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14 Mar, 2019

Avoiding Car Accidents on Residential Streets

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Approximately 70 percent of the streets in Portland are in residential areas, where speed limits have been reduced to 20 miles per hour from 25 miles per hour. This change was unanimously approved in January of last year by the Portland City Council to…

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01 Mar, 2019

Legislators Hold Hearing on Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Bill

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Motorcycle lane-splitting occurs when a motorcyclist travels between two traffic lanes, and the vehicles in those lanes, typically in heavy traffic. This practice is currently illegal in Oregon, but a new bill proposes to overturn the prohibition on lane-splitting.…

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13 Feb, 2019

A Boy and a Car Crash

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Alexander W. Pletch, Attorney at Law But please call me Alex. I’m a lawyer at Rizk Law. I’ve worked here since I was a law student with hundreds of everyday people who have sought Rizk Law’s help with injury, insurance, and civil rights claims. My…

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24 Jan, 2019

What You Should Know About Vision Zero

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Are you familiar with ‘Vision Zero’? You may have seen some signs around town. Particularly in neighborhoods on residential streets. Below you will see some statistics as to why this is so important! Forty-five people died on Portland streets in 2017,…

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09 Jan, 2019

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Accident

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Today was a dangerous day on the roads of Portland. You would think that we would have some of the best drivers in the US due to the usual weather/road conditions here. Much of the year you can find slippery wet roads and if you head to the mountain you…

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03 Jan, 2019

Three Semi-Truck Fire

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

PORTLAND, OR – Fire officials are investigating the destruction of five trucks early Thursday morning. It happened at a service shop, VH Truck Service Repair Shop, at Southeast Foster Road and 113th Boulevard. The fire appears to have started on the…

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14 Nov, 2018

No Excuse Makes Distracted Driving Okay

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Choosing a Distracted Driving App There are several distracted driving apps available. We here at DMV.ORG got our hands on several top-rated apps to help guide you towards an app best suited for your needs. When choosing a distractive driving app, consider…

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31 Oct, 2018

Horror Stories - Distracted Driving - THE END

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

1st VIDEO MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL VIEWERS - BEWARE Over the past month we have been sharing with you how INSANELY important it is to PAY FULL ATTENTION while driving. That means putting the phone DOWN and not touching it as well as not allowing anything…

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24 Oct, 2018

Vehicles and Phones - A Deadly Combination

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

According to research conducted by AT&T, 77% of American teenagers report that adults close to them instruct them not to text while driving… Yet they see those same adults text or email while they drive. It takes all of us to make safe roads. Take responsibility…

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22 Oct, 2018

The Hazards of Drunk Drivers on the Job

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident

Many people work in jobs that require them to spend a great deal of time behind the wheel: bus drivers, truck drivers, and even construction workers and other people who need to haul a great deal of equipment on a regular basis. Unfortunately, drunk…

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