GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Driving under the influence is no joking matter but currently in Colorado, the penalty for being caught on a DUI is just a misdemeanor, even for repeat offenders.
But lawmakers are working to change that with a new bill targeting those repeat offenders.
If the legislation were to pass, drivers who receive three DUI's in a seven year span or four over 15 years would be slapped with a class four felony offense.
The sentence could mean anywhere from two to six years in prison.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus