FATAL ACCIDENT TAKES JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S LIFE

Colorado has already experienced a number of devastating winter storms and heavy snow during the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015. On January 3, 2015, blizzard like conditions impacted the entire state of Colorado. Roads were shut down across the cross state, from US HWY 287 near the Oklahoma border, all the way… Read more »

Distracted Driving

According to distraction.gov, the act of distracted driving includes texting, using a cell phone or smart phone, eating or drinking, talking to passengers, grooming, reading; including maps, using navigation system, watching a video, adjusting the radio, CD player or MP3 player. Since the wide use of smart phones, distracted driving has been at the forefront… Read more »

VICTIM OF A HIT-AND-RUN, CAN YOU STILL RECOVER FOR YOUR DAMAGES?

Many motorists are at risk when they get behind the wheel and set out on the road with thousands of other drivers who are operating multi-ton, steel vehicles. Few pedestrians, however, ever consider the possibility of being hit by a car when they set foot on the pavement.  As of recently, there has been a… Read more »

Life Saving Legislation for Kids

Within the past few years across the nation there have been an increasing number of stories in the news about children being run over and killed by cars in their own driveways.  A recent example occurred in Denver, Colorado, on May 8,2014.  A three year old boy was pronounced dead at the scene after a… Read more »

Is Distracted Driving really a problem?

Distractions occur whenever you take your eyes off of the road. There are many driver distractions such as visual, cognitive, and manual distractions which lead to auto accidents every day. Eyes off the road (visual) Mind off the road (cognitive) Hands off the steering wheel (manual) Driver distractions are the leading cause of most automobile… Read more »

Tips for Driving Safely this Summer

During the summer, more people drive on Colorado highways, roads and streets and as a result, more people are seriously injured and even killed in car, truck, bicycle, motorcycle and pedestrian accidents.  Being prepared, and practicing safe driving techniques may help to prevent you or a loved one from suffering serious injuries or death. Here are a few Tips for Driving Safely… Read more »

Prevent Parking Lot Auto Accidents

Prevent Parking Lot Auto Accidents with these helpful tips: Buy Time To React Parking lots are filled with obstacles and hazards, but often the biggest danger is other drivers. They may cut across empty rows, drive too fast, or ignore signs and pavement markings, endangering everyone in the lot. The best way to deal with… Read more »

Traffic diverted off Colfax as police investigate auto-ped accident

Denver Police diverted traffic from Colfax Avenue at Broadway as they  investigated an accident involving a pedestrian. Colfax reopened about 5:15  p.m. Raquel Lopez, a spokeswoman for the department, said the accident happened  just before 4 p.m. The victim was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene…. Read more »

Denver police seek gray car in hit-and-run

Denver police Lt. Robert Rock said the mother of a 16-year-old girl critically injured in a hit-and-run collision Wednesday morning wanted him to urge the driver who was responsible to turn herself in. “This is a heavy weight to carry on your conscience,” he said to the woman driver through the media at an afternoon… Read more »