How Safe Are Vehicle Backup Cameras?

Putting your vehicle in reverse and backing out of a driveway or parking spot can be a risky maneuver – it’s difficult to see behind your own car because of its various blind spots, no matter if it’s a big truck or small hybrid. Manufacturers began voluntarily adding rear-view backup cameras to their vehicles (usually…

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Reno Officers Are Cracking Down on Distracted Drivers

When it comes to distracted driving, most people immediately think of texting while driving. While texting is a big—and the most dangerous—culprit, there’s much more at play. In fact, there are four types of distracted driving that lead to the majority of distracted-driving accidents. To help combat the issue, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is…

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What Is Reckless Driving?

While it may seem harmless to speed a little when you’re running late (or fun to race cars with your friends), these are both examples of pretty serious traffic violations because of the lives you’re putting at risk. According to Nevada state law, when someone drives with a deliberate disregard of safety for themselves, other…

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Long-Term Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Car accidents can easily take a turn for the worst. Some car accident victims are fortunate enough to leave with a few scratches and bruises. Some victims may think that they are alright until their backs and necks hurt days after the accident. Then there are some victims who experience permanent injuries from their accident.…

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The Dangers of Lane Shift Accidents

Every driver on the roadway has a legal responsibility to practice caution when driving. Switching lanes unsafely is a violation of that responsibility. Drivers who fail to maintain their lane, cut back and forth in traffic, or move over without signaling can cause devastating crashes. Lane shift accidents are one of the most common causes…

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Today’s New Cars and Trucks Are Really, Really Dangerous

A recent article in Slate talked about the supersizing of today’s passenger cars and trucks, with an array of mind-boggling studies on how these large vehicles are dangerous to just about everyone – pedestrians, cyclists, and other cars. The Slate piece discusses how the increasing weight and height of pickup trucks especially is creating a…

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Car Accidents at Las Vegas Intersections

One of the most dangerous areas of the road is the intersection. There are cars coming from four different directions, busy traffic and pedestrians, not to mention how often the people at these intersections can be distracted by their phones, kids, pets, or who knows what. That’s why when an accident happens at an intersection,…

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Car Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injuries

For some people, being able to drive is one of the most exhilarating experiences ever. There is no better feeling than having the ability to go wherever you want to go, whenever you want to go. However, that freedom of independence comes with a price. For many people, that price is paid everyday by sharing…

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