Except for novice drivers, there is no prohibition on cell phone use while driving in Colorado. All drivers are prohibited form texting while driving. Cell Phone Use Novice drivers in Colorado - drivers younger than 18 – are prohibited from using cell phones (handheld or hands-free) while driving. The exceptions for novice drivers are:
Colorado has three types of speeding laws: a “basic speeding law,” “presumed speed limits,” and “absolute speed limits.” This article explains the differences between the three and the consequences of a speeding violation.
To qualify for disability parking plates or placards (sometimes referred to as “handicapped stickers”) in Colorado, the applicant must submit a completed DR 2219 Persons with Disabilities Parking Privile
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Colorado, you’ll likely face fines and demerit points on your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
What is the law in Colorado regarding passengers in your pickup cargo bed? Colorado is one of a majority of states that has restrictions on passengers in the cargo bed of a pickup truck. For the most part, these laws are intended to protect younger passengers.
As in most states, each time you are convicted of a traffic violation in Colorado, the court notifies the DMV of the conviction. A "conviction" occurs when you are convicted at trial, plead guilty, accept a plea bargain or fail to show up for your court date. The Colorado DMV periodically analyzes your record to see if there are enough points to cause a point suspension.