Month: February 2016

Will forward crash prevention systems become a standard feature?

On behalf of The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents on Friday, February 26, 2016.

Americans often take certain automobile safety features for granted. It's difficult to imagine (or remember) a time without seat belts and air bags, for instance. But these were once brand new safety features that were only available as optional features for car buyers willing to pay more. At some point, federal regulators and Congress took steps to ensure that these critical safety features were included in all new vehicles. Many of today's newest automobiles have an impressive set of safety...

Colorado’s traffic accident statistics for 2015 do not look good

On behalf of The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm, LLC posted in Motorcycle Accidents on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.

Motor vehicles of all types are safer today than ever before - at least in terms of design. For this and other reasons, it is difficult to reconcile the fact that traffic fatalities across Colorado increased by 10 percent last year. According to preliminary 2015 data from the Colorado Department of Transportation, there were 545 traffic accident fatalities on state roads last year. This number is frustratingly high. But what is even more disheartening is the fact that many of these accidents ...