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Dust storm reminder - Pull aside, stay alive

Dust storm reminder - Pull aside, stay alive

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    Forman faces felony charges (Source: Tucson Police Department).Forman faces felony charges (Source: Tucson Police Department).

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    Police in Tucson arrested a former assistant volleyball coach for what they say was a sexual relationship with an underage girl. Officers started investigating Saturday, January 20, a potential relationship between 22-year-old Robert Forman II and a girl he met at Ironwood Ridge High School, according to a release from the department.

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    Sunday, January 21 2018 8:33 PM EST2018-01-22 01:33:56 GMT

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    The University of Arizona fired football coach Rich Rodriguez on Jan. 2, a week after a notice of claim was filed with the state attorney general's office alleging he ran a hostile workplace.

  • Foles leads three-Cat brigade to Super Bowl

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    Nick Foles played for the Arizona Wildcats from 2009-2011 (Photo courtesy: AP)Nick Foles played for the Arizona Wildcats from 2009-2011 (Photo courtesy: AP)

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    Nick Foles ('11) is the first UA quarterback to lead an NFL team to the Super Bowl.

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - One thing drivers need to remember before they hit the road for Fourth of July travel this weekend are safety measures during a dust storm. 

The first would be to not drive into a dust storm or through it.  Visibility can be extremely low and drivers should not wait until they cannot see to pull over.

One such incident that happened in 2013 was a 19 vehicle pileup near I-10 and Picacho.  Drivers should remember 'Pull aside, stay alive.'  That is the message from the Arizona Department of Transportation. 

Pull completely off the paved portion of the road, turn off all lights including emergency flashers, set the emergency brake, drivers should also take their foot off the brakes as well. 

Stephanie Michaels, also known as the 'Adventure girl' offers this tip before taking a road trip,

"You might want to think about having a friend on the side with their smart phone that leads the way and give you an idea of where your pit stops are and if you're going to go off the beaten track." 

Road trips during the summer are really all about preparation and having a plan in place if they run into trouble on the road.

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