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Google to test these cars with no steering wheel or pedals in WA state. (Getty Images)
Google to test these cars with no steering wheel or pedals in WA state. (Getty Images)
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Google to Test Self-Driving Cars in WA, Insurance Agents Shudder

For a few years now, Google has been testing their fleet of automated, computerized self-driving cars in various cities, and in California. Now, they're coming to Washington state.

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New Oregon Highway Speeds (Oregon DOT)
New Oregon Highway Speeds (Oregon DOT)
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Speed Limits To Rise on Some Eastern, Central Oregon Highways

Don't get the idea you'll be able to go as fast as Montana, but a number of rural Eastern and Central Oregon state highways are going to see some 5-10 mph increases.

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Highway 240-Columbia Drive roundabout a traffic concern area (KNDU-TV)
Highway 240-Columbia Drive roundabout a traffic concern area (KNDU-TV)
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DOT Says Drivers, Not Design at Fault for Accidents at Columbia Drive Roundabout Off 240

We all need to realize we are going to be 'stuck' with the Highway 240-Columbia Drive roundabout near the Blue Bridge until somebody can find the hundreds of millions of dollars to completely renovate the area. But until then the Washington State Department of Transportation says, it's driver error that causes the bulk of the accidents.

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Oregon car vs. train, Union County (Oregon State Patrol)
Oregon car vs. train, Union County (Oregon State Patrol)
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Victims Identified in Tragic Oregon Car Vs. Train Crash

The December 29th tragic triple fatal crash took the lives of Oregon residents, and highlighted a growing issue with railroad crossing safety.

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Police seeking driver of this car (KNDU-TV)
Police seeking driver of this car (KNDU-TV)
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Pasco Police Seeking Hit-And-Run Driver in Stolen Car

According to authorities, the Honda involved in the a Monday night hit-and-run accident was reported stolen out of Spokane nearly a month ago.

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Fatal roll over crash not far from Kennewick (KNDU-TV)
Fatal roll over crash not far from Kennewick (KNDU-TV)
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I-82 Fatal Crash Victims Identified

Tuesday evening, three people died in a multi-car crash on I-82, about a mile from the Clearwater Exit near Kennewick.

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Truck hauling frozen blood crashes in Oregon (Oregon State Patrol)
Truck hauling frozen blood crashes in Oregon (Oregon State Patrol)
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Truck Hauling Frozen Blood Crashes Off Oregon Highway

Crashes, unfortunately, are not uncommon on highways across the country, including Washington and Oregon. But this one was quite different, considering the cargo of the vehicle.

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Category: Automotive, News, Weird News
New study shows big jump in pot related fatal crashes (Getty Images)
New study shows big jump in pot related fatal crashes (Getty Images)
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Pot-Related Fatal Crashes Jump 44 Percent Since 2010

According to a new report from the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission (WTC), the number of pot-impaired drivers has nearly doubled.

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Driver uses Halloween doll to drive in carpool lane (Washingon State Patrol)
Driver uses Halloween doll to drive in carpool lane (Washingon State Patrol)
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I-5 Driver Uses Halloween Doll to Drive in Carpool Lane-FAIL

The last time we heard about something like this, it was in 2014 and a guy tried using a lifesize cutout  of the Dos Equis Beer pitchman. This time, it was a scary Halloween doll.

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Category: Automotive, Weird News Tags: , ,
Hit and Run suspect vehicle (Kennewick police department)
Hit and Run suspect vehicle (Kennewick police department)
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Driver Still Sought in Kennewick Hit-And-Run Incident

Authorities have turned to the public for help in identifying the vehicle and driver wanted in connection with an October 4th hit-and-run that occurred on Clearwater in Kennewick.

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