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Different Regulations Make Utility Truck Accidents in Portland More Likely to Happen

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

Crashes and collisions involving semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and other big rigs tend to make headline news. They often involve multiple drivers, serious personal injuries, and road closures for hours afterwards. However, there is another type of truck accident in Portland that is even more…

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What Works and Doesn’t Work to Prevent Drowsy Driving Truck Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on October 14, 2020

Truck drivers in Oregon have a difficult job and spend long hours on the road. Sleep deprivation is one of the most common problems they face and one of the most potentially dangerous, as it increases accident risks. Truck accidents in Portland endanger…

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Safety Improvements Throughout Trucking Industry Can Help Prevent Portland Truck Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Train Accidents on March 17, 2020

As Oregon’s largest city and the epicenter for freeways running to other parts of the Pacific Northwest, Portland sees a significant amount of truck traffic. Unfortunately, sharing the road with semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and other big rigs puts motorists at risk. As truck accident

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Oregon State Police: Inattentive Driver to Blame for Fiery Semi-Truck Accident

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on June 19, 2018

According to reporting from Herald and News, a major semi-truck accident on U.S. Route 97 resulted in a fiery scene that caused the highway to be shut down for several hours.

The crash occurred south of Portland at approximately 3:00 AM…

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