Thursday morning’s northbound Interstate 5 commute out of Thurston County got off to a rough start after a series of traffic-related events backed up commuters from south Pierce County well into Lacey.
To demonstrate hydroplane conditions and how to recover, CHP Officer Dan Wright takes The Sacramento Bee for a spin on the academy's hazardous-conditions track in West Sacramento. Cut the risk of hydroplaning by reducing speeds.
Scenes from a chain-reaction crash that occurred after a semi collided with another vehicle in the southbound lanes of I-5 around 11:30 p.m Sunday. Six people were injured and the crashes blocked northbound traffic for over six hours. (No audio.)
A 37-year-old Yelm man suffered serious injuries and was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after he crashed his motorcycle in Lacey Friday morning, the man’s wife told The Olympian on Tuesday.
Driving incidents can quickly escalate into potentially dangerous situations for the drivers involved, as well as nearby motorists and bystanders. Here are five tips that may prevent the situation from escalating.