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Popular WSU license plates set $613K scholarship record

 

WSU-license platePULLMAN, Wash. – Scholarship funds from the Washington State University license plate, the number-one specialty plate in the state, hit a new record of $613,283 in the 2016-2017 academic year, according to the WSU budget office. All of the proceeds go to scholarships for students in the WSU system. » More …

Fines assessed for drop-offs on pedestrian malls

WSU pedestrian mall areas have been expanded, and drivers are reminded that unauthorized vehicles can be fined for driving in the areas, even to drop off passengers.

 

Library Road pedestrian mall has been extended north to the old Bookie building. Wilson Road from Stadium Way to the CUB has been converted to a pedestrian mall. 

 

Access is restricted to vehicles displaying disability permits, departmental permits, mall service permits, commercial permits or exempt license plates. Vehicles without proper authorization will be subject to traffic infraction or parking fines ($124 and $100 respectively).

 

People needing vehicle access to pedestrian malls may contact Parking … » More …

Research shows drop in proper restraints

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 more than 96 percent of Washington’s drivers are buckling themselves up when they hit the road.

In contrast, only roughly half the children weighing under 40 pounds and less than 18 percent of children weighing between 40 … » More …