The collapse of the bridge over Skagit River has caused its fair share of problems since Memorial Day weekend, and now, a Washington State Patrol trooper has died after being hit while directing traffic around the site. That trooper was 38-yea-old Sean O’Connell. O’Connell was described by Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste as a […]
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It’s unnerving enough knowing that people in smaller cars are driving while distracted, but to know that some semi truck drivers are as well is even more unsettling. One truck driver’s actions this morning ruined the Tuesday commute for hundreds of people. The accident happened just after 7 AM this morning on I-405 southbound near […]
Drunk drivers are unfortunately everywhere, and as much as we wish they’d stay off of our roads, they are inevitable. It’s important that you keep yourself and your passengers as safe as you can when driving. While we may not be able to stop all drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel, we can […]
Lawmakers in Rhode Island have passed a bill that would make it a requirement that student drivers undergo training and testing on distracted driving before they are able to receive their driver’s licenses. The bill focuses on addressing the issues of the dangers of talking on the phone and texting while driving. Representative Joseph McNamara […]
They’re called “The 100 Deadliest Days of Summer” and they are here. The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day holds seven of the top ten deadliest days for teenage drivers out of the entire year. Teens are busy rushing between end-of-school parties and summer activities, and it’s easy for them to forget safe driving […]
Drunk driving has taken yet another life, this time that of 46-year-old David B. Rogers. Rogers, of Puyallup, was killed after he drove his pickup truck into the back of a tanker truck late last night. It is also believed that speeding played a role in the collision. It has been reported that the tanker […]
Portland is usually a pretty laidback city, but controversy is a-brewing amongst our southern neighbors and for good reason, it seems. Today the Oregon Supreme Court dismissed a drunk driving conviction against a Portland man because, they claim, he “should have been allowed to argue to a jury that he was ‘sleep driving’ and therefore […]
Thousands of drivers on I-5 South in Seattle faced the hell of all commutes yesterday morning when traffic was backed up for five miles. The backup was the result of a huge, fiery FedEx truck crash that took place at around 4:30 AM. The truck had two trailers, both of which were empty. The trailers […]
A tragic accident on Wednesday left seven people, including four young children, dead in Truxton, New York. The victims were identified as 26-year-old Teresa Bush and her two children, 5-year-old Jasmine and 4-year-old Alexis, 7-year-old Alyssa Mead and her brother 4-year-old Tyler, 21-year-old Lena Beckwith and 24-year-old Carino Vanorden. The eighth passenger in the minivan […]
Some of the biggest news of this year’s Memorial Day Weekend came from Mount Vernon, where the heavily used I-5 bridge over the Skagit River collapsed Friday evening, sending two vehicles plunging into the freezing cold water below. Fortunately, despite the terrifying downfall of the bridge, no one was killed and those who fell in […]