6 Causes of Portland Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries

6 Causes of Portland Pedestrian Accidents and Injuries

Recently, there have been an increased amount of pedestrian deaths and injuries from being struck by a vehicle. Every two hours, a pedestrian is killed in a car related crash.  Approximately 85,000 people are injured or killed annually in accidents where they are hit by a car as a pedestrian. Most often occurring at intersections […]

Crosswalk Safety Every Pedestrian and Driver Should Know

Crosswalk Safety Every Pedestrian and Driver Should Know

  Some people get confused when a well-marked crosswalk (sometimes called “zebra-stripped”) also has a traffic signal because they think that cars must stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk.  However, when there is a cross walk AND a signal, a pedestrian must obey the signal.  If not, he/she commits the offense of failure to yield […]