Press Release

Colorado State Troopers Want You to Drive With Focus

(COLO) – No one starts their vehicle thinking that they are going to injure or kill someone today, yet Colorado State Troopers investigated 600 crashes across the state in 2022 where the at-fault driver was cited for being inattentive to driving.

Distracted driving can come in many forms such as texting, dealing with a fussy child, eating or fiddling with dashboard technology, but studies indicate that a person’s lack of focus may linger beyond the completion of one of these tasks.

Colorado State Patrol Asks Drivers to "Give Some Space"

(COLO) – Constructions zones have lower speed limits and a number of high-visibility warning devices for good reason, these areas can be dangerous and deadly for roadside workers. Yet despite efforts to capture driver focus and encourage safe driving through work zones, in 2022, Colorado State Troopers investigated 1,138 crashes in construction zones across the state.

Colorado State Patrol is warning motorists to drive sober over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend

COLO- St. Patrick’s Day weekend is no reason to party without a plan.  Colorado State Troopers will be out in full force across the state looking for those who choose poorly by getting behind the wheel while impaired.

When operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs, including marijuana, you are putting yourself and others in danger.

CSP Conducts Statewide Operation to Stop Distracted Driving

(COLORADO) – Mesa County – Over the past three years fatal and injury crashes have significantly increased across Colorado and throughout the US. In 2022, Colorado lost 745 lives to traffic fatalities, the most roadway deaths in the state since 1981. Many of these crashes are caused by simple distractions. Whether your distraction is a cell phone, a tasty bite to eat or even other passengers; that distraction is definitely not worth a life.

Possible Relief for Recent Victims of Catalytic Converter Theft

(Colorado) - Catalytic converter theft has impacted the livelihood of many individuals across the State of Colorado that rely on their vehicles for activities that include getting to and from work and supporting their families. The impacts of catalytic converter theft often include temporary loss of a vehicle until repairs are made, replacement and installation costs of the catalytic converters, and potential effects on insurance rates.

Aggressive Driving Can Cost A Fortune, Or A Life

Colorado - Aggressive driving can cost a motorist thousands of dollars with deductibles, fines and medical bills, and the Colorado State Patrol is urging drivers to be aware and drive safely while on Colorado roadways. 

According to the Insurance Information Institute, the average claim for bodily injury after a collision was $20,235.00 in 2020 while the average property damage claim was $4,711.00. Crashes generally cost more than the minimum limits. In addition, according to AAA, insurance rates go up by an average of 24% after an accident.



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