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Contact Mick Akers at makers@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-2920. Follow @mickakers on Twitter.

Distracted driving problem big, getting worse, AAA survey finds

A poll released last month by AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 87.5 percent of us believe distracted driving is getting worse, outpacing traffic congestion, aggressive drivers, motorists who use drugs and drunken driving as “growing concerns” on the road.

No delays for 1-15 construction in Las Vegas, unlike 1968

As crews continue to work uninterrupted on reconfiguring the Spaghetti Bowl interchange in downtown Las Vegas, it’s a little hard to believe that construction was delayed on nearby sections of Interstate 15 just 50 years ago.

NDOT looking at options for path of Interstate 11

Work isn’t even completed on the first stretch of Interstate 11 bypassing Boulder City, but state officials are already eyeing four alternatives on how Nevada’s newest freeway should connect to Interstate 80 up north.

Las Vegas commuters struggling to tackle Main Event

With the Main Event in full swing, perplexed commuters are still figuring out the best way to get around the maze of detours plaguing downtown Las Vegas.

Expect orange cones on Washington Avenue in Las Vegas until August

It seems like forever since orange cones have popped up along a mile-long stretch of Washington Avenue, making for some pretty nasty traffic jams. The torn-up conditions aren’t expected to end anytime soon.

Half of Clark County buses now stream live camera feeds

Half of Clark County’s public buses are streaming live footage from surveillance cameras, providing a vital tool for law enforcement officers in the wake of a standoff on the Strip last year.

North Las Vegas to install permanent signal where teen died

It will take another year before permanent traffic signals start working at a North Las Vegas intersection where a 14-year-old boy was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash last month.

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