What is a “No Contact” Motorcycle Accident?

Motorcycle accidents often lead to significant injuries for motorcyclists and their passengers. In many cases, these incidents occur as a result of a collision with another vehicle on the roadway. However, there are times when “no contact” motorcycle accidents occur that can also lead to devastating consequences. Here, we want to define “no contact” motorcycle… read more

Can I File a Motorcycle Accident Claim in Oregon If I Wasn’t Wearing a Helmet?

Motorcycle helmets save lives. In fact, the state of Oregon requires that all motorcyclists wear a DOT-approved helmet in order to remain legal on the roadway. However, what happens if a motorcyclist sustains severe injuries in a motorcycle crash caused by another driver but they were not wearing a helmet? Can a motorcyclist still receive… read more

Is Lane Splitting Legal In Oregon?

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

What Are the Oregon Motorcycle Laws Every Rider Should Know?

Obeying traffic and motorcycle laws in Oregon can help you stay out of legal trouble – and potentially avoid a vehicle accident. Following the rules can make your actions more predictable to surrounding drivers. This can help you prevent collisions related to lack of visibility, lane changes, and turns. Whether this is your first time… read more