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Dog Bites: Liability and Prevention for Postal Workers

Dog bites pose a significant risk to postal workers across the United States. In June 2024, the U.S. Postal Service renewed its efforts to tackle this issue head-on with its National Dog Bite Awareness Campaign. This year's initiative aimed to educate dog owners and the public about the importance of responsible pet ownership and safe...

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WA Traffic Deaths Up 11% Despite National Decrease

Traffic deaths are on the rise in Washington State despite a 3.6% decrease in vehicle-related fatalities nationwide in 2023, according to recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data. However, data from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) shows that Washington saw an alarming 11% increase in vehicle-related deaths last year. This has raised...

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Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Washington State

Motorcycle accidents pose a significant threat to road safety, particularly in Washington State, where such accidents are on the rise. Over the past decade, Vancouver, WA, alone has witnessed 18 fatal motorcycle accidents. The statistics paint an alarming narrative: 67 percent of these tragedies involved speeding drivers. 63 percent implicated distracted drivers. 42 percent pointed...

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month Aims to Reduce Traffic Fatalities in Washington State

In Vancouver and throughout Southwest Washington, distracted drivers pose a significant threat on our roads, often causing severe car accidents. Recognizing the severity of this issue, April has been designated as Distracted Driving Awareness Month both in Washington State and nationwide. Led by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), efforts are underway to educate...

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Your Brain and Car Crashes: Understanding TBI

Car accidents can have devastating consequences, and one of the most overlooked injuries that can result from a crash is traumatic brain injury (TBI). Understanding TBI is crucial for both prevention and proper response in the event of an accident. Traumatic brain injury occurs when a sudden impact or violent jolt to the head disrupts...

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Washington State Considers 'Free to Walk' Bill to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Washington State is considering adopting a proposed law aimed at protecting people on foot and preventing pedestrian accidents in the future, according to a recent KIMA News story about Washington's proposed "Free To Walk" bill. "We as drivers have a responsibility to make sure we're driving as safely as possible and making sure that we...

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Breaking Bad Habits: How Drivers in Washington State Can Be Safer

Many car accidents in Washington State occur due to preventable mistakes made by drivers. Whether it's motorists not paying attention or going too fast, such dangerous driving habits often wreak havoc on Washington's roads and result in serious collisions. So, what can drivers do to make our roads safer? AAA has several suggestions on how...

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Winter Holidays Bring Spike in Fatal Drunk Driving Deaths

Learn tips to avoid drunk driving this holiday season. As the holiday season approaches, the risk of fatal drunk driving accidents looms larger. During the winter holidays, the U.S. experiences an increase in fatal drunk driving accidents. In Washington State over the past three years, there have been more than 130 December fatal crashes in...

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How Long Does It Take To Realize You Have Whiplash?

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries sustained in car accidents, especially rear-end collisions. Whiplash occurs when the head is jerked backward and forward, straining the neck's soft tissues. However, recognizing the signs and symptoms of whiplash may not always be immediate. What causes the delayed onset of whiplash symptoms? Whiplash symptoms often don't...

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