Targeting Distracted Driving A week ago, a Coconino Community College student was running late to class and decided to save time by putting on her makeup in her car while driving.
The Final Ruling on Mickey the Pit Bull Phoenix Municipal Court Judge Deborah Griffith has ruled that Mickey, the pit bull that mauled 4-year-old Kevin Vicente earlier this year, will spend the rest of its life in a no-kill animal shelter that was opened in 2000 by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Coconico County Bans Cell Phone Use After several years of discussion and work, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution to ban the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle in an attempt to make the roads safer.
Supreme Court Rules on Marijuana DUI Charges The Arizona Supreme Court has just ruled that authorities are not allowed to prosecute Arizona motorists for driving under the influence (“DUI”) of marijuana unless the person is impaired at the time of the stop.
Alarming Study Results for Arizona Distracted Driving The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) is increasing their crack down on distracted driving after a recently released study that took place between November 2013 and April 1, 2014 revealed some alarming statistics.
Arizona Ranked Low for Traffic Safety Laws According to a national report that ranks states’ safety laws, Arizona looks to be “dangerously behind” in its adoption of key traffic and vehicle safety laws.