Secure Your Load

IRU picking up debris
ADOT Director Halikowski explains how debris is a safety issue for everyone on the road.
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Mattresses, kayaks, grills, even Christmas trees. We've seen it all on Arizona highways. But items left on our roadways aren't only ugly, they are dangerous.
Tree in road
Make sure your holidays are merry and bright by securing your load.
Road gators: jumble of old tire treads picked up off highways.
As summer temperatures climb, so does the number of "road gators" we see on state highways.
Debris removed from freeway: refrigerator, ladders, mattressses and furniture.
What part of driving safely happens before you even get behind the wheel? Dallas Hammit, ADOT's state engineer, explains something we all should do.
Traffic camera image with hazardous debris highlighted
Following up on Arizona Secure Your Load Day, a driver's jaw-dropping experience at an intersection prompts a reminder that a little common sense can help keep everyone safer.
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