Zanes Law In The News

  • 16 Oct 2019
    Councilman Draws Fire For Behavior During Traffic Stop
    A Phoenix city official is claiming that a traffic stop he had last month by Arizona State University Police was something that should never have occurred in the first place. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that Phoenix Councilman Carlos Garcia was stopped near the downtown ASU buildings located near Van Buren S
  • 15 Oct 2019
    Teen Dies After Vehicle Was Broadsided, Community Mourns
    Few things in the world are as heartbreaking as the loss of a young person.  Today, the town of Gilbert is in mourning after the tragic loss of a teen on Saturday, October 12th. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that authorities have released the identity of the student who attended the American Leadership Academ
  • 14 Oct 2019
    Motorcyclist Dies Trying To Pass Car In Intersection
    Most bikers agree that the view from the open road is even more spectacular seeing the beauties of this country, particularly in the state of Arizona, from the back of a motorcycle.  However, because motorcyclists and their passengers are more exposed to the dangers of the road, what might be a minor fender
  • 11 Oct 2019
    Child, Two Babysitters Struck By Pickup Truck, Child Killed
    An accident that happened earlier this week has resulted in the tragic death of a six-year-old boy.  Patch.com reports that on Tuesday, October 8th, Rayden Ginsberg, 6, and two adult babysitters who were walking with him were struck by the 23-year-old male driver of a Chevy pickup truck as they were cross
  • 10 Oct 2019
    Wrong Way Driver Stopped By Phoenix Police By Using Their Own Vehicle
    Whether wrong-way crashes happen because someone is either confused or impaired, according to the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS), there has been more than 1,000 wrong-way crashes so far this year.  Equipment such as safety cameras alarm stems and stop strips have greatly assisted by helping law
  • 09 Oct 2019
    One Dead, One Injured In Scottsdale Crash
    A two-vehicle crash in Scottsdale has ended with one person dead and another person injured on Sunday. According to the Scottsdale Independent, the crash happened on the morning of Sunday, October 6th at approximately 7:24 a.m. when Scottsdale Police was called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident at the
  • 08 Oct 2019
    ADOT To Try New Road Markings To Reduce Speeding
    The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced this week that they are planning to take a slightly different approach to try to get drivers who are speeding to slow down. ABC 15 in Phoenix reported on Monday, October 7th that on a stretch of Route 347 located between Riggs Road and I-10 traffic
  • 07 Oct 2019
    Truck Crashes Into Home, Two Children Injured
    While it’s true that an auto accident can happen anytime or anywhere; the last place anyone expects to get into one while they’re in the safety and comfort of their own home. Such an unlikely incident is made even worse if, through no fault of your own, your home is damaged to the extent that you can’t
  • 04 Oct 2019
    Driver Drifts Across The Middle Of New Mexico Highway, Crashes Head-On With Semi
    Heavy-duty trucks and long haul trucks can be seen traveling on our nation’s roadways every day of the year and at any time of day transporting freight from one point to another.  An official with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that there are more than 1.2 milli
  • 02 Oct 2019
    Mother Of Three Arrested For Extreme DUI After Crashing With Kids In The Vehicle
    Any parent will tell you that being a mother or father comes with certain levels of stress from time to time. It’s usually a good idea for mothers, fathers and other caregivers to find some ways to relieve the pressure of dealing with the challenges at the end of the day. There’s nothing wrong with having
  • 01 Oct 2019
    DUI Pullover Finds Two Children In Car, BAC Of 0.227
    Getting behind the wheel of a car after you’ve been drinking is never a good idea. An even worse and potentially tragic idea is to do so while there are children in the car. That is what one man in El Mirage did on Saturday, September 28th when he was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and
  • 30 Sep 2019
    Police Arrest Man For Homicide After Road Rage Incident
    A man has been arrested in connection to a homicide over a mysterious altercation at a stoplight that happened in March of this year. Fox 6 Now in Phoenix reports that the Phoenix Police Department has arrested Nicholas Elliot, 30, on suspicion of murder and other charges which resulted in the death of Ale
  • 27 Sep 2019
    Maricopa County Has Second-Highest Rate Of Intersection Crash Deaths In The Nation
