Do You Know Nevada Work Zone Laws?

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    May 19 2021

    Do You Know Nevada Work Zone Laws?

    Between 2018 and 2019, fatal crashes in work zones increased by 11 percent. In 2019 there was 762 work zone fatal crashes across the nation. Drivers play an important role in work zone safety. This role includes following Nevada work zone laws which we will provide below.

    We hope this review of Nevada work zone laws helps you stay safe in work zones. We also understand that even the most cautious person can be injured in a car accident in a work zone. If a car accident injures you, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer will help to protect your rights and ensure you receive maximum compensation for your injuries. Don’t depend on insurance companies to support your best interests. Only an experienced car accident lawyer will fight for you to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

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    Nevada Work Zone Laws

    Clark County drivers are encouraged to prepare for work zones before venturing out on Nevada roads. If you are curious about where you may encounter road construction, use the linked construction project map. You should also read through the following linked Nevada work zone laws.

    Nevada Revised Statute 484B.130

    Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 484B.130 provides a double penalty for certain traffic violations committed in work zones.

    NRS 484B.150

    NRS 484B.150 prohibits drinking an alcoholic beverage or having an open alcoholic beverage container while driving a motor vehicle. It also provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.163

    NRS 484B.163 prohibits the obstruction of or interference with a driver’s view. It also provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.165

    NRS 484B.165 prohibits using a handheld wireless communication device while driving without using a hands-free device. It provides an additional penalty for a violation in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.200

    NRS 484B.200 provides exceptions to when you must drive on the right half of the highway. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.203

    NRS 484B.203 provides the duties of drivers passing vehicles proceeding in opposite directions and an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.207

    NRS 484B.207 provides the duties of drivers of overtaking and overtaken vehicles and an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.210

    NRS 484B.210 provides when overtaking on the right side is allowed and an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.213

    NRS 484B.213 provides limitations on overtaking on the left side. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.217

    NRS 484B.217 provides zones in which overtaking on the left side or making a left-hand turn is prohibited. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.223

    NRS 484B.223 details what vehicles must do when driving on a highway having multiple marked lanes for traffic. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.227

    NRS 484B.227 requires vehicles driving on a divided highway to be driven on the right-hand roadway. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.300

    NRS 484B.300 requires drivers to obey devices for control of traffic. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.303

    NRS 484B.303 states that whenever official traffic-control devices are erected indicating that no right or left turn is permitted, it is unlawful for any driver of a vehicle to disobey the directions of any such devices. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.317

    NRS 484B.317 prohibits interference with an official device for control of traffic or sign or signal for a railroad. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.320

    NRS 484B.320 prohibits devices and mechanisms capable of interfering with or altering signal of traffic-control signals. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.330

    NRS 484B.330 requires obedience to any signal of an authorized flagger serving in a traffic control capacity in a clearly marked area of highway construction or maintenance zone.

    NRS 484B.403

    NRS 484B.403 provides for when U-turns are authorized and prohibited. It also provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.600

    NRS 484B.600 provides a basic rule for speeding and an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.603

    NRS 484B.603 provides the duty of a driver to decrease speed under certain circumstances. It provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.613

    NRS 484B.613 allows for the establishment of speed limits for vehicles on highways constructed and maintained by the Department of Transportation. It also provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.650

    NRS 484B.650 describes acts constituting aggressive driving and penalties. It also provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.653

    NRS 484B.653 prohibits reckless driving and the organization of unauthorized speed contests. It also provides an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484B.657

    NRS 484B.657 provides vehicular manslaughter and an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484C.110 and 484C.120

    NRS 484C.110 and NRS 484C.120 provide Nevada’s impaired driving laws and an additional penalty for a violation committed in a work zone.

    NRS 484D.200

    NRS 484D.200 allows for the use and display of blue tail lamps by certain Department of Transportation vehicles.

    EXPERIENCED LAS VEGAS PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS

    We hope the above Nevada work zone laws help you and your loved ones stay safe. If you are injured in a Las Vegas area car accident, you should speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer. Some people wonder why they need a personal injury lawyer to help them. A personal injury lawyer will work aggressively to protect your rights and help you receive maximum compensation.

    Award-winning personal injury law firm Anthem Injury Lawyers is a team of experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyers. We are based in Henderson, Nevada, and serve clients throughout the Las Vegas area. When we say we offer personal injury law experience, we mean over 25 years of experience. This is the combination of knowledge and expertise you need to win significant compensation as a victim in a Las Vegas car accident. Anthem Injury Lawyers specializes in personal injury claims. Our decades of experience, our expertise, plus our deep familiarity with all aspects of Nevada law, give you a powerful advantage. Contact Anthem Injury Lawyers today at (702) 857-6000 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

     

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