The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a classic free speech case for the 21st century: When do threatening comments made on social media sites such as Facebook cross the line into criminal activity?
Josephine Drum says her daughter was “cheated out of life” when she was killed while driving to work in downtown Seattle in 2012, hit by a man in a Jeep whose blood tested positive for marijuana. “I feel if you smoke marijuana and you have to smoke it, that you should not be able to drive under the influence,” said Drum, of Stockton, Calif. “I’m 84 years old. To have lost my daughter is something hard for me to accept.” With the push to legalize marijuana surging in popularity, states want to assure the public that roads will be safe. But they face a perplexing question: How stoned is too stoned to drive?
Unless you’ve been out of town for six years, you’ve probably heard of First Night: the arts-based, family-friendly, indoor-outdoor celebration that takes over downtown Tacoma on New Year’s Eve every year.
Harold D. Carr's insight:
Say: Don't have plans for New Year's Eve? Check out Tacoma First Night:
Tip of the WeekThough most states require drivers to have car insurance, there are still motorists who take their chances and drive without coverage or with insufficient coverage. Nationwide, an estimated 14 percent of drivers are uninsured, and, in a handful of states, that figure tops 20 percent, according to the Insurance Research Council.If you have an accident with a driver who doesn't have insurance or lacks sufficient coverage, you could find yourself on the hook for thousands of dollars
The 'Google Car,' a driverless car, is being tested by Google in California. Here in Washington, we don't have laws that would allow that, yet. But we're getting there, and faster than you might think.
Harold D. Carr's insight:
Autonomous cars may not be far off for Washington drivers.
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