What you need to know about our pedestrian traffic laws

It seems straightforward: people usually have the right-of-way over motor vehicles. But most of our roadways were designed for the ease of cars, not the safety of pedestrians. As a result, drivers often forget—or simply disregard—the laws protecting the rights and safety of pedestrians. Summary of Washington State pedestrian traffic laws When do pedestrians have [...]

2018-10-11T17:21:38+00:00October 11th, 2018|Pedestrians, Washington State Law|0 Comments

Lawmakers searching for practical solution to distracted driving

Distracted driving is a serious issue on the roadways of Washington, as well as across our country. There are basically 3 forms of distracted driving: visual, cognitive, and manual. Visual distraction occurs when the driver is looking at anything except the road, i.e. their cellphone. Cognitive distraction is when the driver's mind isn't on the [...]

2017-01-24T11:05:42+00:00January 24th, 2017|Washington State Law|0 Comments