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Your commute to work

The route to and from one’s workplace, commonly known as a “commute,” varies widely among drivers.  The time it…

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Be tolerant of road work

I don’t think anyone is happy to see “Road Work Ahead” signs while driving.  Those warnings typically foreshadow miles…

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Some laws to bike by

I’ve had numerous written and personal discussions that involve the intermixing of bicycles and motor vehicles on our roadways…

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The lure of the road

After I recounted a recent road trip in this spot two weeks ago, emails from readers supported my enthusiasm.  I…

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Blowing your horn

I reprinted a Washington law (RCW 46.61.245) in a recent column concerning the mix of motor vehicles, pedestrians…

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Anatomy of a road trip

I take a few road trips each year.  To qualify as “road trips,” according to my own definition, those journeys…

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Readers pass test

Two weeks ago, my column promoted the need for heightened seasonal driver awareness of pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists.  Therein, I…

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Making their cases

I like giving readers the opportunity to express their opinions and ideas whenever possible.  Recent topics have generated some feedback…

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Motorcycle awareness season

Motorcycle awareness month (May) is nearly over, but the sentiment is valid all year.  In climates (like ours) with a…

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Peeves that bind

What can unite caring drivers?  Driving peeves.  When I relayed some pet peeves of a retired Washington State Patrol Trooper…

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Setting speed limits

I think we have all experienced speed limits that seem unreasonably low (45 mph “forever” leaving south Colfax, for example…

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Legitimate pet peeves

The more one is exposed to driving, the more one has to accommodate drivers who are oblivious and/or inept…

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More on merging

The topic of the short ramp and merge point at Highway 195 and eastbound I-90 generated a flood of reader…

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Crossing double yellow lines

Double yellow painted lines:  We see them on highways, arterials, and city streets.  Their main purpose is to separate lanes…

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WSDOT response

A column about the too-short-chute that leads to eastbound I 90 at the entrance ramp from U.S. 195 touched…

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Emerging pedestrians

When driveway shoveling gives way to lawn mowing, winter is over.  I just witnessed the latter taking place on my…

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Target Zero Team watching you

You should always reconsider your choice if you are tempted to drive after consuming alcohol.  Besides being a major cause…

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