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Oregon’s New Bike Sales Tax and What It Means for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on August 2, 2017

Portland is known for its bicycle friendly streets and its large, active community of bicycling enthusiasts. While most cyclists are in favor of anything that makes the city safer and more easily accessible, a new bike tax has raised some concerns. Though it promises to potentially reduce the…

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MIPS Helmets Making a Difference for Bicyclists and Motorcyclists

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on April 19, 2017

For bicyclists, motorcyclists, and sports enthusiasts, wearing a helmet is the first line of defense in helping to protect against serious and potentially life threatening accidents and injuries. While any type of approved helmet can be a life saver if worn correctly, advances in…

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Bicycle Parking Corrals in Downtown Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, LLC posted in Bicycle Accidents on April 4, 2017

With warmer weather fast approaching, it is time to get ready for another bicycle season. Whether you bike to work, school, or just for fun, riding a bike provides a convenient way to get where you want to go, while being good for you and the environment as…

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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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