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ADOT reactivates dust storm awareness campaign

PHOENIX — State transportation officials are reactivating a public
awareness campaign as the threat of dangerous dust storms increases with the
summer monsoon.

The Department of Transportation says motorists should avoid driving into dust
storms in the first place by planning ahead and being prepared to change travel

The driver-safety campaign advises motorists who find themselves in a dust
storm to pull off the highway and park in a safe place off the pavement.

Other recommendations include turn off all lights, keeping your foot off the
brake and staying in the vehicle while waiting for the storm to pass.


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