The Colorado Accident Law Blog

Auto accident and personal injury news, trends,
and resources for Colorado drivers.

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Colorado Sees a 25% Increase in Deaths According to federal safety officials, motorcycles account for only three percent of registered vehicles on the road in the United States. However, those driving a motorbike or riding as a passenger account for a...

Making Trucks Safer

Making Trucks Safer

Features That Can Save Lives and Reduce Big Rig Accidents In April 2019, a commercial truck lost control and collided with more than two dozen stopped vehicles on I-70 west of Denver, killing four people. This tragic accident was another reminder of the rise in fatal...

What Is Mitigation?

What Is Mitigation?

How Efforts to Mitigate Your Damages Can Help You Recover Damages in a Personal Injury Claim According to the legal doctrine of mitigation, every person who suffers a personal injury has a duty to act to avoid additional damage and reduce the effects of the injury. An...

Will Colorado’s Road Usage Charge Program Be Revived?

Will Colorado’s Road Usage Charge Program Be Revived?

Part of what you pay at the pump goes to taxes that help build and maintain roads. In 2016, Colorado, like other states, considered switching to another form of taxation to fund infrastructure. But it has yet to follow up on its brief pilot program. Colorado's RUC...

2020 Trucking Laws Impact the Industry

2020 Trucking Laws Impact the Industry

Federal Rules Aim to Reduce Accidents, Fatalities Approximately 500,000 truck accidents occur every year in the U.S., and one in eight of those accidents involves at least one fatality. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Fatality Analysis Reporting...

In Safety Research, Size Matters

In Safety Research, Size Matters

Crash Tests May Fail to Detect Auto Accident Hazards Particular to Women Their official name is anthropomorphic test devices (ATDs), but to the general public, they are crash test dummies. Created 65 years ago, these "dummies" are high-tech replicas of humans used to...

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