Washington State Patrol

[6/20/19] WSP Distracted Driving

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Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers will conduct a statewide emphasis on distracted driving from Friday, June 21 through Sunday, June 23. In Washington State drivers are prohibited from using a personal electronic device while operating a motor vehicle on a public highway— which includes when stopped in traffic or at a traffic light. Personal electronic […]

[1/30/18] Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputy U-Turn Gone Bad

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The collision occurred at about 1:30 pm Saturday afternoon near the Big Y in Peshastin. No one was injured and the investigation is ongoing.

[1/24/18] Warning Period For New Distracted Driving Law Is Over – Replaced With $136 Ticket

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Since the law took effect on July 23, 2017– state troopers have issued 6,475 distracted driving warnings statewide — and now, the warnings will be replaced with a ticket.

[12/12/17] Washington State Patrol Trooper Rear-Ended By Impaired Driver Near Omak

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The accident investigation determined 18-year old Dakota Simpson was under the influence of cannabis and a depressant.

[11/9/17] Washington State Patrol Running Drowsy Driving Campaign

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Drowsy driving is not only dangerous– it’s illegal. If you fall asleep behind the wheel, you could receive a $550 fine for negligent driving.

[11/3/17] Thirty-Nine Washington State Patrol Troopers Sworn In

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After completing over 1,000 hours of training, these men and women will join Washington’s premier law enforcement organization.