Vehicles turn left at the intersection of Cornwall Avenue and Alabama Street. Washington state laws may not prohibit changing lanes in an intersection, but police highly recommend against it for safety.
Vehicles turn left at the intersection of Cornwall Avenue and Alabama Street. Washington state laws may not prohibit changing lanes in an intersection, but police highly recommend against it for safety. Staff The Bellingham Herald file
Vehicles turn left at the intersection of Cornwall Avenue and Alabama Street. Washington state laws may not prohibit changing lanes in an intersection, but police highly recommend against it for safety. Staff The Bellingham Herald file

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