Finally we have some good news regarding car accident statistics for a change. We came across the 2011 report of “Hospitalizations and Deaths Among Teen Motor Vehicle Occupants” from the Colorado Department of Transportation and noticed some very encouraging news. It looks like the graduated licensing laws for Colorado that were put in place over 10 years ago are having the desired effect. Car Continue Reading
When airbags were introduced in vehicles some 20 or so years ago, many car manufacturers, safety and accident victim advocates considered it a big advancement in vehicle safety. Since that time, airbags have not only become commonplace, they’ve been expanded to include passengers and side impacts as well. Although airbags have helped save countless lives, they do carry some risks as well, Continue Reading
Considering the sheer volume of cars on the roads these days, traffic accidents are in fact quite common. In numbers alone, it’s the most common cause of workplace injury in Colorado and the U.S. in general. Each year, traffic accidents cost upwards of $200 billion according to figures from the U.S. Department of Transportation. But what causes so many wrecks? Continue reading to learn Continue Reading
When you stop and think about, distractions while driving are numerous. Every driver on the road, if they're honest, can think of an instance where they were distracted behind the wheel. And while most of the time it's pretty innocent, these distractions can in fact wind up causing car accidents. The chance of an accident occurring immediately increases once a driver takes their focus away from Continue Reading
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