Washington Traffic Safety Commission
[6/20/19] WSP Distracted Driving
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 […]
The parols are designed to encourage drivers to make the right choice- to designate a sober, drug-free driver, take a cab, catch a ride, or walk.
Fatalities in Washington State caused by distracted driving increased 32% from 2014-2015.
It’s also important to note that drivers will have a 6 month grace period with the new law.
[12/31/15] WSP DUI Emphasis On For New Year’s Eve
If you choose to drive while impaired this holiday weekend, the Washington State Patrol is committed to making sure you are arrested and successfully prosecuted. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission is funding local emphasis patrols, in which troopers from the Washington State Patrol will work overtime to provide extra coverage at the hours when most […]