When recreational marijuana was legalized in Colorado, one thing that detractors pointed out was that they thought it may cause more car accidents. If people used marijuana more often, wouldn't it stand to reason that some of them would get behind the wheel, just like people do after drinking alcohol? It may be illegal, but it still happens.
What is distracted driving? If you said "texting and driving", then you are partially correct. That is perhaps the most common form of distracted driving. But what distracted driving really is goes a bit deeper.
The driver of a car who was going too fast on a Colorado road, resulting in the death of a 16-year-old girl, has been sentenced to four years in prison.
If you have been involved in a car accident in Colorado, it is likely that the physical damages that you have suffered is only the tip of the iceberg regarding the ways the accident has affected your life. Physical injuries can lead to extensive medical bills, lost wages, a loss of freedom and an inability to care for your children.
If you have been in a car accident in the state of Colorado, it is very likely that you will have questions regarding what to do next. Laws on car accidents vary significantly from state to state. Therefore, it is important that you familiarize yourself on the intricacies of the law in Colorado.
Whether you're ready or not, the winter driving season is already here -- so it's time to go back over the rules of the road once the ice and snow start coming down.
Is the legalization of recreational marijuana causing a problem on our nation's highways?
Wrong-way driving incidents happen when a driver gets confused about a highway on-ramp and ends up driving against traffic. It's a terrifying mistake for any driver to make -- but equally terrifying for other drivers on the road.