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.
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.
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 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.
Traffic red-light cameras have been in place across Colorado since 2005. Recently these cameras have been a source of conflict in the Colorado Legislature. A car accident can be a life-altering event and traumatic for all those involved.
Denver and car drivers from surrounding area know that seatbelts save lives. Unfortunately, not everyone has received that message and those that aren't buckled up can suffer serious injury and even death if they're involved in a car accident.
Pedestrians in Denver may suffer a serious injury or even death if they are involved in an accident with a car. Car accidents occur when they're least expected and can cause families to be torn upside down. The financial toll that these unexpected events can cause can be devastating for many families.
The beautiful area of Denver is home to people who love the outdoors and all the activities associated with it. But, another activity is emerging that is dangerous to bystanders: street racing. The street racing culture has led to car accidents in the community, claiming the life of a young boy and seriously injuring others.