This is probably hard to believe, but it appears that texting is not actually one of the most common causes of distracted driving on Arizona highways. The Arizona Department of Public Safety this week released statistics on distracted driving that the agency has been compiling all year, as part of ... More >>
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery's new campaign to prevent people from leaving kids and pets in hot cars leaves one interesting thing out -- Montgomery's name. Not one to turn a serious crisis into opportunity, Montgomery says he doesn't want "to mix up the message" by making it look like h ... More >>
Out of the largest metro areas in the country, the Phoenix metro area is one of the most dangerous for pedestrians.Recently released National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics show Phoenix is near the top in pedestrian deaths, but that's partly because Phoenix is one of the biggest ci ... More >>
A national highway-safety group says Arizona's road-safety laws are not very good.Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety says Arizona is one of 11 states with "a dangerous lack of basic safety laws."
Jack Hegarty, the former No. 2 man at the Arizona Department of Public Safety until his demotion in October, has left the agency while still under internal investigation. His retirement was made effective today, DPS spokesman Bart Graves tells New Times, confirming a tip we received today about the ... More >>
krmg.comRemember the gimmicky "Click it or ticket" program, compliments of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration? Apparently there wasn't enough clicking, or police departments across the country needed a reason to ask for more money, because the program is now new an ... More >>
By Ray Stern Within a few short years, accidents like the one that happened to Ashley Mortensen last night will be less common. Just as breakaway steering columns, safety glass and even rear-view mirrors were once seen as optional safety measures, backup-safety technology is poised to become standa ... More >>
- and just in time for Labor Day weekend