Auto Accidents

E-scooters: Here to Stay?

If you’ve been to downtown Denver lately, there’s a good chance you’ve seen an e-scooter.  Maybe you’ve even rented one for a quick, cheap trip across town.  Zipping past gridlock for pennies per mile, while leaving a zero-carbon footprint?  What a great idea!  That’s fast, efficient, good-for-the-planet transportation! But wait.  Where do you park that [...]

Accident Alerts Explained

On February 6, a winter storm hit Denver.  Schools were delayed or cancelled, traffic slowed to a crawl, and police issued an Accident Alert.  As horizontal snow graced your windshield wipers and your phone buzzed with the news, you felt a moment of dread. Accident Alert?  What does that mean? Well friend, it means it’s [...]

Road Debris Causing More Car Accidents

A recent report from AAA highlights a surprisingly deadly problem on American roadways—road debris. The report, entitled The Prevalence of Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Road Debris, United States, 2011-2014, warns of the serious dangers posed by drivers who do not properly secure their load and the debris that can accumulate on highways as a result. [...]

By |September 15th, 2016|Auto Accidents|

Driving Safely Around Large Trucks

The dangers of large trucks are well established. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports nearly four thousand fatalities due to accidents involving large trucks in 2014 alone, with an additional 110,000 people injured. In the same year, nearly half a million accidents were reported that involved a large truck. Although not all accidents [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Auto Accidents|

Labor Day Weekend Likely to Be Deadliest in 8 Years

With traffic fatalities on the rise this year, the National Safety Councils is predicting that this Labor Day Weekend will be the deadliest on record since 2009. An estimated 438 people will die in traffic crashes from September 2 though Labor Day, September 5. That’s more people than a typical 747 airplane holds. This year [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Auto Accidents|