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The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The findings included the following: (1) 70% of drivers reported talking on a cellphone while driving; (2) 42% said they read texts or e-mails in traffic; (3) 48% said they drove 15 mph over the speed limit, (4) 39% said they drove through a light that just turned red when they could have stopped safely; and (5) 13% said that they drove when their blood alcohol level “might have been near or over the legal limit within the past year.

Pedestrian Safety in Portland

Pedestrian Safety in Portland

The Oregonian reported that the City of Portland has recorded 12 traffic fatalities in the first half of 2016. This is an increase of approximately 40% from the same period the previous year. Five of those killed were pedestrians, and one was riding a bicycle. These...
The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Diminished Value Law In Oregon

Updated from original post on August 5, 2016 Back in 1930, automobiles weren’t nearly as prevalent as they are today. But, people still got into car crashes and then had to deal with the repercussions of owning a vehicle that’s been in a collision. That year, the...