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.
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.
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.
Residents in Colorado understand that there are various dangers on and near the roadways. Whether an individual is driving, cycling or walking, a negligent or distracted driver could be the cause of a serious or even fatal crash. When it comes to sharing the road with bikers and pedestrians, drivers should always be aware of their surroundings. This means checking blind spots, using mirrors, signaling a turn and reducing their speeds when traveling near them. Failure to do so could result in a collision.
Denver residents enjoy one of the best biking areas in the country. Usually bikers and automobile drivers can use the streets harmoniously, but occasionally bike accidents occur, and some of these collisions result in serious injuries. When the weather is cooperating, more people are out biking. No mater the weather, drivers should always use caution and be aware of possible cyclists in the area.
Denver drivers are usually cautious and respectful of one another. Car accidents do occur, though. Many times, they are caused by drivers not paying attention for some reason, whether because they are distracted by something, or they have a medical condition.
During the warmer months, many Colorado residents may choose to travel in other ways - like walking, running or bicycling. When more people are out walking or biking, vehicle drivers must be on high alert, especially for bicyclists, as they often tend to share the roadways with other vehicles.