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November 2017 Archives

Seasonal delivery drivers at risk for accidents

Seattle shoppers may be out dashing from store to store to catch Black Friday deals today, but online gift purchasing is constantly rising in popularity. Throughout December, it’s not uncommon to pass a delivery truck on the roads. In fact, you may be swept up in the frenzy yourself as a seasonal delivery driver.

The dangers of an overloaded truck

You are driving down an incline. In your rearview mirror, you see that a big rig is barreling down the hill behind you. You feel the first jolt of fear. There is a traffic light at the bottom of the hill and the truck is coming closer as you begin to slow.

Top 3 holiday road safety tips

Now that winter is just around the bend, you might be planning to travel across Washington to see loved ones for the holidays. While there's nothing like sharing Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family, the drive to and from celebrations can be an especially risky experience.

What you need to know about whiplash and car crashes

Whiplash is a common injury that can result from motor vehicle accidents. If another vehicle rear-ended yours, you can almost certainly expect to be feeling the effects of whiplash to some degree within the next few days. Knowing what to expect after a crash, as well as taking a few preventive measures, may help you and other Washington residents avoid the worst of the pain due to a whiplash injury.

After a car accident

Getting in a motor vehicle accident can be one of the most frightening experiences for Washington residents. The weeks and months following a crash can also cause you a great deal of grief. It may help to understand the steps to take following an accident.

Self-driving vehicles are just around the corner

The future is now. That's what Waymo says, anyway. Who or what is Waymo? It's the autonomous vehicle division of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. Waymo's CEO recently announced that “fully self-driving cars are here."

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