Why Truck Accidents Increase in Winter

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As the winter season rolls in, it brings with it a host of challenges for drivers on the road. Among those most affected are truck drivers, who navigate their massive vehicles through adverse weather conditions that significantly increase the risk of accidents. The combination of snow, ice, reduced visibility, and other winter-related factors often leads to a surge in truck accidents during these months. Causes of Winter Truck Accidents Adverse Weather Conditions  Winter brings snowstorms, icy roads, sleet, and freezing rain, all of which create hazardous driving conditions. These adverse weather elements reduce tire traction and increase the chances of skidding or sliding,...

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Avoid Burglaries During the Holidays

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Although burglaries are statistically more common during the summer, they also increase during the winter holidays. Along with many of us spending time away from our homes, we also tend to leave our gifts and valuables on full display-sometimes even with the windows open. This can be very enticing for a potential thief. Keep your home safe and avoid burglaries during the holidays by following a few easy steps.  Deter Burglars During the Holidays Know the Statistics Start by knowing the statistics of when and how burglaries occur. This can help you take specific steps to protect your home.  When Do Burglaries Happen? Most burglaries...

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Snowmobile Accidents in Colorado

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Along with skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling is a popular winter pastime in Colorado. With proper training and driving conditions, operating a snowmobile can be a fun and safe activity. That being said, snowmobiles do pose a risk. These machines can weigh over 500 lbs, which means they have the potential to cause severe injury or even death if an accident occurs. Read our article to learn more about snowmobile accidents in Colorado and what to do if you or a loved one is injured.  Colorado Law Regarding Snowmobiles Colorado sets strict regulations regarding snowmobile usage. In addition to registering the vehicle, all...

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