In the state of Oregon, bicyclist rights are comprehensive. They are designed to protect cyclists, motorists and pedestrians alike on the road. However, if you or a loved one suffers personal injury from a bike accident, you may feel lost navigating through the law. You can protect yourself by learning about the five most important…

Great news for bicyclists in Oregon: the “Stop as Yield” law goes into effect in Oregon on January 1, 2020. Here’s what you need to know about this new Oregon bike law. What is the New Oregon “Stop as Yield” Law? After a sixteen-year fight, Oregon has adapted their own version of the “Idaho Stop”…

It’s not just your imagination; there are more and more bikers on the road. In fact, PBOT reports that 238% more people biked to work in 2010 than in 2000. While there can be contention between drivers, bikers, and pedestrians, there’s no reason why all commuters can’t share the road safely and effectively. That’s why…

(Image Source: PBOT) According to the Portland Bureau of Transportation, more than half of deadly car accidents in Portland occur on just 8% of our streets. Learn more about Portland’s High Crash Network from personal injury attorney Paul Galm. Determining Portland’s High Crash Network There are 30 streets included in the City of Portland High…

Summer in Portland has finally arrived, which means we’re spending most of our free time outdoors. Unfortunately, emergency rooms also know this as “trauma season.” Some of the most common summer pastimes and activities pose hidden dangers that can send people to the hospital. We’ll break down three common summertime personal injuries and offer summer…

If you’ve lived in Oregon for any length of time then you know that Portland is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the state, and possibly even the country. And, if you’ve been paying attention to the cyclists on the roadways recently, you have probably noticed that electric assisted bicycles (aka electric bikes or…

Oregon has long been known as one of the best states in the country for year-round biking and adventure. We have plenty of gorgeous trails to explore, bike-friendly roads, and of course, bike festivals and group rides. Bike riding rules in Portland and the rest of Oregon are designed to protect cyclists, pedestrians, and motorists….

Thousands of accidents occur every year in Oregon, a large percentage of them involving pedestrians, motorcyclists, and bicyclists. These accidents are scary and stressful, often causing serious harm and sometimes death. Whether you’re a seasoned bicyclist or a weekend warrior inspired by Portland’s bike trails, it’s important to know your Oregon bicyclist rights and responsibilities….