Families Remember Loved Ones Lost on New Zero Fatalities Memorial Site

Families Remember Loved Ones Lost on New Zero Fatalities Memorial Site

Zero Fatalities launches site for families to share their story and help save lives on Nevada’s roads On March 17th Zero Fatalities launched a new webpage, “In Loving Memory.” In Loving Memory is a place to memorialize the lives lost on Nevada roads and remind survivors that their driving choices make the difference in striving for …

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Always Buckle Up Campaign

If you’re not buckled, you may injure or kill someone else. It’s your responsibility. Make the right choice. Being unbuckled increases the risk of injury or death to other passengers by 40 percent (Injury Prevention Journal). This statistic is the basis of the Zero Fatalities occupant protection campaign that ran from February 20 until March …

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Marijuana-Impaired Driving Campaign

A marijuana-impaired driving campaign began Monday, March 20, and will run for four weeks. The campaign’s focus is if you drive high, you will get a DUI. The legalization of recreational marijuana use in Nevada calls for education about traffic safety laws and the consequences of driving high. Click here for more information and to …

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What’s Trending: Red Light Cameras Save Children’s Lives

While not all intersection incidents are due to red-light-running, people run red lights for the same reason they perform other unsafe driving habits at intersections: distraction, inattention, speeding, and aggressive driving. In Nevada, as in other states, the main reason for unsafe driving at intersections is simple: people are in a hurry. Too often, the …

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2017 Nevada Traffic Safety Summit

The Nevada Department of Transportation and the Office of Traffic Safety invite you to attend the annual Nevada Traffic Safety Summit! The 2017 Summit will take place May 23-25 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno. The purpose of the Summit is to gather safety professionals, partners and advocates from across the state to share …

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Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor Training

Recently, the Attorney General’s Office and Department of Public Safety, have added a new position: Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP), designed to provide law enforcement in the all of rural counties (all counties except Clark and Washoe) with a highly skilled prosecutor to assist with training and technical support in improving DUI investigations and prosecutions.

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