ADOT Warns Of A Scam Text People Are Receiving

If you receive a text about your driver’s license needing to be updated, ignore it, it’s a scam. ADOT officials say the text didn’t come from them and is a phony attempt to get people to hand over their personal identifying information. Officials say do not open the text or any web address associated with […]

Yavapai County Authorities Announce Text To 911 Service

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, along with city and town police departments, announced the new “text-to-911” service Wednesday. This new technology means all 911 Public Safety Dispatch Centers in Yavapai County are equipped to receive and respond to mobile phone Text-to- 911 messages from our community. These texts will be routed to the appropriate 9-1-1 […]

Governor Ducey Signs Distracted Driving Bill Into Law

A bill that prohibits the use of handheld devices while driving has become law. Governor Ducey signed House Bill 2318 into law at the State Capitol Monday. Ducey signed the bill while he was surrounded by families of those killed by distracted driving, including the family of former Salt River Police Officer Clayton Townsend. For […]

State House Passes Bill That Bans The Hand-Held Use Of Cellphones While Driving

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Texting and driving in Arizona will soon be illegal statewide. The House voted 44-16 Thursday to pass HB 2316, which will ban the use of hand-held cellphones while driving. The bill was sponsored by Prescott Representative Noel Campbell and if signed into law, it will be active beginning January 1st, 2021. For first offense, drivers […]