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Monthly Archives: October 2018

The Five Types Of Driving Impairment In Nevada Car Crashes

Human error causes about 90 percent of the car wrecks in Las Vegas. Most of these wrecks involve either negligence, which is a lack of ordinary care, or negligence per se, which is a statutory violation (e.g. DUI). That’s especially true with regard to the five types of impairment, as outlined below. Damages in negligence …

Speed-Related Motorcycle Wreck In North Las Vegas

Normally, speed increases the amount of compensation in a crash, because velocity affects crash severity. But in this case, speed may reduce the amount of damages the victim’s family could receive. According to witnesses, a 26-year-old motorcycle rider was speeding when he approached the intersection of North 5th Street and East Craig Road shortly before …

Number Of Alcohol-Related Las Vegas Car Crashes Spikes

Five people died in traffic collisions over the extended Labor Day weekend, and at least four of these wrecks involved alcohol impairment, according to the Office of Traffic Safety. Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Jason Buratczuk said that drinking and driving was a matter of “personal responsibility” and we “can’t fix this all on our own.” …

Two Crashes Kill Two Motorcyclists Within Twelve Hours

After a wreck on the North Side and another one in the South Valley, it appears that no part of the city is safe for motorcycle riders. One wreck occurred near the intersection of Allen and Cheyenne. An SUV driver attempted to turn left against traffic from westbound Cheyenne and enter a private driveway. But …