Car Crashes & Injuries Down on Nevada I-15

January 13, 2014


Enforcement measures are helping, and auto accidents and injuries from Las Vegas to California on Interstate 15 have seen a marked decrease, but the number of fatalities from accidents has stayed the same. This is the latest word from Nevada Highway Patrol following a joint special enforcement focus from the NHP and their counterparts in California meant to curb the growing trend of deadly incidents. According to recent tallies of these Southern Nevada car accidents on this stretch of road there has been a 62% decrease in overall crashes since this enforcement focus started. There has also been, to go along with this, a 44% decrease in injuries resulting from these incidents. However the number of fatalities, five, is the same as the previous total over the same stretch of time before the enforcement began, namely one year. If you’ve been injured in a car crash in Clark County or on your way between Las Vegas and California, Benson & Bingham Attorneys can help. As you can see you’re not alone in that this has happened, unfortunately, to many people before you. We know how to help – contact us today for a free consultation.

A big part of the enforcement has been issuing speeding tickets in Nevada and California on this route, as well as ticketing just about any other infraction police catch you doing, like texting and driving, driving recklessly, drunk driving, you name it. There have been billboards telling people about this zero tolerance enforcement strategy and stepped up patrols and vigilance, and that is also credited with making people slow down and decreasing the number of Clark County car crashes and injuries.

If you’ve been one of the unfortunate people who got in an accident recently, we can help. Benson & Bingham are top Las Vegas car accident attorneys, and we’ll know if you have a case. Come in for a free consultation to learn your legal rights, and secure top representation if you have a case. Our lawyers can get you the compensation you need to cover care, cost, and recuperation from your injuries. Contact us today to get started with moving on from your accident.

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