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Category: Pedestrian Accidents News

22 Mar, 2022

Speeding Is Blamed for Jump in Pedestrian Accidents in Portland

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Auto Accident, Pedestrian Accidents

Too many Portland drivers have been turning a blind eye to our local speed limit signs, and more and more pedestrians are paying the ultimate price because of it. From 2017 to 2019, 75% of the 48 fatal pedestrian accidents …

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01 Mar, 2022

Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise. Could Vehicle Size be to Blame?

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Pedestrian Accidents, Personal Injury

New research suggests that drivers of bigger vehicles, such as SUVs and pickup trucks, are substantially more likely to strike pedestrians than smaller vehicles when making turns. The study, conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), may link …

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13 Jan, 2022

Rizk Law Team Helps Promote Alternative Transportation in Portland

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Pedestrian Accidents

As Portland continues to grow, the city plans and constructs solutions to maintain the city’s economic vitality and character.  The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is a community partner that helps build and manage safe transportation systems for residents and …

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21 Dec, 2021

How Oregon’s Winter Weather Causes a Surge of Pedestrian Accidents

Posted on behalf of RizkLaw in Pedestrian Accidents

Throughout the year, Oregon suffers from many fatalities and accidents. The Oregon Public Broadcasting System (OPB) reports that this year has the highest number of pedestrian deaths in 49 years, with 26 pedestrian fatalities. As we continue into the winter …

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