Is Distracted Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?

Distractions can come in a variety of guises. While you may not think of yourself as being one who participates in distracted driving, you may want to reconsider once you understand the scope of the problem. There is no question about the danger of drunk driving. In fact, drunk driving contributes to about 2 million vehicle crashes annually. Fatalities associated with highway accidents involving two or more cars are over 50% more likely to have alcohol impairment as a factor in the crash. As sobering as those statistics may be, the Centers for Disease Control has identified distracted driving as another major cause for vehicular accidents.

Valley Metro bus and 6 cars in accident on Loop 202

A city bus was involved in an accident with 6 other vehicles this morning on the Loop 202 causing heavy back up and some injuries.  The Valley Metro bus was traveling westbound at the time.  Although DPS does confirm that none of the injuries were life threatening, the passengers on the bus as well as

Stay Safe While Riding the Bus

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Expect Car Accidents to Flood the Valley this Week

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Odorous Waste Accident in Phoenix. That Stinks! Won’t be a Wast to Call an Accident Lawyer!

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1 Dead in Glendale, AZ Rollover – 83rd Ave and Bell.

Early this morning, a truck carrying three men was involved in a car accident at 83rd Avenue and Bell in Glendale, Arizona.  Allegedly, the driver of the vehicle lost control of the truck when it hit the median.  All three men were ejected from the vehicle.  A 52 year old passenger died as a result

100 Gallons of Fuel Leaked on I-17 Following a Crash

This morning, there was a six car accident on I-17 that involved a semi truck carrying a very large quantity of fuel.  According to police, a driver of a vehicle abruptly accelerated in rush hour traffic, causing the semi to swerve and collide with other vehicles.  Because of the wreck, the semi truck leaked approximately

Phoenix Pedestrian Struck by Car.

Although my office is closed today in observance of Veteran’s Day, I came in for a few hours to work on a couple of deadlines.  As I was reading today’s headlines, I was very sad to hear that this morning a Phoenix man was struck by a vehicle as he was crossing the sidewalk.  Because