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Category Archives: Traffic Enforcement

Bicyclist Dies After Being Struck By Car In Pahrump

One of the great advantages to the valley is the prevalence of temperate weather all year round. That allows residents and tourists alike to engage in numerous outdoor activities throughout the year – like golfing, motorcycling, and bicycling. But an incident earlier this month should remind everyone that outdoor recreation can sometimes have devastating consequences. …

Pickup Truck Strikes, Kills Pedestrian in Northeast Las Vegas

Obviously, drivers should be conscious of yielding the right-of-way to other vehicles on the road. However, must also be aware of everything else that is happening around them – and not lose focus just because they may have a green light. Doing so could result in serious injury to others – or even death. Tragically, …

In 2012, It’s Harder for Metro Police to Test Drunk Drivers

Drunk drivers cause numerous auto accidents each year in Las Vegas and across the valley. These wrecks often result in injury or even death to innocent people. As a result, Metro Police does all that it can to catch and prosecute people who are caught driving under the influence. But a new ruling by the …

2 Pedestrians Leave Crosswalk Early, Get Struck by Car

The last few months of 2011 were plagued by several auto-pedestrian accidents. In response, authorities in and around Las Vegas are trying to increase awareness among motorists about the need to yield to pedestrians who are inside marked crosswalks. But law enforcement personnel has also instructed pedestrians to stay within crosswalks whenever possible. Apparently, two …

4 Injured in New Year’s Hit-and-Run Accident

Many Las Vegas residents rang in the New Year at a party, casino, or club over the weekend. Everyone is hoping for a good beginning to 2012. However, four people had a rough start to the new year after being victimized in a hit-and-run auto accident. About 2:15am on New Year’s Day, a woman, two …