The Textalyzer: Revenge for Distracted Driving

July 31, 2016

Texting while driving, though illegal Colorado since 2009, still happens way to often, causing preventable car crashes, injuries and, in the worst cases, deaths. “Radical change requires radical ideas,” said Mark Rosekind, an official at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), referring to beefing up the tactics used to try to stop distracted…
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Can Self-Driving Buses Prevent Motor Vehicle Accidents?

July 20, 2016

Tesla Motors Inc. is reportedly working on a self-driving bus that would supposedly put drivers out of work and provide public transportation to the masses. “We have an idea for something which is not exactly a bus but would solve the density problem for inner city situations,” said Tesla’s Chief…
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80s Hits Used to Promote Motorcycle Safety

July 10, 2016

Leave it to Colorado’s eclectic and inclusive government to come up with a humorous motorcycle safety campaign that features burly, biker-sounding voices singing some classic 80s songs. The goal is to remind motorists that they share the roads with motorcycle riders and that they should be aware of riders whenever driving (especially…
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Motorcycle Accident Closes Busy Intersection

June 28, 2016

A motorcycle accident recently shut down a section of the intersection at East Alameda Avenue and South Monaco Parkway. Police investigators said that at least one person was seriously injured in this wreck. There’s no word, as of yet, to the cause of the crash and no citations had been issued…
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Blind Car Accident Victim Sues City of Littleton

June 12, 2016

A blind woman who was confused by the crumbling and shattered pavement on the drive into a Chubby’s Mexican restaurant on Lowell Street in Littleton has filed a lawsuit against the city, Chubby’s owner and the Colorado School for the Blind. This case stems from pedestrian and auto accident that occurred…
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Rescuers Pull Roof off Car in Rollover Wreck to Save Driver

May 20, 2016

West Metro Fire responders recently used the ‘jaws of life’ to rescue a driver who was trapped in his vehicle after a serious rollover car accident. The accident involved two vehicles and occurred near the intersection of South Kipling Street and South Jellison Way at about 10:45 a.m. The cause of…
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How Much Fatal Car Accidents Cost Colorado Annually

April 18, 2016

We can’t put a value on human life, so the loss of one person is priceless, really! However, we can very quickly determine the immediate loss-of-life costs surrounding that car accident. In 2010, car crashes cost nearly $1 trillion due to loss of revenue from work production and medical, according…
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When Insurance Companies Wrongly Deny Auto Accident Claims: How to Fight Back

March 10, 2016

Auto insurance claim denials following a traffic accident can make crash victims feel they are being victimized all over again. After all, they were the ones harmed in the collision – and, now, they are being told that their claim is invalid and that they are on the own in…
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Stoned Driving Declines in Colorado in 2015, Authorities Report

March 3, 2016

In 2015, fewer Colorado motorists were cited for stoned driving, according to the latest reports from the Colorado State Patrol (CSP). Specifically, CSP has reported that, while 674 motorists were cited for stoned driving in 2014, 665 drivers received these citations in 2015, reflecting an approximately 1.3 percent decrease. “The…
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CDOT Launches Campaign to Reduce Motorcycle Accidents & Fatalities

February 29, 2016

Motorcyclists account for only about 3 percent of the traffic on the road, but they are involved in nearly 20 percent of all fatal motor vehicle accidents in Colorado, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). What may be more distressing than this is the fact that deadly motorcycle…
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