Teen drivers are some of the most vulnerable motorists on the road. The simple and unavoidable fact of their inexperience means they have less knowhow as they navigate various driving hazards, changing weather conditions and unexpected situations on the road, not to mention less experience with handling and controlling the vehicle. Tragically, the number of teen car crash fatalities in Colorado increased...Read More
It goes without saying that motorcycles offer little to no physical protection, especially when compared to passenger cars. As a Boulder accident attorney, Chris Jeffress has witnessed the life-altering injuries that can result in a motorcycle accident. As an avid motorcyclist himself, he knows and understands the passion that comes with owning a bike. Steps must be taken to reduce the risk of a...Read More
In Colorado, July is a popular time for summer travel. The kids are out of school and it's a great season to use your vacation time from work. Many families hit the open road, and our state is an excellent starting point. Many of the country's most famous landmarks are within a 6-12 hour drive from here, including Mount Rushmore, the Four Corners region, and an array of national parks and monuments.
With 24 or so breweries at the moment, Boulder is a destination for beer enthusiasts. The first day of summer is this week, June 21, and across the Front Range we're already seeing plenty of hot temps and boundless sunshine. Locals and out-of-towners alike flock to brewery patios across our city this pleasant time of year.
There's nothing like a cold craft beer on a hot day, but you may quickly realize you...Read More
April is a nationally designated month to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, which took the lives of 3,450 people in 2016. Doubtless this deadly trend continued in 2017 and into 2018.
Here are the most common forms of distracted driving:
- Reading, sending or typing a text
- Talking on a phone
- Getting preoccupied...
It is legal for adults 21 and older to use and possess (up to 1 ounce) marijuana in Boulder, but it is illegal and dangerous to drive high. Law enforcement observes behavior to detect whether a driver who has been pulled over is likely too high to drive. If you or a family member has been injured in a car accident caused by an impaired driver, you may be able to pursue compensation with the help...Read More
There are hundreds of construction and maintenance projects performed on Colorado roadways each year. Unfortunately, these zones can be dangerous if motorists do not take proper precautions. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, in 2011, there were 830 traffic accidents in work zones, resulting in 96...Read More
In 2016, a total of 37,461 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the U.S., according to the latest statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That's an increase of 5.6 percent compared to the year 2015.
You may ask, weren't more people driving more miles last year? Yes. The NHTSA says vehicle miles driven on U.S. roads rose 2.2 percent compared to...Read More
Although there's no chance of snow in the current forecast for the Boulder area, the extended forecast shows a good chance for snowstorms in the mountains. Although it may not feel like winter in the Front Range, it's important to brush up on winter driving skills so you're prepared for rough driving conditions if you go ski or travel into the I-70 mountain corridor. For how dry it is in the Boulder area, it can be shocking for...Read More
Boulder attorney Chris Jeffress and our team are thrilled to have had the opportunity to help families in need in Boulder and Broomfield Counties. Chris has donated $500 to Community Food Share's "Let's Bag Hunger Food & Fund Drive." The Food & Fund Drive aims to collect 100,000 meals during the 33rd annual event, according ...Read More