Approval for a blood test that will help aid in detecting concussion in adults has been given by the US Food and Drug Administration to Banyan Biomarkers. The new test is a significant step forward in helping to more precisely… READ MORE
A general rule of driving these days is to never hold a cell phone while driving. But in the next two weeks especially, drivers across Washington are advised to keep their eyes on the road.
With the recent heavy snowfall in the Puget Sound area, its important that drivers be wary of driving in the snow, especially with black ice present. Komo News reported that snowstorms in February have resulted in 3,000 vehicle crashes across Washington, from jack-knifed tractor-trailers closing Interstate 90 near Vantage to live chickens released on the highway near Olympia. Many of these crashes were due to black ice.
After a car accident occurs, the first thing people want to do is get their car fixed. Insurance companies will recommend “preferred” auto shops. Typically, these shops have relationships with he insurance companies and may not always have your best… READ MORE
What are the rules surrounding new teenage drivers using their intermediate licenses? Intermediate licensing of drivers aged 16-18 in Washington comes with several important restrictions. Mainly, the limitations involve driving late at night and driving with other minors in the… READ MORE
We have blogged about this topic before and it seems we will likely do so again. Despite more enhanced media attention to this important issue, drivers are still violating school bus passing laws with alarming frequency. After a group of children… READ MORE
Consumer Reports, the ubiquitous publication and consumer group, reported in August 2018 that it was successful in helping to advocate for a law passed in 2008 directing the Department of Transportation to require rear-visibility technology in new vehicles. Consumer Reports had… READ MORE
Happy 4th of July! The following is a list of the fireworks displays in Washington State for 2018. Please double check with the respective City to make sure the time and place are accurate or have not been subject to change. Alger… READ MORE
I read an interesting article yesterday about how many prescribed treatments for low back pain and ineffective and even detrimental. The article from NPR, can be found here: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/04/05/597505825/report-ineffective-treatment-often-prescribed-for-lower-back-pain The article points out three interesting things: 1) low back pain… READ MORE
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