Archive for the ‘Colorado Car Accident Attorney’ Category

Experts Warn There is Not Enough Emphasis on Car Seat Safety

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September is National Child Passenger Safety Month. Video highlights safer installation. According to the NHTSA, motor vehicle crashes were the leading cause of death for children ages 4 to 14. In 2011, there were 171,000 children age 14 and younger injured in motor vehicle-related crashes. On average, three children age 14 and younger were killed [...]

Colorado DUI Related Car Accidents Much Higher Over Labor Day Weekend

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13 Coloradans killed in 2012, 138 nationally.  The Labor Day holiday means a welcome three-day weekend, crowds at big annual events like Taste of Colorado, and unfortunately, a higher risk for DUI related accidents on Colorado’s roads. During the Labor Day weekend of 2012, the Colorado State Patrol reported 1400 arrests for drunk driving. That [...]

About 200,000 General Motors SUVs Have Been Recalled

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  About 200,000 General Motors SUVs have been recalled, according to 9 News. The vehicles, model year 2006 and 2007 mid-size SUVs may have a defective switch in the driver’s door to control the power windows and power door locks. The vehicles are Chevy Trailblazers, GMC Envoys, Buick Rainiers, Saab 9-7x, and Isuzu Ascenders. Moisture [...]

Walk Signals Will Give More Time For Pedestrain Crossing In Denver

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  Walk signals in Denver will soon last longer, giving pedestrians more time to cross streets, according to CBS Denver. The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, a federal guideline that is used by many federal and state agencies in deigning traffic control devices, has been updated to suggest that pedestrians should be given 3.5 [...]

One Woman Died In Accident With A Semi-Truck

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  One woman died and three were injured in a collision with a semi-truck on I-70 near Glenwood Canyon, according to CBS Denver. The car apparently crossed the center line and hit the semi head-on. The driver was killed, and the three passengers, a man, a woman, and a child, were transported to Vail Valley [...]

Weather-Related Auto Accidents

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  A number of weather-related auto accidents resulting from the late season snow resulted in injuries, according to 9 News, although none of them appear to be life-threatening. Among the most notable accidents of the day were a crash at the interchange of I-70 and I-225 which caused the flyover ramp from westbound 70 onto [...]

7-Yr-Old Works for Car Safety Awareness

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9 News reports that child safety seat manufacturer Graco will help a little girl in her quest to get her classmates into child safety seats when riding in the car. The 7-year-old, who was hospitalized after a serious car accident, believes that her booster seat saved her life. Seeing that many of her schoolmates do [...]

Snowstorm Responsible For A Number Of Colorado Car Wrecks

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According to the Denver Post, the recent spring snowstorm was responsible for a number of Colorado car wrecks. Anyone who has lived in Colorado for a few years knows that spring means sun and warmth, but it also probably means one or two more snowstorms. These snowstorms can be particularly dangerous, as they sometimes take [...]

Denver Police Are Planning Awareness Campaign Aimed At Pedestrian Safety

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In response to an unusually large number of pedestrian accidents in the first three months of 2013, CBS Denver reports that the Denver Police are planning an awareness campaign aimed at educating people about pedestrian safety. A CBS crew working on the story found that while it was easy to spot drivers who were engaged [...]

Auto Accident Leaves Car On Roof

In a strange car accident in California, a man who says that he experienced mechanical failure in his driveway ended up on the roof of his neighbor’s house, according to USA Today. Fortunately, neither the driver nor his wife, who was in the car with him, were hurt. No one inside the house that the [...]