Welcome, sign in or click here to subscribe.
Login: Password:




Subscriber content preview

April 21, 2017

Drivers here could face new distracted driving penalties

Associated Press

OLYMPIA — Holding a phone while driving in Washington state becomes illegal in 2019 once Gov. Jay Inslee signs a distracted driving measure passed by the Legislature.

“I am just thrilled that we have been able to forge a step forward on distracted driving,” Inslee said Thursday. “Pain and suffering and tragedy caused by this inattentiveness is very hard to bear.”

. . .

To read this story in full login or purchase a subscription.