Colorado Accidents By Location

At Metier Law Firm, we want to be a force for good in our communities. Many of our personal injury attorneys live and work in Colorado, and this section of our blog is dedicated to discussing common safety issues facing Coloradans, providing you with tips to keep you safe on the road, and keeping you updated about laws, regulations, and notable headlines.

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10 Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips

Turkey, stuffing, food comas and Black Friday sales – that’s right, it’s the week of Thanksgiving which means it’s also one of the most dangerous weeks to be on the road.  As a Personal Injury law firm, we see and hear a lot of stories that could come right out of the Final Destination movie… read more

Are Careless Drivers Putting Motorcyclists at Risk for Disaster?

Drunk drivers kill thousands of motorists in the U.S. every year, but the risk is even higher for motorcycle enthusiasts who have very little protection against accidents. Last week, a Denver judge sentenced a drunk driver to twelve years in prison for his role in an accident earlier this year that killed a U.S. Air… read more

How Often Are Car Accidents Caused by Reckless Driving?

Seven people in Adams County suffered injuries last week when a 100-mph street race between a Volvo and a motorcycle caused a devastating collision. During the high-speed race, the Volvo lost control and slammed into a Nissan. Two of the Nissan’s occupants were ejected from their vehicle and sustained serious injuries. Following the wreck, the… read more

Motorcyclists Celebrate Veterans Day

The Colorado Springs Veterans Day Parade is a major event not only for families, but also for various clubs that wish to honor those who have fought for our country throughout our history. Colorado motorcyclist clubs were among the many organizations in attendance to educate kids and celebrate the sacrifices of our veterans. This tremendous… read more

How Can I Be a Safer Motorcyclist in the Winter?

Colorado can have some rough winter days and nights. Some areas of Colorado get over 200 inches of snowfall a year. Snow especially becomes a problem when it melts and makes the roads icy, which then increases the probability of a motorcycle accident. Because of the weather, bikes are used less frequently in the winter… read more

How Can Winter Gear Can Save You in a Motorcycle Accident?

November has arrived, and with November, comes freezing wind, rain and snow. Fortunately, mensjournal.com has been thinking about motorcyclists during the winter season in their Expert Advice column entitled “The Best Cold-Weather Motorcycle Gear.” For motorcyclists, effective and well-fitting winter clothing and gear is necessary for safe and alert riding. As such, waterproof, abrasion resistant… read more

How Do Motorcyclists Stay Safe in Winter?

As the weather gets colder, many motorcyclists retire their bikes in favor of warmer, and safer, transportation. Those who choose to continue riding, however, face serious danger from weather and road conditions. Snow and ice can create slick patches on the road, limiting traction and causing wheels to skid. Rain, fog and snow can also… read more

ABATE Hosts Toy Drive for Local Children in Need

Nearly 100 motorcyclists gathered to donate toys and time at this year’s ABATE of Colorado District One Toy Run. ABATE, which stands for “A Brotherhood Active Towards Education,” is a nonprofit motorcycle rights organization. For almost 15 years, the organization has been organizing a toy drive to help community kids have a happier Christmas. On… read more

Fire Department Uses Motorcycles for Risky Rescues

The Colorado Springs Fire Department is an “all-risk” unit, meaning it responds to ice rescues, lost hikers and injured rock climbers all year round. The department has numerous special tools to help it accomplish these feats, including a small fleet of off-road motorcycles. The program started in 2001, after the Colorado Springs Police Department scaled… read more

Suzuki Recalls Thousands of Sportbikes

Suzuki Motor of America is recalling more than 23,000 sportbikes for a potential defect that could put riders in danger. Suzuki manufactures two popular sportbikes, the GSX-R750 and GSXR-1000. On October 24, the Japanese manufacturer recalled 23,073 of them, citing issues with the chain adjuster. According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,… read more