The Law Blog of the Green Law Firm, P.C.2020-12-08T22:21:32+00:00

Traffic Fatality Data from 2019 Released This Month by NHTSA

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Car Accident Attorney|

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) traffic fatality data from 2019, and it shows some positive results.  According to the data, 2019 saw fewer traffic fatalities across the nation than in 2018, and traffic fatalities resulting from alcohol-impaired collisions decreased to the lowest percentage since the [...]

Holiday DUI Accidents

By |Blog, Drunk Driving Accidents|

Each year, the National Safety Council releases estimates based on past historical statistics, of how many fatalities they expect to occur each and every holiday. While releasing estimates like this during a period of time when most people are looking forward to the warm feelings of family tradition, and the chance to take advantage of some time off from work [...]

New AAA Survey Says Men are More Aggressive Drivers

By |Blog, Colorado Springs Car Accident Law Firm|

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released the results of it’s Traffic Safety Culture Index, and the findings included data that confirms what many had already suspected: men are more likely to engage in aggressive driving behaviors than women.  The nationally representative survey of more than 2,700 U.S. motorists, is an annual survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic [...]

Get the Gift of Lyft and Avoid the Heat

By |Blog, Colorado Springs DUI Accident Attorneys|

The Colorado Department of Transportation, the Governor’s Highway Safety Administration and the ridesharing company Lyft, are teaming up to try and help keep intoxicated drivers off the road this holiday season. The ‘Gift of Lyft’ campaign, launched at the start of December, will be providing 1,000 ride credits worth $10 each, to everyone who signs a pledge that they are [...]

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 [...]