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A Wet Cupholder in the BMW X7 Might Ruin Your Airbags

We expect car manufacturers to know what they’re doing when they’re building the cars we need to safely drive on the road. We assume that controls and features are designed in such a way that will not be inconvenient or dangerous to the driver. However, it’s not uncommon that these manufacturers make mistakes, or are…

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Failure to Yield Is the Leading Cause of Truck Accidents

One of the most popular ways to ship large amounts of cargo across the continental US is by truck (or tractor trailer). It is no shock to go onto any freeway, especially here in Arizona, and see at least a couple of the moving behemoths sharing the roads with you. With these large vehicles, however,…

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Street Racing and the Pandemic: A Deadly Duo

For as long as there have been ways to travel, there have been those more interested in the journey than the destination. While some people take this to mean long, scenic routes and plenty of stops, others look at motor vehicles and see one thing and one thing only: speed. Racing is not new. NASCAR…

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Car Accident Fatalities Are Rising Across the Country

There is a troubling trend overtaking our country and the roads we travel on every day. Even though the pandemic led to a year and change of lower traffic numbers, the rate of car accident fatalities has actually gone up. It has nothing to do with the cars themselves, and everything to do with a…

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Why Hospitals and Insurance Companies Hide Prices

This year, the federal government exposed both the hospitals and the private insurance companies in a major way. It began with a mandatory order for hospitals to publish a complete list of the prices that they negotiate with private insurers by the federal government. Of course, there was initial pushback; the insurers’ trade association declared…

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Phoenix Is Fighting Back Against Dangerous Drivers

A group of Phoenix cyclists and pedestrians, with the support of Maricopa County, is fighting back against distracted, impaired, and speeding drivers. Despite following motor vehicle and pedestrian laws, utilizing bike lanes, and avoiding the most dangerous roads in the region, cyclists and pedestrians are being hit and killed in record numbers. To combat these…

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What Are the Most Dangerous Roads in Arizona

We know we’re a bit biased, but we think driving through Arizona is pretty extraordinary. There are some truly gorgeous scenic drives in our state, and every year, visitors come from all over the world to view them. But all that traffic, along with daily commutes, commercial transport, and unpredictable weather means some of our…

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The Dangers of Sandstorms for Arizona Drivers

Last month, a sandstorm in Utah was the catalyst for a series of car crashes that claimed the lives of eight people and injured ten; four of the victims were adults, and the remaining four were children. The high winds began to kick up sand and dust around 4:30 pm on July 25. The lack…

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The Dangers of Autonomous Vehicle Technology

Autonomous cars are the wave of the future – or so the manufacturers of these vehicles would have you believe. There are all sorts of levels and degrees of autonomous cars. Most cars today have use sensors and other technology to help reduce the risk of an auto accident. This technology helps alert drivers that…

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