Tag: Preventing Car Accidents

How to Handle a Parking Lot Car Accident

We spend plenty of time in them, yet people seem to forget that the rules of the road do not necessarily apply in a parking lot car accident. Indeed, the Revised Code of Washington Section 46.61, et seq. (titled “Rules of the Road”) states that the chapter specifically applies “exclusively to the operation of vehicles… Read more »

Can I Still Drink Coffee While Driving? Washington’s Distracted Driving Law

According to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, fatalities from distracted driving increased 32% from 2014 to 2015. Studies have shown that driving while using a cell phone is more dangerous than driving drunk with a .08 blood alcohol level. Due to the increase of car crashes as the result of driver distraction, Washington state recently… Read more »

Abeyta Nelson Raises Awareness about Drunk Driving and Car Accidents

Every day in the U.S., 28 people are killed in car accidents by drunk driving, accounting for over one-third of all auto accident deaths in the U.S.  In 2015, 10,265 people died in drunk driving crashes, and in fatal accidents, the highest percentage of drunk drivers (30%) was in the 21-34 age category. Nationwide, the… Read more »

Drive Safely, Avoid Snoqualmie Pass Car Accidents | Personal Injury Attorney

Memorial Day is quickly approaching, and for many of us this 3-day weekend unofficially kicks off summer travel and outdoor recreation.  Tomorrow, thousands of Washingtonians will load up their SUVs, trucks and trailers and head over Snoqualmie Pass on Interstate 90, most traveling eastbound from the Seattle area to take advantage of warmer weather in… Read more »