The Dangers of Distracted Driving

  In 2013, 3,154 people were killed in distracted driving crashes. Distracted driving has become an increasing issue over the last few years and is easily preventable. Texting and driving is one of the most common forms of distracted driving. Seventy-one percent of young people say they have sent a text while driving. Texting and driving is […]

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Oregon Senate Passes Bill allowing Bicycles & Motorcycles to Run Red Lights

Early last week the Oregon Senate unanimously approved SB 533, allowing a “bicyclist or motorcyclist to proceed at stop light under certain conditions.” The idea is not to have bicyclists just running red lights at every intersection but it is to bring relief to bikers who constantly find themselves at stop lights that won’t change. […]

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5 Reasons why Daylight Savings Time week is Dangerous for Portland area commuters

According to Joseph Rose of the Oregonian, springing forward can cause dangers on the road for Portland commuters. Below are his five things to reflect on as our bodies, schedules and clocks get use to the new time: The Oregon Department of Transportation’s crash data shows that fatal crashes always jump during the month when […]

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