Thursday, August 17, 2017

Don’t cast a shadow on safety


By Doug Pacey / ADOT Communications

Millions of Americans will be treated to a rare celestial event next week. A total solar eclipse will occur over North America with the path of totality traveling from Oregon to South Carolina on Aug. 21.

Here in Arizona, however, we’ll see a partial eclipse. While we won’t get the full show, we want to remind drivers not to stop their vehicles in roadways or on shoulders to view the eclipse. Stake out a safe place far away from the road – and don’t forget your eclipse glasses.

The eclipse will begin around 9:10 a.m. and end around noon in Arizona. Peak viewing will occur around 10:30 a.m. Keep in mind that the exact times will vary, depending on your location.
Posted by Caroline Carpenter   |  Labels:  eclipse, Safety


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