Bicycle Colorado is sponsoring a petition to increase penalties for people driving a cars who seriously injure people. In Colorado, a driver convicted of seriously injuring a child or adult is typically able to walk out of court and keep on driving.
Bicycle Colorado is bicylists’ primary organization lobbying at the state level and is working to have a bill sponsored in support of stronger penalties.
Full Text of Petition: I support safe streets. A driver who is convicted of seriously injuring a child or adult should not be able to continue driving the next day. We need stiffer penalties to keep our communities safe.