The fire burning near Sunshine Canyon and Timber Trail is suspected to have been caused by humans. This is, sadly, unsurprising. The National Parks Services reports that 90% of all wildfires are human caused – often by careless campers, inattentive hikers or, in what seems to be the most flagrant disrespect for...Read More
A new survey from the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has found that 22% of CO drivers read texts, emails, or posts on their phones while driving. 15% of respondents admitted to sending messages while operating a vehicle and an alarming 60% admitted to adjusting entertainment options, such as music on their...Read More
CDOT reports that US 34 will remain closed between Loveland and Estes Park through early June of 2017. Construction began in July of 2016 with full road closure taking place in October. Since that time, all traffic to Estes has been redirected to routes including US 36, SH 7 and SH 66, all of which have seen an...Read More
An ice storm swept into Northern Colorado on Wednesday night, bringing with it slippery roads, icy sidewalks, and increased danger of serious personal injury. Pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers alike now find themselves at risk for ice related accidents – and these accidents are not always...Read More
If you live in or around Boulder, Colorado, you’ve been seeing your fair share of snow. But just how long do you have after a snow storm to clear your walkways in the city of Boulder? 24 hours after the snow has stopped.
Home owners, property managers, agents, or...Read More
A woman and her two daughters fell out of a chairlift at Granby Ranch at the end of December, injuring the children and killing the mother. A man at Arapaho Basin narrowly avoided a similar fate when freed from a dangling backpack strap by a professional rip-liner at the beginning of January. These...Read More
More than a foot of snow was dumped on Boulder between Wednesday and Thursday, prompting the closing of city schools and government offices as drivers were advised to stay home. This is fairly standard along Colorado’s Front Range communities following big storms. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to stay home and, while street department crews work tirelessly to make roads passable, everyone in a vehicle is at increased risk for serious or even fatal injury.
Car accidents in Boulder increase when storms roll in. While not exclusive to our city, our location makes us prime for several...Read More
According to AAA, an estimated 103 million Americans will travel for the holidays this year – 93.6 million by car alone. This marks the largest holiday travel forecast on record and represents a 1.5% increase over 2015.
Due to recent snow storms in Colorado, the roads are already a bit more...Read More