It is usually not against the law to order a glass of wine while out to dinner and then drive home. Yet even if a driver has a BAC less than the legal limit, a driver's fatigue, prescription medication and other factors can mean even one alcoholic drink before driving is not a good idea.
Attentive driving and safe roads are important for all Colorado residents. So when an increase in the number of serious and fatal car accidents occurs on a roadway it can be cause for concern.
There have been many reports of street racing in Denver over the past months. We have covered street racing before but it appears that it still is a problem for drivers. Street racing is incredibly dangerous and innocent drivers can be unexpectedly caught up in it and become seriously injured or even killed.
When a loved one is killed because of the negligence or wrongdoing of another person surviving family members can feel confused about what to do next. In Colorado, a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed when a person is killed in a car accident caused by another driver's negligence. The lawsuit can be filed following a fatal car accident caused by negligence, or any other death caused by the negligence or wrongful act of another person. When a wrongful death occurs it is important for families to get the compensation they deserve.
Almost everyone in Colorado will be involved in a car accident during his or her lifetime. Most of these car accidents will be simple fender-benders, but some will involve serious injuries. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident with injuries it is important that you have a legal professional on your side.
Chances are that you will be involved in a car accident during your driving lifetime. Car accidents can range from minor fender-benders to major multi-car pileups. Hopefully you will not suffer any injuries or they will be minor. But, what types of injuries can people suffer if they are in a car accident?
Distracted driving in Colorado and the rest of the United States is a major problem. Every year, thousands of people are injured in car accidents because of distracted driving. A woman in Colorado recently was involved in a distracted driving accident and is encouraging others to learn from her story.
Parents in Colorado know that their kids need to be in car seats. But, is that car seat installed correctly? Chances are, it's not. According to the governmental website safercar.gov, three out of every four car seats are not used properly. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of deaths for young people so it is imperative that parents make sure their car seat is installed and used properly.
Driving in Denver is usually a safe. However, there are thousands of car accidents occur in Colorado every year, and car accidents can happen at any time. Drivers need to be aware of their surroundings and driver defensively.