Bills attempt to improve road safety
Measures target crosswalks, sidewalks, DUIs
Last updated 2/6/2023 at 1:57pm
OLYMPIA - Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and Gov. Jay Inslee say they are backing a package of new laws aimed at protecting workers, pedestrians and commuters.
New bills include reducing the blood-alcohol concentration limit for operating a vehicle when driving, imposing more restrictions on high-risk drivers and requiring a skills course for young and older drivers.
Amber Weilert, a mother from Parkland, described how a drunken driver took the life of her son.
"I am here to be Michael's voice to support him and make sure that this doesn't happen again," Weilert said, asking lawmak...