Medicare/Medicaid and Insurance Coverage

Medicare/Medicaid and Insurance Coverage

As we get older and more and more people move to Medicare for insurance, the question often arises: Does Medicare pay for car accident injuries?  There are many websites out there that cover this information, and we’ve gathered several of them here for you. The most basic answer is that Medicare is a payor of last resort, so if you have other insurance that covers […]

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Motorcycle Insurance – What you Need to Know

Motorcycle Insurance – What you Need to Know

This article from Esurance.com explains all you need to know about buying Motorcycle Insurance. If you’re looking to purchase a motorcycle, you’ll need the insurance to go with it.  Here’s a snippet from the article: If you’re considering a motorcycle purchase, be sure to include insurance in your cost estimating equation. Even though there are a few states – Montana, Washington and Florida – that don’t […]

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

Summertime is here and that means road trips, weekend getaways, and festivals.  We’ve compiled some summer driving tips to help you enjoy that vacation instead of being stuck on the side of the road. BEFORE YOU LEAVE Before you start off on your trip, make sure to thoroughly check your car’s fluids: coolant levels, oil, etc.  Also check the AC, tires and transmission to make […]

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5 questions to ask your accident attorney

5 questions to ask your accident attorney

When choosing an attorney to represent you after a car or motorcycle accident injury, you may want to ask some questions first.  Answers to some of these auto accident questions for Rick Wagner can be found here.  Still, a few other questions to consider might be: How long have you practiced? Finding an experienced attorney for your auto injury case is crucial. Knowing that the […]

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Colorado’s ATV laws

Colorado’s ATV laws

When it comes to ATV laws in Colorado, it’s best to do your research.  Here we’ve provided links to several sites with information about ATV laws in the state of Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife provides information on Colorado’s Off-Highway Vehicle program.  “Before your adventure begins, familiarize yourself with Colorado’s Off-Highway Vehicle Program, and its related information and brochures on this Website, to ensure your safety […]

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Tips for driving when it’s raining

Tips for driving when it’s raining

Did you know that, according to the NHTSA, 46% of weather-related accidents happen when it’s raining? That’s over 2x more than happen when it’s snowing or icy out.  In most situations, drivers slow down when there is snow or ice on the roads.  Often drivers don’t consider rain to be as hazardous and therefore don’t slow down. One hazard that drivers face when it’s raining is […]

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Best Tires for Winter Driving

While we’ve provided you with tips for winter driving we haven’t provided you with much information on gear for driving.  Tires, of course can make a huge difference in whether or not you make it safely to work on days when Colorado roads are not only snow-covered, but icy too. We like this information provided by Gear Patrol on the 15 best winter tires for 2016. […]

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Most Common Winter Accidents and Causes of Winter Accidents

Most Common Winter Accidents and Causes of Winter Accidents

  It’s winter here in Grand Junction and that means snow, ice and lower visibility when driving.  All of these things can add up to an increase in car accidents and car accident injuries.  Here are some of the most common causes of winter accidents and the most common winter car accidents: Cause: Slippery Roads – it’s possible that your town, like ours, doesn’t have […]

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Quote Wizard’s List of Best and Worst Drivers by State

Quote Wizard’s List of Best and Worst Drivers by State

  We’ll keep our thoughts to ourselves on which states have the best and worst drivers, but Quote Wizard’s article on the topic does validate this thought: Here in Colorado we need to be more vigilant than ever when we’re driving.  We’ve all seen people in Grand Junction run red lights, fail to stop at stop signs, and speed down North Avenue.  If you haven’t, […]

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Tips for Winter Driving

Tips for Winter Driving

Winter is upon us and, whether we like or not, with winter comes winter driving: snow, ice, salt, and other drivers. We’ve included 10 tips here for winter driving safety to hopefully help you avoid an auto injuries or auto accidents. As always, this information is intended simply for basic educational information; always consult your vehicle manual for information on braking and your car’s specific […]

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