Car Accidents


Traffic Fatality Rates in 2016 Outpaced Increase in Travel

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the estimated number of traffic deaths rose by eight percent during the first nine months of 2016, continuing a rising trend since 2014. During the first nine months of 2016, there... Read More

Driving High in Nevada will Result in DUI

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Nevada voters legalized the recreational use of marijuana in 2016 with the passing of Question 2, which was officially enacted on Jan. 1, 2017. Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) has warned drivers that using marijuana before operating a vehicle will be penalized... Read More

Skipping Sleep Increases Accident Risk

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Drivers who deprive themselves of one to two hours of the suggested seven hours of sleep a night are two times as likely to be involved in a traffic collision, according to a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The 2016 study revealed that... Read More

Las Vegas Hosts its First World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Victims of fatal car accidents were remembered by friends and family on Sunday, Nov. 20 in Las Vegas’s first participation in World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR). WDR, observed on the third Sunday of November, is an annual day of... Read More

Study: Nevada Ranks Within the Top 10 of Worst Drivers in the Nation

Monday, December 5, 2016

Nevada has been ranked as the seventh worst state in the nation for bad driving in 2016, according to a recent study conducted by The website used statistics gathered from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway... Read More
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