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Category Archives: Traffic Laws

Clear Sailing Ahead for “Cell Phone While Driving” Ban

June will apparently be the last month in history where Nevada drivers can talk on their handheld cell phones for any reason while driving. Yesterday, the state Assembly voted 24-17 in favor of a Senate Bill 140, which would outlaw the use of handheld cell phones while behind the wheel of a vehicle. This includes …

Metro Police Dealing with Rash of Auto-Pedestrian Accidents

Metro Police and other law enforcement agencies are always on the lookout for trends which may affect public safety. Recently, there have been a few auto-pedestrian accidents in the valley over a relatively short period of time. So Metro Police are urging caution and vigilance among motorists and pedestrians alike. The latest auto-pedestrian accident happened …

Traffic Battle Between Boulder City, Bullhead City

It’s an easy concept to understand: the more vehicles on the road, the higher the chances are for motor vehicle accidents to occur. These collisions cause pain and monetary losses for those involved, put additional strain on police and paramedics to respond to them, and snarl traffic and create inconvenience for other drivers. As a …

Traffic Battle Between Boulder City, Bullhead City

It’s an easy concept to understand: the more vehicles on the road, the higher the chances are for motor vehicle accidents to occur. These collisions cause pain and monetary losses for those involved, put additional strain on police and paramedics to respond to them, and snarl traffic and create inconvenience for other drivers. As a …

UPDATE- Lawmakers Debate Bans on Cell Phone Use While Driving

We told you earlier that state lawmakers are considering legislation that would outlaw texting while driving and/or cell phone use while driving. This week, state senators heard testimony about the pros and cons of such laws. Shirley Breeden, a Democratic senator from Las Vegas, is the sponsor of SB-140, which would outlaw the use of …

Cell Phone Use While Driving May be Outlawed Soon in Nevada

Currently in the United States, no state has enacted a comprehensive ban on cell phone use while driving. Thirty states have outlawed texting while driving, and California only allows hands-free cell phone use. But at this time, Nevada does not have any restrictions on cell phone use while driving. That may change sometime this year. …