Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Grid Is Set, But Who Is Racing At The Pikes Peak Hill Climb?

Controversy has surrounded the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb since the death of Carl Sorensen at last year’s event. People were starting to compare the Climb to the Isle of Man TT for all the wrong reasons, so the PPIHC racing committee came together and instituted a controversial rule that banned sportbikes from competing… read more

Attention Drivers: Are Your Headlights Safe?

Do you live in an area of Colorado or Wyoming with poor street lighting? If so, you may want to pay close attention to this blog. A new report released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has discovered headlights on many cars sold in the US perform poorly. Out of all 30 midsized… read more

Meet the Textalyzer: The New Defense Against Distracted Driving?

In 1954, Robert F. Borkenstein invented the breathalyzer, one of the most common law enforcement tools for determining the blood alcohol content of people driving under the influence. Six decades later, New York is considering using a similar tool to solve another major transportation safety issue – distracted driving. New York legislators have introduced a… read more

Do You Have A Motorcycle Story To Tell?

Have you ever seen The Long Way Round? Two men—famous actor Ewan McGregor and travel writer Charley Boorman—embark on a 20,000-mile journey around the world on a couple of BMW adventure bikes. The journey was harrowing and inspiring, and after watching it, a New York Times bestselling author couldn’t resist having a similar walkabout through… read more

Do Hands-Free Devices Still Count as Distracted Driving?

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a time when we should discuss how mobile phone use, eating, talking and grooming behind the wheel can cause serious accidents. It is also a good time to discuss misconceptions and myths about distracted driving. If you believe hands-free devices are safe to use while driving, you should stick… read more

Injured While Shopping? Learn from This Colorado Woman’s Story

Stores have a responsibility to the public to make sure their businesses are free of hazards. Hazards can include wet floors, loose wiring, poor construction, improperly stocked shelves and other safety issues. When customers are harmed by hazards while shopping, they have every right to seek justice against the negligent businesses that are responsible for… read more