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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

Nursing Home Workers Posting Abusive Photos via Social Media

In a study published by The Washington Times and ProPublica, it was revealed that nursing home residents are suffering abuse via social media when staff members publish degrading nursing home pictures of residents. As a newer type of abuse, social media… Read More

Nissan Recalls 3.2 Million Vehicles Due to Airbag Problems

Nissan has announced the recall of 3.2 million vehicles in the U.S. due to malfunctions which could cause airbags not to work properly during a crash. Defective occupant sensing systems, which detect if a passenger is sitting in the front passenger seat… Read More

When Can You Collect Unemployment or Workers’ Compensation in AZ?

According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 44 percent of Arizona’s workers are not currently employed. In fact, Arizona ranks in the bottom ten U.S. states for percentage of workers who are gainfully employed. Many… Read More

Arizona has the Most Dangerous Railroad Crossings in the U.S.

According to data released yesterday by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Phoenix tops the list of U.S. cities with the most dangerous railroad crossings. Because Glendale also made the list, Arizona is the only state in the country to have more… 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

Two More Deaths Linked to Defective Takata Airbags Despite Recall Efforts

In the United States alone, a total of 11 innocent victims have lost their lives due to defective Takata airbags, as two recent deaths have been linked to the faulty product. Last month, a 17-year-old high school student from Richmond, Texas, died after… Read More

Honda Quietly Requested Takata Airbag Design Change in 2009

In recent months, faulty Takata airbags have spurred the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. Last week, it was discovered that Honda requested the airbags be redesigned in 2009, after they were linked to four deaths. However, Honda never reported… 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

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