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Colorado Governor Signs Bill to End Hit and Run Loophole

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BikeDenver.org is reporting that earlier this week Governor Hickenlooper of Colorado signed bill HB 1084 into law, effectively closing the “hit and run loophole” by increasing penalties to those of a DUI. In many states there is effectively an incentive to run if you are involved in an accident while under the influence being that the hit and run charge the next morning are usually less severe than DUI charges the night of the incident.

Read more about HB 1084 at Bicycle Colorado.

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