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Clark County sees dip in traffic-related fatalities in 2014

The number of traffic-related fatalities in Southern Nevada took a small dip in 2014, and with just a handful of days left in the year, it’s an encouraging sign after increases each of the last two years.

Southbound I-15 backing up as travelers leave Las Vegas

The Nevada Highway Patrol is alerting drivers to expect long delays and traffic cameras show bumper to bumper traffic near Primm on southbound I-15.

Driver taken to hospital after crash; Wigwam, Torrey Pines reopened

A man was trapped in an SUV and later hospitalized with minor injuries after a crash on Wigwam Avenue and Torrey Pines Drive Sunday afternoon. The driver, a man in his 20s, may have broken his hand.

Strip gates: Clue that New Year’s party is nearly upon us

Las Vegas celebrates the arrival of the new year better than most cities and part of the fun is turning Las Vegas Boulevard into pedestrians only. That’s why there are gates on the Strip’s major cross streets at the Boulevard.

Feds launch highway guardrail complaint website

A U.S. highway regulator opened an Internet portal this week allowing the public to report accidents tied to a Trinity Industries Inc. guardrail system, which has been linked by lawsuits to at least eight deaths.

Accident blocks lanes at Charleston and Christy

A rollover accident at the intersection of East Charleston Boulevard and North Christy Lane is causing traffic delays. Las Vegas police responded to a call at 3:05 p.m. about the two-car accident.

Clark County’s vehicle maintenance team facing all-electric challenge

Clark County technicians, who tend to a diverse 2,608-vehicle fleet that includes cars, street sweepers and industrial-grade construction equipment, are getting a new challenge — a half dozen all-electric vehicles.

Railroad, police cracking down on trespassers near trains

Officers from the Nevada Highway Patrol, Las Vegas police and Union Pacific police watched motorist and pedestrian behaviors at the railroad crossing on Las Vegas Boulevard just north of Sunset Road on Dec. 4.

ROAD ALERT: Durango closure planned for Beltway work

Durango Drive will be closed between Centennial Parkway and Deer Springs Way overnight Tuesday, according to a Clark County announcement.

What will we give up for Uber convenience?

Anyone who signs up for Uber’s app gives up a tremendous amount of liability to get the service, which is provided by third-party contractors who drive their own cars.

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