Who Is At Fault For Yellow Light Accident In OR?
Posted on August 24, 2020 in Car Accident
Contrary to what you have been taught, or what you actually do when driving, a yellow light does not mean speed up. In reality, most people understand that a yellow light means that you need to slow down. However, yellow light crashes are not uncommon in Oregon. Determining liability in the aftermath of a yellow… read more
Oregon Reckless Driving Laws
Posted on August 24, 2020 in Car Accident
Reckless driving is one of the most frequently charged traffic offenses in Oregon. Unfortunately, this type of driving behavior is not uncommon, and it can lead to devastating consequences for those on the roadway. Not only will the person charged with reckless driving face serious consequences, including possible jail time, but crash victims could face… read more
Oregon Moped, Scooter, E-Bike Law
Posted on August 19, 2020 in Car Accident
Many people in the state of Oregon use alternative modes of transportation, including mopeds, scooters, and electric bikes. However, while these modes of transportation may be convenient, there are laws in place regarding the operation of these vehicles. These laws are important to understand and follow because they help increase safety on the roadway. Accidents… read more
Oregon Hit-and-Run Laws
Posted on August 17, 2020 in Car Accident
Getting into a car accident can be devastating, and this is particularly true for those who are injured in a hit-and-run accident. In Oregon, leaving the scene of an accident, commonly referred to as a hit-and-run crash, can be a serious criminal offense. Anybody who leaves the scene of a crash could face the loss… read more
Injured in a Golf Cart Oregon
Posted on August 10, 2020 in Car Accident
When most people think of getting injured in a crash, they think of collisions between two vehicles. However, crashes involving golf carts can also lead to severe injuries for victims. Unfortunately, these vehicles do not offer as much protection for drivers or passengers. However, these incidents also present certain challenges when it comes to securing… read more
Can A Party Host Be Held Liable For Drunk Driving In OR?
Posted on August 3, 2020 in Car Accident
Most people understand that drinking and driving is incredibly dangerous, and law enforcement officials in Oregon take this very seriously. Drivers in this state can face harsh penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol, including jail time, fines, and a suspended driver’s license. However, can a party host be held liable for a drunk… 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
Should I Buy A Dashcam?
Posted on July 15, 2020 in Car Accident
Most people have heard of police cars having dash cams installed in their vehicles, but what about personal vehicles? It is no longer uncommon for regular passenger vehicles on the roadway to have some kind of dash cam installed. These cameras have various purposes, and you may be wondering whether or not you should buy… 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