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    • Advocate Group Says Nevada No Longer Has Worst Traffic Safety Laws

      Advocate Group Says Nevada No Longer Has Worst Traffic Safety Laws

      According to a new study released in January by the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Nevada no longer ranks among the worst states when it comes to traffic safety laws. In its annual “Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws,” […]

    • Trucking Industry Seeks to Recruit More Women

      Trucking Industry Seeks to Recruit More Women

      Women truckers make up only about seven percent of the industry’s total workforce. But because the industry is experiencing a severe driver shortage and the highest turnover rate since 2015, many feel that it is time to encourage more women […]

    • U.S. Traffic Fatalities Increase While Laws Remain Unchanged

      U.S. Traffic Fatalities Increase While Laws Remain Unchanged

      Following 2016, road fatalities rose almost 6% in the U.S. — marking the second year in a row with a substantial increase after years of steady decline. In fact, the U.S. has seen its biggest increase in motor vehicle-related death […]

    • How Much Liability Insurance Do You Need?

      How Much Liability Insurance Do You Need?

      While car insurance is required of every driver nationwide, you can do yourself a favor by paying for more than the bare minimum of coverage. There are two main types of optional coverage drivers can buy: medical pay and uninsured/underinsured […]

    • New Year, Same Dangerous Driving in Nevada

      New Year, Same Dangerous Driving in Nevada

      According to the Nevada Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety, there were 305 fatal crashes with 330 fatalities in 2016 and 297 fatal crashes with 326 fatalities in 2015—a climbing trend that is expected to continue as final […]

    • Roads Could Be Safer as More Truckers Comply with Federal ELD Mandate

      Roads Could Be Safer as More Truckers Comply with Federal ELD Mandate

      It’s been nearly a month since the electronic logging device mandate (ELD) went into effect.  The ELD mandate is a federal rule issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) aimed at creating a safer work environment for drivers […]

    • Data Shows Fatal Work Injuries Are on the Rise

      Data Shows Fatal Work Injuries Are on the Rise

      A report published recently by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that in 2016, fatal work injuries in the nation reached their highest level since 2008, with dramatic increases in workplace violence and overdose fatalities. There were 5,190 fatal […]

    • Winter Weather Requires Wary Drivers

      Winter Weather Requires Wary Drivers

      For Northern Nevada, December signals the onset of winter weather and winter driving. That’s why Reno Police and the Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) want to remind drivers to be careful and proceed with caution when snow and ice are about. […]

    • America: We Have a Speeding Problem

      America: We Have a Speeding Problem

      Earlier in the fall, I wrote about the efforts in the Silver State to reach “zero fatalities” this year with a crackdown on speeding. With similar intentions, the North Las Vegas Police Department recently upped their efforts to maintain a […]

    • Is It Safe? GM’s New App Allows Drivers to Shop Right from the Road

      Is It Safe? GM’s New App Allows Drivers to Shop Right from the Road

      A new app from General Motors will allow drivers to make online purchases right from the road. GM’s new app, coined “the Marketplace,” is rolling out this month and is expected to come equipped on all new 2017 and 2018 […]