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    • Denali Park Hit-and-Run

      Denali Park Hit-and-Run

      The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Gitte Stryhn, 56, was found dead in the ditch along Coal Street off Healy Spur Road just before 7 a.m. It appears [...]
    • Car Crashes On Parks Highway – Crossing Center-line

      Car Crashes On Parks Highway – Crossing Center-line

      More and more crashes are occurring on the Parks Highway. Most seem to arise because a driver crosses the center-line. Here is the related law. [...]
    • Alaskan Hit And Run Rules Of The Road – Alto

      Alaskan Hit And Run Rules Of The Road – Alto

      The Troopers report that Frank Alto of Soldotna hit the lower left part of a female pedestrian in his 2001 Ford Taurus – and fled the scene. [...]
    • Why Not Just Ask?

      Why Not Just Ask?

      Spring has sprung in interior Alaska – Fairbanks. The roads are horrible. Snow berms melt during the day – and freeze as the sun sets. [...]
    • The Seward Highway Needs Fixed

      The Seward Highway Needs Fixed

      Alaskan roads are normally dangerous – just like in every other state. Every now and then though a particular stretch stands out as being [...]
    • Following Too Closely In Alaska – New Crashes Involved

      Following Too Closely In Alaska – New Crashes Involved

      It rained a few weeks ago in interior Alaska, and has been cold ever since. Interior roads – particularly the Richardson, Steese and Parks [...]
    • Why Talking To Insurance Adjusters After A Crash Is Dumb

      Why Talking To Insurance Adjusters After A Crash Is Dumb

      If you read or watch the news, you've probably heard of shaken baby syndrome. Rather than count to five, meditate, leave the room, or take another [...]
    • It Is -40F Out There: Stay Home

      It Is -40F Out There: Stay Home

      Seriously, is WHATEVER you have to do so important that you are willing to risk your life on Alaskan roads at -40F? Stay home. Tomorrow is another [...]
    • Staying On The Alaskan Road

      Staying On The Alaskan Road

      My brother died in a car crash. He was a restrained front-seat passenger in a Corvette, driven by his friend. His friend hit a puddle, lost control [...]
    • Alaskan Drivers Need Sunglasses

      Alaskan Drivers Need Sunglasses

      It is (past) time to buy sun-glasses for winter driving. As the sun slowly creeps higher each day, Alaskan drivers need to pay more attention to [...]