Safety Information

100 Deadliest Days of Summer

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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The Consequences of Driving Without a License in Colorado

Driving without a license is a problem everywhere in the United States, but in Colorado it’s a serious problem. In 2009, approximately 225,000 people were driving without valid licenses, whether suspended or revoked. So exactly what does it mean when your license is expired, revoked, suspended, or cancelled? Let’s take a look inside Colorado’s laws…

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Helping Your Teen Safely Navigate Winter Roads

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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Staying Safe on the Roads This Holiday Season

With the holiday season coming up, many of you will be traveling far or near to be with family. The Christmas season is one of the biggest travel times of the year as travelers rush to get home in time to open presents. Many travelers are concerned with getting to their destinations as fast as…

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Staying Safe on the Ski Slopes This Winter

Colorado boasts some of the most beautiful, scenic mountains in the United States. During the winter, these mountains are covered in snow, giving way to some of the best outdoor activities Colorado has to offer: skiing and snowboarding. And while there’s no shortage of fun, winter sports can be dangerous. Here are five tips to…

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5 Defensive Driving Tips for Preventing Auto Accidents in Colorado

Can you guess which Colorado counties had the highest number of fatal accidents so far in 2016? According to Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), they are: Adams: 56 fatalities Denver: 52 fatalities Weld: 52 fatalities Jefferson: 46 fatalities While these counties are not all bordering one another, they are all near the Denver metro area.…

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Don’t Sleep on It: Preventing Drowsy Driving in Colorado

All drivers know that getting behind the wheel while drunk is a very dangerous idea—as is driving while distracted. But according to a recent AAA study, drowsy driving is just as dangerous, and it’s more common than you think. One in 25 drivers has reported falling asleep at the wheel. In Colorado, it’s even worse.…

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Halloween Safety Tips for Colorado Teens

Halloween is supposed to be spooky for kids, but some parents of teenagers might be equally scared of the looming holiday. A study by Safe Kids Worldwide found that only one-third of parents talk to their kids annually about Halloween, although three-quarters have fears about Halloween safety. Groups of teens are known for getting into…

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Safe Family Fall Activities in Colorado

Another year has almost come to an end, meaning that we’ve made it through the dreadful, sweaty summer months. The leaves are changing, the school year is in full swing, and the weather is finally getting cooler. November in Colorado is a great time to take advantage of the crisp fall air, bundle up with…

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This Football Season, Protect Your Kids with Safe Helmets

Football season has already kicked off. Whether you scream at the TV for your Denver Broncos on Sundays, or cheer on the sidelines of your child’s football games, it’s easy to get emotionally invested in one of America’s favorite sports. Football has become as much of a fall tradition as pumpkin spice. However, it’s no…

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