Traffic Roundabouts

Traffic roundabouts have been used in the United States for over a century to help promote a continuous flow of traffic, and help protect pedestrians. And as of 2015, there were almost 5,000 roundabouts installed around the country doing just that.  But Americans have been slow to warm up to the concept, largely due to a belief that these types of traffic control measures are slower and more...
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Drive Safe This Holiday Season, Drive Sober

The Colorado State Patrol is urging us all to remember this holiday season, that sober driving is even more important when the weather conditions are treacherous. That may seem like common sense, but it’s worth noting the particulars around that fact. Drinking slows down your reaction time. Icy roads create low-traction conditions. Those two things combined can be a recipe for disaster in...
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Be Careful, “Drinksgiving” is Also This Week

Each year, the National Safety Council provides an estimate of how many traffic fatalities and injuries they expect to occur, for each holiday that year.  Estimates vary of course, but the NSC is able to provide a 90% confidence interval for their estimates, and they’re careful in their assessments.  For Thanksgiving 2020, they’re estimating that 485 fatalities will occur in the United...
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Halloween Traffic Safety

Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in the United States, loved and celebrated by millions. But, it’s also one of the most dangerous holidays.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 158 people died in DUI related crashes during Halloween nights for the years 2013 thru 2017. Almost half of the people killed in traffic collisions for that same...
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We All Have Our Reasons to Buckle Up, says CDOT

Last month, the Colorado Department of Transportation tried a novel approach to getting people to buckle up: getting personal. At the start of August, CDOT rolled out it’s month long “Reasons” campaign, which reminded Colorado drivers and their passengers that they had many important personal reasons for buckling up.  These reasons included funny one-liners such as: “You’re not out of...
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