New Device Can Prevent Cell Phone Use While Driving

May 30th, 2012 by Farhan Naqvi in Personal Injury

The use of handheld cell phones while driving is completely outlawed in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. But how can you make sure that drivers will comply with the law? One way is to make their cell phones inoperable. That’s what a new device from a Georgia company can do. Known as Cell Control, the […]

Thousands of Cell Phone-Related Tickets Issued to Las Vegas Drivers

May 2nd, 2012 by Farhan Naqvi in Traffic Enforcement

Last year, the Nevada legislature passed a law prohibiting the use of handheld cell phones while driving on the state’s roadways. During the latter part of last year, police only issued warnings to drivers violating the law. But law enforcement agencies began writing tickets for these infractions at the start of this year. So how […]

UPDATE – Handheld Cell Phone Ban Leads to Problem

October 4th, 2011 by Farhan Naqvi in Car Accidents, Traffic Laws

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 […]

Nevada Governor Signs Bill Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving

June 17th, 2011 by Farhan Naqvi in Car Accidents, Personal Injury

By Farhan Naqvi, Personal Injury Lawyer in Nevada It’s official: drivers in the state of Nevada will no longer be able to use a handheld cell phone while operating a motor vehicle. This week, Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law a bill banning the practice. Late last month, the bill received approval from state lawmakers […]

UPDATE- Lawmakers Debate Bans on Cell Phone Use While Driving

February 23rd, 2011 by Farhan Naqvi in Car Accidents, Traffic Laws

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

February 17th, 2011 by Farhan Naqvi in Traffic Laws

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. […]

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