Arizona Bicycle Laws (Helmet Requirements and Other Protective Gear)

With sunny skies and clear, though warm, weather, Mesa is home to a lot of full-time bicyclists. Whether they’re for riding for fun or commuting to work or school, bicycles remain a popular mode of transportation throughout the metro area. And while many riders take the precaution of wearing helmets and other safety equipment, there are even more that do not. However, bicycle accidents can lead to some pretty serious injuries and even fatalities. This is why it is so important … Read More

Which Fireworks Are Legal in Arizona?

Fireworks used to be a very confusing issue in the state of Arizona. In 2010, the legislature ended a ban on the sale and use of fireworks. However, lawmakers opted to allow cities and counties to make their own rules regarding consumer use of fireworks, but not their sale. This resulted in the sale of fireworks in areas where it was illegal to actually set them off.

Arizona Boating Laws- Keeping Arizona’s Waterways Safe

Mesa’s almost year-round warm and sunny weather allows for plenty of great days for breaking out the boat and heading for one of the local lakes. But as much fun as boats can be on a beautiful day, they can also cause serious injuries if handled improperly. Every year in the U.S., thousands of people are injured and hundreds die in boating accidents because of speeding, operating a boat under the influence of drugs and alcohol or inexperienced operators. Just … Read More

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