Summer is finally beginning to wind down. For most of us, this time of year simply means cooler weather and watching the leaves change color. But for thousands of college students across Colorado, the months of August and September mean the return of daily lectures, all-nighters spent writing papers, and, of course, driving to and from campus each day.
As students return to college campuses across the state this autumn, we will once again see a significant increase in the number of cars, bicycles, and pedestrians on and around our streets. This increase in traffic, combined with Colorado’s already hilly roads, brings an increased risk of traffic accidents. With this in mind, it’s a good idea to be aware of any increased traffic congestion in your area as well as some of the most common traffic accidents involving college-aged students in order to keep yourself and your family safe this fall. [Read more…]