Many of us are culprits of the occasional peek at our phone while sitting at the intersection or driving slow, but the fact is, even if you’re stopped or moving along at a snail’s pace, your phone should be entirely off-limits when you’re behind the wheel. Driving is difficult enough with the usual distractions: food, music, kids, construction, etc. Adding a smartphone to the mix is not only irresponsible, but can lead to destruction, injury, and death. (more…)
The weather in Colorado is a dream come true, mild seasons allow for outdoor activity throughout the year. We all love it. However, with all these beautiful, sunny days come the cyclists. With cyclists, come the preventable car accidents.
Today we’re going over how cyclists and motorists can share the road for everyone’s safety. (more…)
When we’re going through our usual daily routine we rarely think about getting injured. When headed to get coffee before work, you probably aren’t thinking you may get rear-ended at the light. When you go to your job site, you’re most likely not assuming a piece of equipment is going to fall on you. The fact is though, these things do happen. And when they do it may be your fault, but sometimes the fault lies elsewhere. So, how do you know if you have a justifiable personal injury claim? Today, we’re going to tell you about the two most frequently pursued personal injury claims that we see.(more…)
Most of us don’t think much about getting behind the wheel of a car, we just do it and assume the best, because more often than not, we arrive where we’re going without incident. However, as we all know, that’s not always the case. And with the constant rise of smartphone use, the odds of being injured by a distracted driver are also on the rise. (more…)
Spring is in the air and all of us who live in Colorado know what that means… We’ll experience every season in the next couple of months: winter, spring, summer, and fall. We may have a high of 75 with loads of sun on Monday and Tuesday will bring sleet, then snow, then rain. (more…)
With the beautiful mountains of Colorado, come some pretty turbulent driving conditions, especially for the truckers. It wasn’t too long ago a semi truck driver on I-70 in Golden lost control, causing a fiery accident that killed four surrounding drivers and injured several others.(more…)
Although most of us believe the most dangerous distraction is a cell phone—programming a navigation system while drivingwhether talking or texting—there are a whole gamut of built-in features in new cars which are so distracting, they should not be enabled while the vehicle is moving. Psychology professor David Strayer with the University of Utah has extensively studied built-in car features such as SatNav, radios, MP3 players as well as cell phones and messaging devices.