Rainy Weather Driving Tips

Date: September 30, 2009 “Expect rain, overcast skies through the weekend,” reads the headline of a September 30, 2009, article in The Oregonian. Locals may be so used to similar weather predictions that the standard reaction might be, “More rain? What else is new?” But a late-September downpour demonstrated that rain can cause serious traffic […]

Portland Traffic Captain, Wife, Critically Injured in Crash

Portland Traffic Captain, Wife, Critically Injured in Crash

Date: September 21, 2009 Names: Eric Hendricks, Nadine “Nikki” Hendricks, Jeffrey Lidgett, Justin Aldrich Location: Highway 30 near Rainier (Photo: Oregon State Police) (Photo: OregonLive.com) The Portland Police Bureau is reeling after a three-car crash Monday, September 21, 2009, left Traffic Division Captain Eric Hendricks, 54, and his wife, Nadine (“Nikki”), 52, in critical condition. […]

Man Arrested for Drunk Driving Had Record

Date: September 21, 2009 Location: 26745 SW Farmington Road, Hillsboro, Oregon Names: Andrew Johnston According to OregonLive.com, 25-year-old Andrew Johnston, of Forest Grove, was arrested September 21, 2009, for driving while drunk in an accident in which, fortunately, nobody was seriously injured. But it wasn’t the first time he had been charged. Johnston had at […]