Monthly Archives: May 2016

Do Motorcyclists Stand A Chance Against Extreme Distracted Driving?

They were on their way to their favorite meetup spot—The Takoda Tavern—where the Douglas County Hogs were about to start their next meeting. A couple from Parker and a man from Colorado Springs were riding their Harley-Davidsons along Highway 83 when a Honda Accord suddenly crossed over the median and headed straight for them. There… read more

Does This Popular Product Cause Cancer?

It is unacceptable when people are hurt by products they assumed were safe. Some examples could include Takata’s airbags or General Motors’ ignition switch. Several lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson claim its popular talc baby powder heightens the risk of ovarian cancer. A jury recently awarded a woman $55 million after she developed ovarian… read more

How Parents Can Use Apps for Distracted Driving Prevention

If you are concerned your children are using their phones while driving, stick around and continue reading this blog. Several smart phone apps allow parents to promote distracted driving prevention. These apps use features that send alerts to parents when their children text and drive. Others offer incentives for staying off the phone while driving.… read more

Do You Know Where Your Bike Is?

Have you ever walked back to where you parked your motorcycle only to find it’s not there? If you have, then you have most likely fallen victim to the dreaded motorcycle thief, but don’t worry! There are technological tools that can help you keep your motorcycle safe and hunt it down if it’s ever stolen.… read more

Colorado Mom Tells Lawmakers Heartbreaking Concussion Story

Sports-related brain injuries have gained considerable national attention, but we must remember that even young athletes are at risk for severe injuries or death. In 2004, Colorado high school freshman Jake Snakenberg died from second impact syndrome, a condition where two concussions are sustained within a short period of time. Jake’s mother recently spoke before… read more

How To Pump The Brakes On Arm Pump

Have you ever been riding when your arms suddenly started to ache or go numb? Was it getting harder to pull your clutch or brake lever in? Did twisting the throttle send a sharp pain up your arm? If this has ever happened to you, then you’ve experienced the dreaded arm pump. But don’t worry,… read more

Is Your Vehicle on Takata’s Recall List?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that Takata is set to recall an additional 35 to 40 million vehicles over defective airbag inflators that have been responsible for 10 deaths and more than 100 injuries. Takata’s defective airbags explode with such force during car accidents that shrapnel shoots at high speeds into… read more

Should We Blame Social Media for Distracted Driving Accidents?

Americans are now more connected than ever before thanks to social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. However, the temptation to share our lives with friends and family may be overwhelming for some, even at times when such activity can be dangerous. Using social media apps while driving has become a national phenomenon,… read more