    In the United States, most automobile accidents happen at an intersection. Such accidents end in a high number of severe injuries and tragic deaths. A recent report released by the insurance industry website, autoinsurance.org outlining fatal intersections in the country lists the Arizona cities of Glendale a
  • 26 Sep 2019
    Two Dead After Head-On Collision In Yavapai County
    Two people lost their lives on Tuesday, September 24th in a head-on collision in Yavapai County near Skull Valley just 20 miles west of Prescott. The Arizona Family website reported on its website that the crash happened on Iron Springs Road at approximately 3:00 p.m. when a white 014 Chevrolet 3500 pickup
  • 25 Sep 2019
    Woman Arrested On DUI Charges After Chain Reaction Crash On Loop 101
    Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers have arrested a woman on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after a crash that happened this past weekend. The AZ Family reports that on Sunday, September 22nd, Alexandra Holder-Amaral, 23, was driving her vehicle northbound on Loop 101 when she r
  • 24 Sep 2019
    Aircraft Crash Claims Life Of Police Veteran
    A crash near Benson on Wednesday, September 4th that involved an ultra-light aircraft has claimed the life of a 24- year veteran of the Tucson Police Department. The AZ Family recently reported on its website that Sgt. Timothy Froebe was working on refurbishing the single occupant aircraft and had taken it
  • 23 Sep 2019
    Drunk Driver Crashes Into Quad Rider, Rider Heavily Injured Despite Helmet
    Alcohol-related crashes account for one of the leading causes of fatalities on Arizona’s roadways. According to a report issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2015, an estimated 272 deaths occurred on our state’s roadways, and thousands more were injured because a driver
  • 19 Sep 2019
    Amish Men Sought For Driving Buggy While Intoxicated, Abandoning Vehicle
    DUI laws are meant to save lives and ensure the safety of our roadways and are enforced across every state in the nation. They apply to any vehicle on our roads, whether it is a motor vehicle, someone on a bicycle or a riding lawnmower. In Amish country, it also applies to those who are operating a horse and
  • 18 Sep 2019
    Alleged Drunk Driver Caught In The Nick Of Time.
    A man in Cottonwood has been arrested for DUI after a reported incident at an area convenience store. Fox 10 in Phoenix reports that dispatchers for the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Department received a call from the Quick Country Store last week on Saturday, September 14th. Employees at the convenience sto
  • 17 Sep 2019
    Lakeland Woman Dies In Car Crash
    The debate about which vehicle is safer, a car or a larger truck or SUV has raged for decades. While people point to a higher center of gravity and increased risk of a rollover in a larger truck or SUV, there are some things that inherently make a truck safer. One thing is the size and weight of the vehicle.
  • 17 Sep 2019
    Crash At Northern And Grand Avenues May Have Been Due To Distracted Driving
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 70,000 crashes each year are either directly caused by or are in some way connected to the use of cellphones while driving. Federal and state safety agencies now estimate that an estimated 14% of all fatal driving crashes in
  • 16 Sep 2019
    Man Shot In The Nose During Road Rage Incident On The Loop 101
    Police have arrested a man after an alleged road rage incident which ended in a motorist being shot in the nose on the Loop 101 last month. ABC 15 in Phoenix reports that police have arrested Tevin Monroe Hayes, 32, for his role in the incident that took place on August 19th near the 59th Avenue ramp. Polic
  • 13 Sep 2019
    Student Pilot Crashes Small Aircraft In Maricopa County
    A flight instructor and student pilot were injured after the crash of a small aircraft at the AK-Chin regional airport in Maricopa County on Tuesday. KTAR reported on their website that a crash involving an Ercoupe 415-C aircraft happened on Tuesday, September 10th at approximately 8:30 a.m. The ownership
  • 12 Sep 2019
    Child Records Her Mother Driving DUI, Reports Her To Police
    Most parents realize that their children are keen observers. It is natural for them to want to emulate the things they hear their parents say and do the things their parents do. As they get older, however, they realize that the things they witness adults doing aren’t always the best of even safest thing to
  • 11 Sep 2019
    FAA Investigating Skydiving Accident In Grand Canyon
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is looking into a skydiving accident that happened near the Grand Canyon on Sunday, ending in the injury of one skydiver and the death of a tourist visiting from the United Kingdom. AZ Central reports that Christopher Swales, 55, from the UK had purchased a skydivi
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