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Sommer v. MetroMetals NW

(February 2016) A high school student was returning home from cross-country running practice when his car was rear-ended by a fully loaded semi-truck.

His car was pushed into the oncoming lane, where it was struck by another vehicle and caught fire. The student suffered serious burns on his head, neck and hands.

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What distracted driving opponents can (and can’t) learn from drunk driving

Posted in Distracted Driving on April 19 2017

Guess when the first drunk driving law was enacted? Back in 1910.   That was surprising to me. More than 100 years after this problem was identified, over ten thousand people will die in an alcohol-related crash in the U.S. this year. The early laws prohibited driving while intoxicated, but there was no metric, no […]

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What are we going to do about distracted driving?

Posted in Distracted Driving Legal Issues on April 19 2017

Just a couple of decades ago, alcohol was a factor in nearly half of all fatal crashes in the U.S.   Since then, social and legal changes have sliced that number in half. That’s a lot of progress. It’s still far too many senseless deaths. We looked at lessons from drunk driving legislation and change […]

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Do you think slow drivers in the left lane are dangerous?

Posted in Legal Issues on March 27 2017

We all know that the left lane is for passing only … so why is it so often misused? In Washington State, it’s against the law to drive continuously in the left lane. While it may not always seem like it, Washington state troopers do enforce this law. In 2015, police issued 14,000 citations for […]

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