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Distracted Driving is Commonplace – One-third of Car Accidents Involve Cell Phones

According to the National Safety Council, distracted driving is commonplace with one-third of all car accidents involving some type of cell phone use. The Council calculates that talking on a cell phone is responsible for about 21 percent of traffic … Continue reading

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Number of Uninsured Colorado Drivers Climbs

According to an Insurance Research Council (IRC) report, Colorado has the ninth highest number of uninsured motorists on its roads of any state in the country. Nearly one out of every six drivers in Colorado was driving without insurance in … Continue reading

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Could Raising Taxes Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents?

Could raising taxes reduce drunk driving accidents? A recent study suggests just that. Researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville analyzed the impact of 2009 alcohol tax hikes implemented by the state of Illinois. This spring, they published their … Continue reading

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Dense Fog Caused a Tour Bus to Crash on I-70

Fog in Aurora was responsible for injuries to a dozen people- one of them serious. Dense fog caused a tour bus to crash on I-70, blocking the drivers vision and making him unable to see that the traffic ahead had … Continue reading

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What is Distracting Our Teen Drivers?

According to a recent national study, distractions are a more significant factor for teen driver car accidents than previously suspected. Conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the study analyzed approximately 1,700 videos retrieved from crash vehicles. The videos, … Continue reading

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Could Car Crashes be Eliminated by Autonomous Vehicle Technology?

Ninety percent of all car accidents in the United States could be prevented through mass adoption of self-driving vehicles, thus sparing the nation $190 billion in healthcare costs and property damage, reports a new study from consulting firm McKinney & … Continue reading

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Denver Potholes Are Dangerous to Drivers

Traveling on Denver roads these days is tricky- not because of weather or traffic, but because Denver potholes are dangerous. In fact, the city has experienced a landmark number of potholes so far this year, with a record 10,000 potholes … Continue reading

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Shocking DUI Statistics

The nightly news is full of horrific stories, recounting tragic events from the day that claimed dozens, hundreds, or maybe even thousands of innocent lives. They sadden us, anger us, and chill us to our core. But what if the … Continue reading

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Hit-and-Run Accidents in Colorado are Increasing

According to a USA Today article, hit-and-run accidents are up across the nation. Between 2009 and 2011, hit-and-run accidents across the United States rose by more than 13%. Following in the footsteps of Texas, Florida and Arizona—states which have worked … Continue reading

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It Sounds Boring, but Dynamic Iconography Could Save Lives

It’s not ground-breaking news that timing is everything when a vehicle needs to make a sudden stop. What is news is how the difference in the appearance of road signs can affect how drivers react to their warning. It might … Continue reading

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