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    • 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, […]

    • U.S. Abandons Idea of Sleep Apnea Screening for Commercial Truck Drivers

      U.S. Abandons Idea of Sleep Apnea Screening for Commercial Truck Drivers

      Over the last several years, tractor-trailer drivers and train operators have been in the spotlight due to an emerging condition thought to be a bad mix with their unique work habits. Called obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, the condition causes […]

    • Recall: Could your Off-Road Vehicle Catch on Fire?

      Recall: Could your Off-Road Vehicle Catch on Fire?

      For those who own a Polaris ATV vehicle, getting stuck in the mud might not be a worry—but catching fire might now top your list of concerns. On July 23, 2017, the company issued a recall on all RZR 170 […]

    • It’s Now the Law: Nevada Says “Move Over” When Encountering DOT Workers

      It’s Now the Law: Nevada Says “Move Over” When Encountering DOT Workers

      This month marks the first time that drivers in the Silver State have been required to give wide berth to Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) workers, thanks to the “Move Over” Law that took effect on July 1. Previously, the […]

    • U.S. Roads Continue to Get More Dangerous

      U.S. Roads Continue to Get More Dangerous

      Just as we do every summer, we ushered this month in with a celebration of the Fourth of July—a day for reflection, family gatherings and fireworks. Yet, according to statistics, it’s also a day for deaths on our nation’s highways. […]

    • Off Road Navigation Systems

      Off Road Navigation Systems

      I’ve been spending time off road in Nevada lately. Over the years I’ve covered much of the state in Jeeps and other 4Wheel drive vehicles and I’d like to devote a little space to off road safety, and offroad navigation […]

    • Several States File Lawsuit Over DOL Overtime Rules

      Several States File Lawsuit Over DOL Overtime Rules

      Several states, including Nevada, are joining forces to challenge the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new overtime rules. Attorney Generals in Nevada and Texas filed a suit in Texas federal court, contending the overtime regulations are “illegal” because they are […]

    • Treat Consistently for Best Case Results

      Treat Consistently for Best Case Results

      It’s important when you’re injured to treat consistently. This means: 1) get care soon after the accident; 2) get continuing care as prescribed; 3) follow doctor’s orders; 4) don’t miss appointments; 5) see a specialist if more generalized care is […]

    • Shooting Range Sued For Wrongful Death By Widow

      Shooting Range Sued For Wrongful Death By Widow

      A wrongful death complaint was filed, last month, by the widow of a gun instructor who was accidentally killed by a girl holding an Uzi. The firearms instructor, Charles J. Vacca Jr., 39, was killed on August 25, 2014 at […]

    • Scallops Recalled In Nevada

      Scallops Recalled In Nevada

      Scallops have been voluntarily recalled by Sea Port Products after an estimated 206 people were sickened with hepatitis A. The cases were report on August 17 and resulted in a prompt investigation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]