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Justin Simpson | October 14, 2020 | Tags:

Today we delve into two recent motor vehicle safety announcements in the State of Nevada.   First, we will discuss recent changes in Nevada regarding child car seat safety laws.  This is important for all parents or day care workers that drive infants, as these laws were adopted to protect children in Nevada.  Next, we’ll look […]

Justin Simpson | October 7, 2020 | Tags:

In recent years, distracted driving claimed the lives of several hundreds of Nevadans, and injured many, causing permanent damage or life altering injuries. An estimated 16 percent of fatal crashes and 21 percent of injury-involved crashes involved distractions while operating a motor vehicle [1]. What Is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is anything that can take […]

BensonBingham | October 6, 2020 |

If you or someone you love has suffered road rash after an accident, you are not alone. Scores of people across the United States face road rash every year, oftentimes as a consequence of motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian accidents. Anybody can experience road rash during an accident, even if you’re in a vehicle. Some people […]

Justin Simpson | September 29, 2020 | Tags: ,

As the United States passed over 200,000 deaths related to Covid-19 last Tuesday, Nevada’s bars and taverns had reopened at 12:59 PM on the Sunday prior. [1] With Clark County being Nevada’s largest county, many scientists and experts worry that these reopening may result in another spike of COVID-19 cases in the Silver State. However, […]

Justin Simpson | September 22, 2020 | Tags: ,

Driving on busy and sometimes congested roads in Las Vegas and Reno can sometimes be difficult and frustrating. Driving under these stressful situations can sometimes get the best of us and provoke anger and frustration. However, it is important to remember to keep our cool and be courteous to those we share the road with. […]

Justin Simpson | September 16, 2020 | Tags: ,

For many teens in Nevada, getting a learner’s permit at fifteen and half years old, and a driver’s license at sixteen is a rite of passage. However, many parents feel hesitant about letting their teen get behind the wheel, usually fearing for their child’s safety driving on Nevada roadways. However, research shows there are in […]

BensonBingham | September 15, 2020 |

Most people realize that they will see an increase in their insurance premiums after an at-fault accident. Often, these rate increases are quite steep. How much of an increase an at-fault accident will cause depends on the insurance laws in the state where you reside. What many people do not realize, however, is that being […]

Justin Simpson | September 4, 2020 |

Motor Vehicle accidents are common in Nevada, and across the country. But, how does Nevada rank among other states when it comes to motor vehicle accidents? Additionally, how many of the accidents in Nevada prove to be fatal? Identifying vehicle accident patterns can help improve road safety in the Reno and Las Vegas areas. Some […]

Justin Simpson | August 26, 2020 |

As Northern Nevadans near the end of the month of August and another month of the Covid-19 pandemic, they face another challenge—Fire Season. Fires in Northern California, as well as Northern Reno have brought large amounts of smoke into the area, causing closures as well as reduced visibility in many areas. How does this reduction […]

BensonBingham | August 24, 2020 |

Pedestrian accidents are some of the most horrific accidents that can occur. Not only are the victims of such accidents often left with devastating injuries, but also the death rate from pedestrian accidents is exceptionally high and continuously rising across the nation. If you have been in a pedestrian accident, you must understand what you […]

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