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Are the Brakes on Your Ford Truck Failing?

The Ford F-150 is the bestselling pickup truck in America. However, this popular vehicle also has its share of problems. Now, vehicle owners claim there’s a new and dangerous defect in the pickup’s braking system. Will Ford do anything to make sure this new safety concern is addressed? Should Ford Recall F-150 Pickup Trucks? A driver in Aurora was travelling at 75 mph when their F-150 started having problems. Heavy traffic was coming up fast, but the brake pedal was not slowing the vehicle. In a desperate attempt to avoid a collision, the driver steered the truck into the grassy median and was able to slow to a stop. However, this story could have easily ended in tragedy. On the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website, 130 complaints similar to this Aurora driver’s story can be read. Yet, the Ford Motor Company has done little to address the issue….
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Will Colorado Roads Soon Be Connected?

Have you heard of V2X technology? Known as vehicle-to-everything technology, V2X will connect all roadway vehicles to each other, allowing them to collaborate and improve our nation’s roadways. This revolution in traffic technology has the potential to decrease pollution, improve traffic flow and reduce traffic accidents. But did you know that Colorado is at the cutting-edge of this roadway revolution? How Colorado’s Roads Are Becoming Connected The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Panasonic Corporation of North America are teaming up to make our state safer. After the successful deployment of a pilot program, CDOT and Panasonic are rolling out real-world implementations of V2X technology that’s going to change the way you drive. By the end of 2018, the partnership hopes to have 100 roadside units placed along I-70 between Golden and Vail. These units will create a connected system allowing vehicles to communicate with each other and roadway officials…
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How Are Authorities Fighting the Spike in Fatal Pedestrian Crashes?

Another Aurora pedestrian has lost their life in an automobile vs. pedestrian incident. This has been an unfortunate trend in Colorado over the past few years, and the authorities are tired of it. The police and traffic authorities all over the state have launched programs to try to curb this growing epidemic. But will their efforts be met with success? Fighting Colorado’s Spike in Fatal Pedestrian Crashes At around 5:30 pm on August 6th, a truck towing a camping trailer backed into a sedan in a parking lot. The driver left the scene but stopped on East Mexico Avenue after being followed by the sedan. When the sedan driver and his wife stepped out to confront the other driver, the woman was struck by the camping trailer. She was then dragged several blocks. First responders took the woman to the hospital, but her injuries were too severe. The truck driver…
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