Gene Auffert manages a team of 1,800 people and a fleet of 900 vehicles at Yellow-Checker-Star Transportation, one of the largest cab companies in southern Nevada.
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While tipping is popular in Las Vegas, it’s not a good idea to tip those freeway angels who work for the Nevada Transportation Department’s Freeway Service Patrol or Incident Response Vehicle programs. They’re not allowed to accept them.
Motorists using Kyle Canyon Road will experience delays between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday so that a wide, load-hauling bulldozer can transport materials for the flood diversion berm project.
All westbound lanes of the southern 215 Beltway near Eastern Avenue have reopened after a car fire Saturday night, according to the Regional Transportation Commission.
Part of Kyle Canyon Road will be closed Tuesday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. so that a wide, load-hauling bulldozer can transport materials for the Flood Diversion Berm Project.
A boy was hospitalized with non-critical injuries after being hit by a car in the northeast valley Friday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.
A military aircraft made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport on Friday afternoon, airport officials said. A C-17 cargo plane landed safely at 3:46 p.m. after a pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, airport spokesman Chris Jones said.
Three people are hospitalized following a Friday afternoon rollover crash in the southwest valley. Las Vegas police responded to the single-vehicle crash at 2:26 p.m. near South Cimarron Road and Lapis Springs Lane, near Desert Inn Road, said Las Vegas police spokesman Jose Hernandez.
Eastbound Lake Mead Boulevard was closed briefly after a Friday afternoon rollover near Tonopah Drive.
Residents of Southern Highlands and neighborhoods east of Las Vegas Boulevard South can celebrate: The Cactus Avenue interchange on Interstate 15 is open.
Workers won’t put a shovel in the ground for more than a year, but those who live and work near the Spaghetti Bowl already are growing concerned about the state’s Project Neon transportation improvement project.
Two accidents on southbound U.S. Highway 95 have been cleared Wednesday morning.
PHOENIX — Arizona transportation officials are warning motorists traveling on Interstate 15 in the northwest corner of Arizona over the Labor Day weekend to expect traffic delays and to allow extra travel time.
When you travel the same route every day, it’s easy to miss Nevada Transportation Department surprises, such as the exit from southbound Interstate 15 to U.S. Highway 95 that was moved earlier this month.
One person has died after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday near Boulder Highway and Russell Road, according to Las Vegas police.
Nine transportation companies that offer limousine service in Southern Nevada were granted modifications to their tariffs from regulators to charge customers additional fees when they use the new Ride Genie smartphone application.
Traffic on southbound Interstate 15 is narrowed to one lane at Silverado Ranch Boulevard after a cement mixer truck overturned late Tuesday morning.
Traffic is creeping at the intersection of Desert Inn Road and South Jones Boulevard.
One man died after the motorcycle he was riding and a truck collided Monday afternoon, North Las Vegas police said. Police Department spokesman Aaron Patty said the crash happened about 3:45 p.m. near the Lake Mead Boulevard and Bruce Street intersection.
After years of considering an experimental public-private partnership for an Interstate 15 improvement project in Las Vegas, the state Transportation Board opted Monday to use a more traditional construction method for Project Neon.
Two people were rescued after a vehicle rolled over Monday afternoon near Alta Drive and Rampart Boulevard, according to the Las Vegas Police.
While thousands of local parents may be pleased to get their kids out of the house, the upcoming first day of school also means motorists are going to have to be extra vigilant when we drive to and from work on the daily commute.
A Minnesota boy who created a national stir in the fall after he sneaked past security and boarded a flight to Las Vegas by himself is no longer under court authority.
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