Although some towns in our area don't allow the lighting of fireworks, there are some that still do. It's always a hazard to deal with anything as unpredictable once it's lit but there are a few things you should know before doing so.
Only buy fireworks from licensed vendors...
Washington State Patrol were out in full force over the Independence weekend making sure our roads are safe. Between July 1 through July 5 they made about 180 bookings and arrests across Washington state.
During the season of giving, it's a feeding grounds for many scammers to try and take advantage of your good nature. The Washington State Patrol has received several phone calls in the past few months from people saying they've had someone call them asking for money. Basic rule of thumb: If you think it's a scam, it probably is.
This week is Drowsy Driving Prevention week with the Washington State Patrol. Driving while drowsy can be just as dangerous as driving while intoxicated - it's that serious. Here's ways to prevent yourself from having a fatal accident from drowsy driving.
Nobody likes to get pulled over. Even if you know you've done nothing wrong, when you see those flashing lights behind you, you're praying they're for someone else and your heart sinks deep into your stomach. I assure you they don't have a personal vendetta against you, they're just trying to make sure everyone is safe -- especially you.
To make sure your traffic stop is as stress-free as possible