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Highway death toll rises as Colorado State Patrol enforcement drops

Highway death toll rises as Colorado State Patrol enforcement drops

0 / April 14, 2013 7:00 AM

The Colorado State Patrol reduced enforcement of highway safety in 2011 and 2012. During those years, traffic-related deaths on state highways spiked, reversing a dramatic 9-year decline in highway deaths. In January, the 42-year old chief of the state patrol was paid $90,000 to retire

Brain injuries decrease as skier helmet use on the rise

Brain injuries decrease as skier helmet use on the rise

1 / February 10, 2013 7:00 AM

Skiers and snowboarders have taken to helmets in record numbers. The National Ski Areas Association reports that, over the past 10 years, the number has risen from 25 percent to 67 percent. So, how well do they work?

Death toll drops on Colorado highways

Death toll drops on Colorado highways

1 / February 21, 2011 3:23 PM

The number of people killed on Colorado highways dropped five percent last year to 439. That’s part of a nine-year trend that is now saving more than 300 lives a year

CDOT: Colorado Highway fatalities down 16 percent in 2009

0 / January 14, 2010 3:18 PM

Nearly 100 fewer people died in fatal crashes on Colorado roads in 2009 than in 2008, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation – marking an almost 16 percent decline.

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