ADOT reallocates N95 masks to support veterans, others in pandemic
More than 2,600 masks delivered to assisted care facilities PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Transportation has reallocated more than 2,600 N95 respirator masks to two state-operated assisted care facilities to help address a need for personal protective equipment during the current health situation.
ADOT delivered 1,440 masks to the Arizona State Veteran Home in Phoenix and 1,200 masks to the Arizona Pione
PHOENIX – Governor Ducey and the Arizona Department of Transportation today took action to help ensure critical supplies and goods Arizonans rely on can be transported more easily by temporarily waiving certain commercial vehicles regulations.
Under new guidelines issued by ADOT, commercial trucks with gross weights of up to 90,000 pounds will be allowed to operate without overweight permits, an increase from the current limit of 80,000 pounds. The new guidelines align with
Customers urged to use online services The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division reminds customers that all MVD office visits require an appointment. Only services that have to be done in person are available. This does not apply to Authorized Third Party providers. Power tags for instance, is open, but has the following changes: Limiting hours of service · Removing chairs from the lobby area · Allowing only the individual with the transaction need into
What goes on the back of your vehicle, looks great and makes a lot of money for a worthy cause? A specialty license plate from the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division does, and more of them are on the way. Since fiscal 2007, the total revenue generated from the sale of specialty license plates has reached $66 million. Those funds support causes including cancer awareness and research, child abuse prevention, environmental awareness, organ donation, uni
One of the Most Anticipated Milestones a Teen Can Reach Is the Privilege of Getting Behind the Wheel! Some can't wait to get on the road and start driving, while others might wait years until they are ready to get their license. A person should not be forced to start driving just because they have reached a certain age. Once a person is ready to start driving there is a specific set of milestones to get there. Graduated Instruction Permit Freedom on the highway comes with res
Change Takes Effect Next Month A state law taking effect Jan. 1 waives some vehicle fees and taxes for survivors of military members killed in service to the United States. The law removes the vehicle registration fee and the Vehicle License Tax for one vehicle registered to an eligible surviving spouse or dependent who’s a resident of Arizona. It applies to all types of vehicles ‒ including trailers ‒ and is renewable on an annual basis. The benefit applies to a surviving sp
'Quick Clearance’ Keeps Motorists, Emergency Responders Safe, Traffic Moving If you’re involved in a freeway fender bender, the misconception that it’s best to stay put can leave you in danger, create hazardous slowing and lane changes for all drivers, and increase risks for emergency responders. That’s why the Arizona Department of Transportation and Arizona Department of Public Safety need you to know about the practice of Quick Clearance, in which drivers involved in minor
Let's Keep Arizona Beautiful! Addressing the litter along our roadways and highways is a big problem for Arizona. Not only does it cost taxpayers money to pick up litter, but there are environmental, economic and health costs as well. Nearly 1.2 million pounds of litter is picked up from Valley freeways each year. Did you know that cigarettes contain 165 poisonous chemicals, including arsenic and lead? When they are thrown out the window, not only can they quickly start a wil
As you travel around Arizona, you may have noticed memorials marking the spot where loved ones have passed away. The state of Arizona and the Department of Transportation have realized how important memorials are for those remembering their departed loved ones and have now established guidelines for setting up those memorials. By setting up these guidelines, the state can help ensure that safety standards are met to protect motorists along the freeway. Plus, should the roadsi
The Road Test The final step to obtaining your Arizona’s driver’s license is the road test. It’s perfectly natural to feel anxiety when you’re preparing for and taking the test, but there are general guidelines that you can follow to make the experience a lot easier on your nerves. Make sure you’ve read the entire Arizona Driver License Manual. When you’re preparing for and taking your driver’s license road test: Do:
• Know and respect the Arizona traffic laws (speed, changi
What Is a Salvage Title? If you have ever been going through the ads for a used car, you may have run across a car with a “salvage title”. It may have an attractive price, but before you buy, you need to know what a salvage title means. A salvage title means that the car has been reported to the state as damaged, and it has been “totaled out” by the insurance company. It means that the cost to repair the vehicle is more than its value. It may have been damaged in an accident