Does Optimism Bias Lead to Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous, and it can lead to severe accidents that cause lifelong injuries. When most people think of distracted driving, they think of drivers staring at their phones, applying makeup, or eating behind the wheel. However, we want to discuss something called optimism bias and how this can affect our driving behavior…. read more

What are the Levels of Automation for Autonomous Vehicles?

Many newer vehicles have some sort of automation. In fact, vehicles made by Tesla tend to have incredible levels of automated driving available, though they are not the only companies making a deep dive into automated technology. In some ways, vehicles can even unpark themselves and come to you in the parking lot. Here, we… read more

Whiplash and the Connection to Brain Injury

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries victims sustain in a car accident. However, there are also other ways for individuals to sustain whiplash injuries, including sports and recreation incidents, falls, physical assaults, and more. Anytime a person is in a situation where their body rapidly decelerates or accelerates, this can lead to a… read more

What Is A Common Carrier?

Even though you may have never heard of the phrase “common carrier,” the reality is that most of us have ridden in one at some point in our lives. Common carriers play a crucial role in our lives, whether we know it or not. Common carriers are any type of vehicle that moves individuals or… read more

Injured In An Uber Crash. Now What?

The last thing any person expects when they are on the roadway is that they will be involved in an accident with an Uber vehicle. Whether you are riding in your own vehicle or riding in an actual Uber, you should not have to worry about an accident occurring. However, the reality is that vehicle… read more

Do I Need A License For A Moped In Oregon?

Mopeds have become a popular mode of transportation for many people across the state of Oregon. While these vehicles may provide a convenient and relatively cost-efficient way to get around, it is important for our citizens to thoroughly understand Oregon moped laws. There are plenty of misconceptions about whether or not you need a license… read more

Does Uber Promote Distracted Driving?

Many Americans make use of Uber each year when they need to get from place to place. It is a convenient way to get around when you do not have your vehicle or need a ride home from the bar. However, Uber’s business model may promote distracted driving. We want to look into some commonly… read more

What are the Dangers of Driving with a Hangover?

Most people understand that driving drunk is dangerous and is a common cause of traffic injuries and fatalities. What many people fail to realize is that the effects of drinking and driving do not always wear off after the buzz is over with. Driving while hungover is also dangerous and can lead to serious incidents…. read more

What are My Options if the Insurance Company Won’t Pay?

When you file an insurance claim after a car accident, you may not be ready for the hassle that comes with making the claim. Even if the process is complicated, you fully expect to receive a payment to cover your losses. Regardless of whether you are filing a claim with your insurance company or with… read more

Does Auto Insurance Cover Drunk Driving in Oregon and Washington?

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is dangerous to everyone on the roadway. Law enforcement officers in both Oregon and Washington take drunk driving seriously. Those caught doing so can face severe penalties, including jail time and fines. However, many people wonder if drunk driving is also covered by auto insurance. What happens if… read more