Auto Accident Blog Posts

7 Defensive Driving Tips to Avoid a Car Accident

You can never predict the actions of other motorists sharing the roadway. Because of this, driving defensively can help you identify and appropriately respond to threats to ensure your safety. The Phillips Law Group’s Phoenix car accident attorneys have… Read More

What to do if Your Wrist was Injured in a Car Accident

One of your first instincts during a traffic collision in Arizona may be to grab hold of a steady surface, such your steering wheel or dashboard, and brace for impact. Although this is a normal reaction for many car accident victims, it places your wrists… Read More

Arizona Plans to Execute New Wrong-Way Driving Detection System

After the seventh wrong-way accident involving injuries or fatalities in Arizona so far this year, renewed focus is being placed on efforts to prevent wrong way drivers. Last week, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced plans to install… Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Begins

Distracted driving has become an all too common habit among U.S. drivers. As the number of auto-related fatalities increased to the highest reported number in nearly a decade, traffic safety advocates are raising concerns over the public’s dangerous… Read More

Two Fatal Car Accidents Within One Hour on the Same Phoenix Road

Three people have died, including a seven-year-old boy, after two separate traffic collisions that involved multiple vehicles on 43rd Ave. in Phoenix on Sunday.  The Phoenix Police Department is investigating both incidences and believe either speed… Read More

AAA Survey Reveals Self-Driving Cars Make U.S. Drivers Feel Unsafe

A new report from AAA revealed that while many U.S. drivers desire autonomous technologies in their new vehicle, the majority still feel uneasy about sharing the road with a self-driving car. Auto safety experts have routinely praised innovative technologies,… Read More

2016 Experienced the Largest Number of Auto Deaths Since 2007

According to preliminary figures from the National Safety Council (NSC), an estimated 40,000 people were killed in fatal auto accidents in 2016, marking a six percent increase from the previous year and a 14 percent rise since 2014. 2016 displayed the… Read More

Millennials Rated as Worst Generation of Drivers by AAA Study

A study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that millennials, ages 19 to 24-years-old, are the age group most likely to engage in poor driving habits. AAA researchers analyzed several generations of drivers and their likelihood… Read More

Arizona Rated One of the Most Dangerous States for Drivers

Arizona has been rated as one of the worst states in the U.S. for driver and passenger protection due to the lack of traffic safety laws. The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS), a consumer-based group, released its annual Roadmap Report of… Read More

Arizona Bill Hopes to Ban Teens from Using Electronic Devices while Driving

An Arizona Senate committee has approved a bill that would ban teens from using electronic devices while driving during the first six months after acquiring a driver's license. Senate Bill 1080 is Arizona's latest attempt at a small step toward banning… Read More

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