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As Daylight Savings Time Ends, Take Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Bicycle Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on October 23, 2020

Daylight savings time has generated a lot of controversy and confusion for Portland residents. While the state has passed legislation mandating daylight savings time year round, residents will still need to ‘fall back’ once more on November first. This means it will be getting dark shortly after 5:00…

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Five Simple Rules For Motorists That Help Prevent Bicycle Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on October 12, 2020

Preventing bicycle accidents in Portland is an ongoing concern. While bicyclists and city officials both bear some responsibility in preventing accidents and injuries, the bulk falls on drivers. General recklessness and dangerous driving behaviors are among the leading causes of bicycle accident injuries….

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Know What to Do After a Bicycle Accident In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on September 29, 2020

Even the most cautious and experienced cyclists can find themselves involved in a  bicycle accident in Portland. Despite wearing a helmet and taking other precautions, serious and potentially life-threatening injuries may occur as a result. In many cases, the reckless actions of others…

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Common Bicycle Accident Injuries and Causes

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on August 26, 2020

Engaging in any type of sports or recreational activity always carries a certain amount of risk. Accidents can easily happen, leaving you suffering serious personal injuries. Unfortunately, bicycling is one of the most dangerous of activities, whether you ride for fun or as an inexpensive form of transportation….

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10 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Bicycle Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on August 13, 2020

Riding a bike is an inexpensive way to get around Portland. Whether you are commuting to work or school, running errands, or visiting local destinations throughout the city, it saves you from having to pay for gas and parking, as well as the costs associated with maintaining a…

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Biking Portland’s Protests

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Bicycle Accidents on July 27, 2020

For more than two months now, downtown Portland has been the site of daily protests. Local bicycle groups have mobilized, lending their numbers to the thousands of others at the scene. While riding is an effective way to protest and provides some additional safety benefits, it is important…

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