Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Striking WSP Trooper

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Impaired driving continues to be an issue to drivers across the country. In Washington, officials with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission claim that intoxicated driving accidents are on the rise. With 50% of fatal traffic accidents in the state involving drunk driving, it’s clear that Washingtonians must do more to avoid the growing risk.  The …

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NHTSA Urges Tesla To Recall Thousands Of Vehicles Over Accident Risks

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Tesla is being urged to recall nearly 160,000 vehicles over faulty display consoles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported. Because the media control units can disable the vehicle’s backup camera, Autopilot driver assistance system, and climate controls, the agency urged Tesla to recall thousands of vehicles. Regulators reported that the failing consoles can increase …

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Safety Features May Fail In Volvo Cars Impacted By Recall

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Volvo has recalled several vehicles over issues with their safety systems, which could increase the risk of auto accident-related personal injury.  According to the firm, the recalled vehicles include the 2021 Volvo V60, V60 Cross Country, V90, V90 Cross Country, XC60 and XC90 vehicles. According to Volvo, the units come with SRS control units that …

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After Dozens Of Crashes, Washington Officials Urge Caution During Winter

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In 2021, Washington State officials told reporters, we must strive to be better drivers. That includes remembering that winter driving conditions still put lives in danger. Even if fewer people are hitting the road due to the pandemic.  According to officials with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), snow has never ceased to be …

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Personal Injury Risk Behind Latest GM Auto Recall

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General Motors reported that several of its 2019 through 2021 trucks and SUVs are being recalled over a seatbelt issue. Because this safety recall is associated with a defect that could increase the risk of personal injury, impacted vehicle owners should act promptly to ensure they are safe. Seatbelts May Not Keep Passengers Safe The …

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Benton County Officials Book 9 Drunk Drivers During New Year’s Weekend

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The Washington State Patrol as well as other local law enforcement agencies in the state go above and beyond every year during the holiday season to ensure roads are safe. Unfortunately, many drivers choose to break the law, putting lives at risk. During the 2021 New Year’s weekend, officials said that at least nine drunk …

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Christmas Eve Accidents In Snohomish County Claim Two Lives

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The holiday season is often one of the busiest times of the year for most of us. As we have discussed in an earlier blog post, it is also a busy time of the year for law enforcement.  Because of the increase in the number of traffic accidents during this time of year, it’s important …

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