I-10 Dust Storm Turns Deadly

Six people lost their lives in a massive, 25 car crash on I-10, near the Arizona-New Mexico border yesterday. Law enforcement officials say winds and a dust storm quickly blew in on westbound I-10 near Lordsburg, New Mexico, around 5 p.m. The pileup included 18 commercial trucks and seven passenger…

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What Apple is Doing to Prevent Distracted Driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, eight people are killed each day in crashes involving distracted driving. To help prevent such tragedies, Apple is getting ready to introduce a new iPhone feature in the fall to help users resist the urge to answer a text message while behind…

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Arizona Roads Earn a Dismal Grade

Arizona roads need improvement; a fact most of us already know. A new national report by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) says Arizona roads aren't making the grade. Arizona's roads earned a barely passing D+ from theĀ ASCE. Our roadway system includes 60,000 miles of roadway, moving 6 million…

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Self Driving Uber Cars Debut in Tempe

Self-driving vehicles have come to Arizona and are roaming about in Tempe. Back in December, Uber announced that Arizona would be a test area for self-driving cars. Governor Doug Ducey welcomed the new technology to the state, saying that Arizona wants to be a part of the vision of the…

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Arizona Legislature Disappoints on Distracted Driving Ban

The Arizona legislature is taking a baby step towards banning texting and driving. Senate Bill 1080 would forbid teen drivers from using a cellphone or other "communications device" for the first six months that they have their license. If this bill passes the Legislature, it will take effect in 2018.…

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Oro Valley’s New “Hands-Free” Ordinance

Oro Valley drivers will need to put their phones down while behind the wheel from now on as a new "hands-free" ordinance goes into effect Friday, January 6th, with awareness enforcement starting on Monday, January 9th. Oro Valley police will start giving out warnings to drivers to educate them about…

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