AAA estimates that 48.7 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more for their Thanksgiving celebrations this year. The 2016 Thanksgiving travel forecast represents a 1.9% increase from last year and could make November 23rd – November 27th the busiest, travel-wise, since 2007. If you plan on taking to the road...Read More
According to Hospital Safety Grade, Boulder Community Foothills Hospital, the only full service hospital in the city, gets a “C.” This is a dip from the B grade Hospital Safety gave Boulder Community in the spring of 2016, but is consistent with the hospital’s performance over the past three years.
Using national performance measures from...Read More
The Takata airbag recall now includes nearly 70 million vehicles from a number of auto manufacturers. You can learn if your vehicle is included in the recall by visiting the vin lookup page at safecar.gov. If your vehicle has been recalled, it is important to take it to your closest dealership for...Read More
The steps you take following a car accident in Boulder will play a decisive role in your ability to collect compensation. Five of the most important steps you can take to ensure you are not cheated out of a fair settlement are:
- Take pictures of the scene from multiple angles
- Gather contact info from all involved drivers and any...
In 2008, the National Safety Council (NSC) predicted 439 people would die in traffic accidents over Labor Day weekend. This year, the NSC predicts 438 people will lose their lives in traffic accidents between September 2nd and 5th – the highest number since 2008. This increase follows an upsetting trend that has seen fatal car accidents increase yearly since 2012. This year is on pace to set records, already seeing a 9% increase over fatal traffic accidents from the same time in 2015.
Avoiding an Accident This Labor Day Weekend
Beginning in October, US 34 – the road running through Big Thompson Canyon and linking much of Northern Colorado to Estes Park – will be closed for repair. This will inevitably result in increased traffic on US 36 as people reroute to get to Estes and RMNP during the popular winter season. Because...Read More
July is National Cellphone Courtesy Month, giving us all a reminder to reassess how we use not just cellphones, but all technology while driving. As a start, this month can help remind us to silence our cellphones or turn them off completely while driving. Cellphone use has been identified as a leading cause...Read More