When you get behind the wheel to go to work or school, you are in more danger of being involved in an accident than any other time of the day. Driving is a dangerous activity that takes the lives of thousands of people across Colorado every year. All drivers are required to have insurance if they want to drive. Some don't have insurance and it's a risk they take. That's why you need uninsured motorist coverage.
If you have a teenager living in your household, you likely have been hearing nonstop about driving and getting a car. Your teen is legitimately excited to start a new part of their life. You, on the other hand, are probably wrought with fear and stress. Parents of teen drivers have trouble sleeping, worrying about their teen until they walk through the door. Let's review the Colorado teen driving restrictions in todays post.
Colorado has been experiencing an increase in pedestrian-car accidents across the state, which has forced groups and leaders to take aim at reducing those incidents. According to authorities, the number of fatal car accidents involving pedestrians has almost doubled in over the past decade across Colorado. Because of the spike, authorities have released campaigns aimed at both drivers and pedestrians in an effort to reduce these horrific accidents.
As a cyclist, one of the things that bothers you most is that drivers don't seem to watch out for you on the roads. Even when you're obviously using the lane, it can be hard to avoid drivers who think they have the right of way and don't need to give you enough space.
It's not yet possible, but in the future, the reality could be that self-driving semitrucks could be on the roads. Is that something the world is really ready for? Some aren't so sure.
If you have a teen, the fact that the summer is approaching may not be thrilling to you. You know your teen just learned to drive and that he or she will want to go out and do more alone or with friends this summer. Independence is a part of growing up, but it's a part that could put your child in danger.
If you were recently in a car accident and decided not to go to the hospital, you may be one of many who later discovered that you had pain and soreness that you didn't feel at the time. Delayed symptoms of injuries aren't uncommon in car crashes, because the adrenaline your body releases makes it hard for you to feel any pain. Despite that, the reality is that you did get hurt and do need medical care. Do you still have the option?
Colorado has made marijuana legal over the course of the last several years, but with a rise in auto deaths with marijuana as a factor, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) wants to know more about what people think about driving while using the drug.
Whether you are driving or cycling through Colorado's spectacular mountain scenery, a vehicle crash can quickly turn your joy into horror and pain. No matter how careful you are and how defensively you drive and/or cycle, other drivers are not always as careful as you are. If you are unfortunate enough to be hit by one of these negligent drivers, you could suffer severe consequences, including a traumatic brain injury.
Making it safer for drivers to be on the roads isn't always easy. Trying to take the human error out of the equation is impossible. However, there are some things that could be tried to reduce the number of collisions on the roads. One of those things is creating a safer system for the roads.