Residents from the northern states, as well as Canada, flock to Arizona every winter. Hoping to avoid the cold climates they come from, they stay in Arizona for several months. They come to enjoy the beautiful weather, while taking in the gorgeous scenery and the famous sights throughout the state. But they end up spending a lot of time on the roads, which is one of the reasons accidents spike in Arizona during the winter months. Read the rest »
Although many big cities have dangerous intersections, Tucson seems to have a number of areas that cause problems for drivers. Kolb Road and Grant Road even have more than one dangerous spot. These intersections are more likely to be host to car accidents, pedestrian accidents, motorcycle crashes, T-bone crashes, and more. Do you live near these intersections? You might want to take extra precaution when you drive through them. They include: Read the rest »
No one wants to think about the possibility of getting into a car accident. However, when you’re shopping for a new vehicle, it should come to mind. How safe would this SUV keep you and your passengers in the event of a crash? What about this sedan? Or a pickup truck?
Other than looking at the safety ratings (which we recommend you do), is there any way to tell? Does the type of vehicle really matter in a crash? The Husband and Wife Law Team is here to tell you more! Read the rest »
The risk of being seriously injured or killed in a crash increases during the holiday season. According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, in 2017, eight fatal crashes occurred on December 22nd, which was the record for the year. Read the rest »
Arizona is a state of golf carts. This is largely due to the snowbirds who come to stay every winter, many of whom are retired. They want to go out and enjoy all that Arizona has to offer, but they also don’t want to drive a full-sized vehicle while doing so. Golf carts are the perfect answer for many people. There are 38,000 golf carts registered in the state of Arizona, and over 30,000 of those are in Maricopa County alone. Read the rest »
Multiple cars were involved in a pileup on Interstate 17 near the Glendale Avenue exit after two cars that were believed to be drag racing collided with other vehicles, according to police. The crash occurred in the early hours of November 2, 2018. Read the rest »
Automated cars are coming, and quickly. They are being designed, produced, and tested, and a lot of that testing happens in Arizona. Because of this, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently signed an executive order to create a group that will work together to research and create guidelines for the testing of autonomous cars in the state. Read the rest »
Like its neighbor cities in Arizona, Tucson gets very hot in the summer. And while it’s typically five to ten degrees cooler than Phoenix, the heat still sends residents either indoors, or to a cooler city altogether, making the roads in Tucson much quieter during the summer months than in the winter. Read the rest »
Summer is a gorgeous time in Scottsdale, and along with the picnics and outdoor events and festivals, it would make sense that there would also be more vehicles on the road as people go to and from various activities.
However, the traffic problems in Scottsdale seem to ease up during the summer months and become worse in the winter. Why is this? Read the rest »
Ah, summertime in Phoenix. For many, it’s a time to get out with the family and have a barbecue, perhaps at a local beach. But does it also mean worse traffic? It makes sense that it would, since no one wants to be cooped up at home when they could be out enjoying all this beautiful city has to offer. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case. Read the rest »