New Program Focuses on Reducing Uninsured Motorists on Colorado Roads

February 24, 2016

About one in seven drivers in Colorado – or roughly 16% of all Colorado motorists – are driving without auto insurance coverage. While various factors may contribute to drivers foregoing the mandatory auto insurance requirements in Colorado, research conducted by the Colorado Fiscal Institute indicates that: About 25 percent of…
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Insurance Surveillance & Car Accident Cases: Prying Eyes Can Sink Auto Accident Claims

February 16, 2016

You’ve been hurt in a traffic accident. And while the damage to your vehicle may be substantial, the injuries you are left with may be far worse. As you get on the path to recovery, filing an auto accident claim will typically be among the first steps in your pursuit…
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The Astounding & Tragic Costs of Fatal Car Crashes in the U.S.

February 8, 2016

Putting a value on human life is impossible, as the loss of one person – especially if that person is someone whom you love – can be profoundly devastating. And no sum of money may ever make up for such a permanent loss. In terms of medical bills and lost…
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Do the Limits of Self-Driving Cars Outweigh the Potential Benefits?

January 31, 2016

Self-driving cars have been a focal point for the automotive industry over recent years. And while a number of studies seem to suggest that these vehicles can offer some important safety benefits (not available with standard passenger vehicles), self-driving cars do still have some significant limitations – especially when it…
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How to Change a Police Report after an Auto Accident

January 24, 2016

When police are called to the scene of a traffic accident, they will investigate the causes of the crash and write up an official police report. This report contains a number of important details, and if these details are not correct or are inaccurate, crash victims can face an uphill…
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Road Rage & Car Accidents: The Signs, Risk Factors & Prevention Tips

January 16, 2016

Imagine this – A small, sleek, modern sedan tricked out with lightening, a turbo kit, and a fin aggressively swims in and out of morning traffic like a supervillain on a mission. The primary problem is that the driver is making a lot of maneuvers at the expense of other…
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Speeding: A Leading Cause of Preventable Crashes

January 8, 2016

Speeding is a major contributing factor to thousands of fatal traffic crashes every year in the U.S. That’s why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is set on getting the word out that “Speed Shatters Life!” This campaign has one goal: to inform the public that driving at speeds…
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DOT Looks to Update 5-Star Vehicle Rating System with New Tests & New Crash Dummies

December 31, 2015

The 5-Star Vehicle Rating system developed by federal regulators nearly four decades ago may soon be updated to include new tests, new crash dummies and new ratings for crash-avoidance systems, according to officials at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). In fact, the proposed changes, which are focused on modernizing…
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7 Steps to Take before Hitting the Road for the Holidays: Essential Driving Safety for Holiday Traveling

December 24, 2015

About 81 million people will be hitting the roads this week to travel to their holiday celebrations. And the average holiday driver will be traveling about 270 miles this year. If you will be among these motorists, here are some essential driving safety tips to remember in order to minimize…
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DOT Releases New Holiday Anti-Drunk Driving Ads to Run in Star Wars Showings

December 20, 2015

Cracking down on impaired driving is a top priority for transportation regulators and law enforcement officials during the holiday season. While these efforts generally include public service announcements, along with heightened patrols and checkpoints, this year’s anti-drunk driving crackdown will also include running new ads before screenings of Star Wars…
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