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Car accidents are inevitable on crowded city streets

Dangers abound on today's roadways, especially in crowded cities across the United States. With populations booming in the state of Nevada, city streets are constantly bustling with traffic. Unfortunately, there will always be drivers that are not as cautious and focused as they should be behind the wheel. Crowded streets combined with inattentive, distracted drivers is a recipe for accidents. Any accident can be a serious matter, but some car accidents can prove to be fatal.

Car accidents with drunk drivers are often fatal

Its no secret that driving while under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous and irresponsible things a person can do. According to recent statistics, drunk driving is responsible for almost one-third of all deaths in car accidents each year. Nevada has very strict laws in place to combat the problem of drunk driving and those convicted could face very lengthy prison sentences. Unfortunately, drivers still get behind the wheel while impaired, which only contributes to the many dangers facing drivers.

Driving while intoxicated increases odds for car wrecks

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is incredibly dangerous, irresponsible and illegal. When drivers get behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol they endanger the lives of everyone around them. Very strict laws against drunk driving exist not only in Nevada, but across the country. However, some people choose to drive while intoxicated and willingly break drunk driving laws. According to statistics, over half of all car wrecks in the United States are caused by intoxicated drivers.

Speeding greatly increases odds for car accidents

Driving these days requires constant focus and attention as roadways across the state of Nevada become more and more crowded and congested. One of the most important things drivers can do to prevent car accidents is to slow down. Recent statistics say that speeding is the number one cause of motor vehicle accidents in the United States, contributing to almost one third of all traffic related deaths. Even though there are laws against speeding and reckless driving, accidents due to speeding still occur and are often fatal.

Patience is key in preventing car wrecks

Roadways in Nevada and across America these days are crowded and fraught with peril. An increasing number of vehicles sharing the road means highways and byways quickly become congested. Road rage is becoming a real issue in today's world as increasingly impatient drivers deal with traffic jams and a host of other modern distractions. Angry and impatient drivers lead to aggressive driving maneuvers that can cause car wrecks and endanger the lives of all those around them. According to recent statistics, 66 percent of all traffic fatalities in the United States are caused by aggressive driving.

Car accidents involving drunk drivers are on the rise

Despite increased public awareness and education, driving under the influence of alcohol is an unfortunate problem across the state of Nevada. Driving is a privilege that should not be taken for granted, but there will always be those who irresponsibly choose to operate a motor vehicle while intoxicated. When under the influence of alcohol, driving becomes incredibly dangerous and car accidents become a very real threat. A recent Las Vegas car accident involving an alleged drunk driver sent two people to the hospital.

Irresponsible drivers only contribute to car wrecks

Getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is something that comes with great responsibility and should always be taken seriously. Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, and with more and more vehicles taking to the road, reports of serious car wrecks seem to be increasing. Unfortunately, not all drivers in Nevada are cautious behind the wheel, and some can even be described as irresponsible. Police say that drag racing could be the possible cause of a recent crash in Las Vegas that left one person dead.

Car accidents are on the rise in Nevada

Navigating crowded roadways can be one of the most dangerous tasks in the daily lives of Nevada citizens. According to recent statistics, car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Increasing numbers of vehicles sharing the road combined with the an increasing amount of distractions facing drivers these days make accidents almost inevitable. Despite stringent laws in place to protect modern day motorists, deadly accidents seem to be occurring more frequently. A recent crash on a busy roadway in Reno claimed the life of two people.

Car accidents can have tragic consequences

Crashes seem to be happening more and more due to the increased volume of traffic on Nevada roadways these days. Unfortunately, thousands of people are involved in automobile crashes each year. Even minor accidents such as fender benders can cause unwanted stress to those affected. Car accidents can be very traumatic experiences, but when the at-fault driver flees the scene, it only exacerbates the trauma and stress of those involved. Las Vegas police are seeking information after a driver fled the scene of a recent fatal accident.

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We hope our readers had a fabulous and enjoyable Independence Day holiday. But in Las Vegas, the holiday party is expected to go through the weekend given that we live in a major tourist destination. With guests arriving from across the world, it is not uncommon for mistakes on the road to lead to car accidents around Southern Nevada.

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