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Traffic Fatalities Drop in 2014 but Increase Dramatically in 2015

In 2014, traffic fatalities dropped to an all-time lowthe lowest number ever seen since record keeping first began in 1975. Unfortunately, this trend has not continued, as it is estimated that auto accidents and traffic fatalities have significantly… Read More

CDC Says Costco Chicken Salad Linked to E. coli Outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that 19 people have contracted a potentially deadly E. coli infection after consuming rotisserie chicken salad sold by wholesale retailer, Costco. Food poisoning from certain strains of E.… Read More

Majority of Pedestrian Accidents Involve Those in Wheelchairs

Data collected from recently conducted research shows wheelchair users are more likely to be killed in vehicle-pedestrian accidents than pedestrians who are walking or riding a bicycle. Additionally, the data shows a staggering amount of wheelchair-confined… Read More

Do You Want Teens Driving Big Rigs in Your State?

The trucking industry is currently trying to pass a bill that would lower the commercial driving age to 18, allowing teenagers to operate 80,000-pound vehicles. However, many are opposed to the bill, stating it will lead to a sharp increase in truck… Read More

Eight Ways to Travel Safely for Thanksgiving Day

As Thanksgiving Day approaches, you will likely be one of the 46.9 million Americans who plan on traveling for the holiday. In fact, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the most traveled day of the year in the United States. With increased traffic… Read More

Preparing Your Car for Winter Weather

Its that time of year when temperatures drop and snow begins to fall. In fact, snow fell in Flagstaff, Arizona this past week, making it difficult for drivers to safely navigate wintertime roadways. To avoid dangers during the chilly months ahead, its… Read More

Two Drivers Seriously Injured in Tempe Accident

A head-on collision in Tempe near Rural Road and Southern Avenue at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning left two drivers seriously injured. According to the Tempe Police Department, one vehicle was heading west on Southern Avenue when it crossed over the middle… Read More

DUI Car Accident Claims Life of Local Phoenix Man

Drugs and alcohol likely played a role in a tragic, two-vehicle accident in Phoenix early Wednesday morning that left one man dead and another behind bars. The victims family may file a wrongful death lawsuit, as their loved one lost their life as a result… Read More

What do Veterans Disability Ratings Mean?

Navigating the disability application process can be particularly confusing, especially if your disability is related to your military service. For example, in order to receive veterans benefits, you must first prove a relationship between your disability… Read More

Takata May Expand Airbag Recall

Already the largest auto recall in U.S. history, the Takata airbag recall is likely to expand as investigators plan to include vehicles manufactured by General Motors (GM) and Volkswagen. The largest airbag manufacturer in the world is also losing clients.… Read More

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