Category Archives: Safety Tips

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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CSPD Memorial Day Weekend DUI Arrests Up 27%

The Colorado Springs Police Department reported a total of 33 DUI arrests for the 2017 Memorial Day Weekend following their participation in stepped up enforcement efforts as part of the statewide Heat is On campaign. Before the holiday weekend, it … 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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The Heat Is On In Colorado This Memorial Day Weekend

In an effort to reduce fatal and injury crashes this Memorial Day weekend, Colorado Law Enforcement agencies will increase DUI enforcement efforts across the state beginning Friday, May 26th. Between Friday, May 26th and Tuesday, May 30th, drivers should expect … Continue reading

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Leading Cause of Child Death in Car Crashes is Non-Use and Misuse of Restraints

A study published earlier this month in The Journal of Pediatrics identifies improper restraint as the leading cause of death for children involved in car crashes.[1]  As has been demonstrated by Colorado’s Move Over campaign in the last several months, … Continue reading

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Driver in Single Vehicle Accident Eludes Colorado Springs Police

Northbound I-25 was closed down to a single lane in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 21, 2017 near Fontanero while Colorado Springs Police investigated a single vehicle accident. Officers discovered an unoccupied vehicle on I-25 at Fontanero shortly … Continue reading

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Colorado Springtime Snowstorm Snarls Traffic

If you’ve lived through a single spring season in Colorado, then you know the weather can be all over the map in a 24-hour period: 80s and sunny one day and below freezing and snowy the next.  Our latest springtime … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Accidents in Colorado Springs This Weekend

We  previously discussed that there are certain situations where the danger of striking a pedestrian with your car is increased: among these are while backing and while turning your vehicle.  Unfortunately, this very point was illustrated yet again in 3 … Continue reading

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