September 1st, 2017 by Peter Mazzeo
Las Vegas Valley – Expecting 180,000 Additional Drivers on Local Roadways this Labor Day Weekend.
The Nevada Department of Transportation anticipates heavy Las Vegas Labor Day Weekend traffic from Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4, in Southern Nevada. More than 300,000 visitors are expected in the Las Vegas valley during the long holiday weekend, with well over 50% of those visitors traveling by motor-vehicle.
Expect Heavy Traffic
Southern Nevada – Las Vegas Labor Day Weekend traffic will suffer along I-15, U.S.-95 and the resort corridor. Keep in mind, that valley roads/ highways may have restrictions, unscheduled construction changes, and closures. Always allow additional travel time, minimize distractions, and stay alert.
Anticipate heavy traffic along Interstate 15, U.S. Highway 95 and the resort corridor
Plan accordingly and budget additional travel time
Avoid traveling when possible
Remain alert to impaired drivers
If an accident occurs remain calm
Call for Injury assistance
If you, a friend or family member has been injured as a result of any type of motor vehicle accident:
- Immediately following the car accident, attend to the needs of the injured.
- For emergency medical attention contact an ambulance.
- Next, you also need to gather as much information as possible about the accident: Exchange insurance information with all drivers involved; locate witnesses and obtain their contact information; and photograph the cars involved and the accident scene.
- An injured person should go to a hospital emergency room as soon as possible and/or consult with your family doctor.
- Take photographs of any visible injuries such as cuts or bruises.
- Report the car accident to your own insurance company.
- We urge you to hire Mazzeo Law before speaking with any insurance representative of the other driver.
- The other driver’s insurance will want a recorded statement from you about what happened, and they can use this recording against you.
- Contact Mazzeo Law to protect your right to compensation.
Additional information on highway conditions can be found online here or by calling 511.
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