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Posts By: Petersen Johnson

24 Aug
DUIs in Arizona

Arizona has had an extremely high rate of vehicle crashes and deaths associated with drunk driving. Because of this, Arizona officials have come down hard on drunk drivers. The penalties for DUI in Arizona are extreme, but hopefully this will lead to safer roads for the public at large.

So what is illegal in Arizona?

The State …Continue Reading »

There is hardly anything more devastating than a serious motor vehicle accident. Flesh and bone doesn’t take kindly to rapidly moving, heavy pieces of metal. This can result in serious injury and even death. You can be laid up in a hospital for weeks or even months, resulting in not only damage to your body …Continue Reading »

We all love our dogs and consider them to be a part of the family unit.  Unfortunately, there are approximately 4.5 million dog bite victims every year in the United States.  Almost 50% of all victims are children under the age of 12.

If you, or someone you know, is bitten, it is imperative that you have the …Continue Reading »

For many people suffering from hypoglycemia, low blood sugar can cause symptoms that are strikingly similar to the effects of alcohol. Diabetes and many other kinds of diseases can result in hypoglycemia if blood sugar levels are not monitored and controlled. If blood sugar levels do dip below normal, sufferers can experience slow and slurred …Continue Reading »

The United States Department of Transportation indicates that commercial truck accidents account for 98% of traffic fatalities involving automobile drivers annually. This is primarily because trucks are responsible for over 500,000 accidents a year.
Here are some tips to avoid these types of accidents:

1. Defensive driving techniques – These tips most often include keeping a sharp eye out for …Continue Reading »

In the event that you are intoxicated and not able to come up with a designated driver, here’s a list of resources that you can take advantage of in the Valley.

Designated Drivers 24/7
This service began last year in attempt to provide a great alternative to a taxi. For $50/month designated drivers 24/7 will pick …Continue Reading »

01 Jul
The Meaning of Blood Alcohol Level

When an Arizona police officer conducts a breathalyzer or blood test, they’re attempting to determine your blood alcohol level. This is the percentage of alcohol in your blood stream.

In Arizona, your blood alcohol level cannot be over .08. If you are over that limit, you will be charged with a DUI, and the results of any …Continue Reading »

If you’ve been involved in an accident, or have been injured in some way, you can often be struck with a feeling of isolation. You don’t know who to turn to for help, and this can leave you feeling very helpless.

To make matters worse, your car may be totaled, you may not be able to …Continue Reading »

Bike riding is an activity that can be enjoyed by children as well as adults. In fact, children start off very young these days. Their parents will teach them with the assistance of training wheels. Adults, too, enjoy bike riding. It’s not uncommon to see a group of adults riding ten speeds or mountain bikes …Continue Reading »

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