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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Arizona’s Outdated Insurance Minimums

Every state has different car insurance minimums. Before you can register a vehicle in Arizona, you must show proof of financial responsibility, also known as auto insurance. In Arizona, you must maintain two types of coverage: "Bodily injury" (which pays for bodily injury to others for which you become legally…

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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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New Arizona Laws That Could Impact You

A host of new Arizona laws goes into effect on August 9th, 2017. Here is a list of some of the new laws that could impact you: SB 1080 Texting and Driving Prohibits drivers under the age of 18 from using cell phones while driving during the first six months…

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