PULLMAN, Wash. – Because I’m a cat, car rides can sometimes make me feisty. But as a scientist, I am fascinated to learn about the mechanics, engineering and chemistry fueling the cars humans drive every day.
PULLMAN – WSU students got amped up for the Cougar’s last basketball game of the season against the University of Washington Huskies tomorrow night by paying $1 to take a sledgehammer to a purple and gold car. The game is at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Beasley Coliseum. Tickets are $15 […]
Vancouver – Join author Katie Alvord at the WSU Vancouver campus 5:30 – 7 p.m., Feb. 21 for her presentation “Asphalt, Automobiles, and America: Can We Live Better by Driving Less?” in the Administration Building, Room 110. This event is free and open to the public. More than a century of American automobility has created a […]
PULLMAN – A candlelight vigil in remembrance of three WSU students who were killed in an automobile accident near Coeur d’Alene will be held from 6 to 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 23 on the Glenn Terrell Mall. Ann Barney, a sophomore from Steamboat Springs, Colo., Benjamin Lockard, a junior from Kennewick, and Tyler Pearson, a […]
PULLMAN – Washingtonians may lead the nation in buckling up when they drive, but recent research at WSU shows the state’s drivers are not nearly so conscientious when it comes to providing proper child safety restraints for the children riding with them. Just last month, a study conducted by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission showed […]
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. […]