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When are you Liable for another Person’s Driving?

11/10/14

One of the key issues in a car accident is determining which driver is at fault or negligent.  In some situations, the law can assign fault to someone who was not driving or even present in the car at the time of the accident.  Below are the instances where this can occur. When an employee… read more


Driving Safety During Strong Winds

10/27/14

This past weekend, the Portland area experienced strong winds causing accidents, power outages and other catastrophes.  Driving can be dangerous in windy conditions so it is important to use safety precautions on the road.  Expect sudden gusts at any time but particularly on open roads, when passing bridges or gaps in hedges or overtaking high-sided… read more


How to Teach your Teenager to Drive

10/24/14

Parents know how do drive, but they don’t necessarily know how to describe or teach driving.  It is recommended to have a driving instructor work with your teen to help them learn the rules of the road.  Teens who take formal driver education courses are less likely to be involved in a car crash, get… read more


Hands-Free Voice Controls Increase Driver Distraction

10/15/14

A new study by AAA found voice-activated infotainment systems can pose more of a risk than talking on a cell phone while driving.  Researchers at the University of Utah conducted a test with 40 driver’s ages 18-40 in nine different scenarios with a voice-control system created just for the study.  The hands-free version they created… read more