Driving in Extreme Heat
During summer months, temperatures in the Arizona desert can reach or exceed 100 degrees every day. Sunset does not bring immediate relief, as temperatures will hover around 100 degrees well into nighttime hours.
ID Card for Kids of All Ages Recommended by MVD
Children and infants obviously aren’t going to get behind the wheel of a
vehicle to drive anywhere, but they can still get an ID card from Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.
OHV Safety Tips for Awesome Summer Adventures
As many people are gearing up to spend time outdoors over the Memorial Day weekend, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) reminds everyone planning to ride an off-highway vehicle (OHV) to do so safely and responsibly.
New Wrong-Way Detection System on I-17
The Arizona Department of Transportation is advancing a $3.7 million project to construct a first-in-the-nation wrong-way driver thermal detection system along a 15-mile stretch of Interstate 17 in Phoenix. The system is designed to detect wrong-way vehicles and alert the other drivers and law enforcement of them on I-17.
Snowfall & Snowplows
After a few good snowfalls in the upper elevations of Arizona, winter is truly here. The big snowfall on the last day of the year in 2018 caught many people off guard. People were slipping around on streets that very quickly became icy and getting stuck in the snow on the side roads all over central and northern Arizona.