Category Archives: Auto Accidents

Washington State’s New Electronic DUI Law – A Reminder

Category: Auto Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

Effective last Sunday, July 23, Washington State “Electronic DUI” legislation SSB 5829 imposed new traffic penalties on drivers using consumer electronics behind the wheel. The purpose of this law is to help prevent needless accidents and keep Washington roads safe for both drivers and pedestrians by curbing the widespread use of electronics (especially phones) by […]

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Distracted Driving Law Aims to Reduce Traffic Injuries and Deaths

Category: Auto Accidents

On Tuesday May 16, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law the bill that makes illegal use of a mobile phone and other personal electronic devices while behind the wheel. Previously in Washington state, drivers were allowed to use cellphones while driving as long as they weren’t texting or calling; there were no prohibitions from making […]

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