According to an announcement by the Denver District Attorney, a man who was detained for driving drunk while working as a contract driver on an RTD bus was sentenced to one year in jail. The man's sentence was handed down on Jan. 26 at his sentencing hearing.
When a driver makes the mistake of driving under the influence, other drivers may take notice of suspicious behavior and report it to the authorities. If this takes place, a driver could be stopped by law enforcement and potentially charged with DUI. After being suspected of such a violation, a driver will likely have to enter into court proceedings, and as a result, the suspect may also wish to determine which legal routes might be right for them.
As many people have experienced, being taught the notion that consuming alcohol in large quantities can cause people to make bad decisions begins at a young age. However, many people prefer to learn through experience, and they sometimes learn firsthand what mistakes can be made as a result of drinking too much. When that mistake is to drink and drive, there can be very serious consequences which the accused may wish to take responsibility for through a plea bargain.