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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Will Arizona Finally Raise Insurance Minimums?

In 1972 the classic movie "The Godfather" hit theaters, Don McLean sang about Buddy Holly in "American Pie" and Nixon was president. That same year, the Arizona legislature established our current insurance coverage minimums, and the minimums have never changed. The world has changed since 1972. There was an assumption that…

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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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The Risks of Handling an Accident Claim Without a Lawyer

Do I Need A Lawyer? Perhaps you have recently been involved in a car accident. The injuries may not have been too severe. The damage to your vehicle may be somewhat minor. You may be thinking of hiring a lawyer or maybe handling the claim on your own. You should…

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