What Are The Oregon Jaywalking Laws?
Posted on July 27, 2020 in Pedestrian Accidents
Pedestrian safety is incredibly important, and there are several laws in place in Oregon to help ensure pedestrians are safe in and around the roadways. Most of the laws enacted to ensure pedestrian safety revolve around the actions that must be taken by drivers to keep pedestrians safe. However, many people wonder about jaywalking and… read more
What Are Oregon’s Seat Belt Laws?
Posted on July 22, 2020 in Car Accident
Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death throughout the country, and the Oregon Department of Transportation says that there were more than 50,000 total traffic collisions during the latest reporting year of data. Out of these incidents, the DOT reports that there were approximately 40,000 injuries and 502 total fatalities. One of the most… read more
Subrogation: What It Is and How It Applies to Car Insurance
Posted on July 20, 2020 in Car Accident
The term subrogation is not one that most people hear on a regular basis, and it refers to the paying back of a debt that was paid on someone’s behalf. While that may sound simple on the surface, this can become complicated when it comes to car accident insurance. Most people have a general understanding… read more
Is Lane Splitting Legal In Oregon?
Posted on July 13, 2020 in Motorcycle Accidents
If you own a motorcycle in Oregon, then your number one priority is probably safety. Motorcyclists enjoy riding their vehicles throughout this state. Unfortunately, the Oregon Department of Transportation states that there were more than 1,000 motorcycle crash injuries and 85 motorcycle crash fatalities reported during the latest year of data available. In nearby California,… read more
Is Brake Checking Illegal In Oregon?
Posted on July 8, 2020 in Car Accident
When you are driving, there are undoubtedly times when someone follows you a bit too closely for comfort. Conversely, there may be times when you are in a hurry and end up following somebody else too closely. On the roadways, it is never a good idea to tailgate another vehicle. Tailgating can lead to serious… read more