Tips to Navigate Winter Driving in Colorado Mountains (part 2)

Earlier this week, we covered five tips to help you stay safe while driving in the Rocky Mountains and other areas of Colorado during the winter months. You can check out that first part of our two-part blog by clicking here. Once you’ve read over those helpful tips, check out these next five to round…

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Tips to Navigate Winter Driving in Colorado Mountains (part 1)

If you live in Colorado, there’s a good chance that you understand how dangerous the roads can be when the weather turns cold. This is especially true when you’re driving in areas like the Rocky Mountains, where winter conditions can quickly turn deadly. We want you to avoid accidents throughout the season, so we’ve devised…

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Best Practices for Skiers and Riders to Stay Safe

Best Practices for Skiers and Riders to Stay Safe Skiing and snowboarding are some of the most popular activities you’ll find in this great state of ours. Once the weather turns cold and snow begins to cap the mountains, avid skiers or riders and those just starting out begin chomping at the bit to hit…

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Here’s the Skinny on Construction Site Injuries

Here’s the Skinny on Construction Site Injuries The construction industry is a primary employer of workers all over Colorado. Unfortunately, workplace safety numbers have not improved in recent years. This means that a growing number of workers have been injured or killed on the job, and many more are at risk for future injury. Don’t…

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Teach Your Children How to Avoid Dog Bites

Most kids don’t believe that a cute and cuddly dog could ever hurt them. The truth, however, is that millions of people get bitten by dogs each year, and many of the victims are children under the age of 14. So, how can you make it possible for your kids to enjoy playing with Fido…

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How to Deal with a Rabid Dog

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but they can also be very dangerous when they’ve been infected with rabies. Rabid dogs can be unpredictable and vicious, and their bite can be deadly. Understanding the seriousness of rabies, recognizing the signs, and knowing how to pursue treatment are critical to protecting you and your loved ones.…

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How to Handle a Dog Bite

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but even the friendliest canines have sharp teeth. Dog bites may happen for any number of reasons. Whether a puppy is in its teething stage and is going through a nipping phase, or a strange dog feels threatened and attacks, bites can be painful and dangerous. Because dog bites…

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Why Exercising Caution Around Dogs Is Always a Good Idea

If you were to take a wild guess, how many dogs do you think currently exist in the United States? 10 million? 30 million? Try… approximately 80 million. At last count, it was estimated that 47% of households in the U.S. had at least one canine companion, and every year, the overall number of furry…

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DOG BITES: Are Your Children Safe?

According to the American Humane Association (AHA) (2013), there is an estimated 4.5 million dog bites per year. Approximately 885,000 of those dog bites require medical attention. Similar to any injury, children and the elderly are more vulnerable to dog bites and attacks. In comparison to other age groups, fifty percent of dog attacks occur…

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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.…

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