Dust Detection and a Dangerous Stretch

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has started work on a dust detection system that it hopes will reduce the number of collisions caused by dust storms on a stretch of Interstate 10. ADOT is installing equipment for long- and short-range radar and closed-circuit video cameras to help the department…

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Median Crossover Crash Injures Thirteen

Arizona had yet another median crossover crash this past Friday, involving 13 people and this time, an Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) vehicle was involved in the incident. The crash occurred on Interstate 40, an east-west Interstate that crosses Northern Arizona. The driver of a minivan lost control of her vehicle…

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I-10 Crossover Crash Turns Deadly

A portion of Interstate 10 was closed for hours yesterday as Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers investigated a multi-vehicle, fatal crossover crash near Picacho. The fatal crash involved two semi trucks and other vehicles and closed the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 near Marana, causing a 10-mile backup…

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State Senator Survives I-40 Crash

Arizona Senator Steve Smith and a campaign staffer walked away from a violent I-40 crash Sunday after a campaign appearance at a parade on the Navajo Nation. Smith, who is running for a seat in Congress, told The Arizona Republic he was riding shotgun in an SUV driven by campaign…

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Green Valley Woman Dies in Crossover Collision

A Green Valley woman lost her life on US 93 Monday afternoon in a three vehicle crossover collision. The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) confirmed that the crash occurred about 1:15 pm near milepost 29, about 30 miles south of Las Vegas. A Ford SUV traveling northbound suffered a…

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Arizona Motor Vehicle Deaths Rose to 962 in 2016

  The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has released their crash report for 2016. Traffic fatalities rose dramatically for the second year in a row. 962 people died in car crashes in Arizona, 67 more than 2015. The overall increase in deaths follows a disturbing national trend. ADOT's annual crash…

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