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Drunk Drivers May Pay More in Personal Injury Cases

In 2008, roughly 33 percent of all car accident deaths in Nevada involved a drunk driver (i.e. someone who has a blood alcohol concentration of higher than 0.08). In total, 324 people in Nevada were killed in car wrecks involving drunk drivers, according to alcoholalert.com. Thousands more suffered serious injuries in these types of accidents.

Texting while Driving a Major Danger on Nevada Roads

Unfortunately, there are no laws in Nevada restricting texting while driving. This is despite multiple states passing new laws restricting cell phone use in cars, a national campaign highlighting the dangers of texting and driving, and even Oprah writing an Op-Ed about the safety risks associated with texting while behind the wheel.