Washington State

Tell us something we don’t know!

| January 23, 2014

A letter writer wants to be reminded to get healthy -- Carolyn: "Done and done..."

Christmas tree arrives at U.S. Capitol

| December 04, 2013

Hauled behind a Mack by lead driver Duane Brusseau, the 80-foot Englemann Spruce was light with great fanfare on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Dec. 3.

VIDEO: I-5 Skagit River bridge replacement slides into place

| September 30, 2013

Time-lapse video shows the elaborate work that went into putting the Skagit River I-5 Bridge's permanent span into place September 14-15, following collapse earlier in the year.

Hawk to DOT: “Point me to the nearest roadkill?”

| November 06, 2012

What happens when a bird of prey tries to communicate with a DOT traffic camera? It makes for good humor on Twitter.

Trucking effort in Wash. state to find child

| January 24, 2011

As we know, dry vans have uses ancillary to hauling freight, not least among them their advertisement potential. You need only look to this month's Overdrive to find evidence of that in a pic of ...

Punt on the spicy pork rinds

| August 03, 2010

Add pork rinds to a haul in the Pacific Northwest and you might find yourself with a sore foot and back and a charge of  “driving with wheels off the roadway,” or such was the case ...

Washington state to ban texting while driving

| March 31, 2010

Washington became the latest state to enact a law banning texting or cell phone use without a headset while driving. On March 26 Gov. Chris Gregoire signed into law a bill that makes it a primary ...

Truckers key in averting mix-up in Granite Falls, Wash., bypass

| February 04, 2010

In the Everett, Wash., Daily Herald newspaper late last week a story appeared about two roundabouts being constructed on a new bypass of the growing Granite Falls, Wash., community in the central part of the ...

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