Without Manpower & Funding, Traction Law Not Easily EnforcedColorado’s new passenger traction law is now in effect, and recent snow storms are putting it to the test.
Traction Laws In Effect As Winter Storm Moves Into ColoradoDrivers are already encountering slick roads in the high country on Wednesday as a powerful winter storm moves into the area.
CDOT To Enforce Passenger Car Chain, Traction LawsThe Colorado Department of Transportation is promising to crack down on drivers who don't have the proper tires or chains when traveling in the mountains during winter driving conditions.
Snow Makes Mountain Travel DifficultFalling snow made travel difficult for drivers traveling along the Interstate 70 corridor into the mountains west of Denver on Wednesday.
Snow Returns To The Mountains, Westbound I-70 Closed Due To AccidentWestbound lanes of Interstate 70 just east of Vail were closed at approximately noon Monday due to an accident.
CDOT Crews Prepping For Upcoming SnowstormColorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews are preparing for the next snowstorm moving into Colorado.
Lawmakers Try Again To Force I-70 Traction LawA renewed effort to resurrect a proposal requiring Colorado drivers to use snow tires on the Interstate 70 mountain corridor begins with a hearing Wednesday afternoon.
Traction Law Used 65+ Times On I-70 So Far This SeasonThe Colorado Department of Transportation has used the traction law 66 times since mid-October along Interstate 70.
Not Every 'All-Season' Tire Complies With Traction LawsDrivers may think they're in the clear with all-season tires, but as CDOT ramps up its enforcement of traction laws in the high country for all vehicles, some may be caught off guard.
No More Free Passes: CDOT To Enforce 'Traction Law' On I-70 For All VehiclesLaws requiring chains and snow tires don't just apply to commercial vehicles and tractor-trailers, but in past winters the Colorado Department of Transportation had not really enforced those rules for passenger vehicles.
Drivers In High Country Hit Tire Shops Like A Winter BlizzardThe snow started falling early Wednesday in the high country and the traction law was put into effect on Interstate 70. Drivers got the message about the snow that's on the way and spent the day getting ready for the wintry weather.