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Our personal injury law firm accident blog contains articles and local stories about car accidents, motorcycle accidents, semi truck accidents, dog biteswrongful death, slip and fall accidents and other personal injury laws. You’ll find opinions and information about accident law from experienced and trusted lawyers who are knowledgeable about accident topics.

Road Rage and Car Accidents

Road rage is a leading cause of car accidents. In fact, 80 percent of drivers have admitted to exhibiting some form of road rage within the course of a year. A shocking 8 million act on their road rage, causing harm to people and damage to vehicles. Acts such as...

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Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Enforcement

The Washington State Patrol is responsible for the safety enforcement of commercial motor vehicles such as semi-trucks, operating and in Washington state.  They may audit motor carriers that have operations in Washington and perform compliance reviews.  All motor...

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Operation of Defective Semi-Truck is Unlawful

Semi-trucks or commercial vehicles that are defective or not properly equipped are not to be operated on public highways.  If a commercial vehicle is in operation and found to be defective, the vehicle can be impounded and the owner would be required to pay for...

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Prohibited Practices for Commercial Vehicles

Under the Vehicle Inspection Statute, when a commercial vehicle such as a semi-truck is at an inspection station, there are prohibited practices such as the following. Any person employed by the Washington State Patrol to order, recommend, or direct corrections to...

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Deer Causes Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A deer standing in the roadway caused a fatal motorcycle crash. The motorcyclist hit the deer while driving to work Sunday morning. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he did not survive his injuries. According to police reports, the victim of this...

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Inspection of Commercial Vehicles

The chief of the Washington State Patrol (WSP) is empowered to make reasonable rules regarding commercial vehicle inspections. This includes inspection requirements, times for inspection, qualifications of commercial drivers, hours of service, required stickers and...

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Semi-Trucks and Other Commercial Vehicle Inspections

Semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles are to undergo inspections in order to operate on the roads in Washington state.  No commercial vehicle may operate until it has been approved as to its equipment.  The Washington State Patrol has stations for the inspection...

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Two Juveniles Hit by a Car in Richland

Two juveniles hit by a car in Richland are in stable condition. The accident occurred when two young boys were crossing the street in the crosswalk and were struck by an oncoming vehicle according to officials. Witnesses to the accident attended to the boys before...

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Licenses Issued by Other Jurisdictions

Semi-truck drivers licensed with a commercial driver’s license or permit issued by another state may drive in Washington so long as the process to obtain the license or permit complied with minimum federal standards and the person’s license is not suspended, revoked,...

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