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Arizona Republicans are once again targeting photo-radar law enforcement with a new bill that would require cities and towns to calibrate cameras every 24 hours.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety will deploy additional officers and obtain supplementary resources in its efforts to increase DUI enforcement on Super Bowl Sunday.
Saying it's the best that can be done, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a nearly $9.4 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year.
“To all the victims of human trafficking out there: We have not forgotten you. To the criminal traffickers, say: Your days are numbered.”
Slow down, drivers. School is in session.
Arizona's statewide DUI enforcement efforts resulted in 367 DUI arrests during the recent holiday. More than 870 officers participated across the state, including the East Valley.
If your Independence Day plans include a road trip within the state or to a destination elsewhere in the country, the Arizona Department of Transportation urges you to take some safety steps before heading out on the highway.
With the monsoon season officially beginning tomorrow, June 15, Arizonans should be aware of the possible dangers the monsoon can bring both on the road and at home. Thunderstorms, flash floods, heavy rain
The Mesa Police Department will participate in the East Valley Memorial Day DUI Task Force. This DUI Task Force is in cooperation with the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety. A combination of DUI saturation patrols and a sobriety checkpoint will be used throughout the Memorial Day weekend, day and night. The command post will be spread out over various locations.
AAA is urging party-goers to include a safe ride home in their Cinco de Mayo plans. However, should a motorist have too many margaritas and find themselves without safe ride home, AAA will provide a Tipsy Tow. Service will start at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 5, and will run through 6 a.m. Monday, May 6.
A recent rise in the number of arrests for drug-related DUIs is related to the misuse of prescription drugs, officials say.
It was no surprise a 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend for stabbing another man at the Country Thunder music festival in Pinal County. News reports tell of an argument escalating into violence. I’d bet excessive and criminal alcohol consumption played a part in this crime.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Wednesday that could curb future photo radar installations on state highways and maybe even force removal of some of them there.
Tempe Police Department has been awarded an $80,000 grant by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, led by Director Alberto Gutier.
The Arizona Department of Transportation cautions drivers to be prepared for blowing dust today.
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As the percentage of alcohol-related driving under the influence offenses continue to decrease in Phoenix, the number of drug-related driving offenses have increased in recent years.
Every day, emergency and public safety crews put their lives on the line to help motorists stranded along highways. Tragically, crashes involving emergency and other vehicles that are pulled over along highway shoulders claim hundreds of lives across the country each year.
If you’re a commuter who endured one of the four recent massive traffic back-ups on Valley freeways thanks to serious accidents involving big rig trucks, no doubt you spoke words you’d never say in front of your kids.
WASHINGTON - Deaths of younger teen drivers increased sharply in the first six months of last year, reversing a decade-long trend, according to a report released Tuesday by state highway safety officials.
Use spice and drive, and it may be more likely you’ll pay for the crime in Mesa.
Drivers beware. The Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety reported that 'drugged' driving is on the rise.
Chandler police are spending a lot of money on a new seatbelt crackdown in the Valley.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's vehicular crimes unit has received a $30,000 grant award from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety to investigate fatal, life threatening and/or serious injury traffic collisions.
PHOENIX — Arizona law enforcement officers say they arrested nearly 400 people statewide on suspicion of driving while intoxicated during the first half of the Labor Day weekend.