Tailgating isn’t only annoying, it’s also fineable at a total of $139 in Washington State. Not to mention, Sammamish police officers have begun using new technology to crack down on drivers not obeying the law. The device in question is a LIDAR unit, a laser detection system. These devices have been around for ages, but now some come equipped with a “following too close mode.” … [Read more...] about New Device Used by City of Sammamish Police to Track Following Distance
Article written by Attorney Ryan Pauley with input by Speeding and Traffic Ticket Attorney Dan Samas. Ryan's practice www.pauleylawgroup.com focuses on plaintiff's personal injury, virtual general counsel services, and litigation. This last Memorial Day my family and I made a trip out to Donnelly, Idaho to spend time with our family. As I’m sure you probably guessed by the … [Read more...] about Have you ever wondered: Is it Speeding if I’m Speeding up to Go the Speed Limit?
In case you haven't heard yet, Washington State recently imposed greater fines for those illegally traveling in a carpool lane. HOV tickets have risen to $186 and those traveling with a dummy in their car will receive an additional $200 fine. Repeat offenders will face even higher fines. Is that worth the time saved by traveling solo in an HOV lane? Be safe and drive smart, … [Read more...] about New HOV Lane Fines
So you got the latest radar detector? You watch out for police cars following you. You know where there are markings on the highway for aircraft speed patrols. So you think that you are one step ahead of the Washington State Patrol? Think again! Just like motorists are updating the tools they use to avoid detection, Washington State Patrol is beefing up it's … [Read more...] about Washington State Patrol Uses New Airplane Technology to Nab Speeders
Washington State places restrictions on teenage drivers that many parents and young drivers with intermediate licenses are not aware of before it is too late. Intermediate drivers are more often aware of some of these restrictions (nighttime driving, driving with passengers, and use of cell phones), but not others. The others that I am referring to involve serious consequences … [Read more...] about Restrictions for Teenage Drivers