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Category Archives: Traffic Laws

Super Bowl Weekend Brings Additional DUI Patrols

It’s that time again. The annual NFL Super Bowl kicks off this Sunday, and hundreds of thousands of valley residents will be tuning in to the big game. Many of these fans will spend the afternoon at a bar, casino, or private party – and there is a high probability that alcohol will be part …

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 …

National Finals Rodeo to Slow Traffic

The rest of America only celebrates three major events over the last several weeks of the year – Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. But people in Las Vegas get to celebrate a fourth one during this time: the National Finals Rodeo. This year’s event begins tonight and runs through Sunday, December 11 at the …

UPDATE – Handheld Cell Phone Ban Leads to Problem

The entire state of Nevada is into its first full week of a ban on handheld cell phone use while driving. The legislation was enacted in an effort to prevent auto accidents that arise from electronic device-caused distracted driving. Early reports indicate that many drivers in the state are obeying the new law. But like …

Reid Helps Nix DUI Checkpoint iPhone Apps

Nevada, like most other states, commits a considerable amount of resources to preventing drunk driving. One of the methods used by law enforcement agencies in the state is the implementation of sobriety checkpoints in certain areas where drunk drivers are suspected. Many times, the locations of these DUI checkpoints are released to the public ahead …