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How Vision Zero is Impacting Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents on October 18, 2016

Car crashes and collisions are a common occurrence in Portland and across the country. While law enforcement continues to crack down on drivers who violate traffic rules and regulations and public safety campaigns aim to reduce dangerous driving behaviors, car accidents and injuries continue…

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Knowing a Trucker’s Blind Spots And How to Avoid Them

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Truck Accidents on October 11, 2016

The trucking industry provides a valuable service, delivering products and goods we rely on from places throughout the country. At the same time, the sheer number of semi-trucks and 18 wheelers on the road today can create problems for other drivers, resulting in an increase in  Knowing a Trucker’s Blind Spots And How to Avoid Them

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Tips for Safe Traveling in Portland this Thanksgiving

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on November 12, 2015

Thanksgiving is about being thankful for what you have and for the people, places, and things that make our lives better. For many people, Thanksgiving involves traveling, either across town or across the country, in order to spend time with those we love. Amid the celebrating of this…

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Helping truckers focus on the road

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Truck Accidents on December 3, 2014

Technology is today’s double-edged sword. Technology makes it easier to drive around Portland with dashboard GPS maps; more environment-friendly with steadily increasing fuel efficiency; and safer with the addition of airbags, collision avoidance systems and other protective features. At the same time, technology gives drivers ever-more intriguing reasons to pay…

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Arrivals of hyped high-tech gadgets is mixed news for motorists

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Truck Accidents on September 15, 2014

Technology company announcements are these days greeted with fanfare once reserved for the crowning of queens or the ends of wars. When Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Google and others reveal new products, millions take to social media to comment. While there’s nothing wrong with any of that per se, there’s an…

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What causes Portland truck accidents?

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Truck Accidents on August 29, 2014

North, south and east: interstate highways connect Portland to the rest of the U.S. While the highways are critical to our city’s commercial well-being, they also carry threats to the drivers using them.

Eighteen-wheelers can weigh up to 80,000 pounds; about 25 times more than an average passenger vehicle. When a…

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