May 15

Bike Safety Month and Idaho Road Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently publicizing their annual bicycle safety campaign. May is Bicycle Safety Month, and officials with the NHTSA are calling on motorists and bicycle riders to be “Roll Models” for cyclists, drivers and other roadway users. They’re reminding drivers and riders to always remain focused on the road. …

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May 05

Another Highway 95 Big Rig Crash

Monday morning, an 18 wheeler crashed on Highway 95 near Council. According to local news reports, the truck was hauling 23,000 pounds of smokeless gunpowder at the time of the wreck. Tthe crash happened at about 8:50 a.m., between Fruitvale Glendale Road and East Fork Road.  That is about seven miles north of Council. Reportedly, …

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May 04

Electronic Time Logs for Commercial Truck Drivers Might Make the Roads Safer

This past December, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of the final rule that will require electronic logging devices (ELD) for the commercial truck and bus industries. The ELD final rule will employ technology to strengthen truck and bus drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service regulations. These rules exist to prevent fatigued, tired, …

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Apr 28

Fatality In A Truck Wreck in Ada County

Last week saw a fatal tractor-trailer crash occurred just east of Boise. According to local news reports, the wreck happened early Thursday morning on I-84. For initially unknown reasons, the eastbound semi truck went off the left shoulder of the road. The large truck overturned and came to rest in the median. There were two …

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Apr 26

Bike Safety Rules Become Part of Idaho Driver’s Test

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is getting ready to add new questions to the state driver’s test. In efforts to promote safety and awareness about cyclists and pedestrians, the new questions will be focused on the rules of the road and sidewalks for bicycle riders and pedestrians. Cyclists and pedestrians are two of the more …

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Apr 21

Multi-Car Crashes Have Special Issues

On Tuesday, at least three people, including an Idaho State Trooper, were injured in a multi-car crash on I-84. According to KBOI News Channel Two, the incident happened just outside of Nampa. For currently unknown reasons, a pickup truck sideswiped a tractor-trailer before crashing into a car that was pulled over by the Idaho State …

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Apr 19

Pedestrian Versus Car Incidents Ramp Up in Warm Weather

Earlier this week, a pedestrian was struck and injured in an overnight crash in Boise. As reported by KBOI News Channel Two, the incident happened near the intersection of Ustick Road and 43rd Street. Although very few details about the collision have been released, we do know that one person was taken to the hospital …

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Apr 05

Finally a Nominee to The Empty Federal Court Seat In Idaho

Having judges in place to help decide issues and cases is a necessary part of Justice.  Hopefully, this is a sign that a even in an incredibly partisan climate, the parties can come together on a nominee to help real people deal with real disputes. When a seat on the bench sits empty that delays …

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