Darrin Grondel, Director of the Washington Traffic Safety Commission and GHSA Executive Board Secretary, recently keynoted a University of Massachusetts symposium with a discussion on his state's experience with legalized recreational marijuana.
The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office was one of GHSA's 2017 O'Rourke Special Achievement Award winners. The County issued this press release to announce the award.
September 19, 2017
Contact: Shari Ireton
Authorizes AV testing without a human operator.
No bicycle helmet laws.
Universal helmet law enacted 1990.
Checkpoints are not conducted. They are illegal without authorizing statute per State Supreme Court (Seattle v. Mesiani; 1988).
Length of Regular Renewal Cycle
Provisions for Mature Drivers
DUID Zero Tolerance or Per se Laws for Some Drugs
- Per se >0 for some drugs
- Possession and Use: Decriminalized and legal for recreational and medical use
- Impaired Driving: THC per se (5 ng)