Tag Archives: Colorado

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…
Read More »

Posted in Automobile Crash | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Will Colorado Roads Soon Be Connected?

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…
Read More »

Posted in Automobile Crash | Tagged , | Comments Off on How Are Authorities Fighting the Spike in Fatal Pedestrian Crashes?

What Makes an Employer Responsible for a Workplace Accident?

On Wednesday April 4th, work stopped at the construction site on 1200 Hidden Valley Parkway. A 25-year-old worker who was helping at the site of the Severance High School construction project was injured and rushed to the hospital. A steel beam had fallen 18 feet before striking the worker, leaving him with critical injuries. He was rushed to Medical Center of the Rockies, and investigators are now trying to figure out what caused this workplace accident. The worker who was struck by the steel beam at Severance High’s construction site did not recover from his injuries. That afternoon, he passed away at the hospital leaving behind loving friends and family. His loved ones gathered at Spring Canyon Park on April 10th to remember and honor the man. The school district as well as the company handling construction at the site have reached out to express their condolences. What Colorado Employees…
Read More »

Posted in Industrial Accidents | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on What Makes an Employer Responsible for a Workplace Accident?