Focus on the Road

Distracted driving is anything that takes your attention from driving, including: talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to others in your vehicle, using the stereo or your navigation system — anything that takes your attention away from the road.
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Know the Facts

Men 26-30 years old were the largest number of victims of distracted driving fatal crashes in Nevada
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58% of distracted driver fatal crashes were single vehicle crashes
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Crashes between a vehicle and a pedestrian or bicyclist were reported more than any other type of distracted fatal crash
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Know the Law

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It is a crime to physically handle a cell phone or other electronic device while driving in Nevada, including talking, texting, going online, programming a handheld GPS, or playing music.

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It is illegal to use an electronic, handheld device at a stoplight.

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Fines range from $50 for the 1st offense to $250 and a six-month license suspension for subsequent offenses within a seven-year period. Penalties may be increased if the alleged violation occurs in a work zone.

HELP SAVE A LIFE

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Use hands-free devices or in-car systems that act on voice command, including a navigation system that is affixed to the vehicle.

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Pull off the road and use your handheld device to report a medical emergency, a safety hazard, or criminal activity.

Parents, Help Save
Your Child’s Life

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Set a good example by not multi-tasking when driving, including using your cell phone, applying make-up or programming a GPS.

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Have your child sign a pledge not to use their cell phone while driving – and hold them accountable.

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Enable technology on phones and vehicles that sends an auto response when you are driving, and use voice-activated systems when necessary.

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Save Yourself: Spanish Radio Spot, DistractedMP4
Save Yourself: English Radio Spots, DistractedMP4
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