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Daylight Savings Time Increases Truck Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Personal Injury on March 16, 2021

In observance of daylight savings time, people throughout the country set their clocks forward one hour on March 14, 2021.  This means the days will continue to get longer, which is often good news for people who enjoy spending time outdoors. However, it creates serious hazards for drivers….

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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 Features Aimed at Reducing Truck Accident Risks

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

Truck drivers have been hard pressed during the COVID-19 pandemic in satisfying the increased demands for various products and goods. Unfortunately, the increased need is coming at a time when there is a shortage of drivers and an increased risk for truck accidents.

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Five Common Truck Accident Myths

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

Eighteen-wheelers, semi-trucks, and other big rigs are constantly on the move in and around the Portland area, carrying products and materials to residents and businesses on a regular basis. It is important to be aware that the number of trucks on the road and frequent traffic tie-ups throughout…

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Five Safety Issues With Long Haul Drivers That Increase Truck Accident Risks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on May 18, 2020

Driving a semi-truck, tractor-trailer, or other big rig across the country is a complex, demanding  task. A seemingly minor mishap or miscalculation on the part of long haul drivers can make truck accidents more likely to happen. The following details five common safety…

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How to Support Truck Drivers and Reduce Truck Accidents Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Portland, Truck Accidents on April 16, 2020

Many Portland residents are out of school or work as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Getting supplies from local stores and visiting public parks can provide relief from the monotony of sitting at home. During these trips, keep in mind the demanding work others are doing to…

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