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Shocking Report Shows Just How Bad Traffic Is in America – Seattle Is One of Worst

A new study has found that Americans wasted $121 billion in gas in 2011, because of traffic. We also sat in our cars an extra 5.5 billion hours that year because of traffic. And the average American wasted an average of $818 in 2011 because of – you guessed it – traffic.

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Student Driver Attempts To Run Over Instructor After Failing Test

When a student fails a driving test, they sometimes respond emotionally.

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What Town Is About to Make Drunk Driving Legal?

Know when to say, ‘I’ll have another.”

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Poll results - should Washington have a mileage tax?
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Do You Favor a Pay-As-You-Drive Tax in Washington? Poll Results

Maybe the Washington state Department of Transportation needs to listen to us before they think it's feasible.

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Federal government looking at possible pay-per-mile driver tax
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Feds Eyeing Pay-Per-Mile Driver Tax, Too – Just Like Olympia!

The Washington State Department of Transportation believes a pay-per-mile driver tax is feasible. Apparently the feds are interested also.

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Latest ethanol blend stirring up controversy
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Could New Ethanol Fuel Destroy Your Engine? AAA Issues Warning

Over the last few years federally-mandated fuel and pollution standards resulted in increasing amounts of ethanol, or corn-based fuel, being added to gasoline around the country. The amount depends upon the refinery, and seller.  Some firms are embracing ethanol more than others, but it's in many blends of gasoline.

The AAA has re-issued a warning that first came out months ago that the latest blend, called E15, could potentially damage or destroy your engine.

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Washington state looking at vehicle milage taxes
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State Ponders Replacing Gas Tax With Tolls or a Per Mile Tax

A vehicle mileage tax could be coming to Washington state!

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Americans Are Still Traveling This Thanksgiving, Just Not Very Far

Holiday travel will bring increased traffic to the American highways this Thanksgiving weekend. However, with many families still simply trying to operate day-to-day on shoestring budgets, people are expected to plan shorter trips to carve their turkeys this year as a means to save money on fuel and other expenses.

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Hyundai Accent-one of 13 models along with Kia with MPG reductions
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Drive a Hyundai or Kia? You Could Be Getting Money Back From Manufacturer

Thousands of motorists will be getting some cash back from Hyundai and Kia after some errors were made in gas mileage estimates.

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Sun-Mart Stores transition to Circle K
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Sun-Mart Transitions To Circle K Underway In Mid-Columbia

After over 25 years of serving the Mid-Columbia, most of the familiar Sun-Mart Stores are now converting over to Circle K.

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