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Is Colorado the Worst State for Driving?…  

cars driving on a highway, raining | colorado the worst state for drivingColorado commutes can be painful and long. Gridlock traffic into and out of cities like Denver, Colorado Springs, and Arvada increases the number of car accidents that occur. In fact, traffic congestion costs the average driver over $1,400 per year in excess gasoline and traffic accidents. Yet, how is Colorado driving compared to other cities in the United States? Do we have the worst commutes or the best? And are we falling behind? (more…)

Underinflated tires increase chances of car accide…  

A new study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that vehicles whose tires are underinflated by more than 25 percent are three times more likely to be involved in auto accidents resulting from tire problems than those with properly inflated tires.The study examined car accident data from the period between 2005 and 2007. Five percent of the vehicles studied experienced a tire problem immediately before the accident.Drivers are urged to maintain properly inflated tires. Consumer Reports recommends people check their tire pressure every month. The study showed that as tire wear increases, the risk of a tire-related accident goes up dramatically.There are many common causes of car accidents. If you have been hurt in a car crash, contact the auto accident attorneys of Hull & Zimmerman , P.C., at (303) 423-1770.