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Big Spike: More Than 600 Die On Colorado Roadways In 2016

By Kathy Walsh

DENVER (CBS4) – In 2016, Colorado had its deadliest year of traffic fatalities in a decade. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 605 people died on state roadways last year. 299 more words

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Is Traffic Calming Unsafe?

By Dom Nozzi

November 1, 2016

On October 5th, David Wagner alleged in the Boulder CO Daily Camera that traffic calming (which uses street design to slow cars to safe speeds) does not improve safety, yet significantly degrades fire safety (due to slower response times). 280 more words

Transportation

Texting and driving

For people tired of seeing fellow motorists so distracted by their cellphones that they don’t realize a light has changed or — honk, honk — that they’re drifting dangerously into the next lane, here’s some good news: An attempt is underway to finally put some bite into Oregon’s “distracted driver” law. 10 more words

Opinion

Illinois Traffics Deaths Could Reach 1,000 By The End Of The Year

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois is headed for a dubious distinction when it comes to the number of deaths on streets and highways across the state. 125 more words

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What Are the Obstacles to Making Our Streets Safer?

By Dom Nozzi

July 1, 2016

There have been a great many traffic injuries and deaths in the Boulder area in recent weeks. This is a terrible tragedy and tracks what is happening nationally. 632 more words

Transportation

Do not drive distracted

This week I have been blogging about taking care of yourself and how focusing on those activities that are healthy for you positively impacts those you love.   576 more words

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