Denver’s Distracted Drivers
The Sawaya Law Firm releases “Denver’s Distracted Drivers” - an educational video sharing some shocking statistics on distracted driving in Denver. The Denver-based personal injury law firm and it’s staff decided to find out – “How many drivers are driving distracted in Denver? Really?”
By setting up staff-run experiments at four intersections across Denver, Sawaya’s “Driving Distracted Brigade” tallied all of the cars passing within a set amount of time, and documented each instance of distracted driving. After just ten minutes, the results were shocking -
Alameda and Federal – 13% Distraction Rate
Hampden and Monaco – 11% Distraction Rate
17th and Colorado Blvd. – 23% Distraction Rate
Havana and Colfax - 48% Distraction Rate
According to this study, the majority of drivers in Denver choose to drive without distractions! And while the dangers of distracted driving are real and should not be underplayed, the real story here is that distraction-free driving is the popular choice in Colorado!