If you're a Fort Collins parent, chances are good that your kids are all caught up in the Halloween hype. Whether you're selecting the perfect costume, carving the winning jack-o'-lantern or plotting the best trick-or-treat route, the excitement of this autumn holiday is in the air.
Colorado has some of the most stunning mountains in the world. During the winter, those mountains can make for treacherous driving. Colorado's Interstate 70 has been named among the most dangerous roads in the country.
Colorado legalized marijuana, allowing for a regulated industry in which people can buy small amounts for recreational purposes. By no means does this indicate that marijuana can be used without restraint, however. Some aspects of the law mimic laws surrounding the use of alcohol. For instance, impaired driving is still illegal.
The story of a Brighton, Colorado woman who survived a car crash from four years ago is helping to improve safety of motor vehicles. The story is being taken by Colorado and put to good use in an effort to make the roads of the state safer for all drivers. The story of her horrific car crash is one that a lot of drivers won't be able to relate to but hope never happens to them.
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.