A study on distracted driving enforcement in Washington

The University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center conducted a study on distracted driving enforcement. Using focus groups of police officers from King County, Whatcom County, and Spokane County, researchers identified some common problems, including: distracted driving laws are difficult to enforce. The study participants proposed a solution. Laws should prohibit all forms [...]

It took the tragic death of a UW professor to close this trucking safety loophole

The logging truck, quite simply, had been massively overloaded. It wasn’t the first time this trucking company—and this trucker—had been caught overloading their logging trucks.   Logging trucks—like this one—must follow strict guidelines to correctly load and secure extremely heavy cargo. But one day, on a scenic road in the Olympic Peninsula, the [...]

2022-02-25T03:59:48+00:00Washington|0 Comments

How did a Seattle cabbie steal a $164,000 from an elderly woman – with state investigators watching?

Last week, King County prosecutors filed charges against 56-year-old David G. Money for stealing from an elderly nursing home patient. The two met when Mr. Money picked her up as a fare a few years ago. Since then, the woman has written $164,000 in checks to Mr. Money, and another $90,000 in suspicious checks to [...]

Be Safe in Washington

The summer months are upon us. Travel upon our highways will increase as families travel to visit relatives or go on vacations to campgrounds, historic sites or other fun locations.  With summer highway travel safety is a major concern and must to the focus of both the driver, as well as, passengers. Don't be distracted [...]

2012-05-30T22:04:47+00:00Washington|0 Comments

Top Washington Truck Accident Attorneys

I am happy to be recognized as one of Washington State's top Truck Accident Attorneys. I am on the National Board of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. This organization is made up of committed lawyers who have joined together to help eliminate unsafe and illegal interstate trucking practices. It is through [...]

Truck Drivers with Care

Today with snow all over the roadways here in the Pacific Northwest, roadway travel was limited. Those that had to go out faced conditions of icy roads, continuous snow flakes or ice rain and side roads that were difficult to navigate. Out there, crazy drivers went too fast, followed too close and tried to go [...]

2012-01-19T17:48:35+00:00Washington, Weather|0 Comments
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