Assembly Bill Would Lower Motorcycle Accidents in Northern Nevada, Proponents Say

A bill pending before the Nevada State Legislature could cut down on motorcycle accidents in Reno, according to the bill’s sponsor and other proponents of the measure. The bill in question is Assembly Bill 236, which would allow lane splitting for motorcycles in Nevada, as is already legal in other states, like California. The main …

Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Wrongful Death in Reno

The man responsible for the wrongful death of a Reno man following a hit and run accident last summer was recently sentenced to a prison term of 15 years. The sentencing occurred Tuesday, the accident in question took place last July. If a loved one is killed in an accident, or in any manner that …

Nevada Vehicle Deaths Surpass National Average in CDC Study

Northern Nevada and Southern Nevada surpass the national average in vehicle deaths in a recent CDC report on non-natural deaths across the United States. Nevada led in all categories including drug overdoses, vehicle accidents and suicide. The Silver State’s drug deaths come from a litany of substances including alcohol and prescription opiates. In fact, prescription …

Pregnant Woman Suffers Injury in Sparks Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycles, while convenient, efficient and fun, especially during the beautiful Washoe County summer, can also be extremely dangerous. To mitigate these dangers, motorcycle riders are mandated by the Silver State to wear helmets. However, other riders have taken these safety precautions to even higher levels; you can routinely see people on motorcycles wearing significant armor, …