Traffic fatalities in Colorado drop in 2018 after six years of rising

After years of steadily increasing traffic fatalities in Colorado, the numbers may finally be starting to stabilize in 2018, according to data from the Colorado Department of Transportation. So far this year — relying on data last updated on Dec. 17 — Colorado has endured more than 582 fatalities on its roadways. And while that number is certainly more substantial than residents and state officials would like, it also represents a slight dip from recent years…