Insurance & DUIs in Nevada

Why Is Auto Insurance Required By Nevada Law? Auto Insurance is NOT optional in Nevada. If you drive a vehicle on Nevada roads, it MUST be insured. Another reality... auto insurance is expensive.  If you own a vehicle, but it is stored and have no intention of driving it, you must turn in the vehicle’s license plate to the NV DMV. Nevada requires that automobile liability insurance policies carry minimum coverage of $15,000 for bodily injury or death of one person in any one accident; $30,000 for bodily injury or death of two or more persons on any one accident; and $10,000 for injury to or destruction of property of others in any one accident. If you think about it, $15,000 for bodily injury of another person will cover the cost of and then wants and a couple of aspirin in the emergency room. If the injured victim has medical expenses that [...]

Insurance & DUIs in Nevada2024-02-19T08:16:51-07:00

The Facts & Cost of a DUI In Nevada

Lets begin with the big picture of DUI Facts A Nevada DUI conviction will also hammer your wallet HARD at least in the near future. Forbes reported that a first time DUI conviction will increase your insurance premiums an average of 19%.  If your premiums are currently $1,200 a year, then you will pay $380, plus you can also add on another $265 for a required SR22 which provided by your insurance company. Likely you can anticipate that an additional $600 will be added to the cost of your auto insurance. In 2011, over 1.2 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication.  That's less than 1% of the 112 million self-reported episodes of alcohol impaired driving among U.S. adults  for that year. 50% to 75% of convicted drunk drivers continue to drive on a suspended license. A person convicted of driving on [...]

The Facts & Cost of a DUI In Nevada2022-05-08T17:55:28-07:00

Autonomous Vehicles and Drunk Driving

Nowadays everyone has been giving a lot of attention to one main factor in day to day life.  How are we going to make the roads safer? Companies such as Tesla, Google and BMW are producing autonomous cars that will require little to no supervision from the person sitting in the drivers seat.  These companies are focusing on creating a vehicle that will reduce the amount of traffic accidents and DUI arrests. Right now, there are approximately 30 companies developing, manufacturing, and releasing autonomous cars as you read this article!   These cars are street legal and being tested in Nevada, California, and Florida at this time. We already know of some big names that are producing these kind of vehicles. Tesla has 3 models that have the autonomous capabilities which are Model S, Model 3, and Model X.  Mercedes has the Mercedes-Benz F 015 Luxury.  Google is also another leader [...]

Autonomous Vehicles and Drunk Driving2022-03-03T19:32:51-07:00