Arizona Laws

Water Safety for Kids

Swimming, floating, boating and other water activities are fun for children in Arizona, especially during the state’s sweltering summers. It is imperative, however, for parents to supervise children during water activities and follow other safety rules. Accidental drowning is a highly prominent cause of child hospitalizations and deaths in Arizona. Drowning Statistics in Arizona Bodies… read more

Police Stops in Arizona

A routine traffic stop is something most drivers experience at least once in their lives. Law enforcement officers in Arizona can conduct traffic stops for broken roadway rules such as speeding, illegal turns, unsafe lane changes, drunk driving, ignored red lights and reckless driving. Offenders can receive tickets and fines. Knowing what to do during… read more

Booster Seat Laws in Arizona

Booster seats are incredibly important safety systems for child passengers in motor vehicles. They lift a child to the correct height to be able to use the vehicle’s safety belts. In the US in 2017, about 116,000 children 12 and younger were injured and 675 died in motor vehicle accidents. Car crashes are a leading… read more

What are Arizona’s E-Scooter Laws?

Electric scooters, or e-scooters, have come to Arizona in droves as companies such as Spin, Lime and Bird bring tens of thousands of rentable e-scooters to major cities. These companies offer low-cost e-scooter rentals to the public through apps. While many residents are quick to try out rentable e-scooters, most do not fully understand the… read more

What If Your Car Accident Claim Exceeds Insurance Policy Limits?

Recovering from an auto accident financially in Arizona takes bringing a claim against the insurance provider of the at-fault party and dealing with insurance claims adjusters. In most cases, an insurance company will provide benefits to cover 100% of a victim’s medical bills and property damages. After a serious or catastrophic car accident, however, an… read more

The Basics of Orders of Protection (Restraining Orders)

A protection order is a legal document ordering someone to stop all contact with you. It could order an abusive spouse out of your home or stop a stalker from communicating with you. Emergency protection orders can take effect immediately, while other types may take a few days to process. In the time of COVID-19,… read more

Arizona Bicycle Laws

Getting into a bicycle accident could change your life. You may suffer severe injuries such as fractured bones or a traumatic brain injury. While you cannot control the drivers sharing Arizona’s roads with you, you can decrease your risk of getting into an accident by following the laws yourself. Learn Arizona’s bicycle laws to stay… read more

Moving Violations in Arizona

As a driver, it is your responsibility to obey every roadway rule and traffic law set in place in Arizona. Breaking even a minor traffic law is an infraction that could lead to fines or stiffer penalties, such as criminal charges. The two types of traffic offenses in Arizona are parking and moving violations. Both… read more

Turning Left on a Red Light in Arizona

Understanding roadway rules is one of your duties as a driver in Arizona. You have a legal obligation to know the laws that pertain to you as a motor vehicle operator. This includes what you may and may not do at red lights. Running a red light can lead to penalties such as a traffic… read more