Category Archives: Distracted Driving

Colorado Classic 2017 – Road Closures & Traffic Delays Expected

Expect traffic delays and road closures on day 1 of the 2017 Colorado Classic which will send cyclists racing through the city streets of Colorado Springs.  Our office is located on the race route and while we are open for … Continue reading

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Celebrate Independence Day Safely

Alcohol leads to nearly half of all deadly crashes on July 4th.  Come up with a plan ahead of time to keep yourself, your friends, and your family safe out on the roads this coming holiday by riding only with … Continue reading

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Rollover Crash Seriously Injures 2 After Driver Fails to Yield at Stop Sign

At a time when the roads are usually quiet in our city, two elderly Springs residents were seriously injured this morning just after 7:00 a.m. when their car was rolled onto its side after being struck by a red Volvo … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Injured In Hit & Run in NW Colorado Springs

Shortly before midnight yesterday, June 14th, a pedestrian on a skateboard was hit by a car traveling on 30th Street between Mesa Road and Garden of the Gods.  The pedestrian was ejected from his skate board and sustained serious injuries. … Continue reading

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Texting While Driving in Colorado Just Became More Costly

This week, Governor Hickenlooper signed a bill into law which increased the penalties for texting while driving from a fine of $50 to $300 and from 1 point to 4 points on a drivers’ license. The law ramping up distracted … Continue reading

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Police Go Undercover to Catch Distracted Drivers

Police in several states are going undercover to catch distracted drivers in the act of texting while driving: they may be watching from unmarked cars or disguised as construction workers or panhandlers. The sting operations are happening across the country, … Continue reading

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National Bike to School Day

Be extra alert on your commutes to and from work today because May 10th is National Bike to School Day.  Students across the state will be ditching motorized transport in favor of riding their bicycles today. If your child is … Continue reading

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Crash Involving Semi-Truck Severely Injures Colorado Springs Driver

A multi-vehicle accident involving a semi tractor trailer severely injured a Colorado Springs driver at the intersection of Platte Avenue and Murray Boulevard this morning.   The chain of events was triggered when a white Dodge pickup truck traveling westbound … Continue reading

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New Technology to Detect and Deter Distracted Driving

With distracted driving blamed for the rise in traffic fatalities across the nation, lawmakers are considering whether to permit law enforcement to use new technology dubbed “the textalyzer” to detect and deter cell phone by drivers. The difficulty in obtaining … Continue reading

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Celebrate 4/20 Responsibly: Drive High, Get a DUI

When recreational marijuana was legalized in the state of Colorado, the state’s Department of Transportation launched a campaign to raise awareness about the danger and illegality of driving while high.  April 20th has become synonymous with public consumption of marijuana … Continue reading

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