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Bicycle Accidents Archive

Cell Phones Pose Risks To Portland Drivers, Bicyclists and Pedestrians

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents on December 21, 2018

The Portland Police recently did a traffic sweep in one of the busiest areas of the city, targeting potentially dangerous behaviors among drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Overwhelmingly, the largest number of tickets handed out concerned drivers talking, texting, or otherwise using their cellphones while behind the wheel. As…

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Concerns Over Safety as E-Scooter Injuries Increase

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents, Crosswalk Injury, Pedestrian Accidents on September 25, 2018

In late spring of 2018, as city officials prepared to introduce a trial e-scooter ridesharing program in Portland, anticipation was high that it would revolutionize transportation. The fast moving, two-wheeled electric devices promised an inexpensive, fun, and environmentally friendly way for residents and visitors alike to navigate through…

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Naked Bike Ride Participant Filed Lawsuit After Bike Accident Results In Serious Injuries

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on March 20, 2018

Certain areas of Portland seem to be plagued by higher than usual rates of bicycle accidents and injuries. In response to accidents that commonly occur in certain areas, officials have made efforts to reconfigure traffic and installing bike lanes. Unfortunately, it is too…

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Bicycle Safety Tips for Biking/Commuting in Vancouver, WA

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on January 30, 2018

Bicycling is a relaxing hobby and provides an excellent source of physical activity. It is also a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to get to and from work or school. In Vancouver, there are numerous bike paths and trails for local residents and visitors to enjoy, but it…

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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, P.C. 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, P.C. 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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