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Arizona’s Lax Texting-and-Driving Rules Targeted During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which has prompted safety advocates and local law enforcement officers to bring awareness to Arizona’s dangerously lenient rules regarding distracted driving. Currently, there are no bans on using cellphones… Read More

Wrong-way Crash Injures Five Despite Preventative Efforts

A wrong-way collision Sunday morning has local officials concerned that recent safety incentives may not be enough to decrease the rising number of such accidents in the Phoenix area. Five people were injured in Sunday’s crash, including three children,… Read More

Phoenix Driver Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash in Glendale

While impairment was not a factor in yesterday’s fatal crash in Glendale, police are still investigating the possibility that distracted driving may have contributed to the accident. Shortly before 7:30 a.m., the driver of a Lexus made a left-hand turn… Read More

History of Falls Increases Accident Risk Among Older Drivers

According to a new study conducted by the AAA Foundation, older drivers who have experienced one or more falling episodes are more likely to crash their vehicles, as opposed to motorists in the same age group who have not experienced a fall. Because… Read More

Motorcycle Thief Leads Phoenix Police on Two Hour Chase

On Tuesday, a man on a stolen motorcycle led police on a lengthy chase throughout Phoenix. The chase began at high speeds but quickly decelerated after the man realized that police were not chasing him, but rather they were following him in “surveillance… Read More

Girl Hit by Red Light Runner While Walking to School

In yet another incident of careless driving in Peoria, AZ, a 16 year-old girl was struck by a vehicle that ran a red light as she was walking to school Tuesday morning. The extent of the girl’s injuries are not known at this time; however, medical responders… Read More

Injuries Sustained After Wrong Way Accident on SR 347

Several motorists sustained injuries following a two-vehicle accident on State Route 347 near Maricopa on Friday. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the accident was caused by a wrong way driver. Wrong way crashes have increasingly… Read More

Two Dead in El Mirage, AZ After Not Wearing Seat Belts

A one-vehicle rollover accident claimed the lives of two Arizona residents early yesterday morning in the Phoenix suburb of El Mirage. Local law enforcement officials have determined the victims were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash. While… Read More

Driver Who Caused Fatal Accident on I-17 Charged with Second Degree Murder

A 33-year-old woman has been charged with second degree murder after causing a fatal motorcycle wreck on I-17 near Happy Valley Road Tuesday, Feb. 16. The victim, a 57-year-old man from Phoenix, was hit by Leith Monroe’s Dodge Stratus just after midnight.… Read More

Arizona, Entire U.S. Sees Spike in Traffic Fatalities

For almost fifteen years, the estimated number of fatal car accidents on our nation’s highways has been in a slow-but-steady decline. However, an announcement made last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that… Read More

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