September 30, 2019 in

Arizona Window Tint Laws [Updated 2021]

Tinted windows are common in Arizona. With temperatures regularly climbing over 100 degrees in the summer months, window tint can offer respite from the sun. It can keep the interior temperature of a vehicle cooler and protect the seats and dashboard from sun-related wear. If a driver breaks the law by tinting the windows...
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September 23, 2019 in

Arizona Leash Law

It is against the law in Arizona to allow a dog to run at large in public places. Dogs running at large could pose risks such as dog bite injuries, as well as other incidents, such as dogs jumping on people. For this reason, Arizona has a statewide leash law all pet owners must...
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September 20, 2019 in

Arizona Bill Passed to Help Survivors of Sex Abuse

Arizona lawmakers are making strides toward protecting survivors of sexual abuse. The passing of House Bill 2466 marks an important victory for child sex abuse survivors, who may now be able to bring civil lawsuits against their perpetrators when they could not before. Governor Doug Ducey signed HB 2466 into law on Memorial Day...
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August 31, 2019 in

Driving Without a License in Arizona

Every driver in Arizona must have a valid driver’s license. Driving without a license is against the law. People who drive without licenses often have a reason. They may have suspended licenses, a history of drunk driving or they never passed a driving test. Getting into an accident without someone who does not have...
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August 29, 2019 in

Arizona Crosswalk Laws

Pedestrian accidents take hundreds of lives in Arizona each year. Most of these collisions are preventable with due care from drivers and pedestrians. Crosswalks should be safe spaces for pedestrians, yet they are often the scenes of tragic traffic accidents. In 2018, 245 pedestrians died and 1,537 suffered injuries in crashes in Arizona, according...
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August 28, 2019 in

Arizona Car Seat Law

Lack of car seat use is a significant problem in the U.S. Thirty-five percent (35%) of children who died in car accidents in 2016 were not using car seats or seat belts, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Car accidents are a leading cause of childhood death in Arizona. Obeying the...
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July 31, 2019 in

Arizona Pool Fence Law

Knowing how to properly enclose your pool as a resident of Arizona could help you avoid fines, tickets and liability for serious accidents. You have a legal responsibility to ensure the safety of your pool. If a small child finds your swimming pool and falls in, you could be liable for the child’s injuries...
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Arizona Hit-and-Run Laws

A hit-and-run accident can cause a lot of damage, yet the at-fault party does not stay to take accountability for his or her actions. In the most recent year data is available, police received reports of about 737,100 hit-and-run cases in the country. 2016 had the most hit-and-run deaths on record (2,049) in the...
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July 28, 2019 in

Arizona Seatbelt Law

You might already wear a seatbelt for safety reasons, but if not, the law in Arizona could motivate you to start buckling up. It is illegal in Arizona to operate a motor vehicle without wearing a seatbelt. It is also against the law to transport child passengers without using proper safety seats. You could...
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July 27, 2019 in

Arizona ATV Laws

An all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is something many people use recreationally in the state of Arizona on trails, pits and sand dunes. Others rely on ATVs at work to get around farms, fields and forests. Still others register their ATVs to make them street-legal. No matter where you plan on riding your ATV in Arizona,...
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