Riding Along with Washington State Patrol: Part I

Riding Along with Washington State Patrol: Part I

One aspect I love the most about my work in traffic safety is doing field research. Over a year ago I had the opportunity to ride along with two officers of the Washington State Patrol (WSP) to see what a typical day and night was like for them. The first was a...
Reading the Road Like a Book

Reading the Road Like a Book

Any of you who know me and my traffic safety advocacy work know that I have a very long wish list for improving American driver education in particular and driver behavior in general. But regardless if you’re a novice or an experienced driver, something that we all...
Ten Winter Driving Tips They Don’t Tell You About

Ten Winter Driving Tips They Don’t Tell You About

Starting in November, many traffic safety and automobile organizations put out tips for driving in frigid conditions and winterizing your car. Most of what they recommend is sound, but other aspects of winter driving are not mentioned or expounded on in enough depth....