Highway Fatalities Increase After Years of Decline

  Despite safer cars, highway fatalities are on the rise. Blame smartphone apps. Over the past 40 years, national highway fatalities have been in a steady decline. Today's cars are safer than ever, driver’s education is widespread, and millions of dollars are invested in safe-driving public service announcements like AT&T’s “It…

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Construction Zone

A motorcycle crash has claimed the life of another Tucson rider this past weekend. The crash occurred early Sunday morning on the south side of Tucson, near I-19. The motorcyclist died in a single motorcycle crash in a construction zone at West Ajo Way and South Kostka Avenue. The Arizona Department…

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A Deadly Week on the Arizona Highways

It was a rough week on the Arizona highways. Tucson saw a multi-vehicle accident on I-10 this week that ended three lives, including a 12-year-old girl. The accident occurred Tuesday morning on westbound I-10 near Prince and Ruthrauff roads. The tragedy closed parts of I-10 for hours as first responders…

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Was Roadway Defect A Factor in Your Car Crash?

Motor vehicle crashes claimed the lives of an estimated 40,000 people in 2016, an increase of six percent over 2015, according to the National Safety Council. One principal cause of car crashes can be a roadway defect. What are some common road defects? -Defective road construction -Faulty road design -Wrong…

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Smile For the School Bus Cameras

Summer is over, and kids are back in school. School buses pick up and drop off children, with flashing red lights and an extended stop sign on the left. Unfortunately, not everyone stops for school buses, as required by law. Across the U.S. some school districts are mounting cameras on…

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What You Need to Know About Motorcycle Accidents

Arizona has a high number of motorcycle riders, who can usually ride in generally good weather. Motorcycle registrations in Arizona have risen nearly 25% since 2011, putting more cyclists on the road than ever. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents are also on the rise. Increase in Tucson Motorcycle Fatalities Tucson police have…

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