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    • 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 […]

    • The Dangers of Distracted Walking and What Some States Are Doing About It

      The Dangers of Distracted Walking and What Some States Are Doing About It

      A recent online Harris Poll survey, conducted on behalf of the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America, declared Las Vegas as one of the most walkable cities in the U.S.—while also declaring that 32 percent of Americans thought that the Entertainment […]

    • Thanksgiving Weekend: One of the Deadliest Times to Travel

      Thanksgiving Weekend: One of the Deadliest Times to Travel

      On Sunday, November 19, a 4-year-old Cedar City girl was killed in a fatal crash on Sunday in Nevada on I-15 near Valley of Fire State Park around 4 p.m. in the afternoon. Her family, including three siblings, was driving […]

    • How the Autonomous Semi-Truck Race Will Impact the Individual

      How the Autonomous Semi-Truck Race Will Impact the Individual

      Since October, self-driving “robotrucks” have been routinely rolling through the southwestern United States—traveling along the I-10 freeway from West Texas all the way to Southern California with a cargo of brand-new refrigerators.  While these autonomous big rigs are accompanied by […]

    • Las Vegas Driverless Robo-Shuttle Wrecks First Day Out

      Las Vegas Driverless Robo-Shuttle Wrecks First Day Out

      During the last 18 months, we’ve seen a lot of news about autonomous or self-driving vehicles. While the technology might be on the cusp of becoming a reality, such cars and trucks might have a long way to go before […]

    • Highway Patrols Crack Down in Effort to Reach ‘Zero Fatalities’

      Highway Patrols Crack Down in Effort to Reach ‘Zero Fatalities’

      In Nevada and across the nation, highway patrols are making stops while making the point that speed kills—ending the lives of 9,557 people in 2015 alone, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). From October 19 through November […]

    • 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 […]