By Doug Nadvornick, WSU Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. – Truck driver sleep schedules will be studied by a young researcher at Washington State University Spokane who received an unusually large grant for someone so early in her career.
By Sabrina Zearott, College of Arts & Sciences VANCOUVER, Wash. – Researchers are working across multiple disciplines and campuses at Washington State University to develop a device to help keep drivers awake while on the road.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – While drivers tend to believe it is dangerous to text and drive, many say they can still do it safely. Now Washington State University researchers say drivers can be discouraged from the practice with public service announcements that evoke their fear of death in graphic terms.
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 – 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 […]
LANGLEY, Wash.- Alden Couch, who celebrated his 101st birthday Monday, just passed his Washington state driver’s test and says he did so with flying colors. “I haven’t parallel parked for 10 years and I sailed through it like nothing,” he said recently. A resident of the Whidbey Island town of Langley, Couch took a birthday […]