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The Deaths of Young Nevada Drivers

  According to Nevada Zero Fatalities, the number of young drivers involved in fatal crashes in Nevada is showing an upward trend from 2014 to 2016. 2017 crash stats are still to be finalized. 20 young drivers were killed in [...]

By |2019-03-21T14:32:14-07:00March 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Deaths of Young Nevada Drivers

Optical Illusions, Blindness and Driving

We have all experienced not seeing what is in right in front of our eyes. For example, keys or a pen on a table that were invisible before someone pointed to them. Its called Inattentional Blindness and this just means [...]

By |2019-03-21T14:46:04-07:00March 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Optical Illusions, Blindness and Driving

Staying in Your Lane

Lane-Departure Warning (LDW): Visual, audible, or haptic warning to alert the driver when they are crossing lane markings. Lane-Departure Assist (LDA): The cars computer’s corrects steering input or braking provided by the vehicle when crossing lane markings. Lane-Centering Assist: Continuous [...]

By |2019-03-21T14:47:01-07:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Staying in Your Lane

Do Victim Impact Panels Help With DUI Recidivism?

It was reported in the Journal of Social Service Research, (Vol 22 digital publication 2008) that a lower recidivism rate for Victim Impact Panel attendees when compared to a non attendee group revealed significant changes in attitudes. In other words, [...]

By |2019-03-18T13:06:50-07:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do Victim Impact Panels Help With DUI Recidivism?

Deadly Combination: Teen Driver and Teen Passenger in Vehicle Increases Risk of Death in a Crash by 51% for Everyone Involved Jeanette Cassselano

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 18, 2018) Teen drivers put everyone on the roadway at risk of a deadly crash, especially if they are bringing teen passengers al ong for the ride. New research from the AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety found [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:59:06-07:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Deadly Combination: Teen Driver and Teen Passenger in Vehicle Increases Risk of Death in a Crash by 51% for Everyone Involved Jeanette Cassselano

How Alcohol Affects Driving Ability

Alcohol is a substance that reduces the function of the brain, impairing thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination. All these abilities are essential to operating a vehicle safely. As alcohol levels rise in a person’s system, the negative effects on the [...]

By |2019-03-18T12:55:45-07:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Alcohol Affects Driving Ability

NEVADA CONTINUES TO GROW

Usually there is not a lot of positive news to report when discussing crime statistiics. That said, SafeWise was happy to release their 5th annual Safest Cities report. Here are the 5 Safest Cities in Nevada for 2019. SafeWise welcomes [...]

By |2019-03-08T16:45:57-08:00March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on NEVADA CONTINUES TO GROW

COSTS OF A DUI ARREST

In Nevada, a driver arrested for a typical DUI will pay an average of $10,000 when including legal fees, fines and higher insurance rates. That is an average cost. Some estimates for DUI conviction can exceed $17,000. It the above [...]

By |2019-03-08T16:43:12-08:00March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on COSTS OF A DUI ARREST