Driving with Pets

Driving with Pets

Fido loves car rides, right? Head hanging out the window, tongue flapping in the breeze…in fact, he especially loves when he gets to do that while sitting in your lap with his paw on the steering wheel. It’s fine, right? In reality, it’s pretty dangerous for you, for Fido, and for others around you on the road.  We want to keep you and Fido safe.  […]

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Driving at Night

Driving at Night

I often talk to people who say “I don’t know the last time I drove at night” or “I hate driving at night…” Night driving is an entirely different beast from daytime driving, so it’s good that people are cautious.  If you’ve got good eyesight and reflexes, however, night driving doesn’t have to be daunting.  There are some simple tips you can follow to make […]

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Pedestrian deaths in Colorado increase

Pedestrian deaths in Colorado increase

We found the article below on the denver.streetblog.org website.  There is interesting information here about the huge increase in pedestrian deaths in Colorado over the past decade. Drivers killed 35 percent more pedestrians in the U.S. than they did a decade ago — and in Colorado the number of fatalities grew by an astonishing 75 percent over a similar period. Colorado drivers killed 89 pedestrians […]

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Information about Colorado ATV and UTV Laws

Information about Colorado ATV and UTV Laws

In the following video, Rick provides more information about Colorado ATV and UTV laws. Make sure to check out our other posts about ATVs, like this one on ATV injuries.   According to staythetrail.org: ” Many cities and counties in Colorado have opened some or all of their roads/streets to off-highway vehicles (OHVs). Colorado State Law allows for the operation of OHVs with a valid Colorado […]

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Pet Safe De-icing products

Pet Safe De-icing products

When it comes to our pets, we want to keep them as safe as possible. That means even in winter, when our driveways are iced over, we want to make sure that the products we use to protect ourselves and our cars are also safe for our pets, our driveways, and the environment.  Most de-icing products are made from salt, which is terrible for the […]

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Winter Driving Fails

Winter Driving Fails

The following YouTube video was uploaded with an educational purpose. Make sure that during winter months you obey all traffic signals and signs (as you should always) and that you take extra precautions regarding snow and ice covered roads. Reduce your speed and take extra time when slowing to stop at stop signs and red lights. Leave more room between yourself and the car in […]

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USA Driving Tips

USA Driving Tips

If you’re traveling to America for the first time, it’s important to know a little bit about our driving laws. While some things are universal, others are specific to the US and, even more, to each individual state.  Here are our top ten USA Driving Tips: The roads in the US are wide, especially compared to some in the UK and EU.   This is one […]

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Children’s Injuries in Car Accidents

Children’s Injuries in Car Accidents

It’s one of the scariest moments a parent can have: a car accident when your kids are in the car.  Are they ok? Are they hurt? Sometimes it’s hard to even tell! Below we’ve listed some of the most common children’s injuries in car accidents, a few ways to prevent them, and even some ideas on how to identify injuries that may not be so […]

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Exercises for Back Pain after a Car Accident

Exercises for Back Pain after a Car Accident

If you’re suffering from back pain after a car accident there are exercises that can help.  Below we’ve listed some suggested exercises and links where you can find descriptions and more information about these exercises.  Please always consult a doctor before beginning any new exercise routine. According to this slideshow from Web MD: Movement is a good thing, even though you may think rest is […]

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Color Sunday Fall Leaf Peeping Driving Tips

Color Sunday Fall Leaf Peeping Driving Tips

With color Sunday just around the corner on the Grand Mesa we thought we’d provide a few tips for driving while looking at fall leaves.   Watch for other drivers. There will be many people driving around looking at leaves and you never know when they may decide to pull over or heck, just stop in the middle of the road without thinking about the […]

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