When you're riding a motorcycle, you know that your safety often relies on others. You don't have the same protections as typical passenger-vehicle drivers, and a collision is likely to be serious or fatal.
Motor vehicle accidents can happen to anyone, but they're most tragic when they involve children. From pedestrian accidents that involve kids to traffic collisions that involve entire families, it's difficult to think about these situations.
If you worry about drunk drivers on the road, then news about a failed attempt to lower the drunk driving limit may be frustrating. According to the news, a bill was created in hopes of lowering the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) limit from .08 to .05 percent. Unfortunately, it is dead and will not be heard this session.
When drivers decide to get behind the wheel when intoxicated or impaired, they put their lives and the lives of others at risk. That's what happened in one case in Oregon when a woman smoked marijuana before causing a fatal collision.
Car crashes have the potential to lead to serious injuries or fatalities. One of the major issues on the roads today is that some people do not pay attention to what is happening in front of them. As a result, they end up causing crashes that seriously impact those around them.
As a resident of Oregon, you're probably comfortable with the idea that rain will move into and out of the area on a regular basis. If you're driving when the rain begins to fall, however, it's critical to reconsider your approach.
Every driver realizes the importance of paying attention to the road. Even so, there will always be people who think it's okay to become distracted while behind the wheel. They believe nothing bad will ever happen to them.
As the parent of a teen driver, it goes without saying that you'll have some fears every time they take to the road. While these fears will eventually subside (to a certain degree), there are things you can do in the meantime to help your teen stay safe on the road.
For drivers, there’s a lot to like about Oregon, according to recent reports.