In the months ahead, you might be seeing tractor-trailer rigs on Nevada’s interstate highways traveling within 20 feet of each other at top speed. It’s called platooning, and it’s considered safer and more efficient.
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A report titled “Dangerous by Design,” issued last week by the National Complete Streets Coalition, ranks Las Vegas the 13th most dangerous for pedestrians of 51 metropolitan areas in the U.S., but those numbers don’t consider the number of walking tourists.
Who doesn’t love driving a golf cart? Most of them are nimble and quick with a tight turning radius. The electric ones have a quiet takeoff, just like a Prius.
It’s been a long wait for a new interchange at U.S. Highway 95 and the 215 Beltway on the north side of town, and we’re going to have to wait longer.
Visitors will learn to walk and locals will have to make a paradigm shift, but no “traffic and parking nightmare” is envisioned for the MGM arena that’s now under construction in Las Vegas.
The Nevada Department of Transportation will close lanes in the Spaghetti Bowl overnight Saturday for a road striping project.
The city of Las Vegas’ long-envisioned plan to turn Main and Commerce streets downtown into parallel one-way couplets is on track and once the project that is expected to cost at least $34 million is done, a new president will be in the White House, Resorts World Las Vegas will be open on the Strip and students entering high school next fall will be ready for their senior year.
The merger of Southwest and AirTran could bring more international — and maybe Mexico — flights to Las Vegas.
At the Horizon Drive overpass crossing above U.S. Highway 95, X marks the spot for a hidden treasure — a big diamond that will save motorists their time.
If you’re planning a road trip to Utah or Colorado on Interstate 15 in the next couple of years, be sure to have the snacks and car games in reach after you’ve zipped through Mesquite. You could be in for a long wait.
Traffic engineers say roundabouts not only are efficient traffic movers, they’re also the safest intersections out there.
With the alarming increase in the number of vehicle-pedestrian accidents in Southern Nevada over the past two years, it’s important for motorists to know when they can make a right turn when pedestrians are present in a crosswalk.
Next weekend marks the first arrival to McCarran International Airport of Surf Air, which tells customers they can fly all you want for a set monthly price.
Richard N. Velotta, the Review-Journal’s new Road Warrior writer, sees the column “as raising our collective ability to get around, sometimes out of town, on just about anything that moves.”
Sometimes, things just make us mad, especially when they’re out of our control. Too-slow drivers, too-fast drivers, traffic lights that change too quickly, and mopeds.
The predominant attitude of readers this week centered around one question: Do I ask forgiveness or permission?
Some questions have easy answers. Should you run that red light? No. Are convertible drivers happy it’s almost a glorious 80 degrees outside already? Absolutely.
It’s not uncommon in the Las Vegas Valley to pass multiple adult entertainment businesses in a single commute.
You’ve probably already put away your raincoats and forgot that you need new windshield wiper fluid after Friday’s rain, seeing as the forecast allowed us only one day of showers after an almost two-month dry spell.
We begin this week’s Road Warrior somberly.
A reader frustrated by slow-moving trucks on the highway writes writes with a question.
It’s probably safe to say that some of us have already broken our New Year’s resolutions.
The beginning of a new year always brings change.
There are, however, many roads and lanes that will be inaccessible for valley residents and visitors soon. That would be thanks to New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, which is a pretty big annual production. What’s important to remember: avoid the Strip in your car.
The holidays are here, and with them come predictable traditions.