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  • How To Prevent a Car Accident This Winter

    The winter months can be a particularly dangerous time for Colorado drivers, especially when temperatures drop below freezing and roads become overcrowded with holiday travelers. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Thanksgiving weekend is the most traveled holiday, and the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s sees the highest percentage of DUI arrests. In order to ...
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  • How to Safely Transport a Propane Gas Grill

    Several Florida news sources recently reported on the story of propane gas grill explosion that occurred in Orlando. A man and his wife were transporting a gas grill in their SUV with the gas supply turned on. Their car exploded when the woman lit a cigarette, causing the vehicle to crash into a pole. Both the man and his wife suffered burn injuries and were transported to a local hospital. It is ...
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  • 8 Bike Accident Safety Tips

    Many people throughout Colorado ride bicycles for transportation and recreation. Unfortunately, bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles are not uncommon, and often result in serious injury or death. In fact, between 2010 and 2012, 29 bicyclists were killed in preventable accidents, and bicycle accidents are on the rise across the nation. In the interest of protecting your safety this Bike Week, ...
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  • Skiing Safety: What to Do After an Accident

    Snow keeps falling in Colorado, so the ski season has been extended for several more weeks! As people rush to get in their last runs this season, the slopes may get very crowded with the local residents and visitors on vacation enjoying the snow. Remember that there are “rules of the road” for skiers and snowboarders just like there are for driving a car or motorcycle and other sports. Some of ...
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  • Gas Grill Safety: Preventing Explosions

    Now that Spring is here, many of us are uncovering and preparing our gas grills and planning to enjoy a barbecue with family and friends. The grills may have been sitting untouched all winter and might need a new tank of propane. As you prepare for cookouts in the months ahead, be aware of the very real danger that exists every time you barbeque in your own backyard. Gas grill incidents account ...
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