Green means go. Yellow means slow down. Red means stop.
These are the basics for any driver before they ever get behind the wheel.
But in a matter of weeks, the Valley has seen five serious crashes. Five people are now dead and multiple people are injured from these incidents.
Executive Director of Red Means Stop Maria Wojtczak, believes it is a dangerous time to be a driver in Arizona. It is even worse that the danger is preventable.
Wojtczak works to stop bad driving habits from forming at her driving school, DrivingMBA, in Scottsdale and Glendale.
“It’s really helping them understand how prevalent it is out there,” Wojtczak said.
Watch the complete ABC 15 News segment below.