Car crashes up for state workers

The number of car accidents involving state employees on duty spiked last year, records show, prompting a phaseout of some vans and efforts to get drivers to stay focused on the road. WSU made that list with 28 accidents in 2006.

There were 361 incidents last year – 86 more than in 2005, records show. Crashes involving state workers have cost taxpayers more than $13 million since 2000, records show.

For the full article, go to The Olympian at
http://www.theolympian.com/112/story/63681.html

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