Portland, Oregon


Tom D'Amore

Red Light Running Serious Problem Nationwide

A sobering statistic: one in three people personally knows someone injured or killed in a crash involving running a red light. It’s sad, but not surprising. Red light violations are the most common type of car crash. The National Highway […]

Tom D'Amore

Distracted Driving: Multi-tasking Is a Myth

When you’re driving, there’s an old saying that tells you to keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel. This is easier said than done. In our fast-paced world, motorists are distracted by a wide variety […]

Tom D'Amore

Rules of the Road Critical as School Begins

Summer is almost over— soon nearly 54 million children across the nation will be back on our roads, walking and biking to school. Motorists need to be extra careful while driving during the times children are traveling to and from […]

Tom D'Amore

Federal Regulations Written to Help Prevent Truck Crashes

Because of their size and weight, commercial trucks are capable of causing extremely serious injuries should an accident occur. As a result, the federal government has passed various laws holding semitruck drivers, as well as trucking companies, responsible when they […]

Tom D'Amore

5 Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

If you’ve been the victim of a trucking accident, you might not only be facing serious injuries but also questions about what caused the accident and who is responsible. Understanding some of the common causes of trucking accidents can help […]

Emily Terriquez

What no one tells you about baby car seats

When we recently had our first son, we were “encouraged” to take a car seat class that lasted several hours . The topic was how to put your baby in a car seat (not even how to install a car […]

Tom D'Amore

Collapsing under our feet

Our failure to fix roads and bridges is going to lead to more accidents and collapses, and a huge economic burden. Five years ago, our economy took a sharp dive. Since then, Congress has been unable to produce more than […]

Nick Kahl

Distraction: Accidents Waiting to Happen

Texting and walking is dangerous. Even talking on a cell phone and walking is dangerous.

A new report in the journal Accident Analysis & Prevention says that injuries to pedestrians…

Emily Terriquez

Hands-free devices are not any safer

Most people know that texting or talking on the phone while driving a car can be distracting and dangerous. In many states, it is illegal. However, most states have created an exception if…

Tom D'Amore

Use a voice-to-text app while driving? Don’t bother.

Yesterday, I spoke to a great group of students at a Beaverton, Oregon high school about distracted driving. As part of the EndDD.org presentation (if you don’t know about this, you…