Webbing While Driving

Americans have been listening to the “Don’t Drink and Drive” message since the late Seventies. It’s a lesson deeply rooted into our social consciousness. But an equally dangerous practice is emerging behind the wheel: using the web while driving. In...

I-5 Crash Caused by Man Running Across Freeway

A pedestrian running across Interstate 5 caused a spectacular crash that injured two and blocked the freeway for several hours Saturday morning, the Washington State Patrol reported. State troopers responded to the scene, the northbound lanes of I-5...
Posted by admin on 05/05 at 11:10 AM
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University Place Assistant Principal Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Residents of University Place are mourning the death of an assistant principal killed in a motorcycle crash. Bryan Beale was assistant principal at Drum Intermediate School. The 37-year-old was killed Saturday when a sport-utility vehicle ran a red...
Posted by admin on 05/05 at 10:36 AM
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State Bill to Make Rental Cars Safer

A law to ensure car rental companies fix recalled vehicles before renting them out has been suggested by federal lawmakers, but one state is making a move of the potentially lifesaving measure. The California Assembly has passed the safety measure,...
Posted by admin on 05/04 at 12:07 PM
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$13 Million Awarded in Medical Malpractice Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit

An Ohio jury found a doctor liable for medical negligence after a day and a half of deliberations in a birth injury lawsuit that involved a 10 year old little girl who developed cerebral palsy as a direct result of her doctor’s negligence. The total...
Posted by admin on 05/04 at 11:45 AM
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How to File an EEOC Employment Discrimination Charge

Talk to many IT professionals over 40 and they’ll tell you age discrimination is rampant in the field. They'll share stories of being passed up for jobs because they're too old and about the subtle and not-so-subtle ways hiring managers and HR...
Posted by admin on 05/04 at 11:15 AM
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May is Bike Safety Month!

Did you know that bikes are associated with more childhood injuries than any other consumer product except automobiles?  Sadly, child bicycling deaths increase 45% above the month average in the summer. With 27.7 million children riding bikes, we...
Posted by admin on 05/04 at 10:49 AM
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Oregon Doctor Operates on Wrong Eye of Washington Boy

When four-year-old Jesse Matlock went in for surgery last Wednesday, doctors were supposed to operate on his right eye to stop it from wandering. But his parents said that’s not what happened. They said his eye surgeon first mistakenly operated on...
Posted by admin on 04/27 at 10:32 AM
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Smart Moves for Senior Drivers

The ability to drive is an important element in maintaining one’s independence, but as we age it may get more challenging. There are safe driving tips that everyone, especially elders, can use to drive more safely.  These tips include:   1. Avoid...
Posted by admin on 04/26 at 11:57 AM
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Motorcyclist Killed, 12-year-old Girl Injured in Seattle Crash

A motorcyclist was killed and his 12-year-old stepdaughter was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a crash near downtown Seattle, the Washington State Patrol reports. Troopers responded to the crash scene, on the 4th Avenue ramp to eastbound...
Posted by admin on 04/26 at 11:26 AM
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Toyotas Recalled due to Airbag Defect

Toyota vehicles are being recalled in the United States to address faulty and possibly unsafe airbags sensors.  Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc., is recalling nearly 308,000 2007-2008 model year RAV4 and certain 2008 Highlander and Highlander HVs,...
Posted by admin on 04/26 at 11:08 AM
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Kiddieland Scooter Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Kiddieland Toys Limited, of Scituate, Mass., today announced a voluntary recall of about 16,000 Lights and Sounds Children’s Scooters in the United States and 700 in...
Posted by admin on 04/26 at 10:55 AM
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Man Killed in High-Speed Motorcycle Crash on River Road

A 24-year-old Puyallup man was killed Saturday afternoon after a high speed motorcycle crash on Highway 167 (River Road) west of Puyallup. Trooper Guy Gill of the Washington State Patrol says that the man was traveling at over 100 miles per hour on...
Posted by admin on 04/13 at 10:28 AM
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3,600 Seattle Storm Drains Are Bike Hazards

Years after ongoing complaints by Seattle bicyclists who've tripped or snagged a tire on a storm grate, the city has released a report finding that nearly 3,600 drains, or almost one in five grates on designated bike routes, are known potential...
Posted by admin on 04/12 at 04:53 PM
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Parents, Caregivers Should Consider Safety Before Opening Windows

As temperatures go up, so do windows in many homes. Opening windows in your home to enjoy the warmer temperatures may seem harmless, but open windows have proven to be sources of injury and death for young children. This week, the U.S. Consumer...

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