Motorists can now go online to renew, replace permanent disability placards

The disability plate or placard provides the person with a disability the privilege of parking in specially marked parking spaces provided for the exclusive use of persons with a disability. The person with a disability must be the driver or a passenger in the vehicle when the disability parking space is used. Disability plates are assigned to, and may only be … Read More

After you “Pull Aside, Stay Alive,” what comes next?

After you “Pull Aside, Stay Alive,” what comes next? Turn off all vehicle lights so other cars won’t follow and possibly crash into you PHOENIX – 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 you to … Read More

Protecting Our Most Precious Cargo: Children

Of all the cargo we transport, none is more valuable than children. Yet tragically, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13 years. These deaths, and thousands of serious injuries, can be prevented by properly using car seats, booster seats or seat belts. If you currently use a car seat and want to … Read More

Displaying Your Arizona License Plate  

Displaying Your Plate   It is unlawful to alter or modify an Arizona license plate. Your plate must be displayed on the rear of the vehicle with the following requirements: Must be displayed in a position so the license plate is clearly legible, securely attached to prevent swinging and at a height at least 12 inches from the ground to the … Read More

Failure to Appear or Pay Fine for Traffic Citation in Arizona

Failure to Appear or Pay Fine for Traffic Citation Your driver license will not be issued or renewed if MVD has been notified that you have not appeared in court for a traffic violation charge. When you are cited for a traffic violation, your signature on the citation is a promise to appear in traffic court. If you fail to … Read More

Look out for wildlife when traveling in Arizona’s high country

PHOENIX – It’s a traffic call heard too often this time of year inside the control room at the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Traffic Operations Center: “Car versus deer.” From sunset to sunup, it’s not uncommon for a dozen vehicle strikes with deer, as well as antelope, elk, bear and other animals, to occur during a single evening as wildlife … Read More

How to Get an AZ Driver’s License Manual

Read the Arizona Driver License Manual and Customer Service Guide (99-0117)  to learn more about driver’s licensing, traffic laws, and vehicle safety. When applying for your driver’s license, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) will test your knowledge with a written exam based on the information in the drivers manual. Study the DMV handbook to prepare for this test. Topics … Read More

Why Did No One Tell Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years About This New Rule?

This is the 1 simple truth your car insurance company doesn’t want you to know. If you are currently insured, drive less than 50 miles/day and live in a qualified zip code you can get an extremely high discount. Additionally, if you have no DUI’s, you can get even more discounts. But do you think your auto insurance company will tell … Read More

Guys and Seat Belts

Guys: don’t pass this by. In 2016, 52% of male passenger vehicle occupants killed in crashes weren’t buckled, compared to 40% for women Guys and Seat Belts

62% of Teens

In 2016, 62% of teens ages 13-15 killed in crashes weren’t wearing a seat belt – the highest percentage of any age group