It is illegal to dispose of anything out of your car window in Washington state. Even something as seemingly harmless as an apple core can affect safety on the highway when if comes to animals and roadkill.
It is illegal to dispose of anything out of your car window in Washington state. Even something as seemingly harmless as an apple core can affect safety on the highway when if comes to animals and roadkill. LisaValder Getty Images
It is illegal to dispose of anything out of your car window in Washington state. Even something as seemingly harmless as an apple core can affect safety on the highway when if comes to animals and roadkill. LisaValder Getty Images

Doug Dahl, Target Zero Manager for the Whatcom County Traffic Safety Task Force, answers questions about road laws, safe driving habits and general police practices every Monday. Ask him a question using our form. Target Zero is Washington’s vision to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries to zero by 2030. For more traffic safety information visit TheWiseDrive.com.