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…
Bicycle Helmets in Portland: Necessary or Not?
Tags: bicycle accidents, bike accidents, bike safety, Oregon, personal injury, portland
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…
Street Dangers For Motorcyclists And Bicyclists
Tags: bicycle accidents, bike safety, motorcycle accidents, Oregon, personal injury, portland, 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….
Winter Cycling Safety Tips
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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…
Bike Riding in Inclement Weather in Portland
Tags: bicycle accidents, bike safety
On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on April 13, 2015
Portland is home to more bicycle enthusiasts than anywhere in the country. Whether by renting a bike, taking a guided bike tour of the city, venturing out solo on bike routes in neighborhoods throughout the area, or commuting to work, more and more people take to…
Bicycle vs. Airplane Safety in Portland
Tags: bicycling, bike accidents, bike safety