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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

NHTSA Guidelines Target Cellphone Distracted Driving

A new set of guidelines has been released to prevent cellphone use and other forms of distracted driving by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). With the holiday season underway, millions of… Read More

Increased Travel Expected for Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches, more Arizonans will be traveling than last year for the holiday, according to AAA. With additional traffic on the roads, more caution is necessary to prevent auto accidents. Approximately 19 million Americans will be hitting… Read More

How to Determine Who is at Fault in a Car Accident

Determining who is responsible for a car accident may not be as simple as it seems. While it is necessary to discover who is at fault, your word is often not enough to convince insurance companies to provide the necessary amount of coverage for your claim. When… Read More

Two Die in Possible Street Racing Crash Early Monday Morning

Two people died and another is in critical condition after an early Monday morning crash that may have involved street racing. The crash happened at 4 a.m. on Central Avenue near Butler Drive. The driver of one car lost control and crashed into a tree… Read More

Survey: Drivers Who Are Distracted Still Consider Themselves Safe Drivers

Distracted driving has become a growing threat to driver safety, as there was an 8.8 percent increase in fatal accidents related to distracted driving from 2014 to 2015, according to data released last month by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… Read More

Arizona School Buses Have One of the Highest Inspection-Failure Rates in Country

According to a recent investigation by The Arizona Republic, nearly three of 10 school buses did not pass 2015 safety inspections due to major defects. The inspection failure rate in 2015 was almost double what it was in 2013, jumping from 15.4 to around… Read More

New Study Finds That Road Debris Caused 200,000 Car Accidents

More than 200,000 car accidents that occurred between 2011 and 2014 involved road debris, and these accidents caused 500 deaths and 39,000 injuries, according to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. These types of car crashes have… Read More

Drowsy Driving Killed 5,000 People Last Year, New Report Says

The Governors Highway Safety Organization (GHSO) released a new report showing that drowsy driving is a growing threat to your safety as an estimated 5,000 people were killed in drowsy-driving accidents last year. The report, titled “Wake Up Call! Understanding… Read More

Rear-end Car Crash May Have Been Caused by Distracted Driver

Late Wednesday night, three people were taken to the hospital after a rear-end collision that Phoenix police believe was caused by a distracted driver. A Hyundai waiting at a red light on 40th Street and Indian School Road was rear-ended so hard that… Read More

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