Q: What is the standard for judging whether to continue to proceed through an intersection with a yellow light? If a police officer was going to issue a citation, what would they look for? There seems to be a whole… Continue Reading
Q: You state that “Target Zero is Washington’s plan to eliminate fatality and serious injury crashes by 2030,” which is laudable. When it speaks of “fatality and serious injury crashes” does that statement include those crashes where bikes are involved?… Continue Reading
Q: I just got a speeding ticket. How do I get it deferred? Is that a good idea? A: For some drivers, deferring a traffic infraction makes sense; for others, not so much. It depends on the kind of driver… Continue Reading
Q: Where does the money from a traffic ticket go? A: To quote from a friend’s relationship status as described on Facebook, “It’s complicated.” Before I could answer this question I reviewed several charts and spreadsheets from the Washington Administrative… Continue Reading
How dark can window tint be on a car? Maybe it’s about the heat. Maybe it’s about the style. Maybe it’s about the privacy. Whatever the reason, many people choose to tint the windows on their cars. Proponents of window… Continue Reading
Here’s the latest from the studios at TheWiseDrive. Law enforcement agencies across Washington recently participated in a distracted driving emphasis patrol. Watch the video and find out how easy it is to get a ticket for distracted driving.
Drivers around the world have endorsed the “red cars get more tickets” theory for years. The common item missing from each version is a substantiated fact. Some of the reasons for the supposed disproportionate numbers of tickets issued to red cars seem… Continue Reading