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New law allows for felony charges in certain auto accidents

Most motorists traveling in Arizona are aware of the dangers of distracted or impaired driving. Unfortunately, this knowledge does not always result in every driver exercising due diligence every time he or she gets behind the wheel. Recently, Governor Ducey signed a law that may reduce some types of auto accidents.

Arizona auto accidents leave families changed forever

Without warning, lives can change forever, often due to circumstances beyond one's control. Countless families who have been devastated when unexpected tragedies such as auto accidents occur in spite of the precautions taken. One recent collision in Arizona has left surviving family members grieving the loss of three loved ones.

Self-driving cars had only minor auto accidents until fatal crash

There has been much hype over the idea that an autonomous driving vehicle could make the roadways safer for fellow motorists. The motivation behind this technology is that human error causes the majority of auto accidents. Sadly, a recent fatal collision in Arizona points to the fact that no technology is fool-proof.

Automation could prevent some auto accidents if used correctly

There is much speculation concerning automated vehicles that do not require much input from a human driver. However, while it may be some time before the majority of traffic is composed of these types of vehicles, some of the automated features on current models may prevent some auto accidents -- if applied as intended. Arizona residents who reside in high-traffic areas may welcome the assistance these features provide.

Arizona auto accidents can change families' lives in an instant

It is likely that few people stop to consider that simply getting in the family car can be a life-altering decision. Sadly, for too many Arizona families, serious auto accidents can change their lives forever. One recent wreck stole the life of a 9-year-old child.

Phoenix auto accidents can affect anyone regardless of occupation

Whenever there is an emergency of any type in the Phoenix area, the image of first responders may come to mind, as they are the ones tasked with keeping others safe. Unfortunately, no job title can protect even these heroes from becoming victims of tragedies such as auto accidents. Recently, police held a fundraiser to help provide for one of their own.

There are many causes for Arizona auto accidents including chases

The news media frequently report on wrecks that have occurred due to a high-speed police pursuit. However, even when law enforcement have abandoned their chase, fleeing drivers may still cause serious auto accidents. One recent incident has led to a serious crash in Arizona that injured several people.

Auto accidents often cause more than physical and emotional pain

The more time one spends on the road increases the odds of being involved in a serious crash. Even age and experience cannot protect Arizona residents from the tragedies wrought by unexpected auto accidents. One recent wreck claimed the life of one woman and injured three other people.

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