Category Archives: Distracted Driving

Colorado Springs Launches “Focus on Safety” Campaign

With the steep uptick in traffic fatalities in our community, Colorado Springs launched a campaign dubbed “Focus on Safety” which is aimed at increasing awareness about safe choices and habits for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. The campaign[1] identified three common … Continue reading

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

With distracted driving blamed for the rise in traffic fatalities across the nation and an alarming percentage (89%!) of Coloradans who admit to distracted driving, the month of April is when many local governments and organizations promote the mission to … Continue reading

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Multiple Pedestrians, Including a Child, Hit by Cars this Week in Springs

There are certain locations where the danger of striking a pedestrian with your car is heightened, including the areas near parks and residences.  Unfortunately, this very point was illustrated in 2 auto versus pedestrian accidents which took place in Colorado … Continue reading

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First Pedestrian Fatality in Colorado Springs for 2018

The intersection of Circle and Galley was closed for several hours yesterday while the Major Accident Unit of the Colorado Springs Police investigated an auto versus pedestrian collision which took place around 4:02 p.m.  It was announced that the pedestrian … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions: How About Mindful Driving?

How many times have you arrived at a destination only to realize you have no memory of your drive to get there?  Distracted driving is a dangerous habit and it goes beyond using a cell phone or changing radio stations … Continue reading

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Stay Safe & Sane While Traveling on the Busiest Travel Day of the Year!

Today, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving day, is the busiest travel day of the entire year with the second busiest day being the Sunday after Thanksgiving.  The crowded highways can make an already stressful time of year even worse.  If you … Continue reading

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Sports are NOT the Leading Cause of TBI in Teens Age 15 and Older

News outlets across the country reported this weekend that former NFL player, Aaron Hernandez, suffered from a severe case of Chronic Tramatic Encephalopathy (CTE)[1], which is brain degeneration caused by repeated head trauma.[2] The prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) … Continue reading

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School Zone Safety Rules

  This past week we have been blogging about safety rules to keep in mind now that school is back in session in and around Colorado Springs.  Today we address school zone safety rules for drivers: in addition to school … Continue reading

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School Bus Safety Rules for Students

There are 14 school districts in and around Colorado Springs, many of which began the 2017/2018 school year in the last week.  D-20 went back on Monday, August 14th, while D-11 and D-12 went back to school on Thursday, August … Continue reading

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Eclipse Monday – Avoid Hazards On The Road

A rare solar eclipse will be visible from Colorado Springs on Monday, August 21, 2017 from 10:23 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. with maximum eclipse at 11:47 a.m.  We remind our friends and neighbors to be aware of others on the … Continue reading

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