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New law would make it formally illegal to smoke pot behind wheel
New law would make it formally illegal to smoke pot behind wheel (Newstalk 870 file image- Oregon State Patrol)
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New WA Law Would Ban Smoking Pot in Cars

Most of us don't get liquored up before we drive...conversely, most wouldn't think it's a good idea to smoke pot behind the wheel.   (Kevin Ward Jr?)  But apparently it's not illegal, so one group is seeking to change that.

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Are We Irresponsible to Let Teenagers Drive Vehicles With Fewer Safety Features? [POLL]

My wife Kelly is proud of her son who worked all summer to buy a little Mazda truck he can drive now that he's got his license. But she asks herself how can she drive around town in a vehicle loaded with safety features (which she bought to protect her family) and then let her son drive around without experience in a little Mazda with no airbags or reinforced doors?

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New DUI pot campaign goes into effect in WA
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Drive High, Get a DUI, is The New Motto for Emphasis Patrols

The Washington State Traffic Safety Commission has had to come up with a whole new program to deal with potheads behind the wheel.

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Blue Bridge traffic jam
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New Study Says We’re Still Texting and Talking While Driving in Washington State

Despite the increased traffic patrols,  the avalanche of radio and TV ads telling us to stop, we're still multi-tasking behind the wheel.

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Pot related driver fatalities have tripled in U.S.
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Pot Related Auto Fatalities Have Tripled in U.S. Over Last Decade

The results of this study have caught the attention of Washington state and Colorado authorities.

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Highway 395 truck over rail
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Biggest Mid Columbia Wrecks of 2013 – Drive Carefully Next Year! (PICTURES)

We all get tired of hearing how we are supposed to drive carefully,  exercise caution etc etc.  But sometimes it bears repeating.

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‘Texting Zones’ Could Put an End to the Dangers of Driving and Texting

The fight over convincing motorists not to text and drive may have taken a turn for the better in one state.

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You won't be able to smoke in car with your kids in Oregon
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Oregon Bans Smoking in Cars With Children [OPINION POLL]

The Oregon Legislature has approved a bill that would make it a crime to smoke in a car with kids.

The House approved the bill in a 43-15 vote on Monday. It now goes to Gov. John Kitzhaber.

The bill would prohibit drivers from smoking in cars if a person under 18 is present

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Rollover Accident 5-23 on Highway 240
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Another Reason to Drive Carefully This Memorial Weekend – Highway 240 Rollover [PHOTO]

Another reason to be extra careful.

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Tens of thousands of illegals could be hitting Oregon roadways next January
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Oregon to Give Illegal Aliens ‘Driver Cards’ That Won’t Require Proof of Insurance!

According to KATU-TV, the Oregon legislature this week gave final approval to a measure that will grant driver licenses to anyone -- including illegal aliens -- provided they can prove they have lived in Oregon for at least one year and lack other legal identification.

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