Locally heavy rain and snow will impact Southern Colorado through Friday afternoon and early evening. Heaviest snow will favor the mountains, Teller County, and El Paso County. This will lead to difficult travel conditions by Friday morning. Heavy snow will also occur in the higher terrain to the southwest of Pueblo. The storm will wind down later Friday evening. For the full forecast including snowfall potential, click on the "weather" tab.
The rules of the road could soon be a little stiffer for teen drivers if some state law makers get their way. Two new laws would enforce stiffer penalties for teens who commit driving violations, including mandatory driving school.
The first bill would require teens under 18 who commit a driving violation to attend driving school.
The second bill would extend current restrictions on 16-year-old drivers to 17-year-olds. It would also give stiffer penalties to young drivers who violate seat belt laws.
Those in support of the bills say parents may favor them for more than just safety reasons-- most drivers under 18 have a direct impact on their parents' insurance policy.
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