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Alcohol Abuse Among Big Rig Drivers Increases Truck Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Drunk Driving, Truck Accidents on August 10, 2020

Truck driving is a demanding job. Some big rig drivers turn to alcohol to manage their stress, increasing the risk of truck accidents. Unfortunately, it is other motorists on the road who often suffer the most serious harm as a result. During the…

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Portland Police Focus on Catching Drunk Drivers, Preventing Fatal Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving on September 3, 2019

The recent end of summer holiday saw Portland area police taking to the roads in large numbers with the goal of apprehending drunk drivers. Unfortunately, car accidents involving drunk drivers have steadily increased throughout the state over the past few years. By increasing…

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Drunk Driving Increases the Likelihood of Other Dangerous Behaviors

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Drunk Driving on August 8, 2019

Drunk driving continues to be one of the leading causes of car accidents in Portland. Each year, DUI-related crashes leave thousands of drivers, passengers, bicyclists, and pedestrians suffering serious and potentially debilitating injuries. Many drivers fail to realize the dangers they expose themselves and…

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Fatal Drunk Driving Accidents Make Headlines In Portland 

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving on July 8, 2019

Driving under the influence of alcohol is one of the most dangerous driving behaviors. In addition to endangering the driver, it puts other motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists at risk. Drunk driving accidents also increase the likelihood of life-threatening and potentially fatal injuries. In…

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Talking to Teens About Drunk Driving

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Drunk Driving, Portland on May 29, 2019

For parents of teenagers, the early summer months are a busy time. Students are graduating, looking for summer jobs, and enjoying time off with their friends. This is likely to translate into additional time spent driving compared to what they typically do during the school year. As a…

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Drunk Driver Slams Uber, Kills Ridesharing Passenger

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Drunk Driving on May 1, 2019

Responsible drivers know that drunk driving is a leading cause of car accidents and injuries. Operating a motor vehicle after having even one or two drinks puts you and other motorists at risk. For all intents and purposes, buzzed driving is still drunk driving. Relying on ridesharing services…

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