We have all heard the public service announcements about distracted driving. Yet despite the focus placed on preventing texting and driving, it appears that people may be on their phones more than ever.
Think the family pet can't cause issues in divorce? When researchers at Georgia Regents University asked hundreds of people who they would save if given the choice between a dog or a human, nearly half (40 percent) said they would save their pet over the life of a stranger if forced to choose.
Utah recently passed a “free-range parenting” law that would eliminate penalties for parents who let kids act independently, provided the child is mature enough to engage in the activity and does not face unreasonable risk.
Far from the sure-fire way to catch criminals it appears to be on television, the misapplication of forensic science is actually one of the biggest contributing factors to wrongful convictions. Research has shown that many forensic techniques applied in criminal investigations are not reliable, despite being portrayed to a jury as strong evidence of guilt.
If you are in business with your spouse, you have likely dealt with your share of disputes. Even if you drafted a careful business plan, you may have come across issues about which your opposing views could find no common ground. Still, you managed to make a successful go of it, and your company may have grown to provide your family with comfort and stability.
St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching. Colorado is not typically the place people associate with the celebration of all things Irish. However, people around the state are happy to honor Irish culture and heritage. An inclusive holiday, many people celebrate St. Patrick's Day regardless of their personal ancestry. Over 32 million people in the U.S. are of Irish descent, and many Coloradoans have Irish ancestry.
Wanting to stay safe while on the road may be a strong goal of yours. You may want to protect yourself, your passengers and other travelers on the roadways by staying focused and remaining defensive behind the wheel. This may mean that you need to be on the lookout for other drivers who may not have your best interests -- or even their own -- in mind as they travel the roads.
The person you married may seem like a distant memory to the person who now shares your home. You may now feel that the time has come to divorce.
If a negligent or reckless driver causes you injury, you may be in for a difficult recovery. In the immediate aftermath of a crash, however, few people know exactly what to do. No one plans to be in an accident. Accidents happen when you least expect it.
You may remember the first time you got behind the wheel of a car as a teenager. It was a thrilling moment, and you may have marveled at your ability to control that machine with so little effort. Pulling too hard on the steering wheel took the car in a direction you did not intend. Too much pressure on the accelerator and the vehicle seemed to leap out from under you.