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Four Common Problems That Make Box Truck Accidents More Likely To Happen

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Box Truck Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Truck Accidents on July 21, 2021

With the number of major freeways and interstates in and around our area, truck accidents in Portland are a serious concern. In addition to the risks posed by tractor-trailers and other big rigs, crashes and collisions involving box trucks are increasingly common. As…

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Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents In Portland Create Major Risks for Drivers

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Multi-Vehicle Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on July 7, 2021

Highways and local streets throughout our area are frequently congested with traffic during the summer months. As tourists flock to our area, they share already busy roads with locals commuting to work, running important errands, or enjoying time off over weekends. Unfortunately, this not only increases the risk of

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Drowsy Driving and Driving Impaired Have Similar Effects and Increase Truck Accident Injuries In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in DUI, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents on June 16, 2021

Truck drivers have an undeniably demanding job. Their delivery schedules and the long hours they put in on the road cause many to go without adequate sleep. Unfortunately, this makes drowsy driving more likely to happen and it mimics the same types of effects as driving impaired. Find out more…

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Truck Underride Accidents: Know the Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Car Accidents, Truck Accidents on May 18, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland are unfortunately common and one of the most dangerous types of crashes. In addition to the massive weight and length of most semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and other big rigs, the height at which they sit is another factor that increases the risk. Underride truck accidents, in…

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Pulling Over a Common Factor in Portland Truck Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on February 16, 2021

Truck accidents in Portland can happen for a variety of reasons. In many cases, reckless driving behaviors on the part of truckers are often to blame. However, considering the large size and bulk of most big rigs, situations that are sometimes beyond their control can also create risks. When mechanical…

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Taking Medications Increases the Risks of Truck Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on January 19, 2021

Truck drivers have a demanding job. Spending long hours on the road, being away from their families, the rigors of operating a big rig, and loading or unloading cargo can all take a heavy toll on their health. Prescription and over the counter medications they take can help to alleviate…

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