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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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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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Adverse Weather Increases Risk of Truck Accidents In Portland

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on November 14, 2019

Winter weather tends to come abruptly to Portland, bringing freezing temperatures, heavy fog, and icy roads. In addition to increasing the likelihood of motor vehicle crashes and collisions, it makes truck accidents more likely to occur. These create hazards for everyone on the…

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Know the Risks for Truck Rollover Accidents

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on October 15, 2019

As the largest city in Oregon and with numerous major highways and interstates running throughout the area, Portland sees more than its share of crashes involving semi-trucks, 18 wheelers, and other big rigs. Due to the massive size and weight of these vehicles, truck accidents

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Portland Accident Emphasizes Need for Underride Guards on Trucks

On behalf of The Johnston Law Firm, P.C. posted in Truck Accidents on July 12, 2019

Tractor-trailers, 18 wheelers, and other types of large trucks create significant hazards on the road. Limited visibility and slower response times increase the risk of truck accidents while their massive size and bulk increase the risk of fatal injuries for other drivers involved….

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