Keep up to date with state patrol

The Washington State Patrol now is using Twitter to connect with people about driver-safety and enforcement issues, according to a news release.

People can follow District 1 of the State Patrol, which includes Thurston and Pierce counties, at @wspd1pio. District 5, which includes Lewis County, can be followed at @wspd5pio, and District 8, which includes Grays Harbor, Mason and Pacific counties, at @wspd8pio.

The Commercial Vehicles Division can be followed at @wspcvdpio, the State Fire Marshal’s Office at @wa_sfmo, and the Forensic Services Bureau at @wsplabpio. For details go to www.wsp.wa.gov.