Preparing Your Car for a Colorado Winter

As we transition to winter here in the Colorado Rockies, the roads will continue to become more dangerous for inexperienced drivers. Every year, thousands of individuals get in avoidable wrecks on our roadways, but the good news is that a bit of preparation can do wonders for your safety and the safety of others this [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:52+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Accident, Automobile, Blog|Comments Off on Preparing Your Car for a Colorado Winter

The Smartphone Feature That Could Save Your Life

By now, you probably know that using a smartphone while driving is dangerous. In many states, it is even illegal to text and drive or use a handheld device. Yet, every single day approximately 481,000 drivers continue to use their cell phones while driving. These distractions led to more than 3,450 fatalities in 2016 and [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:53+00:00June 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Colorado Springs Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys|Tags: |Comments Off on The Smartphone Feature That Could Save Your Life

The Cannabis Conversation Campaign is Underway in Colorado

There has been a rise in Colorado car accident fatalities involving marijuana since the state first legalized pot. Now, Colorado Department of Transportation officials are surveying residents to see how they feel about driving under the influence of pot and the risks they all face on Colorado roads. The Cannabis Conversation is the name of the [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:53+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Colorado Springs DUI Car Accident Lawyers|Tags: |Comments Off on The Cannabis Conversation Campaign is Underway in Colorado

Chain Reaction Accidents in Colorado Springs

Two people were injured in a recent chain reaction accident in Colorado Spring that investigators say involved over a dozen cars. Early in April, police responded to an accident on the I-25. When the driver of the first car got out of his car, he was hit by a third car. At least 9 other [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:53+00:00May 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Colorado Springs Chain Reaction Accident Lawyers|Tags: |Comments Off on Chain Reaction Accidents in Colorado Springs

New Study on Distracted Driving Behavior Sheds Light

Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous, and caused 3,450 deaths alone in the US in 2016, as well as 391,000 injuries, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). But are drivers even aware of how distracted they can be, when they’re driving? In a recent study on distracted driving behavior, the 2018 Travelers Risk [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:54+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Colorado Springs Distracted Driving Accident Attorneys|Tags: |Comments Off on New Study on Distracted Driving Behavior Sheds Light

Rector Law Firm Proudly Sponsors the Veterans Recognition Ride

The Rector Law Firm is a proud sponsor of the Defenders of Freedom Veterans Recognition Ride. Started in 2008 by Colorado Springs Realtor Brian L. A. Wess, the all volunteer, non-profit event is a tribute to the men and women who have served in the U.S. Military, and a recognition of those serving at Pikes Peak [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:54+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Defenders of Freedom, Veterans Recognition Ride|Tags: , |Comments Off on Rector Law Firm Proudly Sponsors the Veterans Recognition Ride

Dangerous Intersections in Falcon, Colorado

Accidents in Falcon are unfortunately more common than many people realize. El Paso County itself has had 70 fatal traffic accidents in 2017 alone, resulting in 77 deaths. This is the highest number of fatalities in the entire state of Colorado. In particular, there are numerous intersections that are considered rather dangerous due to driver [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:54+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Falcon Car Accident Attorneys|Tags: |Comments Off on Dangerous Intersections in Falcon, Colorado

Drunk Driving in Colorado Springs – How Bad is the Problem?

Police are cracking down on drunk driving in Colorado Springs, and for good reason. Drunk driving kills. Yet, in Colorado, people are still driving after they’ve had too much to drink. Since the start of the new year more than 800 people in Colorado were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol – during just [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:54+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Colorado Springs DUI Accident Attorneys|Tags: |Comments Off on Drunk Driving in Colorado Springs – How Bad is the Problem?

Sunroof Dangers – Should There be Regulation?

There are currently no government regulations that govern possible and surprisingly common sunroof dangers, including rules that require a sunroof (either closed or open) to keep someone inside the vehicle during a crash. This is despite the fact that hundreds of people each year are forcibly ejected from their sunroofs during car accidents. Even worse, [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:54+00:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, CO Springs Accident Injury Attorneys, Sunroof Related Car Accidents|Tags: |Comments Off on Sunroof Dangers – Should There be Regulation?

Are Millennials the Riskiest Drivers?

Are Millennials the riskiest drivers? A new study seems to think so! The study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety asked drivers to self-report whether they had engaged in speeding, red light running, or texting in the last 30 days alone. Drivers between the ages of 19 and 24 had the highest percentage [...]

By |2018-11-14T18:41:55+00:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Colorado Springs Distracted Driving Accident Lawyers|Tags: |Comments Off on Are Millennials the Riskiest Drivers?