Driving Under the Influence Dashboard

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This website presents background information for the Colorado Driving Under the Influence (DUI) dashboard. The data comes from the Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Alcohol: A Report Pursuant to House Bill 17-1315, which provides insight into trends involving impaired driving court cases, drug toxicology results, and assessments of individuals convicted of a driving under the influence offense in Colorado for years 2016-2018. The Office of Research and Statistics performed the analyses for data in this dashboard using data from:

 

Agency that Contributed Data Data Source
Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Crime Information Management Unit Arrests
Chematox Laboratories, Inc Toxicology Reports for Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse
Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Toxicology Services (CBI) Toxicology Reports for Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse
Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment, Laboratory Services Division (CDPHE) Toxicology Reports for Alcohol
Denver Police Department, Denver Crime Lab Toxicology Reports for Alcohol
Colorado State Judicial Branch District and County Court Filings (excluding Denver County)
Denver County Court Denver County Court Filings
Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) Assessments used in DUI treatment services

 

Please see the full report [https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/ORS/Docs/Reports/2020-DUI_HB17-1315.pdf]  for information on the data sources, data analysis methods, limitations of data analysis, and interpretations of trends.

Here is a simplified flowchart of the DUI criminal justice process and accompanying data.

DUI FlowchartDUI ArrestsDUI Drug ToxicologyDUI Court FilingsDUI Court FindingsDUI Convictions & AssessmentsDUI Sentencing