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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

A Driver's "Sixth Sense" is Impaired when Texting

Texting behind the wheel has been shown to impact the manual, visual, and cognitive functions of a driver. Now, a new study theorizes that this distraction could also impair a driver’s so-called sixth sense; their ability to quickly adapt when facing… Read More

Wrong Way Crash on I-10 Causes Three Deaths

Three people were fatally injured in a head-on, wrong way crash on Interstate 10 near Tonopah on Friday, June 17. According to the Department of Public Safety (DPS), two women and one man died during the accident while another person was rushed to the… Read More

High Speed Limits Causing More Fatal Accidents

In a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), rising speed limits have been tied to 33,000 deaths during the last twenty years. An additional 1,900 fatalities occurred in 2013 alone, cancelling out the amount of lives saved by frontal… Read More

Two Overnight Crashes Lead to One Death and Several Injuries

One person is dead and four others were injured in two separate overnight accidents in Phoenix on June 9. Officials are still investigating an early morning head-on accident reported at 29th Avenue and Union Hills Drive. Three people were taken to the… Read More

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