The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) estimates approximately 80 percent of skiers and snowboarders on United States ski slopes used helmets during the 2015-2016 ski season. Although ski helmets do not provide complete protection from head injuries, they do help reduce the severity of the injury.
You have your ski resort reservations and lift tickets. You have packed your bags. Now all you have to do is get there. So, how do you get safely to the SLOPES? S: Slow and Steady Keep it slow and steady. Driving fast on Colorado mountain roads can be lethal. The roads are steep and […]
Summer is winding down and the free time is starting to dry up. You’ve hit the pool and the local park, but have you visited the zoo yet? With lions and tigers and bears (oh my), Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, located in southwest Colorado Springs, it is certainly one of the best. According to a recent […]
Drowsiness turns deadly when truck drivers fail to take caution and remain alert while driving. Lately we have been hearing way too many headlines about devastating truck accidents and the anguish caused by sleep-deprived truck drivers. In early June, comedian Tracy Morgan’s vehicle was hit by an allegedly tired Wal-Mart truck driver. According to CNN, […]
What do you think of when you think of skiing? Do you think of the cool air whipping across your face as you speed down the Vail slopes? Do you think of the thrill of conquering a new slope? Do you contemplate what could happen to you if you had an accident? Probably not. One […]
You may have read our recent post about the bill approved by the Colorado House of Representatives. You’ll be happy to hear that Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the bill into law June 6. This law will take effect on July 1, doubling the statute of limitations from five years to 10 years. The government has […]