MARIJUANNA and COLORADO
As of Janurary 1, 2014, Colorado legalized the purchase of Recreational Marijuanna.
This endeavor has opened opportunity and created new challenges. We support the progressive
agenda to an economic recovery for our state. Cannibus usage in our vehicles is strictly
prohibited. Operating a vehicle while under the influence is violation of Colorado state law. Therefore we insist that you be responsible and considerate to everyone else in the vehicle and/or on the roadway.
Children under 40lbs and 4yrs or less must ride in a Car Seat.
Unless posted you can make a Right Turn at a Red light.
In some jurisdictions U-Turns are legal, unless otherwise posted.
Fines double in Construction Zones and School Zones, obey the LAW.
State Highway Patrol, conducts random vehicle searches. Also Neighboring states are known to be suspicious of vehicles with COLORADO plates and have targetted them for these searches. I have no
legal opinon for you to participate, but refer you to the youtube videos regarding "consent to search" very helpful.
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If you see a crosswalk with wide white stripes, you must STOP, for
pedestrians(mountain towns expecially) .
HIghway Department Crews use a Magnesium Chloride mixture on the roadway surfaces, this is the white residue seen on vehicles after a storm. In the event several storms accumulate right behind
each other, a dirt barrier will absorb this residue. Therefore we protect our vehicle's finish with an applicatin of wax compounds to control this cancerous rusting activity.
Get the CDOT App - Colorado Department of Transportation - download.cnet.com/CDOT...The...App/3000-20428_4-75755515.htm...
Don't be the idiot and don't follow one.
Consider the Big Trucks need room to operate, let them do their thing, it's the best move!!!
Operate and drive for the vehicle ahead of you.
Leave early so you don't have to rush.
Observe the road, and move over for emergency vehicles
Read and heed all road warnings.
Avoid Tailgating and Anticipate the worst.
Drive to your skill level.
Observe the wildlife and other driving habits, "don't be that idiot" getting everyone's attention.
Weather in Colorado is not to be taken lightly, so don't mess with it. On any given day, you can ascend a hill with blue sky and crest into blizzard
conditions, so Heed all Traffic and Weather warnings, and check conditions frequently. "High Wind, Icy, snow, rain, grade and debris are constant factors.
GIVE THE BIG RIGS ROOM!
Colorado's I-70 is a major highway for transportation of commodities. And some truck speeds will vary (a fact of life). Its a good idea to
be courteous and let the trucks manuever in and out traffic too KEEP TRAFFIC FLOWING. Creating a hazard is dumb, feel lucky if you only get a ticket. Watch for the Big Rigs
descending grades, they need to accelerate to keep their brakes cool, then BRAKE Lightly and then roll, the curves so anticipate them speeding up to pass also. Or Stay away from them, if a
RUNAWAY occurs move left, so they can safely enter the RUNAWAY RAMPS.
If you can, move over for stopped emergency vehicle(s), breakdowns and road crews.
WATCH FOR WILDLIFE * In Colorado's wildlife show is as spectacular as anywhere in the world. You can catch once in a lifetime glimpse of
a herds of Bighorn Sheep, Elk, Buffalo, Deer, Gazelle, Beaver, soaring Eagle, Turkey, Owls, Hawks and crawlling Snakes, Skunks and a variety of domesticated
Without warning animals they will dart/cross into the road. Don't Panic, manintain control at all times. Sometimes its best to hit the
animal, as swerving too quickly to avoid an animal can cause severe harm to people and property.
Your vehicle is no safer than the other driver(s) around you!
Avoid Road Rage. Just a Smile and a Wave, ease the tension and It's An unselfish act that could make somebody's day better, or
make yours great too. Don't let another Driver take control of your emotions.
Its not how fast you can stop!, rather how much control you have while driving