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Enjoying Spring Break in Colorado and Avoiding an Auto Accident in Denver

Mark A. Simon March 22, 2017

For some, spring break is spent on a beach somewhere basking in the sun. But for others, they want more. Colorado is one of the best places to travel to for a quality and fun vacation. Whether you are traveling with family or friends, there is something in the state for everyone. From exploring all that Colorado has to offer, to spring break safety tips learn more about these tips to avoid an auto accident in Denver.

Spring Break Activities in Colorado

Colorado is a beautiful state that is home to the southern part of the Rocky Mountains. It’s a large state that is a growing population. So, whether you live in the state or not, there is much to do here during spring break travels. First to add to your list is exploring downtown Denver. Take some time to eat and shop downtown on Larimer Street. Check out Union Station or Denver Central Market in RiNo. Love to ski or snowboard? There is a plethora of places across the state that you can enjoy skiing, especially at some of the country’s top ski resorts. Learn more about the 12 top-rated ski resorts in Colorado. Want to spend time in the water in an alternative way? Visit Colorado’s hot springs. The water is warm, even when the weather is cold. Last, take advantage of gorgeous mountain hiking experiences, or travel to a city that offers gondola rides to the top of a mountain for spectacular and breathtaking views.

Spring Break Safety Tips

Make sure you stay safe while traveling to Colorado. From adverse weather conditions while driving, to the high altitude in the mountains, it is important to plan and be prepared. Making sure your car has the correct type of tires, enough fluids and fuel. Also make sure you have several layers of clothing and enough food and water to last for a while. Because of the high altitude, it is important to stay hydrated. If you have never been to a high altitude before, talk to your doctor before your visit and get some ideas of what you can do if you experience this during your trips. For most, there can be a couple days needed to adjust but then you get acclimated. Take it easy, drink plenty of fluids and see a local doctor if something doesn’t feel right. Next, when hiking or spending time in the outdoors, make sure you are prepared with all essential supplies. Also, know your route so you do not get lost. Last, many places in Colorado are at high elevations. Even if the temperatures are cool, don’t forget to apply sunscreen.

Avoiding Car Accidents

As you travel through Colorado, you may experience snowy conditions or roads filled with twists and sharp turns. It is important to keep a safe distance between you and the car in front of you. Make sure you avoid all distractions as there can be many quick changes. In certain areas, like I-70 to Vail, there is only one way in and one way out meaning you could be stuck for hours if there is an accident. Be cautious when driving so you do not get involved in an accident and have patience if you are stuck in traffic. Find some relaxing music or a good podcast to help keep you alert and pass the time.While traveling throughout the state for spring break, learn more about common car accident types of personal injury in Denver cases. If you’ve been involved in a car accident, contact Mark A. Simon to represent you in your case. As your premier attorney in Denver, you can rest easy knowing your case will get the attention it deserves.