Phoenix is a large city full of freeways and intersections where a significant amount of cars, buses, trucks, taxis, bicycles, delivery trucks, commercial vehicles, and pedestrians converge every day and at all times. It is not surprising that traffic accidents occur frequently. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
According to the Arizona Department of Transportation (DOT), car accidents and vehicle collisions have been on the rise throughout the state. In 2019, the state of Arizona experienced over 129,000 crashes and collisions including fatal and non-fatal crashes.