Arizona Second To Last In Safety Report

Arizona was given a failing safety grade recently by a national highway safety group, with the state adopting less than a third of the laws the group considers basic to traffic safety. The only state to rank lower than Arizona in the ninth annual report from the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety was South … Continue reading

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Distracted Walking a Growing Hazard

The rates of distracted driving are climbing, and a national debate has ensued over what to do about the problem. A Maryland doctor has conducted a study to look at another problem with distraction: distracted walking. Pedestrians walking with headphones in their ears face an increased risk of getting in an accident, according to the … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Deputy Guilty Of Riding Drunk

An off-duty Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy was convicted and sentenced last week in a drunken driving motorcycle accident that injured his wife. Richard J. Patterson, 38, of West Covina, was riding while intoxicated last year on July 5 while northbound on Interstate 405 near Brookhurst Street in Fountain Valley. He had his wife … Continue reading

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