Whenever winter weather arrives, remember this simple message: Get to where you need to be before the weather gets bad! In other words, stay off the roads when it snows!
As Thanksgiving motorists flock to Colorado roads to celebrate with friends and family, CDOT, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and statewide law enforcement agencies will ramp up DUI enforcement efforts to keep Colorado roads safe from impaired drivers.
Through Monday, November 27, 111 agencies will participate in the campaign, which could include checkpoints, saturation patrols or an increased number of patrols. During the long 2016 Thanksgiving holiday weekend, there were six fatalities on Colorado roads, one of which involved an impaired driver.
State Highway 82 over Independence Pass was closed mid-morning Friday and will remain closed until the spring of 2018.
The pass rises to an elevation of 12,095 feet on the border of Lake and Pitkin counties, and is the highest paved road over the Continental Divide in the United States.
For centuries, the Rocky Mountains have captivated humans with their jagged peaks, magnificent waterfalls, and serene alpine lakes. However, millions of years ago visitors to this area would have been greeted with a drastically different view, as hundreds of feet of ice blanketed this land. When these glaciers that once dominated Colorado retreated, they created the awe-inspiring landscapes we revel in today.
(StatePoint) Travel can be rife with inconvenience, from delayed flights to lost luggage and more. And the high cost of staying connected via mobile devices is an additional headache for a growing number of travelers, especially those with international adventures ahead.
This summer travel season, T-Mobile and research firm GfK released a new study that shows Americans' reliance on their smartphones, and how potentially pricey travel could be for those who don't understand the costs of international roaming.