Car Seat Safety for Babies: 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid

A scary fact is that four out of five infant safety seats are used incorrectly, with an average of three mistakes per seat, reports the Washington, D.C.-based National Safe Kids Campaign. And mistakes can be deadly for our children. Consider these frightening statistics: In 2001, nearly 500 children under age 5 were killed in car… Read more »

The Dangers of Driving On Drugs

Drugs and Driving Most people have heard the term, “Don’t Drink and Drive” and “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk.” But not as many people realize that there are many dangers associated with getting behind the wheel of a car (or bus, train, or plane) while high on marijuana or any drug for that matter…. Read more »

Teen Drinking & Driving

Teenage drinking and driving causes thousands of preventable deaths every year and seriously injures thousands more people. Parents can help prevent these accidents by learning about teenage drinking and driving and taking steps to discourage their teens from driving drunk or riding with a drunk driver. Teen drunk driving is a serious problem for the… Read more »

Colorado Teen Drivers and Applying for a New License

A new enjoyment while being a teenage is getting a license and driving for the first time, and having the freedom to go where they would like. Unfortunately for some teens, they take advantage of this privilege, resulting in tragic consequences. State and national statistics prove that this is true: Nationally and in Colorado, motor vehicle accidents are the… Read more »

Driving Safely and Staying Out of a Truck’s Blind Spots

Driving alongside large semi- trucks and passing them up is a normal part of everyday travel for most of us. Even though it may be a part of everyday life, something that many motorists don’t realize that big semi-trucks have blind spots and invalidly assume that because the truck driver sits higher up, the truck… Read more »

Eliminate Blind Spot – Avoid Auto Accident

Tips on How to Greatly Reduce our “Blind Spot” There are thousands of motor vehicle accidents each day and one of the main causes is the “blind spot.” An accident caused by a blind spot is typical when a motorist is switching lanes without noticing another motor vehicle coming up from the side. It is… Read more »

MADD Provides Car Accident Victims Hotline

Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) provides a Victim/Survivor Helpline for those people who are coping with a loss or a serious injury due to a drunk driving car accident. Families often find the holidays an especially difficult time to cope with the loss of a loved one. MADD has trained victim advocates who provide an… Read more »

Baby Born after Parents Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident

A baby delivered after his parents were killed in a Brooklyn hit-and-run accident died early Monday, a community spokesman said. Isaac Abraham, who serves as a spokesman for the family’s Orthodox Jewish  community, said the child died around 5:30 a.m. Police were searching for the driver of a BMW and a passenger who fled on… Read more »

Preventing Pedestrian Accidents

In 2009, 16 percent of all traffic fatalities in the U.S. were among people age 65 and older, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The elderly are more susceptible to injury and death as pedestrians because many of them tend to have more limited eyesight, hearing and mobility. Many seniors on foot also… Read more »

Denver Police Release Video of Denver Hit-and-Run

Police released surveillance video Wednesday afternoon of a hit-and-run on Colfax Avenue. A woman was crossing Colfax Avenue near Elizabeth Street when a driver hit her and fled the scene just after 7 a.m. Wednesday. The video shows a gray 4-door sedan barrel through the intersection and strike the student as she crossed the street… Read more »