Posted by Steve Leader on January 15, 2014
Fewer people died on Oregon roads in 2013. Preliminary figures from ODOT show the number of traffic-related deaths last year statewide was 317. The Oregonian reports that’s a drop of 6% from 2012.
Don Hamilton, who speaks for ODOT, calls it a “very encouraging trend”. He says more people seem to be getting the message that distracted driving and driving while …
Posted by Cort Johnson on December 26, 2013
A British Columbia lawyer representing 12 victims from the 2012 charter bus crash on Interstate 84 near Pendleton filed a lawsuit Monday at the Umatilla County Courthouse seeking $700 million.
The East Oregonian newspaper reports the group is seeking a jury trial on accusations that tour operators were negligent. The lawsuit also accused ODOT for failing to make an icy stretch …