Proposed Bills that Could Impact Arizona Drivers

The Arizona Legislature is working on a variety of potential new laws that if passed, will affect Arizona drivers. Wrong-way driving Wrong way driving accidents are catastrophic and often fatal. Rep. Eddie Farnsworth, R-Gilbert, has proposed House Bill 2243 to reduce the number of wrong-way drivers. If the bill becomes…

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Is Arizona Finally Ready to Ban Texting & Driving?

The State of Texas, like it's neighbor, Arizona, was one of the last states to balk at passing a law against texting and driving. Texas' elected officials hesitated for years to join 46 other states in banning drivers from texting, reading emails or using the internet behind the wheel. Last…

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How Side Guards Could Help Save Lives

According to numbers compiled by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), almost 4,000 people die, and an estimated 95,000 are injured every year in crashes involving large trucks on U.S. highways. 71 percent of those who died were occupants of other vehicles, while 11 were pedestrians, bicyclists, and…

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Arizona Earns Another Red Rating

For the fifth straight year, Arizona was one of the worst states in the country for highway safety, based on the state‚Äôs comparative lack of driving-safety laws. According to the annual report from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (AHAS), Arizona has a long way to go towards improving highway…

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I-19 Claims Two Lives to Start 2018

Interstate 19, south of Tucson, has claimed two lives, just two days into 2018. Two people died and four people injured when the pickup truck they were riding in crashed on northbound I-19 Tuesday morning. At least two people were ejected from the vehicle when the pickup truck rolled into…

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How Safe Are the Trucks in Arizona?

Many of us have seen large trucks, such as semi-trucks and trailers, driving too fast or in a dangerous manner. Arizona has heavy truck traffic, as truckers frequently use Interstate 10 to move goods and produce cross country. How safe are the trucks that use our highways? Ask an Arizona…

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