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FREE seminar on Distracted Driving will be Tuesday, Jan. 29

FREE seminar on Distracted Driving will be Tuesday, Jan. 29

Distracted Driving Laws: Do you know them? Highline Tutoring and Testing Center is proud to sponsor a FREE seminar with the SeaTac Police Department. If you or know of someone who does:Text while driving Drive... [Read more]

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FREE Pizza and Cops Distracted Driving Seminar is this Thursday Oct. 18

Icons made by Freepik from www.flaticon.com is licensed by CC 3.0 BY A FREE Pizza and Cops Distracted Driving Seminar will be held this Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Highline Tutoring and Testing Center... [Read more]

Distracted Drivers beware – ‘U Text, U Drive, U Pay’ ticket campaign underway

Distracted Drivers beware – ‘U Text, U Drive, U Pay’ ticket campaign underway

“U Text, U Drive, U Pay” is the message the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) is sending to distracted drivers in April as part of “Distracted Driving Awareness Month.” Drivers using... [Read more]

PARTIERS BEWARE: Police increasing DUI Patrols this weekend

PARTIERS BEWARE: Police increasing DUI Patrols this weekend

Be careful Halloween weekend partiers, the King County Sheriff’s Office – along with 16 other local law enforcement agencies, including Burien – will be participating in a DUI emphasis this weekend... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I’m frustrated by the comments on the proposed DUI laws’ by DUI Joe

LETTER: ‘I’m frustrated by the comments on the proposed DUI laws’ by DUI Joe

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] I’m frustrated by the comments on the... [Read more]

Beware St. Patrick’s Day Revelers, Extra DUI Patrols will be out this Weekend

Beware St. Patrick’s Day Revelers, Extra DUI Patrols will be out this Weekend

Beware St. Patrick’s Day revelers – additional law enforcement officers in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties will be actively patrolling local roads over this weekend looking for impaired drivers. “Don’t... [Read more]

WEATHER: ‘Freezing Fog Advisory’ Issued By National Weather Service

WEATHER: ‘Freezing Fog Advisory’ Issued By National Weather Service

The National Weather Service issued a ‘Freezing Fog Advisory‘ Sunday afternoon, warning residents to be careful on the roads, as visibility will be low and the roads may be icy. The Weather... [Read more]

High-Tech “Smarter Highway” Signs Go Live On I-5 Next Week

High-Tech “Smarter Highway” Signs Go Live On I-5 Next Week

Next Tuesday (Aug. 10), the Washington State Department of Transportation’s new, high-tech “Smarter Highways” signs will light up above nearby northbound I-5. The WSDOT says in a statement... [Read more]

Speeders Beware: “Slow Down Or Pay Up” Campaign Begins Friday

Speeders Beware: “Slow Down Or Pay Up” Campaign Begins Friday

Twenty-three area police departments in King County (including Burien) will “inundate” area roads, highways, and interstates with extra police patrols targeting speeding drivers beginning this... [Read more]

Starting Thursday, If You Text Or Talk While Driving, You Could Get A Ticket

Starting Thursday, If You Text Or Talk While Driving, You Could Get A Ticket

Starting this Thursday (June 10), police agencies around the state will begin enforcing Washington’s newly-revised law restricting vehicle drivers from talking or texting while driving. The revised... [Read more]

Loose Truck Tire Strikes Vehicle, Injures Normandy Park Woman

Loose Truck Tire Strikes Vehicle, Injures Normandy Park Woman

The Washington State Patrol is reporting that a Normandy Park woman is lucky to be alive today (Wed., June 2) after her windshield was struck by a tire while she was driving on Interstate 5 in Tukwila. According... [Read more]

City Of Burien Seeing Red Over Red Light Camera Revenue (Or Lack Thereof)

City Of Burien Seeing Red Over Red Light Camera Revenue (Or Lack Thereof)

by Jack Mayne Instead of reaping a massive windfall profit from the red light cameras on First Avenue, it appears the City of Burien may actually have lost $16,574 during the program’s first ten... [Read more]

High-Tech Sign Installation Will Close Northbound I-5 Next 3 Weekend Nights

High-Tech Sign Installation Will Close Northbound I-5 Next 3 Weekend Nights

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will be closing northbound I-5 between the Boeing Access Road and I-90 over the next three weekend nights, so they can install some 95 high-tech... [Read more]

18 Cities (Including Burien) Win Red Light Camera Class Action Lawsuit

18 Cities (Including Burien) Win Red Light Camera Class Action Lawsuit

by Scott Schaefer According to The Olympian, on Tuesday (March 2), a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging that 18 Washington cities, including Burien, were charging too much for traffic violations... [Read more]

ALERT: All Lanes Of I-5 Northbound Closed At SR-599 Tonight

ALERT: All Lanes Of I-5 Northbound Closed At SR-599 Tonight

The Washington State Department of Transportation wants folks to be aware that all lanes of northbound I-5 at SR-599 in Tukwila will be closed tonight (Tues., Jan. 19th) beginning at 11:30pm and continuing... [Read more]