p.m. and 5:59 a.m. due to the significant number of violators and fatal crashes during this time.
National Distracted Driving Enforcement Mobilization
April 6-13, 2020 / National Enforcement Mobilization
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and, in support of this traffic safety initiative, NHTSA will be kicking off its annual "U Text. U Drive. U Pay." national high visibility enforcement campaign to prevent distracted driving.
In 2017, pedestrian fatalities in Colorado reached an all-time high. Ninety-three lives were lost last year, up 11 percent from the 84 pedestrian fatalities in 2016 and up 45 percent from 2015 when 64 pedestrians died.