Oregon Car Wreck Attorney Discusses Common Crash Causes

If you’re a car driver and are on the road a fairly average amount of time, there’s at least a 25 percent chance that you’ve been involved in a car accident within the last five years. Yes, that’s right. As a driver, there’s a one in four chance that you’ll be involved in some sort […]

At the Scene of a Portland Injury Accident

It’s an accident, and it’s a Portland injury accident.  You were driving down the highway minding your own business, and then all of a sudden someone merging onto the highway hits you.  All you hear is the crunch of the metal on metal, and you realize, you never saw anything coming.  Fortunately no one was […]

Regulations to Decrease Oregon Older Driver Accidents

It is common knowledge that the average age of the population is increasing.  This is due to the fact that the aging population is much larger now than it has ever been before.  And with this aging population comes the realization that there are now many older drivers who are still in possession of their […]

Do You Know the Oregon Laws for Motorcycles?

For bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts, there’s nothing like the freedom of getting on that bike and riding down the open road. Unfortunately for them, that freedom is not quite totally free, especially in the State of Oregon. Oregon laws for motorcycles have been around for quite some time now, and have only increased in scale […]

Oregon Child Safety Laws for Car Seats

Every state has its own set of laws. And while the Oregon child safety laws are similar to others in the U.S. either, they do have their differences. Following these safety laws will ultimately lead to much safer situations when a child is in a driving situation. Let’s take a look at how to properly […]

Fatal Auto Accidents Increased More than 5% in 2011

Fatal Auto Accidents Increased More than 5% in 2011

Fatal auto accidents are a big problem in the state of Oregon. According to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), there were nearly 50,000 auto accidents in Oregon in 2011. The ODOT also reported that fatal auto accidents in Oregon increased by more than 5% in 2011. To put it simply, Oregon motorists face a […]

Did You Follow the Rules During August Stop on Red Week?

August 5 to 11 was the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR) Stop on Red Week – seven days set aside every year to highlight the importance of coming to a complete stop at red lights, and the dangers of not doing so. While any right-thinking person knows that it’s simply not smart (nor is […]

How Well do You Know Your Oregon Bike Lane Laws?

Given that Portland has been called the most bike-friendly city in the country, and the effort and money that have gone into providing bike lanes on city streets to make cycling safer, you would think that cyclists—and motorists—would be pretty familiar with Oregon bike lane laws. Or would they? Hardly a day goes by without […]