Funny Car Accident Photos

We know car accidents are a serious matter and we never want to see anyone harmed because of their own or someone else’s reckless behavior.  However, we do agree that there are ironic and often funny car accident photos out there.  We decided to share some of our favorites here.  We’ll update this post from time to time as we come across more photos. From […]

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Afraid of Winter Driving

Afraid of Winter Driving

If seeing snow covered roads when you head out for work makes your stomach queasy and your palms sweat, you’re not alone. Lots of people are afraid of winter driving like driving on snowy or icy roads.  The reasons for that are valid. No one wants to be involved in an accident. Ice makes roads slick, so stopping is more of a challenge. There are […]

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Winter Accident Injuries

Winter Accident Injuries

Accidents can occur anytime of year, but ice and snow make winter accident injuries prevalent in areas like Colorado.  Whether you’re a business owner or a home or car owner, knowing how to prevent winter accidents is a way to stay one step ahead. First, as a business owner, make sure you have your parking lot plowed when it snows.  Check gutters and areas where […]

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Tips for Driving in the Fog

Tips for Driving in the Fog

In the cold desert climate of Grand Junction, Colorado rarely do we have to worry about driving in the fog. Our arid conditions usually mean there isn’t enough humidity or cloud cover for that to happen. However, in the winter when inversions occur, fog can too.  Clouds trap cold air and moisture at low levels.  This means we can have 20 degree highs, with clouds, […]

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Avoid slipping on ice this winter

Avoid slipping on ice this winter

Inevitably it will happen. Snow will fall, then melt, leaving slippery ice your driveway and parking lots across town.  How can you avoid slipping on ice this winter? There are steps you can take! General Tips First, at your own home use a pet-safe deicer like Safe Paw Ice Melter. This will melt the ice and prevent slipping in your driveway (or workplace parking lot […]

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Holiday Driving Tips

Holiday Driving Tips

If your Thanksgiving or Christmas plans involve driving to your inlaws, best friend’s or to the beach, we’ve got some holiday driving tips for you.  It’s important to remember that this time of year the roads will be busier and you might encounter harsh winter weather. To prepare as best you can for those things, we suggest the following. First, make sure you get a […]

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Are Roundabouts Really Safer?

Are Roundabouts Really Safer?

The big argument for installing roundabouts in place of 4-way stops, is that they’re safer. Generally speaking, this is true. The number of fatal car accidents often does decrease when a roundabout is installed. Roundabouts force people to slow down; you can’t “run” a roundabout like you can a stop sign. However, in one study from Wisconsin,  roundabouts led to an increase in single-car accidents. […]

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Settling an Accident Claim: Five Influencing Factors

Settling an Accident Claim: Five Influencing Factors

When you’re injured in an accident, the last thing you want to do is deal with a long, drawn-out legal case. Sometimes that’s inevitable. However, there are factors that influence settling an accident claim as quickly as possible and with as little hassle as possible. INFLUENCING FACTORS FOR SETTLING AN ACCIDENT CLAIM: The injuries you or others with you sustained in the accident: some injuries […]

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Healing after a car accident

Healing after a car accident

What does it mean to be “injured” in a car accident? Well it means lots of things. It could mean that you have a concussion; it could mean you broke your back. Being injured could refer to cuts and scrapes and psychological trauma. No matter how mild or how severe your injuries are, there are steps you can take to begin healing after a car […]

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How to use a Roundabout

How to use a Roundabout

Learn how to use a roundabout – Here in Grand Junction, Colorado we have roundabouts. Roundabouts have been proven to prevent accidents with both cars and pedestrians better than four-way stops.  We particularly like this graphic from an episode of Mythbusters for showing just that: According to this article by the Coloradoan, “Roundabouts have only eight possible “vehicle conflict points,” which is engineer-speak for places […]

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