Drivers on Colorado roads and highways have a duty of reasonable care to others on the road. Motorists may violate this duty when they do any of the following:
- Failing to see what is plainly visible on the road.
- Failing to maintain a careful lookout for other traffic and pedestrians.
- Failing to operate a motor vehicle with reasonable care.
- Failing to account for the grade, width, road conditions, visibility, weather and other traffic on the road.
- Driving while distracted – for example, texting.
- Driving while intoxicated or impaired.
- Failing to yield the right of way
- Following too closely