Figures provided by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration reveal some interesting facts about car accidents. Of all collisions that occur in the United States, approximately 52% occur within a 5-mile radius of home while an astounding 69% occur within 10 miles. Another survey by Progressive Insurance corroborates these numbers. Although the vast majority of accidents occur Continue Reading
Many car accidents that occur in Denver and across Colorado may seem minor at the time. Perhaps one car was stopped at a red light and another vehicle coming up from behind didn’t stop in time. While this scenario may sound minor on the surface, a whiplash injury caused by a collision of this nature can have long-term impacts. Whiplash is in fact a non-medical term used to describe a sudden Continue Reading
The demands of driving a big-rig truck can often times lead a driver to stay behind the wheel for way longer than they should. Eventually, fatigue sets in, which of course leads to many devastating accidents. Being fatigued behind the wheel can in fact be more dangerous than driving intoxicated in many cases. And driving long hours can be just tiring. Even though the driver is sitting, Continue Reading
Considering Colorado’s hospitable climate, amazing geography and walkable cities, it’s no surprise that many residents and visitors to the state enjoy walking. While the number of fatalities in pedestrian/vehicle collisions has decreased markedly over the last 15 years, just under 4300 lives were lost in the U.S. in 2010 according to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic and Continue Reading
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