Galai: Prosecutors have the power to stop bad roadside drug tests from ruining people’s lives

Three years ago, Dasha Fincher was arrested in Monroe County, Georgia, after deputies performed an on-the-spot test of a bag of blue substance that they found in the car in which she was a passenger. The suspicious stuff tested positive for methamphetamines. After her arrest, the judge in her case set bail at $1 million because she […]

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office traffic unit arrests DUI suspects July 4

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit was out in full force July 4, with deputies looking for drivers who were under the influence of drugs or alcohol. “We appreciate the aggressive effort of our traffic unit during the holiday weekend to keep Pinal County roadways safe,” PCSO Sheriff Mark Lamb said in a release. […]

Allstate offers safe driving advice for summer holiday season

As Americans hit the road for Fourth of July celebrations, drivers should be aware that Independence Day is also known as the deadliest day on the road, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. On average, more people die in motor vehicle crashes on Independence Day than any other day of the year1, according […]

After you ‘Pull Aside, Stay Alive,’ what comes next?

You know not to drive into the towering wall of dust. And if a dust channel whips across a highway and engulfs your vehicle, the mantra “Pull Aside, Stay Alive” can lead drivers to safety. But even after pulling aside, one of the most important actions must still be taken – turn off the lights. […]