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Common Truck Driver Mistakes that Can Increase Truck Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on January 20, 2020

Semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and other big rigs are massive machines weighing up to 80,000 pounds. Learning how to maintain a truck properly and acquiring the skill needed to operate them on highways or maneuver through busy side streets can take years to develop. Even when a driver has extensive…

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Sleep Apnea Among Truckers Increases Truck Accident Risks

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

Driving a truck is hard, physically demanding work. Most truckers are on the road for long hours at a time, getting only a few days off here and there. Sleeping problems often result, which increases the risk of drowsy driving-related truck accidents. Sleep…

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Freezing Fog and Low Visibility Results in Multi-Vehicle Truck Accident in Oregon

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on December 23, 2019

Oregon highways and interstates run through diverse terrain. Weather conditions change rapidly on roads, making it dangerous for drivers. For those operating tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, and other big rigs, rough road conditions and poor visibility can make truck accidents more likely to happen. Drivers…

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Dealing With Trucking Companies and Their Insurers After a Truck Accident

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on December 10, 2019

When truck accidents in Portland happen, it is often other motorists on the road who suffer the most severe injuries. In many cases, the trucking company and their insurers are ultimately the ones you will be dealing with when filing a claim. These…

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Traveling Over the Holidays? Ways to Reduce Your Car Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Portland, Truck Accidents on December 3, 2019

The focus of the holidays is on spending time with family and friends. For many of us, that means a road trip may be in order. Whether your plans involve visiting people in nearby towns or in states across the country, it is important to realize you will…

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