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Distracted Driving Causes More Deadly Wrecks in Denver Colorado than DUIs

While it may be surprising to learn that distracted driving causes more deadly crashes in CO than drunk driving, it makes a little more sense in light of these facts, a Denver car accident attorney explains.

About 200 more people were killed by distracted drivers than drunk drivers in Colorado in 2013 (the most recent year for which data is available), according to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).

This finding seems to underscore how distracted driving is becoming a far bigger problem than drunk driving in Colorado and throughout the U.S.

And why law enforcement authorities, transportation regulators and other safety officials are becoming increasingly focused on curbing distracted driving and getting motorists to focus on the roads.

A Closer Look at the Distracted Driving Problem

While the above finding about distracted driving may be surprising, it makes more sense in light of the following points:

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