If you're playing with a neighbor's puppy or engaging in a friendly game of tug-o-war with your best friend's dog, accidents may happen. What's a tiny nip between friends, right?
A 57-year-old man was killed in Lakewood in a tragic accident on Jan. 13. He was walking along the southbound side of Wadsworth Boulevard at the West Florida Avenue intersection when he was hit by more than one vehicle. He died at the scene.
As a pedestrian, you should do whatever it takes to avoid an accident with a motor vehicle. You can only imagine the pain and suffering that results from being part of this type of accident.
You're a pedestrian at many times of the day. From the time you spend in the parking lot at the grocery store to the many miles you jog in the evening, you should never lose sight of the dangers of being a pedestrian and the steps you can take to protect yourself.
As a bicycle commuter, you enjoy the fact that you don't have to drive your car or use public transportation to reach your destination.
If you spend enough time on the roadways of Colorado, you'll find yourself in close proximity to commercial trucks, all of which are bigger than the vehicle you're driving.