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March 17, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Seniors driving: Create better standards for elderly drivers

I write as a 79-year-old who has driven since age 16, and who has never been in a collision [“Fatal crash restarts conversation on aging drivers problems,” Local News, March 9]. As I have aged, I have noted the slowing of my reflex time and the reduction of my night vision, and have adjusted my driving…


Comments | More in Seniors | Topics: driving, Elderly, Paul Heins

September 12, 2013 at 7:08 AM

1 in 12 drivers in Washington use cellphones behind the wheel

Fine distracted drivers It amazes me that, with so many people in our state texting and talking on the phone while driving, so few are ticketed for these offenses. [“Study finds drivers in state busy on cellphones, texting” NW Monday, Sept. 9.] With limited funds for better public health, education, social services, transportation infrastructure, safety, law…


Comments | More in Public safety, Transportation | Topics: cellphones, driving, public safety

July 16, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Bicycles in Seattle

Editorial was delusional I just read John Pucher’s guest column, and I must make two points. [“Building a bicycling renaissance in Seattle,” Opinion, July 14.] First of all, maybe Pucher should read the letter in the next column of the paper that day. [“Northwest Voices: Bicycle Safety,” Opinion, July 14.] Secondly, where does he get off…


Comments | More in Seattle, Transportation | Topics: bicycles, bikers, bikes