Recent news reports are warning drivers about the potential of car trouble caused by the sweltering Arizona summer heat. Extreme temperatures can increase the likelihood of breakdowns and crashes, so it is important to take a few precautions to keep your car in tip-top shape. Read the rest »
First of all, we cannot stress enough the importance of wearing a safety belt. Even a short jaunt to a corner store a few blocks away can end in tragedy if a car’s occupants are not buckled in.
Consider the following statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Read the rest »
Since the first traffic light was installed in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1914, the red light has proved to be an effective tool for controlling traffic and preventing accidents. However, traffic signals are not infallible, especially when you factor in human behavior. Read the rest »
Summer means longer road trips for many people, whether they are enjoying a weekend camping, visiting friends, going to the beach, or traveling to the nearest amusement park. Longer road trips mean more time on the road, more cars on the road, and can mean an influx of tired and distracted drivers. Read the rest »
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 »