There are a lot more drivers on Washington’s roads nowadays…and many of them are senior citizens! A Seattle Times
article reported on the fact that the fastest-growing population in Seattle is the 65-and-older crowd. In addition, the article declared that we’ve hit a milestone: one million seniors in 2015. Read the rest »
Washington certainly provides many different ways to help the public get around. With buses, trains, monorails, and even ferries to move people from place to place, there are many ways to see the sights or commute to work and back again. But with so many options, there are bound to be accidents along the way. The Tacoma Amtrak derailing on December 18, 2017, is one tragic example. Read the rest »
You wouldn’t think being a mailmen is inherently dangerous. But these jobs have certain risks. One of the biggest dangers? Dog bites. Dogs are very territorial and don’t like it when a stranger enters their property. This can cause them to become violent and attack mailmen or couriers who are just trying to do their jobs.
This raises the question: Can a mailman sue someone for a dog bite? Read the rest »
On December 18, 2017, Amtrak passengers faced disaster in Tacoma.
Amtrak Cascades train 501 was on its inaugural run between Seattle and Portland when, at around 7:45 a.m., the train derailed and left several of the cars dangling from an overpass over I-5. The train held 78 passengers and five crew members. Around one hundred passengers and people in vehicles below were injured as a result of the crash. At least three people onboard died. Read the rest »