Parents who love their children and want them to succeed can and should do their part to foster safe driving habits. It's a sad fact, but motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for 15-18 year olds in the U.S., according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
As an Uber/Lyft passenger injured in an accident caused by the driver, or as another motorist involved in an accident caused by an Uber/Lyft driver, you may be able to file a claim on the company's liability insurance policy. These cases vary widely, and there is a whole array of extenuating circumstances that ultimately dictate the best way to pursue compensation. Attorney Chris Jeffress is extensively knowledgeable about your options in this situation.
In Boulder, experienced accident attorney Chris Jeffress knows the tactics insurance companies use to delay, deny or low-ball claims from the insured. If you have uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage, then you deserve fair, complete compensation following a serious accident caused by a motorist with insufficient coverage.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.