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  • Helpful Tips to Prevent Driver Distraction

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 3-Aug-2017

    Distracted driving has become one of the most concerning dangers on public roads. Although driver distraction has been around for as long as there have been automobiles, today’s level of distraction behind the wheel has become a problem of epidemic proportions - and it causes thousands of preventable injuries and deaths each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety ...
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  • Are Hands-Free Mobile Devices Safer While Driving?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 28-Jul-2017

    In a previous blog post, we discussed Nevada’s tough stance on distracted driving, including text messaging and cell phone use behind the wheel. Under Nevada law, the following is prohibited: Text messaging while driving (primary law for ALL drivers) Handheld cell phone use while driving (primary law for ALL drivers) Nevada takes this tough approach because residents and lawmakers understand ...
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  • Nevada Texting While Driving Laws Explained

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 26-Jul-2017

    Today, the dangers of texting and other forms of cell phone use while driving are well known. As one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving, text messaging behind the wheel is a simple action that has serious risks. Plenty of statistics and studies conducted throughout the years have made it clear just how dangerous texting while driving is: A Virginia Tech Transportation Institute ...
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  • The Dangers of Drinking Coffee While Driving

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 12-Aug-2015

    Any kind of distracted driving is dangerous. However, many people fail to notice that they participate in distracted driving activities on a regular basis. In fact, many drivers participate in one of the most dangerous types of distracted driving- eating and drinking. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrate states the persons who eat or drink while driving increase the likelihood of car ...
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  • The Type of Music You Listen To Could Increase Your Risk of Crashing, Study Says

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 25-Jun-2015

    Distracted driving can encompass a wide range of behaviors and distractions, ranging from talking or texting on cell phones to personal grooming. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), one of the most common forms of driver distraction is listening to music. In a recent study conducted by an Israeli music psychologist, the type of music can also play a ...
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  • 1 in 3 Car Accidents Involve Cell Phones, Study Suggests

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 29-May-2015

    Motorists are well aware of the fact that distracted driving places others on public roads at risk of being injured in preventable auto accidents. Despite this, far too many motorists continue to engage in distractions when behind the wheel. Unfortunately - as statistics make clear - these distractions can contribute to car accidents that injure or kill others. No matter where your commute takes ...
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  • Spring Break & Distracted Driving Crashes

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 1-Apr-2015

    Spring break is in full effect at high schools and colleges around Las Vegas and other areas of the country. This means more students will be letting off some steam with parties, vacations, and get-togethers. For residents in popular tourist destinations - including those who call Las Vegas home - the influx of spring breakers could make public roads and highways just a little more dangerous, ...
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  • National Transportation Officials Release List of Top Safety Concerns

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 20-Jan-2015

    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 ...
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