Blog Posts in January, 2015
National Transportation Officials Release List of Top Safety Concerns
Posted By Shook & Stone
Transportation is a crucial part of the American economy, and it's something a lot of us interact with as part of our daily lives. Because transportation is such an integral asset to communities across the country, the federal government goes to great lengths to regulate different areas of the industry - including transportation on land, sea, and air. One of the federal agencies responsible ...
Rainstorm Brings Spike in Las Vegas Traffic Accidents
Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd.
Yesterday's rainstorm brought slick and slippery roads that wreaked havoc for many drivers in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. With a record-setting amount of rainfall this past Sunday - .46 inches - area roads and highways saw a dramatic increase in traffic accidents. The rainfall total surpassed the previous January 11 th record of.29 inches in 1949, according to the National Weather Service. ...
Hidden Cost of Low Gas Prices: More Accidents, Fatalities
Posted By Shook & Stone, Chtd
In recent months, gas prices have fallen dramatically across the country. In Nevada, low gas prices have helped nudge the economy upward, giving more residents extra money in their pockets and more motivation to take trips during the holidays. As suggested in a recent piece aired on NPR, however, cheaper gas may have a hidden cost - more traffic accidents and fatalities. In the past, researchers ...
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