Is a driver responsible when a “sudden medical emergency” causes a car crash?

Recently, a driver who reportedly experienced a “sudden medical emergency” jumped the curb and hit 2 people on the sidewalk of the Burnside Bridge in Portland. One of the pedestrians was fatally injured. In May, a Vancouver man died after suffering from a medical emergency and crashing on I-205. In April, a 61-year-old semi-truck driver… Learn More »

Safe Driving in the Rain

As the rainy season here in Oregon begins in earnest, driving conditions deteriorate. Rain reduces visibility and tire traction. The Oregon Department of Transportation provides the following tips on driving safely in the rain: Check your windshield wipers. Have you been meaning to replace those wiper blades? Now is the time. While you’re at it,… Learn More »