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Traffic safety forum held to address uptick in car accidents

On the road, its common knowledge that an accident can happen at any time in the blink of an eye. Roadways are more dangerous than ever before in the state of Nevada. But how dangerous are they? According to reports, there were 331 total deaths due to car accidents last year in Nevada, which is the highest total in a decade. Reducing traffic related fatalities was the main focus of a recent traffic safety forum held in Las Vegas.

NHP enforces Click It or Ticket to combat deadly car accidents

It's no secret that motor vehicle crashes are on the rise across the country. In an effort to reduce death and serious injuries in car accidents, seat belt laws have been established not only in Nevada, but in every state. To enforce seat belt usage, law enforcement agencies across the country participate in an awareness campaign known as Click It or Ticket. This year, the Nevada Highway Patrol will be participating in a Border to Border seat belt awareness event organized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Car accidents: violent interstate crash claims a life

Everyone knows that roadways in Las Vegas and across Nevada are incredibly dangerous. In Las Vegas especially, it seems that streets are congested nearly 24 hours a day. Crashes are increasing every year due to a number of reasons. These days, it's not a matter of if car accidents will happen, but when.

Car accidents: Fatal crash leaves a man facing serious charges

Few things in life are more frustrating than experiencing an automobile accident. However, when an act of negligence causes a serious or fatal accident, the experience can be absolutely devastating and have far-reaching impacts on families. In Nevada, fatal car accidents seem to be happening more frequently these days.

Car accidents: New bill would allow officers to search phones

Distracted driving is a big problem across the United States. For drivers these days, there are more distractions than ever before. In Nevada, it is against the law for drivers to have a cell phone in their hands while driving. It's no secret that texting and driving is a common cause of car accidents today. A new bill recently introduced in Nevada would allow law enforcement officers to check the cell phones of drivers who were involved in a crash.

Car accidents: Las Vegas roads are more dangerous than ever

Las Vegas is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. People from all over the world are moving here to take advantage of the great economic opportunities and world-class entertainment that the city is so famous for. However, the sudden influx of traffic has made Nevada roadways a nightmare. So far this year, the Las Vegas Valley is on pace for the most deadly year ever. Car accidents can happen anytime in a blink of an eye.

Car accidents are a common occurance in Las Vegas

Navigating crowded roads in Nevada cities such as Las Vegas can be very dangerous. No person wants to be involved in an accident but, statistically, the vast majority of drivers will be involved in an accident at some point in their driving career. Undoubtedly, car accidents can be extremely stressful, but any time injuries occur the experience can be traumatic for all who are involved.

Car accidents: Tragic Reno crash claims 3 lives

Three men lost their lives recently in a gruesome accident in Reno. Unfortunately, fatal car accidents like this are happening more and more across the state of Nevada. The wrong-way crash happened at night along SR-431. The Nevada Highway Patrol is still seeking information and additional witnesses to the accident.

Frequently congested roads have led to more car wrecks

The state of Nevada is experiencing a population boom and rightfully so, as people from all over the world move here to take advantage of the great climate and seemingly endless economic opportunities. Las Vegas, in particular, is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country. Because of this rapid growth, roads in Las Vegas have become over crowded and are frequently congested. Due to the high volumes of traffic, car wrecks are happening more and more.

Car accidents kill thousands every year across the country

An accident on the road is an event that no person wants to experience. In this life, however, accidents are going to happen. Dangers are abundant for drivers these days as more and more vehicles utilize roadways across Nevada. Tragically, car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. According to recent statistics, nearly 3,300 people are killed every day in automobile crashes across the country.

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