Colorado Driving

Vision Zero Sees Progress

By |October 30th, 2019|Auto Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Colorado Driving, Safe Driving Tips|

Vision Zero.  It’s a cool name for a radical goal: to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries for all drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians to zero. The concept began in Sweden in the 1990s, has proven successful across Europe, and was adopted by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock in 2016.  Vision Zero goes beyond the traditional, piecemeal [...]

Red Light Cameras: An Ongoing Debate

By |October 16th, 2019|Colorado Driving|

Hate red light cameras?  You’re not alone. In February of this year, Colorado’s legislature considered the fourth bill in a decade that would have repealed the rights of local jurisdictions to use automated vehicle identification systems, including red-light cameras.  The bill’s sponsors argued the cameras erode civil liberties, do nothing to promote public safety, and [...]

Senior Drivers: Fact vs Fiction

By |October 3rd, 2019|Auto Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Colorado Driving|

Maybe it’s the elderly gentleman going 50 on the highway.  Maybe it’s the sweet old lady who slows…way…down…to…turn.  Maybe your mother has trouble distinguishing red lights from brake lights at night, or maybe you do.  The point is, driving requires certain physical abilities that tend to diminish with age.  Most of us will eventually ask [...]

Colorado Adopts the ZEV

By |August 21st, 2019|Colorado Driving, Colorado Environment|

If you keep an eye on environmental laws, you saw it coming.  In November, Colorado adopted California’s Low Emission Vehicle standards.  In January, Governor Polis signed an executive order directing CDOT to study and report on the best way for Colorado to increase electric vehicle use. And on Friday, August 16 2019, Colorado became the [...]