5 Oregon Driving Law Myths: Laws You Think You Know, But You Don’t

Oregon drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists all believe they have a strong grasp, by and large, of the rules and regulations that govern the use of our roads and highways, as well as the traffic control devices designed to protect people at busy and dangerous intersections. Unfortunately, Portland police officers are often confronted by five myths, in particular, the people believe to be true but are, in fact, dangerous misconceptions. Myth No. 1: The light was yellow, so it was ok for me to speed up to make it through in time. This particular “urban legend” leads to a large number of T-bone type crashes at busy Portland intersections every year.… Read More

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