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New Arizona Law Bans Teen Drivers From Using Cell Phones

Research has established that new teen drivers have higher accident rates compared to more experienced motorists. Different states have tackled this problem with a wide variety of legislation. Many have adopted graduated licensing programs, which restrict the number of passengers a teen driver may transport or the hours they may drive. The Arizona state legislature...

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Arizona Considers Bill to Allow Motorcycle Lane Splitting

Lane splitting is the controversial practice of legally allowing motorcycles to ride between lanes of traffic. According to the Wall Street Journal, this practice is currently only allowed in California, but other states are considering allowing lane splitting. Arizona is now joining the debate as well. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident...

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Wrong-Way Crashes Are a Fatal Problem for Phoenix Drivers

Arizona has seen a recent uptick in wrong-way collisions. This alarming trend has caused an increasing number of fatalities to Phoenix drivers. Salon.com reports that Arizona only had seven wrong-way crashes in 2014 and two in 2015. Yet so far this year, there have already been 14, and 2017 is not yet over. Learn more...

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Drivers Can Still Be Negligent While Using a Smartphone "Do Not Disturb" Feature

Arizonans are not immune to the dangers of distracted driving. The roads of Phoenix experience countless accidents every day, and distracted driving is responsible for a substantial number of injuries and fatalities.  Navigation and entertainments systems in vehicles, as well as the ubiquitous smartphone, provide ample temptation for drivers to divert their attention from the...

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Arizona Ranked Third for Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in 2016

Drivers who are increasingly distracted are one of the main catalysts for the uptick in motor vehicle accidents and related deaths in recent years. However, another phenomenon is believed to be driving an uptick in pedestrian accident deaths: Distracted walking. Data collected in the first half of last year by the Governors Highway Safety Association...

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