Concluding Thoughts

Concluding Thoughts

We appreciate that you have taken the time to read this book. You are going through a very difficult time in your life, and we know that you have a lot going on. We very much hope you have found this book helpful, as our primary goal was to help educate you about Oregon wrongful […]

Liability Insurance and Policy Limits

Liability Insurance and Policy Limits

Every driver in Oregon is required to have liability insurance. Liability insurance is meant to protect you if you are legally responsible for an automobile accident. It is also a possible source of compensation in a wrongful death case resulting from a car crash because the deceased person’s family can bring a claim against the […]

Staying Safe in a Flooded Portland

Staying Safe in a Flooded Portland

With the excessive amounts of rain and wind hitting the Portland Metro area, injuries and accidents are more likely to occur. Streets are flooded, landslides are happening and trees are falling on homes and streets. Driving on flooded roads is very dangerous. A small car can be moved by just eight inches of rushing water. […]

Roads May Be Icy for Thanksgiving Travel

Roads May Be Icy for Thanksgiving Travel

Heading into the Thanksgiving weekend, the temperatures will drop to freezing during the early mornings and late evenings.  Holiday commuters are warned to watch for icy roads early Thursday morning.  Temperatures through Saturday could dip as low as 20 degrees with rain and freezing fog possible.  Patches of black ice will likely form on roads […]

Rainy and Windy Driving Safety Tips

Rainy and Windy Driving Safety Tips

With so many rainy days in the forecast, it is important to remind drivers about safety tips in these conditions.  Since these are some of the first heavy rainstorms of the season, sometimes the rain pulls motor oil, grease, and dirt from where it has accumulated on the road. This makes the road slick, not just wet. […]

Celebrate National Teen Driver Safety Week

Celebrate National Teen Driver Safety Week

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recognizing this week in October, National Teen Driver Safety Week. NHTSA would like to remind parents of teen drivers to discuss these various safety topics that are among some of the most risky behaviors of teen drivers. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of deaths for those […]

Back-to-school Safety Tips for Drivers

Back-to-school Safety Tips for Drivers

As the school year starts up again, the roads get busier and things can get a little crazy. Buses are on new routes, kids are on bikes or walking and parents are rushing to drop kids off before work. This is an important time for drivers to slow down and pay attention, especially at times […]

4 Tips to Stay Safe While Stopping on the Highway for Emergencies

4 Tips to Stay Safe While Stopping on the Highway for Emergencies

We know that it happens to everyone at one point or another: you have to pull over on the highway because of an emergency. Your child may have undone her safety restraints, or your tires may be wobbling. You may have become suddenly tired and need to take a short nap. Whatever the situation, the National […]