Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks in Washington State
 

APPENDIX E
Intercept Interview Survey

TACT Rest Area Intercept Survey

Sampling

  • Kelso rest area (comparison corridor #1) for southbound traffic at approx milepost 54 ( Toutle River rest area).
  • Maytown rest area (near intervention corridor #2) for southbound traffic at approx milepost 91.
  • Sample 100 Southbound drivers at each location.

Recruiter Questions

  • Are you a licensed driver? If not, terminate the recruitment.
  • Are you a Washington resident? If not, terminate the recruitment.
  • What type of vehicle do you drive most often on I-5? If large truck, terminate the recruitment.

Survey Questions

  • Standard opening identifying WTSC and purpose of the survey

Read all response options except where noted

  1. In what city do you live? ______________
  2. Where did you start your trip on I-5 that brought you to this rest area? _____________
  3. Where do you plan to exit I-5 on this trip? ______________________
  4. How often do you drive on I–5 in the Olympia area?

Daily ___      Weekly ____      Monthly ____      Other (Specify)___________

  1. What type of vehicle are you driving today?

Car ___      Pickup ___      SUV ___      Van___      Large truck___      Other___________

  1. How often do you watch Seattle TV stations? _______________

  2. How often do you listen to radio stations from Olympia/Seattle? ____________

  3. Since last summer, would you say the Washington State Patrol enforcement of speeding on I-5 is:

Less ____      About the same ____      Greater ____

  1. Since last summer, would you say the State Patrol’s enforcement of driving violations around semi-trucks (such as not leaving enough room when you pass) is:

Less ____      About the same ____      Greater ____

  1. Have you seen or heard any of these messages on radio or TV since last summer:

    1. “Give big rigs more space”      Yes ___      No ___

    2. “Tickets are 101 bucks for cutting off a truck”      Yes ___      No ___

    3. “There are extra troopers out enforcing the rules around trucks”
           Yes ___      No ___

  2. Have you seen this road sign? (Show picture of sign)      Yes ___      No ___

If Yes:

  1. Where did you see it? (Do not read responses)

I-5 in Olympia area____      I-5 in Bellingham / Mt. Vernon area____

On the side of a truck/trailer _____

Other (specify)_____________
  1. How many times have you seen the sign in the last 3 months? __________

 

(Estimate, do not ask)

Male ___      Female ___

Age Under 21__      21-39 __      40-59__      60 Plus ___

 

 

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