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July 2018 Archives

Drunk driver accidents continue to be a problem in Nevada

Unfortunately, thousands of people each year in Nevada and across the country choose to get behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol. Driving while intoxicated is one of the most dangerous and irresponsible things a person can do. According to recent statistics, drunk driver accidents account for almost 30 percent of all traffic related deaths every year in the United States. Those who are found guilty of drunk driving can face significant fines and jail time.

Auto-pedestrian accidents: The tragedies of Las Vegas

Las Vegas is the largest city in Nevada and also one of the most famous cities in the world. The most iconic and well-recognized features of this beautiful city are the bright lights of the Strip, which offer picturesque views especially at night. Visitors from all over the world come to the city for the experience of walking down the strip while sampling the first-class entertainment that is so abundant here. However, with the increased foot traffic also comes the increased risk for auto-pedestrian accidents. Accidents involving pedestrians have been steadily increasing every year in Las Vegas.

Car accidents: Violent wrong-way crash in Reno kills 4 people

Nevada is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the United States. Because of this, many people are choosing to visit and take up residence here. The sudden influx of traffic can equate to more car accidents. A fatal wrong-way accident on Interstate 80 near Reno recently made headlines.

Steps to take after a rear-end collision

Rear-end collisions are one of the most common types of traffic accidents that occur. In a vast majority of cases, the injuries and car damage are not as severe as in other types of crashes. However, they can still be deadly. Take a recent instance in Las Vegas of a driver who rear-ended a semi-truck. Police pronounced the driver of the car dead at the scene.

Tips for driving safely in Las Vegas

When you come to Las Vegas on vacation, it may be intimidating figuring out how to deal with traffic, pedestrians, parking and rental cars. It is true that getting around The Strip can be confusing, but you do not have to figure it out on your own. Here is a quick guide to driving around Las Vegas: 

Auto-pedestrian accidents continue to increase in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is quickly becoming one of the largest cities in the United States. The city has grown exponentially in recent years as more and more people move here to experience the world-class entertainment and abundant economic opportunities that are now available. This means city sidewalks are crowded with pedestrian traffic, while city streets are congested with vehicular traffic. With pedestrians and vehicles in such close proximity, it's only a matter of time before auto-pedestrian accidents happen.

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