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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

New Study Ranks Arizona Drivers as the Most Aggressive in U.S.

Two of Arizona’s cities, Phoenix and Tucson, have been named as the leading cities with the most aggressive drivers in the U.S. The findings were reported in a study conducted by Automatic, a San Francisco-based connected car company. Automatic concluded… Read More

Proposed Bill to Change Drug and Alcohol Testing after Severe Traffic Accidents Gains Political Support

A proposed Arizona bill that would change alcohol and drug testing procedures has gained recent Senate support. An Arizona state Senate committee has voted unanimously in favor of Senate Bill 1054, known as “Joe’s Law.” The proposed bill would require… Read More

Over-the-Air Updates May Change NHTSA Auto Recall Procedures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is considering making changes to its procedures involving auto safety recalls due to the rise of over-the-air update technology in new vehicles. The NHTSA’s consideration to re-evaluate its procedures… Read More

Why Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer?

Truck accidents can result in traumatic injuries with long-term consequences. These accidents may also be more complicated than the average car accident, and often require an attorney who is experienced in transportation and common carrier laws. An attorney… Read More

More Than 1,600 Wrong-Way Incidents Reported in Arizona

There have been more than 1,600 incidents of drivers traveling in the wrong lane reported to Arizona law enforcement officials in 2016, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (ADPS). Of the 1,600 reported incidents of wrong-way driving,… Read More

Drowsy Driving Increases Accident Risks

A report released by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that drivers who sleep less than the recommended seven hours a night greatly increase their risk of being in a car accident. The findings are a cause for concern as traffic fatalities have… Read More

Arizona Ranks Among the Nation’s Top 10 Worst Drivers

Arizona has tied with Alabama as having the eighth worst drivers in the U.S., according to an annual study conducted by carinsurancecomparison.com. The study uses data collected from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety… Read More

Arizona Law Enforcement Launches Holiday DUI Enforcement

Arizona law enforcement officials have launched annual holiday DUI enforcement and sober designated driver campaigns in an effort to reduce impaired driving during the holiday season. Federal, state and local officials have teamed up for heightened enforcement… Read More

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