14 cities; 3 counties have enacted handheld bans as Arizona lacks even statewide texting ban — policeman’s death prompts latest legislative-push

Arizona may be closer than ever to banning cellphone use while driving, after officer’s death
The Arizona Republic, January 24, 2019

Distracted driver kills Officer Clayton Townsend, but don’t expect action on road safety laws from the Arizona Legislature: Commentary

Officer Townsend’s totally preventable death will prompt the Arizona Legislature to do … nothing
The Arizona Republic, January 9, 2019

USDOT’s “Automated Vehicles 3.0” ‘guidelines’ make way for automation within motor vehicle rules

Latest federal self-driving car guidelines stick with self-policing approach
Detroit Free Press, October 4, 2018