Mobile employees in Arizona and around the country could be causing a spike in car accidents, according to a report by Motus. The Boston-based company provides vehicle management and reimbursement platforms to commercial fleets and other businesses.
From June 5 to 7, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance held its annual International Roadcheck to see if commercial vehicles and their drivers complied with safety guidelines. A total of 67,502 roadside inspections were conducted this year, 45,400 of which were the comprehensive Level I inspection. The results of those inspections have been released, and truckers in Arizona will want to know what violations were most common.
Arizona parents with youthful drivers in the family are likely aware that motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers. Teens are more prone to reckless behaviors behind the wheel than any other demographic. Statistics show that teens are more likely to text, drive at excess speeds and use mind-altering substances than other age groups. Because of these facts, insurance companies and other groups interested in saving teen lives are trying some novel approaches.
Many people in Arizona likely heard about the deadly shooting that happened at a Madden gaming tournament in Florida. The incident, which involved one gamer shooting others, resulted in the deaths of two people and multiple injuries to others. News sources report that one injured victim has filed a lawsuit against the venue and the publisher of Madden, Electronic Arts.