Q: Is it legal to pull into an angled parking space on the opposite side of the street (in front of the Bellingham Public Library, for example)? A: I’ll begin by assuming that in this scenario, the driver pulls nose… Continue Reading
Q: Are there any requirements for the use and/or placement of signage to warn drivers when construction affects the flow of traffic? Who is responsible for setting up the signs? A: Oh yes, there are requirements. Pages and pages of… Continue Reading
Maybe you’ve already seen the video slideshow of the impaired bears; now you can see the photo gallery. Just click on the picture to go to the gallery.
Q: With the upsurge of breweries in town I have seen more clearly intoxicated bike riders leaving local breweries. Is there a rule about riding your bike while intoxicated? A: This is a great example of, “Dumb is not the… Continue Reading
This is a story of a bear that makes a not good decision, and ends up having a very not good night. This August, Washington law enforcement officers will join the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign aimed… Continue Reading
Q: What is the best way to deal with tailgaters without rewarding them for their dangerous behavior? A: By “reward” I’m assuming you don’t mean a trophy or a ribbon. Does getting out of the way of a tailgater feel… Continue Reading
If it took some time for you to get used to the roundabouts we have here in northwest Washington, just take a look at this one in Swindon, England. Seven traffic circles combine into one roundabout, and you get to… Continue Reading
Q: You say that the Whatcom County Traffic Safety Task force has a vision to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries to zero by 2030 but what exactly is being done to achieve that goal? Every day, as I drive… Continue Reading