The Law Blog of the Green Law Firm, P.C.2019-01-28T15:51:57+00:00

Partial Driving Automation Increases Distracted Driving, According to Study

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Distracted Driver Accident Lawyer|

A new study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has shown that partial vehicle automation can lead to more distracted driving, once drivers have become accustomed to using the driving assistance features.  Researchers from the IIHS and MIT, studied the driving behaviors of 20 Massachusetts-based civilian volunteers for a month-long period. The volunteers were split up into two [...]

Thanksgiving DUI Accidents

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Motor Vehicle Accident Attorneys|

This week is the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and for many of us, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s mostly likely going to look very different from last year’s Thanksgiving celebration.  Instead of traveling to see family, many of us will instead stay at home and socially distance for the holiday. And while sad as that may be for many [...]

Majority of Accidents in El Paso County are Caused by Driver Behavior, According to CDOT

By |Blog, Colorado Springs DUI Accident Attorneys|

The vast majority of the accidents that are happening on the roads of El Paso County, are due to dangerous driving behaviors, NOT dangerous road conditions, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. As CDOT Traffic Safety Manager Sam Cole puts it, “It’s not the roads, it’s the drivers. Over 90 percent of crashes on our roadways are related to [...]

Five Traffic Fatalities Over Two Days in Colorado Springs

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Traffic Accidents|

Earlier this month, five traffic accident fatalities occurred over just a two day period, in the Colorado Springs area.  The first accident was a harrowing incident involving an allegedly stolen bus that was in a destructive crash on Highway 83, on the morning of Thursday, November 5th.  According to the Colorado State Patrol, a 20-year-old male named Daihauonzadre Brooks-Jones stole [...]

Study Looks at Fatal Halloween Car Accidents Over 25 Year Period

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Pedestrian Accident Attorney|

Earlier this month, AutoInsurance.org released the results of a study they conducted looking at 25 years worth of fatal Halloween car accident statistics, and their findings were very interesting. […]

NHTSA’s Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

By |Blog, Distracted Driving|

In October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation, announced a $5 million dollar public awareness advertising campaign aimed at educating the public on the dangers of distracted driving.   The “U Drive. U Text. U Pay” campaign will feature ad buys across the country on T.V., radio, billboards and digital platforms, along with [...]