Category Archives: Car Accident

Should I Sign A Release To Have The Insurance Company Pay Medical Bills?

It seems so innocuous.  ”We’ll mail you a release and just sign it and return it – and we’ll pay your medical expenses.” The question you might ask is: “If I’m still needing treatments 8 months from now, will you … Continue reading

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Hit-And-Run Driver Sentenced To 41 Months In Prison

We posted the story of the bike commuter who was hit and killed on Dexter Avenue North on July 28, 2011. Here’s the follow-up story on how the police caught the driver What’s interesting is the reference to “old fashioned … Continue reading

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This Crash Won’t Ruin Your Month

A month-long slow-motion car crash is an art presentation at Newcastle On Tyne, UK. Details and video here. Yes, what took you less than a second last month has now been captured in such unbearably slow motion that watching a … Continue reading

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Making Seattle Streets Crash-Proof

This Seattle Times article highlights a perspective that most Seattleites would likely have difficulty understanding. The topic is reducing deaths and injuries from driving, bicycling, walking. What city would Seattle be smart to copy? What city does traffic safety better … Continue reading

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Seattle’s Rated 30th in “Drunkest Cities” — So?

Every year the website “The Daily Beast’ compiles a list of America’s drunkest cities. In 2010 Seattle ranked 30 out of 40 cities. The rankings take into account alcoholic beverage sales per capita, demographics (presumably 12-year-olds aren’t drinking as much … Continue reading

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Don’t Walk Home Drunk – Better To Drive?

We’ve all heard the perils of driving intoxicated. Certainly, if the moral issue doesn’t bother you, the prospect of hefty fines and losing your drivers license ought to. Chances are your insurance company might look at your driving record with … Continue reading

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Driver Ploughs Through Pedestrians in Seattle’s Fremont Neighborhood

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Car Crosses Seattle Light Rail Tracks – Hits Oncoming Car

(function() { var po = document.createElement(‘script’); po.type = ‘text/javascript’; po.async = true; po.src = ‘https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js’; var s = document.getElementsByTagName(‘script’)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); })(); This is a story from 2007. A couple had just pulled out into traffic headed southbound on Martin … Continue reading

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You – On The Bicycle – Obey The Law!

We know when you come up to that stop sign it’s tempting to just look both ways and if there’s no car coming just coast through. OK, we know it’s satisfying to put the foot-to-the-pedal and power on through. Especially … Continue reading

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How To Tell That Used Car Was In A Crash

Times are tough and when your trusted transport is getting close to giving up the ghost you get to decide – New replacement? Used replacement? We’re not here to give you advice on that, but we are here to help … Continue reading

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