TRUCK ACCIDENTS: MORE BIG RIGS MEANS MORE LETHAL CRASHES
| 9/17/2020Many of the most serious, life-altering accidents happening on America’s highways involve collisions between large commercial trucks and passenger cars. Despite improved safety features and campaigns urging drivers to exercise more caution, both the frequency of truck-car accidents and their lethality have been on the rise for the past decade.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER AN ACCIDENT WITH A PARKED CAR?
| 8/26/2020A surprising number of auto accidents happen in parking lots, garages or curbside, involving a moving vehicle colliding with a stationary one. According to statistics compiled by the National Safety Council, incidents with parked vehicles account for as many as one out of every five accidents, which amounts to tens of thousands of collisions each year
SUMMER SAFETY TIPS, PART 2: 10 BBQ TIPS FOR KEEPING IT CHILL ON THE GRILL
| 7/15/2020For many Americans, summer means firing up the grill and serving up the barbecue. And why not? Grilling makes flavors more intense; it caramelizes sugars, gets juices flowing and brings out character, texture, and aroma. But all that heat and sizzle, while quick and convenient, also poses certain dangers.
SUMMER SAFETY TIPS, PART 1: FIREWORKS
| 7/2/2020Every year, in the days leading up to and after the Fourth of July, millions of Americans celebrate by attending professional fireworks displays. Thousands launch their own backyard pyrotechnics, often with more enthusiasm than common sense, leading to fires, injuries, and even deaths.
Recent Hit-and-Run Accidents in Colorado
| September 25, 2019Fleeing the scene after an accident is illegal in Colorado, but the number of hit-and-run accidents has increased in recent years. As of Monday, September 23rd, there had been 4961 hit-and-runs reported in Denver in 2019. That’s over 18 hit and runs every day! Among neighborhoods in the Denver Metro area, New Stapleton has the most hit-and-run accidents this year with 274. One recent hit-and-run crash happened on Saturday morning, September 14th, at the intersection of East 12th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard.
10 Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
| May 14, 2019In 2016, motorcyclists were 28 times more likely to die in a crash than those in a closed vehicle. Motorcycle accidents overall are at their highest level since 2008. In Colorado, motorcycle deaths have steadily increased since 2011. It peaked in 2016 with 125 motorcyclist fatalities from crashes involving 2,386 motorcycles, according to the CDOT report. Read below for information regarding the causes and injuries related to motorcycle accidents.
SELF-DRIVING CARS: ARE WE THERE YET?
| April 27, 2018Some day, and perhaps sooner than we realize, the software in our cars may become so sophisticated, flawless, and easy to use that the morning commute to work will be truly stress-free, accident-free, and even hands-free. But recent reports of setbacks for cars that “drive themselves,” to one degree or another, indicate that motorists still have a long way to go before they can turn over the wheel to a truly autonomous driving system...