Category Archives: Safety Tips

These are the Busiest Travel Days of the Year: How to Stay Safe & Sane

Tomorrow, Wednesday before Thanksgiving, is THE busiest travel day of the entire year with the second busiest day being the Sunday after Thanksgiving.  Crowded highways and airports can make an already stressful time of year even worse.  If you are … Continue reading

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Do Car Seats Really Expire?

It seems like everything we buy comes with an expiration date these days.  From household cleaners to beauty/hygiene products, consumable goods we previously believed were good for a near indefinite time are now marked with a “use-by” date.  Even car … Continue reading

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Child Ejected from Car After Being Unrestrained

An unrestrained child was ejected from a vehicle following a crash at Woodmen and I-25 this past weekend.  Last year, we blogged about the fact that nonuse and improper use of restraint systems is the leading cause of death for … Continue reading

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It Will Be Cold on Halloween, But The Heat Is On!

From Friday, October 26th through Thursday, November 1st, Colorado Law Enforcement agencies will increase DUI enforcement efforts across the state.  The enforcement is intended to eliminate injuries and fatalities caused by impaired driving over this Holiday week. A study by … Continue reading

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Multiple Pedestrians Struck by Cars in Springs in Recent Days

Colorado Springs Police responded to several auto-pedestrian collisions in the past week.  The injuries ranged from serious to life-threatening.  At least some of the incidents involved suspicion of drugs or alcohol and each occurred during hours of darkness.    Northbound … Continue reading

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If You Feel Different, You Drive Different

Colorado law enforcement and government officials have been searching for an effective way to convey to both medical and recreational marijuana users that driving high is unsafe and illegal.  This month, CDOT launched a new campaign to increase awareness about the … Continue reading

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Travel Time to Denver Doubled

Those of you who have traveled to or from Denver in recent days have noticed a big increase in the amount of time it takes to get to your destination as compared to before crews broke ground on widening the … Continue reading

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Colorado Snowy Weather Driving Tips

The first snowfall expected to produce accumulation is about a month early this year!  We are forecasted to receive 2-3 inches of snow this Sunday, October 14th, so we’d like to take this opportunity to remind our friends and neighbors of some … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming!

After today, the highs forecasted for the rest of the week will be in the 50s and you know what that means: winter is coming!  This has been a warm autumn thus far and it may have led folks to … Continue reading

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A Blood Test for Drowsed Driving

We have previously discussed the phenomenon of drowsy driving and cited studies showing the dangers associated with drowsy driving are similar to those more commonly associated with distracted and drunk driving.  This week, researchers announced the development of a blood … Continue reading

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