Nevada Traffic Fatalities Increased in 2016

Thursday, January 19, 2017

There were 327 traffic fatalities in Nevada during 2016, just one more than the 326 deaths recorded in 2015, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT). NDOT revealed that the majority of fatal traffic accidents were reported to have... Read More

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

Takata Could Settle Criminal Charges in Early 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

After being linked to 11 deaths and more than 180 injuries in the U.S., Japanese air bag manufacturer, Takata Corp., could settle criminal charges with the U.S. Department of Justice before the Obama administration leaves office on Jan. 20, 2017. The... Read More
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