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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Expert Says Accidents Are More Likely Following ‘First Wet Days’

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During winter, law enforcement officials often urge drivers to be cautious due to the slippery, icy roads. While many drivers understand that the cold weather can make roads more dangerous, many often ignore the fact that even a rain is enough to make roads more slick. In order to help drivers better understand the risks …

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Avoid Holiday Hazards By Following These Three Safety Tips

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As we inch closer to Christmas and New Year’s Eve, law enforcement agents urge people to be cautious about the most common holiday hazards. Being alert and taking precautionary actions will help you and your family to enjoy the holiday season safely, even if you choose to do so in a smaller group of people due …

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WSP To Deploy DUI Patrols For The Holiday Season

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Considering New Year’s Eve is one of the deadliest nights on the country’s highways, it is no wonder that law enforcement agencies across the nation deploy extra patrols during the holiday season.  In Washington state, things won’t be any different. According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), the agency will be ramping up its DUI …

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WSP Trooper Injured After Accident With Suspect DUI Driver

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A Washington State Patrol trooper suffered minor injuries after being involved in an accident with a suspect DUI driver in Kennewick, news outlets reported.  According to the reports, the authorities were looking for a 35-year-old man from Pasco who had reportedly violated a court order. An officer with the Richland police spotted the man as …

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NHTSA: Some Kia Vehicles Expose Drivers To Engine Fire Risks

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Kia Motors America announced it is recalling nearly 300,000 vehicles in the U.S. over an engine fire risk. While the company has yet to determine the cause behind the potential fires, the firm is ready to have vehicles inspected and repaired promptly in order to keep drivers safe.  In a report published by the National …

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Driver Replaces Headlamps With Flashlights, Increasing Accident Risks

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From some using fake “passengers” to use the carpooling lane to drivers completely ignoring speed limits during the lockdowns, Washington State Patrol troopers have seen it all. As a matter of fact, they have even seen drivers using flashlights in lieu of headlights!  According to several news outlets, a WSP trooper pulled over a Chevy …

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