Be Prepared to Share the Road
14 Sep , 2021
Be Prepared to Share the Road
Countless people have discovered the value of riding their bikes in Colorado, whether as a mode of transportation or for exercise or pure enjoyment. Unfortunately, the number of bicyclists killed or injured on Colorado’s roadways is staggering. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, there have been 112 bike fatalities in Colorado since 2010 and...
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What to Do if You Are Hit by a Car While Biking
13 Sep , 2021
What to Do if You Are Hit by a Car While Biking
While no one plans on getting hit by a car while biking, statistics show that it happens too often. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 112 people have been killed and over 8,000 people have been seriously injured in Colorado while biking since 2010. Boulder Vision Zero has reported that there were 255 serious...
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September is National Preparedness Month: Be Prepared for Drunk Drivers
2 Sep , 2021
September is National Preparedness Month: Be Prepared for Drunk Drivers
September is National Preparedness Month, which was designed to help people prepare for disasters in order to protect them. With Labor Day weekend falling on the first weekend of September, it is a perfect time to prepare for an increase in drunk drivers on the road, as people take advantage of the long weekend by...
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Lime e-Scooters Make their Debut in Boulder: What You Need to Know
26 Aug , 2021
Lime e-Scooters Make their Debut in Boulder: What You Need to Know
On August 18, 2021, the Lime e-scooter program launched in Boulder as part of the new Shared Micromobility Program. While this new program was started in partnership with Lime — a shared e-scooter business — personal electric scooters have quickly become a fun, economical, and environmentally friendly mode of transportation in cities across the nation....
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Do You Own a Rollover Prone Vehicle?
18 May , 2018
Do You Own a Rollover Prone Vehicle?
Rollover accidents are violent and catastrophic accidents. They can cause serious and horrific injuries to all the occupants in the vehicle. In fact, rollover accidents only account for 3% of all accidents; however, they account for 30% of all fatalities. They are the second most deadly type of car accident, only second to head on...
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Seeking Treatment for a Concussion After an Accident
15 May , 2018
Seeking Treatment for a Concussion After an Accident
Car accidents can be devastating even at low speeds. Accident victims may experience a wide range of injuries, especially to the head and neck. One of those injuries is a concussion. While it is one of the milder forms a of traumatic brain injury, seeking treatment for a concussion as soon as possible after an...
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School Bullying of LGBT Youth
24 Apr , 2018
School Bullying of LGBT Youth
As if dealing with the many challenges of being a teenager were not enough, a teen who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender may have those challenges multiplied exponentially. LGBT teens often deal with bullying in the form of harassment, threats and even real physical violence on a daily basis. Studies show that LGBT...
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Mile High Tragedy Results in Wrongful Death Claim in Colorado
12 Apr , 2018
Mile High Tragedy Results in Wrongful Death Claim in Colorado
The tragic death of a man who fell over a stairway handrail at the Mile High Stadium during a Denver Broncos game in 2016 has resulted in a wrongful death claim in Colorado. After falling more than 60 feet—equivalent to six stories—Jason Coy died after receiving blunt force injuries to his skull, head, neck and...
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How MADD Changed the Drunk Driving Landscape
28 Mar , 2018
How MADD Changed the Drunk Driving Landscape
The depth of a mother’s love is perhaps never more apparent than in the founding of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), nearly four decades ago in 1980. Candy Lightner was a mother and housewife when Cari, her 13-year-old daughter, was killed by a drunk driver who had multiple DUI offenses on his record. Although Candy...
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Selfie Caused Car Accidents Are Now a Thing
22 Mar , 2018
Selfie Caused Car Accidents Are Now a Thing
Unfortunately, our multi-tasking society has carried those behaviors over to driving, which has resulted in an uptick in distracted driving collisions. We eat, talk on the phone, text, read maps, apply makeup, fiddle with the car controls, radio or GPS, talk to passengers, reach down to pick up a toy or bottle dropped by a...
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