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Distracted Driving

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Opinions on maintaining healthy weight, U.S.- Israel relations, racism protests, special election.

November 15, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Senate panel OK's partial texting while driving ban

PHOENIX — Invoking the name of a dead highway patrolman, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to enact Arizona’s first-ever law banning texting while driving.

February 04, 2015 7:57 pm Video Loading…

Education Notes: Sunnyside considers calendar changes

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

November 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
City's texting-while-driving law results in few tickets

City's texting-while-driving law results in few tickets

Tucson police say texting ban is too hard to enforce.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Rep. Steele sees "deadly situation" while shadowing DPS cop

Rep. Steele sees "deadly situation" while shadowing DPS cop

State Rep. Victoria Steele (D-Tucson), who introduced a bill to ban reading or sending a text while driving, went along with an Arizona Department of Public Safety Officer to patrol Interstate 10 on Wednesday.

May 08, 2014 11:53 amLoading…

New drivers' texting-while-driving target of House bill

PHOENIX — New drivers could lose their ability to operate a vehicle while chatting with or sending a message to their friends.

March 03, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

DPS move to combat texting while driving needs support from Arizona legislature

The Arizona Department of Public Safety recently announced its officers would be citing drivers for texting, encouraging them to go after inattentive motorists starting in January. This comes shortly after the growing problem of accidents caused by distracted drivers has come under intense scrutiny.

November 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

DPS to crack down on texting drivers

Arizona Department of Public Safety officers will crack down on distracted drivers, beginning in January.

November 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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