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    • Car Wreck on Parks – Strackbein Injured – Here’s The Law

      Car Wreck on Parks – Strackbein Injured – Here’s The Law

      On 05/16/2015 at mile 252 of the Parks Highway in Healy, Zachary Butt of Wasilla fell asleep while driving northbound on the Parks Highway. He rolled his 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt off the southbound shoulder. Passenger Victoria Strackbein of Wasilla was […]

    • Springtime in Alaska: Slick Roads

      Springtime in Alaska: Slick Roads

      Daytime temperatures are again rising above freezing in interior Alaska. It is actually RAINING in Fairbanks. The Parks and Steese Highways are nightmares of black ice. Our phone is ringing with folks who have been hurt by crashes arising from […]

    • Be Careful: Avoid Losing Control In The Rain

      Be Careful: Avoid Losing Control In The Rain

      Fairbanks is on course to have the largest rainfall numbers in the past 100 years. It is time to slow down on the roads, get better wipers, and ALWAYS drive with your headlights on. It doesn’t hurt to check tire […]

    • 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 the Troopers will arrest Dustin Dollarhide, 30, of Healy, on related charges of manslaughter, […]

    • 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. Use it whenever an insurance adjuster suggests that…

    • 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. He was then arrested. Mr. Alto now sits in Wildwood,…

    • 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. Road glare is unbelievably bad. More and more folks are…

    • 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 a poster-child for carnage. Recently, miles…

    • 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 Highways – are covered with ice. Our…

    • 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 proactive measure, an angry parent or…