Arizona motor vehicle crash deaths total 1,000 in 2017

Impairment, speeding and lack of seat belt use remain leading fatality factors

PHOENIX – Driver behavior continues to be the leading factor in traffic fatalities and 1,000 of our neighbors, coworkers, friends and family members died needlessly on Arizona’s city, county, state and reservation roadways in 2017. That’s the major takeaway from the 2017 Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report, which was released today.





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Free Heat Illness Prevention Webinar on July 25

Through an alliance with OSHA, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will host a free webinar on July 25 focusing on heat illness prevention. Understanding heat stress hazards and solutions is crucial to the safety and health of landscape and lawn care workers. Visit the NALP website to create an account and register for the webinar. See OSHA’s website for resources on how to keep workers cool and healthy whether their jobs expose them to indoor or outdoor heat hazards.