<![CDATA[Rules of the Road Traffic Column & Blog |]]> https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/ en-us Wed, 07 Mar 2018 15:46:19 PST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 07 Mar 2018 15:46:19 PST Rules of the Road 60 newsroom@bellinghamherald.com Wait a minute, is there a law in Washington that actually makes it legal to speed? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article218413530.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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We’re all friends here, but the ‘buddy buckle’ is not only unsafe, it’s illegal https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article217954480.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Sep 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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What to expect during a traffic stop https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article217931355.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Sep 2018 11:40:56 PDT https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article217931355.html Who has the right of way on a freeway on-ramp? It’s all about geometry https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article217656435.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Sep 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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‘Stop thinking just about what’s legal and think about the safety of the kids’ https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article217295970.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Aug 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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If the legal limit for a DUI is .08, how can someone get a DUI if they blow less? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article216852385.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Coal rollers aren’t just being jerks – they’re breaking the law https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article216408610.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Your kids weren’t born in the same century as your classic car – can they ride in it? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article216061415.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Aug 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Our distracted driving law has a commercial driver exception – here’s what it means https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article215612400.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Are emphasis traffic patrols by police more proactive or reactive to accidents? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article215202675.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Jul 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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It’s not safe to keep dogs (or people) in the back of a truck, but is it illegal? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article214851075.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Technology exists to ticket tailgaters using cameras, but here’s why we aren’t, yet https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article214439459.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Jul 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Is it safer to have cheaper new tires or a slightly worn high-performance brand? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article214104669.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Jul 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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I’m not even going to Canada, is it OK to drive on the shoulder to avoid a backup? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article213682459.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Jun 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Disabled drivers can park for unlimited periods of time, for free, just about anywhere https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article213277079.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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If you’re annoyed at drivers going under the speed limit, the problem isn’t them, it’s you https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article212846544.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Tripped up by uneven pavement on your last run or ride? Here’s what you should do https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article212209169.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 Jun 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Do you really need to slow down for that speed limit transition? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article211955999.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 May 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Here’s how far the law says a school zone extends beyond a school or crosswalk https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article210522424.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 May 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Are you safer in a robot, or autonomous, car than you are driving your self? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article210002669.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Can drivers be overly cautious, or are they just timid? Here’s what the law says https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article208872044.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Apr 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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The check’s in the mail, but your neighbor parked in front of your box – is it legal? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article208207414.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Think it would be pretty dumb to drive stoned? Doing this makes you even dumber https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article207538459.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Can police impound a car if they find drugs on the driver? Asking for a friend ... https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article206651894.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 26 Mar 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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So you can pass that WTA bus that's at a stop. The question is: should you do it? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article205624019.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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Cyclists riding on a sidewalk must dismount before entering a crosswalk, right? https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article204464844.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 Mar 2018 05:00:00 PDT

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This event coming up next weekend could impact traffic safety https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article203247024.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 05 Mar 2018 05:00:00 PST

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Do you have to turn on your headlights in the rain? Here’s what the law has to say https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article201897904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 26 Feb 2018 05:00:00 PST

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We all should know red, yellow and green. Here’s what the flashing yellow arrow means https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article200640974.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:00:00 PST

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More than 300 Whatcom crashes last year were attributed to something we’ve all done https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article199427874.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:00:00 PST

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