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Distracted Driving: The Downside of Technology

April 5, 2018

With all of the advances in technology over the last several years, life has become easier in many aspects. Contacting friends and family, however far away, can be quickly done by tapping a screen. A smartphone even has more technology in it than the computers used to first send mankind to the moon. Information is…

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Dangers of Distracted Driving

January 22, 2018

The dangers of distracted driving are well-known. We all know that talking on the phone and texting while driving increases the risk of a crash. So why do people do it? What are some types of distracted driving? What are some distracted driving statistics? What are your rights if a distracted driver injures you? Here’s…

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How to Talk to Teens About Texting and Driving Risks

November 16, 2017

With an average of 40 distracted driving crashes occurring each day in Colorado last year, and 67 of those resulting in deaths, now is a great time to remember that distractions and driving don’t mix. One of the biggest distractions while driving? Cell phones. Seeing as teenagers are growing up with their phones glued to…

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100 Deadliest Days of Summer

May 9, 2017

Car crashes are the number one killer of teens. In 2015 there were 3,327 teen motor vehicle deaths—more than homicide and suicide combined. With the summer months fast approaching, school will be out and teenagers will be in their cars and on the road again. The days between Memorial Day and back to school are…

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Helping Your Teen Safely Navigate Winter Roads

December 29, 2016

Teenage drivers on icy roads can be a scary thought, especially for parents. Colorado teen auto accidents happen year-round, but ice and slick conditions make fender benders even more likely. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), drivers under the age of 65 make up the largest number of road fatalities in Colorado—more than…

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Defensive Driving Tips For Avoiding Accidents

December 7, 2016

If you’re a licensed driver, you may have heard of the term defensive driving. An important way to stay safe on the roads is by using defensive driving practices. Of course, to put those techniques into practice, you need to know what they are. Here are nine defensive driving techniques to avoid an accident from…

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Dangers of Drowsy Driving

November 16, 2016

Drowsy driving is a serious problem in Colorado and throughout the United States. In fact, 1 in 25 drivers admits to falling asleep at the wheel [1]. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributes 72,000 motor vehicle crashes each year to drowsy drivers. Many of these crashes result in injuries and even deaths. So what…

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Colorado Marijuana DUI

September 2, 2016

Marijuana is legal in the State of Colorado. In 2013, Colorado adopted its 64th state amendment, legalizing the medicinal, industrial, and recreational use of marijuana. You may lawfully use marijuana for medical or recreational purposes. In the years since legalization, how has marijuana affected Colorado DUI laws? Here’s what you need to know from skilled Denver…

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Texting and driving? Watch out for the Textalyzer!

June 24, 2016

Distracted driving due to cellphone use is reaching troubling levels, despite more states banning texting by drivers, Colorado among them. According to the latest figures from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2014, 32,675 Americans died in traffic crashes, and in 94 percent of these crashes, the driver was the cause of…

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Colorado Cell Phone Driving Laws

February 2, 2016

Colorado cell phone driving laws have long been a controversial topic. Whether or not you think cell phone use while driving should be legal, it’s essential to understand what Colorado laws have to say about cell phones and driving. Here’s what you need to know about Colorado cell phone driving laws from our Colorado car…

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