Dust Storms

Pull Aside, Stay Alive: Pull completely off the roadway, take your foot off the break, turn lights off and keep seatbelt on
Monsoon season starts this Sunday and brings with it the increased chance of high winds, blowing dust and other conditions that can really impact your drive.
Dust Storm
If you’ve got 17 syllables to spare, we want to hear from you because #HaboobHaiku is back!
dust storm
We’re headed into monsoon season, which means motorists need to be on alert. High winds, blowing dust and other conditions that can impact your drive are more common this time of year.
Road visibility in a dust storm
Our new "Pull Aside, Stay Alive" video helps spread dust storm safety message.
1979 dust storm
Taken in 1979 at 19th Avenue and the Salt River in Phoenix, these pictures in today's blog post show an area before and during a pretty intense-looking dust storm.
Who says safety messages have to be humorless or uninteresting? Not us and certainly not anyone out there who has taken part in Haboob Haiku: Year Two!
Pull Aside, Stay Alive
We’re loving all the Haboob Haikus that have been rolling in this week… Like last year, this poetry challenge with the funny name has helped us accomplish an important goal, which is to get people talking about the danger of driving in dust storms. Because we cannot forget that dust storms can pose very real risks to motorists in this state – just take a look at the video above for proof.
Will you know what to do?
Last year, ADOT launched its very first “Haboob Haiku” challenge in an effort to spread the word about dust storm safety and the response was pretty amazing. That’s actually a huge understatement ... Not only did we receive over 600 original haikus (some even by phone and snail mail), but #HaboobHaiku yielded stories in media outlets all over the world (they even wrote about it in New Zealand!).
Dust storm warning on overhead sign
Social media as we know it today simply did not exist when this photo was snapped in the summer of 1976 ...

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