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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. …

Auto-Pedestrian Accident Victim in Coma Receives Jaywalking Ticket

Perhaps by now you’ve heard the story about the 13-year old girl who was involved in an auto-pedestrian accident in Las Vegas back on January 4. Takara Davis was struck by a car while trying to cross Durango Drive where it intersects with Rochelle Street and wound up in a medically-induced coma. But the part …

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.