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.
Everyone has had a moment behind the wheel when he or she felt too tired to keep driving. Most people decide enough is enough and pull over to the side of the road. They might take a nap or rest for several hours before continuing. Others grab a quick coffee and make sure they're awake and alert before continuing onward.
A drastic number of people in Colorado lose their lives every year as a result of car accident. In 2016 and 2017, over 600 people died each year as a result of other people's negligence while behind the wheel.
A driver from Brighton has been accused of a DUI and reckless driving after hitting a student from the University of Colorado. According to the Jan. 17 report, the student, a 20-year-old, had part of his scalp torn off in the crash and suffered serious injuries. The crash involved three vehicles in Boulder on a late Friday night.
Imagine walking down the street. It's a warm day, and you're careful to look before crossing the street. You have a WALK signal in front of you, and you have taken the time to use a crosswalk.