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745 lives lost on Colorado roads in 2022

745 lives lost on Colorado roads in 2022

      Most roadway deaths since 1981   STATEWIDE — In 2022, Colorado lost 745 lives to traffic fatalities, the most roadway deaths in the state since 1981, according to preliminary data. This is a 57% increase from just 10 years ago and includes a record number of pedestrians and motorcyclists. Today, CDOT, Colorado […]

CDOT Launches Campaign To Address Seat Belt Crisis in Colorado

  STATEWIDE—In 2015, Colorado saw an alarming spike in traffic fatalities, totaling 545 fatalities, compared to 488 in 2014—an 11.7 percent increase. Even more telling: the 15 percent of Coloradans who don’t buckle up represent 52 percent, or 181, of all 2015 passenger vehicle fatalities.  In response, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is launching […]