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
If you were recently involved in a car accident, you may be wondering if you need an attorney. As an experienced Boulder car accident attorney, Christopher Jeffress can help you decide what to do next. Your initial case evaluation is free and without obligation. Please call us at 303-732-6634 for your evaluation. Mr. Jeffress has been representing injured victims for decades. He is passionate about fighting on behalf of his clients, who come to our law firm from across the surrounding areas, including Longmont and Broomfield.
As an injured accident victim, you want to choose the best attorney in Boulder to represent you. We completely understand that sentiment. Having a trusted individual at your side, fighting for what is in your best interest, can be an invaluable asset during a time like this.
So who do you choose? We encourage you to give attorney Chris Jeffress a call. Learn more about us and decide what you would like to do next. Here are just a few...Read More
Do you know what kinds of things are considered distracted driving? Find out in this quiz. Distracted driving can very easily lead to a car accident, so always make sure that you're focused and aware while operating a vehicle.
If you have been injured in a car accident due to someone else's distracted driving, don't hesitate to call Jeffress Law at 303-732-6634 today for your free case evaluation.
Car accidents are extremely common in America, and are a leading cause of injury and death. You may think that you can handle the aftermath of an auto accident on your own, but in reality it's a good idea to hire an attorney to be your advocate in order to ensure the best possible outcome.
Without an attorney, you may end up settling for a lot less than you deserve from your insurance company, and if the...Read More