Most Colorado drivers are well aware of the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Regardless, some people still make poor choices before operating a motor vehicle, and unfortunately sometimes, such choices lead to a serious accident resulting in life-altering injuries or even fatalities. In a recent example, a driver suspected of DUI collided with several vehicles at an intersection, leaving at least three people seriously injured.
One of the most common causes of injuries and fatalities in crashes in Colorado is drunk driving. The Colorado Division of Criminal Justice determined that over a third of drivers convicted of a DUI in 2018 previously had a DUI conviction. Perhaps more surprisingly, 8% had three or more but were still behind the wheel.
In Colorado, like in all U.S. states, it is illegal to drive while under the influence of alcohol or another substance that impairs you. One piece of information that is largely misunderstood is the blood alcohol content limit, which is currently set at .08%.
The process of getting divorced can understandably be a trying experience emotionally. However, divorce can also be difficult to navigate financially. Here is a glimpse at how financial matters are generally handled during the divorce process in Colorado.
Getting a divorce isn't always easy on a parent, but when their children start asking why the divorce is happening, things get trickier. Depending on how old your child is, you may not be sure how to address their questions or how much information to give them.
The process of marital dissolution can no doubt take a mental toll on those going through it. However, divorcing individuals in Colorado can take steps to protect their and their families' mental well-being during this life-altering process. Here are a couple of important moves for making a divorce proceeding as positive of an experience as possible.
Car wrecks, especially those that are serious, can lead to severe injuries. One of the injuries that's possible is damage to the spinal cord. This injury is often associated with paralysis, but there are also other effects that can occur.
The holiday season can be a trying time for families, even when they get along. The stress of decorations, gifts, traveling between homes, visiting relatives, having guests in your home and other responsibilities can be overwhelming.
A person who's going through a divorce will experience many different feelings. Some people say that they feel like they're on a roller coaster of emotions. Being prepared for this topsy-turvy and uncomfortable ride can help you to go through the divorce without as much stress as if you didn't know what to expect.
One individual has suffered major injuries in a motor vehicle crash involving three motor vehicles in Colorado. According to authorities, the serious accident was the result of another individual's decision to drive recklessly. Fortunately for the injured party, when a person causes major injuries to another individual due to reckless driving, this is grounds for civil litigation.