In Nevada, there’s alcohol everywhere. Or so that is what many visitors believe as they find themselves partaking in “just one more” at every stop of their visit. Even some locals live up to the outsider’s stereotypical view of a Las Vegas resident by overdoing it a bit too often.
However, like every other state, Nevada has strict laws against driving while intoxicated. Seasoned adjusters know the many complications that can arise when dealing with a claim involving an intoxicated insured.
It is against the law to drive a vehicle in Nevada if you are intoxicated. NRS 484C.110. Driving intoxicated with an accident causing serious bodily injury or death is a felony. NRS 484C.430. In addition, drunk drivers are subject to having their driver’s licenses revoked. A person is presumed to be intoxicated if their blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 or greater. Id. These same types of presumptions can apply for other intoxicants as well. [Continue reading]