Car Crash Fatalities are More Common in These Cars

When you purchase a car you may not realize that the one you’re buying is more dangerous than another. However, some sports cars and small vehicles are simply involved in more car accident fatalities every year. This makes them less than ideal for individuals looking to put safety ahead of all other concerns.  A recent study by iSeeCars.com found that fatalities occurred two to four times more...
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E-bikes and Scooters Hit Fort Collins 

Fort Collins residents will have more options when it comes to getting around town. The City Council recently finalized its approval of electric scooters and e-bikes as part of a one-year pilot program. When riding scooters through Fort Collins, the Council added a dismount amendment, requiring all riders to dismount at all crosswalks. Otherwise, electric scooters can only be ridden on sidewalks...
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Get Turned On: Colorado Aims to Reduce Distracted Driving

The message is clear: it’s time to put the phone down. According to the CDOT, distracted drivers are the cause of 43 crashes a day across the state, and last year there were more than 15,600 distracted driving crashes in Colorado, causing 6,269 injuries and 53 fatalities. In order to reduce distracted driving, the CDOT has launched its “Get Turned On” campaign as part of National Distracted...
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Riding in the Back of a Pickup Truck is Dangerous – and Sometimes Illegal

Riding in the back of a pickup truck is dangerous. Unlike passengers inside the truck, there are no steel frames, airbags, or safety belts protecting riders from harm. In an accident, passengers riding in the back of a pickup truck can be thrown from the vehicle and into other objects or into oncoming traffic. They can even be harmed when accidents don’t occur. Simply slamming on the brakes or...
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As Fatal Big Rig Crashes Rise, Congress Reviewing Safety Options

According to recent statistics from Road Safe America, big rig crash fatalities rose 42% between 2009 and 2017. In 2017 alone, more than 4,200 people died in fatal trucking accidents across the United States – up from 2,983 in 2009. This increase has occurred despite the fact that truck miles driven has remained the same over this decade. Of all the states in the country, however, five...
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