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Child safety seat recommendations

In the ideal world, motor vehicle accidents would never happen. In today's world, however, residents in Washington State know that accidents can and do happen. Therefore, being prepared by taking precautions to reduce injuries in the event of a crash is not only an important thing to do but is also the responsible thing to do. For parents, relatives or caregivers who transport children, care should be taken to ensure that the proper safety seats are used.

What is Washington's DUI-E law?

Most people have heard of distracted driving, but many drivers are not familiar with the recently-enacted DUI-E law in Washington. If you live in Seattle, or elsewhere in the state, it is pivotal to be aware of this law and avoid any distractions that could lead to a crash. Furthermore, you should swiftly review your legal options and take action if you are ever struck by a driver who is in violation of the state's DUI-E law.

When your pet is hurt in a car crash

Car accidents can leave people with devastating injuries or even claim their lives. However, it is important to remember that these accidents can have other ramifications also. For example, a beloved pet, such as a dog, may be involved in an accident and sustain an injury. This may result in financial burdens such as vet bills or emotional pain due to losing a pet that has been cherished by an entire family for years. As a result, whenever these crashes are caused by another driver's irresponsibility, they should be held accountable for all the suffering they cause.

Could I-5 one day be a big place for self-driving trucks?

Self-driving technology could have many different applications in the future. For example, there is the potential for it to lead to there one day being large fleets of self-driving trucks out on the roads. Might Washington see a lot of self-driving trucks in the future?

What safety features should you have in your new car?

The car you are presently driving may be years old, and the safety features could be confined to seatbelts, anti-lock brakes and airbags. When you begin your search for a new--or at least more current--vehicle, you may be surprised at the many innovative safety features that are available.

How safe driving saves money

Owning a car is expensive. Aside from financing the vehicle itself, drivers also pay for maintenance, gas, insurance and the occasional repair. Because a vehicle is often the next biggest expense after housing, it makes sense that drivers don't want to spend more than necessary.

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