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Make Sure You Are Properly Insured

All too often, I am seeing folks involved in motor vehicle collisions not properly insured.  This goes for those who have caused a crash or those that are injured by someone causing a crash. If you cause a crash and are not properly insured, you may expose your personal assets, including your home and any [...]

2012-06-04T23:13:38+00:00Insurance Companies|

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 [...]

2019-08-22T22:56:00+00:00Washington State|

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 State, Weather|

Slow Down

  The Pacific Northwest is blanketed in snow which is expected to remain on the roadways for the next 36 hours.  It is especially important to slow down as you drive on the roadways. Truck drivers need to pay particular attention to safety and defensive driving.  Truck drivers need to slow down, leave enough room [...]

New FMCSA Rules for Truck Drivers Hours-of-Service

The U.S. Department of Transportation has taken new action to address driver fatigue and to make sure that truck drivers get the rest they need to operate safely when on our public roadways. The new rule issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reduces by 12 hours the maximum number of hours a [...]

2012-01-10T15:14:16+00:00Laws|

Washington Truck crashes

Over the past month, there have been several truck crashes in the Pacific Northwest. They include a semi truck that careened into several construction trucks parked along the shoulder of I-5. Another, involved a tanker truck that overturned on SR 405 in Bellevue. Yet another, involved a semi that went off the road, hit several [...]

Cell phone use banned by FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in conjunction with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued a final rule specifically prohibiting interstate truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cell phones while operating their vehicles. The final rule prohibits commercial drivers from using a hand-held mobile telephone while operating a commercial [...]

2019-08-22T23:05:44+00:00Laws|