distracted driving

'Slow Down, Move Over' law critical for trooper safety

SPOKANE, Wash -- Washington's 'Slow Down, Move Over' law requires drivers to move over 200 feet before and after an emergency vehicle is pulled over on the side of the road. Despite the law being in place, motor vehicle-related incidents…

Washington distracted driving emphasis patrols start April 4

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Washington State Patrols are keeping an extra eye out for distracted drivers this month. Every April, the WSP dedicates several weeks to putting extra emphasis on cracking down on distracted drivers. That means more if you're an…

Feds blame distracted test driver in Uber self-driving car death

A federal investigation into a fatal crash involving an Uber self-driving car concluded the probable cause was a safety driver distracted by their phone. The National Transportation Safety Board investigation also determined that an inadequate safety culture at Uber contributed to the March 2018 crash in Tempe, Arizona.

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Don't drive distracted

Washington State Patrol has given out more than 6,400 warnings since the new distracted driving law took effect last July.