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Bicycle Accidents Archive

Bicycle Helmets in Portland: Necessary or Not?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents, Brain Injuries, Personal Injury on August 24, 2016

The need for cyclists to wear bicycle helmets is a hotly debated issue, and it’s not just a matter of personal preference. Helmet laws have been repeatedly proposed, both in Portland and around the country. While Portland, like many areas, does have helmet laws requiring children under the age of…

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Street Dangers For Motorcyclists And Bicyclists

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents on August 8, 2016

For many people, riding on two wheels is infinitely preferable to riding on four. Increasing numbers of motorcycle enthusiasts and cyclists have taken to Portland’s streets and highways, and while the feel of the sun on your shoulders and the wind in your hair is an appealing aspect…

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Bicycle Safety On the Road

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on June 28, 2016

Bicycling is a great way to travel that is friendly for the environment and beneficial for your health. However, bicycling on the road does come with some drawbacks because getting into an accident can be very dangerous. Since cars are so much bigger than bicycles, you may be more likely…

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Winter Cycling Safety Tips

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents on January 5, 2016

Bicycle enthusiasts abound in Portland, and for good reason. The environmental impact of riding a bike is low while the physical and emotional benefits are high, and the Portland area offers an abundance of bike trails and paths that make traveling on two wheels safe, fast, and convenient….

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Bicycle Helmets in Portland: Necessary or Not?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on June 26, 2015

The need for cyclists to wear bicycle helmets is a hotly debated issue, and it’s not just a matter of personal preference. Helmet laws have been repeatedly proposed, both in Portland and around the country. While Portland, like many areas, does have helmet laws requiring children under the age of…

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Bike Riding in Inclement Weather in Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on June 18, 2015

For bicycling enthusiasts in Portland, sooner or later you will encounter inclement weather conditions. If you enjoy riding for pleasure or fitness, less than ideal weather conditions don’t need to keep you off the roads.

If you depend upon your bike for transportation to work or school, riding in bad weather…

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