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When Are Car Accidents Most Likely to Happen?

When Are Car Accidents Most Likely to Happen?

Unfortunately, car accidents are common in Arizona.  According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (DOT), nearly 110,000 traffic accidents occurred statewide in 2014 alone – a number that averages out to approximately 300 accidents each day, or about 12.5...
Who is Liable to Pay for Car Accidents?

Who is Liable to Pay for Car Accidents?

After you’ve been in a serious car accident, there are dozens of questions racing through your mind: how long will it take to recover from your injuries?  How much is medical treatment going to cost?  How expensive will it be to repair or replace your damaged...
Do Car Accidents Need to Be Reported to the Police?

Do Car Accidents Need to Be Reported to the Police?

Your car has just collided with another vehicle.  You’re out on the back roads of a small Arizona town, miles away from civilization.  The only people who witnessed the accident are you and the other driver.  You exchange your information, take photos of the...
What Counts as Aggressive Driving?

What Counts as Aggressive Driving?

It goes without saying that auto accidents can cause tremendous physical damage, not only to the vehicles themselves, but also to the vehicle occupants and any cyclists or pedestrians near the site. While all car accidents can be destructive, accidents caused by...
Automobile Accident Statistics

Automobile Accident Statistics

In the Phoenix area, there are two major interstates (I-17 and I-10), several state highways, and numerous city and county roads. One of the things these roads have in common is the chance for an automobile accident to occur. And, in a city of over one million people...
Truck Accidents and Driver Fatigue

Truck Accidents and Driver Fatigue

It is estimated that around 5,000 people are killed and around 150,000 are injured in the US each year as a result of truck accidents. Some of these accidents may involve drugs or alcohol, but driver fatigue is an even bigger factor. Driver fatigue is thought to play...