Why Do So Many Drivers Fail To Use Turn Signals?

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on January 31, 2019

Turn signals, otherwise known as blinkers, indicators, or trafficators, are a necessary factor when it comes to safe driving. They exist to inform other drivers of your intentions to make a turn, preventing potentially fatal collisions from occurring. As such, it’s not uncommon among turn signal users to become frustrated when fellow drivers fail to … Continued

New Report Shows Large Trucking Accidents On The Rise

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on January 28, 2019

According to a recent press release, large truck accidents have been on the rise throughout the United States. So many people have been hurt in a truck accident between 2009 and 2017 that Road Safe America has called for new mandates pertaining to speed limiters on large trucks. “Most of the states in this top … Continued

Fender Benders and Rear-Enders: ‘Minor’ Car Crash FAQs

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on September 13, 2018

We navigate country roads and major highways on a daily basis without incident. But sooner or later, you’ll probably be involved in at least a minor collision. While Oregon traffic laws state that turn signals need to be used at least 100 feet before a lane change or turn, drivers sometimes make mistakes. And despite … Continued

I Just Got Hurt In a Crash, What Do I Do Now?

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on September 7, 2018

You’re driving down the road on your way to work, the grocery store, your friend’s house, etc., and you get hurt in a crash. It can be hard to keep a level head because car accidents are particularly jarring. There are certain tasks you should complete right after a crash, and here are some of … Continued

Family Road Trip Safety Tips

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on May 8, 2018

Think a good old-fashioned road trip is going out of style? Think again! According to an article published in the New York Times, family road trips are a priority throughout many American households. So, as the temperature outside heats up and school winds down for summer break, more and more families are putting their vacation … Continued

What Using Your Cell Phone While Driving Can Cost You

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents on March 2, 2018

In today’s day and age, everyone owns a smartphone. Maybe not everyone, but the majority of people own and operate some type of smartphone on a regular basis. They give us access to everything and fit in the palm of our hands. Why wouldn’t we want these amazing devices? Unfortunately, many people use their cell phones … Continued

Preventing ATV Accidents (And What To Do If You’re In One)

Posted in Motor Vehicle Accidents,Product Safety on November 29, 2017

Although riding an all-terrain vehicle can be fun and exciting, it’s an activity that presents significant danger. Unfortunately, it’s all too common for individuals to become seriously injured or even killed due to their ATV activities. In fact, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimated that there were 14,129 ATV-related deaths between 1982 and … Continued