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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...

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....

Cell Phone Use While Behind the Wheel in Las Vegas May Soon Be Banned Due to Risk of Distracted Driving

It is important to point out that even though cell phone use while driving is currently legal, it can be used as evidence of liability in an auto accident in a civil court. This means that a driver who causes an auto accident while texting or talking on a cell phone may be held responsible for damages in a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. In addition, if a plaintiff suspects that cell phone use may be the cause of an auto accident, lawyers may attempt to subpoena a defendant’s cell phone records – which will show the dates and times of all calls or texts made from a particular cell phone.

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