Wishing You a Safe Fourth of July!

From Arizona Highways…

Arizona Highways

Here’s to a fantastic 4th of July! Have fun and, more importantly, stay safe. Here’s a friendly reminder from our friends in highway patrol:

The Arizona Highway Patrol Association has some advice for all drivers over the Fourth of July holiday: BE CAREFUL!  According to the Department of Public Safety (DPS), one crash occurs every five seconds.  Because of budget cuts and less overtime, fewer officers are on the road responding to increased holiday calls for service.  “Historically, injury and fatal crashes increase over the days surrounding holidays,” says Jimmy Chavez, president of the AHPA. “Greater traffic means drivers need to increase their awareness behind the wheel.  We want to make sure everyone makes it to their  destination safety.” The AHPA is asking the public to be especially careful this weekend and offers the following travel advice to drivers:

Driving Tips:

  • Plan enough time for your drive, and do not speed.

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About Jeff

Long time volunteer in the San Tan Valley/Queen Creek area of Arizona.

Posted on July 4, 2013, in From STHCW. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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