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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

Report Shows that Many Fatal Crashes with Teenagers Happen at Night

Restricting teenagers from driving at night could reduce the number of fatal crashes they are involved in, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). From 2009 to 2014, one-third of fatal crashes involving… Read More

One Dead in Garbage Truck Crash on Route 87 Near Coolidge

There was a fatal truck accident on Route 87 last Thursday morning involving a garbage truck that collided with a car, sending the car off the road. Truck accidents often cause deaths and serious injuries because these vehicles are very large and they… Read More

Two Teens Seriously Hurt After Car Crashes into Power Pole

Two people were injured in an accident early Friday morning when a 19-year-old driver crashed a car carrying four passengers into a power pole at the 29th Street and Beverly Lane intersection. The driver may have been drinking alcohol before the crash… Read More

Arizona Has Seven of the Twenty Best Cities for Drivers

Seven of the top 20 best cities for drivers are right here in Arizona, according to a new study conducted by WalletHub. The study ranked seven Arizona cities in the top 15 for traffic conditions and infrastructure quality, while two cities, Chandler and… Read More

Police Issue Safety Tips After Pokémon Go Car Accident

Within the first week the game has been available, several accidents involving Pokemon Go have pushed police to issue safety tips to drivers and pedestrians. The police department in Auburn, New York issued safety guidelines after a 28-year-old man crashed… Read More

Phoenix Drivers Get High Marks in Allstate Report

Phoenix received high marks in Allstate’s 12th annual “America’s Best Drivers Report,” released last month. The report ranks 200 of America’s largest cities based on their frequency of car accidents. Phoenix ranked number 70 overall and number one in… Read More

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