Fines and penalties
(1)Any person who drives a vehicle or owns a vehicle in violation of the provisions of section 42-8-105 (1) to (5) or 42-8-106 commits a class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense.
(2)Notwithstanding the provisions of section 42-1-217, all fines and penalties imposed under this article shall be transmitted to the state treasurer, who shall credit the same to the state highway fund; except that, fifty percent of any fine or penalty imposed under this article for a violation occurring within the corporate limits of a city, town, or city and county or outside the corporate limits of a city, town, or city and county, which violation is cited by a law enforcement officer of such city, town, county, or city and county, shall be transmitted to the treasurer or chief financial officer of such city, town, county, or city and county, and the remaining fifty percent shall be transmitted to the state treasurer, who shall credit the same to the state highway fund.
(3)In addition to the penalties imposed pursuant to subsection (1) of this section, the chief of the Colorado state patrol shall, upon the conviction of any owner or operator or of any agent, officer, or employee, after a third offense within one calendar year, notify the public utilities commission of such conviction, and the commission may suspend any license or permit for a period not to exceed six months or revoke all such certificates and permits issued to the owner or operator of such vehicles by the public utilities commission. Such certificate or permit can be suspended or revoked only after due notice and hearing and for good cause shown. The chief shall file a complaint with the public utilities commission, and the commission must hold a hearing within thirty days after filing of a complaint by the chief. If at the hearing the commission finds that the facts as stated in the complaint by the chief are substantially correct, the commission may immediately revoke all intrastate certificates and permits issued by it to such violator.
Section 42-8-109 — Fines and penalties,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-42.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).