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Summer Heat Can Contribute to Tire Failure

The Phoenix area is already experiencing excessive heat with record-breaking temperatures expected over the weekend. AAA Arizona has reminded drivers to check their vehicle's fluids before each trip to avoid the possibility of a breakdown during a hot… Read More

Speeding Car Crashes into Phoenix Apartment Complex

One person is dead after a vehicle crashed into a Phoenix apartment building in the early morning hours of May 31. Police had tried to pull over the driver at 27th Avenue and Thomas Road for a faulty light, but he continued to flee. Police stopped chasing… Read More

Thirty-Eight Million Americans Expected to Travel on Memorial Day Weekend

AAA is estimating that 38 million people will be traveling this Memorial Day weekend; it is the second highest Memorial Day travel estimated since 2005. Likely brought on by low gas prices, about 700,000 more people will travel this year compared to… Read More

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents Increasing

So far in 2016, motorcycle accident deaths are on the rise in Arizona, climbing four percent over last year. Nearly 17 percent of all fatal traffic accidents this year have involved motorcycles. The Arizona Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Foundation is… Read More

Phoenix Collision Report Details Most Dangerous Intersections

The City of Phoenix Street Transportation Department has released its 2014 Comprehensive Traffic Collision Summary and it details the most dangerous intersections in the city. Overall, in the city of Phoenix, nearly 26,000 accidents were reported in… Read More

Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident Leaves AZ Woman Fighting for Her Life

A tragic hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian has left a Tempe woman battling serious, life-threatening injuries. According to officers from the Tempe Police Department (TPD), the accident occurred at the intersection of Priest Drive and Broadway… Read More

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

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