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    • How Pharmacists Are Helping to Combat America’s Opioid Crisis

      How Pharmacists Are Helping to Combat America’s Opioid Crisis

      Close to 77 million Americans have been affected in some way by America’s opioid crisis, or at least that’s the latest numbers according to recent data shared by National Public Radio’s The Takeaway. While a very large number, it’s been […]

    • Survey Says: Sophomores Are Safer Drivers Than Seniors

      Survey Says: Sophomores Are Safer Drivers Than Seniors

      A recent survey conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) found that older teen drivers—specifically high school seniors—were involved in more accidents and near misses and were more likely to exhibit risky driving behavior than their […]

    • Nevada Reels from Tragic Shooting

      Nevada Reels from Tragic Shooting

      Here in Nevada there’s a feeling of collective traumatization.  I’ve only felt like I felt on 9/11 one other time, and that was yesterday when I learned of this senseless event.  It’s a feeling that nothing will ever be the […]

    • Incorrectly Installed Car Seats Run the Risk of Injury or Death

      Incorrectly Installed Car Seats Run the Risk of Injury or Death

      Did you know that at least one study shows 3 out of 4 car seats are installed incorrectly? In Northern Nevada, local EMS workers want to help ensure that all young children traveling in vehicles do so safely—that’s why the […]

    • Samsung puts $300 Million toward Self-Driving and Safety Technology

      Samsung puts $300 Million toward Self-Driving and Safety Technology

      Samsung has joined other major companies like GM and Toyota by announcing a $300 million fund to help support startups and business ideas for self-driving/driverless cars as well as car safety—$90 million alone has been invested into an Austrian company […]

    • How High Might Speed Limits Go and How Will they Affect Highway Safety?

      How High Might Speed Limits Go and How Will they Affect Highway Safety?

      Right before summer temperatures started soaring, Nevada joined six other states in the U.S. by boosting the speed limit on certain sections of highway up to 80 miles per hour. While Texas posts the highest limit of 85 mph on […]

    • Exiting a Stranded Vehicle on the Highway Could Be a Fatal Mistake

      Exiting a Stranded Vehicle on the Highway Could Be a Fatal Mistake

      According to AAA, how you fare when your vehicle breaks down is directly related to how you respond. And, contrary to popular belief—getting out of your vehicle for any reason could be the worst thing to do. If you find […]

    • New Trucking Mandate: Improving Safety or Opening Door to Hackers?

      New Trucking Mandate: Improving Safety or Opening Door to Hackers?

      The trucking industry is currently only four months away from an approaching deadline that will require most commercial truck drivers to use an ELD—or electronic logging device—to monitor hours of service (HOS).  Current regulations maintained by the Federal Motor Carrier […]

    • Creative Sidewalk Decals Warn Distracted Pedestrians of Danger

      Creative Sidewalk Decals Warn Distracted Pedestrians of Danger

      The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has recently initiated a marketing campaign aimed at informing pedestrians that crossing roadways while distracted can be deadly—and they’re getting people’s attention through the use of some undeniably attention-getting images. Sidewalk decals, similar to […]

    • Move Over Laws Protect Law Enforcement and First Responders

      Move Over Laws Protect Law Enforcement and First Responders

      Just this month, two Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) troopers were on the side of westbound I-80 working a crash when a car rammed at high speed into the back of their parked patrol car. Neither trooper was hurt. In June, […]