Washington lawmakers have agreed to a plan to more closely monitor drivers who repeatedly drive under the influence.
The driver of a bus transferring cruise ship passengers in Alaska was arrested Friday after numerous passengers called to report he was highly intoxicated and driving erratically, state troopers said.
A Senate committee approved a plan Tuesday that would toughen Washington’s drunk driving laws.
Gov. Jay Inslee and a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled a plan on Tuesday that would make changes to the state’s impaired driving laws, including requiring an arrest on the first offense and mandatory jail time if offenders don’t enroll in a sobriety program after a second arrest.
Lawmakers are considering tightening up the state’s laws against driving under the influence after two recent cases that left three dead and two — including an infant — critically injured.
Star Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.
One unlucky Aloha home has been the crash-landing site of two different people suspected of drunken driving.
The Washington State Patrol is recommending a vehicular homicide charge against a 26-year-old Gig Harbor man who crashed his car on Highway 16, killing his 9-year-old nephew.
A Seattle police report on an incident involving Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins said the driver of a vehicle involved in a weekend accident had a bloody nose consistent with hitting his face on the windshield and the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage.
Seattle police say University of Washington standout tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday night.