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Oregon - The Beaver State is known for a diverse landscape including the Pacific coastline, the Cascade Mountain Range, and dense evergreen forests

Oregon is the ninth largest state and, with a population of 4 million, the 26th most populous. Its borders are defined by the Columbia River to the north and the Snake River to the east. 

Oregon's climate is generally mild. The climate varies with dense evergreen mixed forests spreading across much of the west, and a high desert to the east. The southwestern portion of the state, particularly the Rogue Valley, has a Mediterranean climate with drier and sunnier winters and hotter summers, similar to Northern California. Like Western Europe, Oregon, and the Pacific Northwest in general, is considered warm for its latitude, and the state has far milder winters for the given elevation than the comparable latitude parts of North America. Western Oregon's climate is heavily influenced by the Pacific Ocean. The western third of Oregon is very wet in the winter, moderately to very wet during the spring and fall, and dry during the summer. 

Major roadways in Oregon

The state highway system consists of about 8,000 miles (13,000 km) of state highways owned and maintained by the Oregon Department of Transportation. Currently, there are 67 active Primary State Highways.The northern part of the state is connected to the southern part of Oregon by Interstate 5. Interstate 84 joins the eastern and the western part of Oregon. The State of Oregon has 66,902 miles of total roads and highways. The good roads of Oregon help in the intra and inter-state connectivity.

In Accident Data Center, find recent Oregon accidents here:

Bend accidents;

Eugene accidents;

Medford-Klamath Falls accidents;

Portland accidents.

When someone is injured in an accident in Oregon, it is important to gather information about what happens next.

Being injured in a serious accident is always a shocking and scary experience, and dealing with the aftermath is exhausting and stressful. Accident victims are forced to deal with hospitalization, medical treatments, missed work, and lost income, often while trying to manage pain and disability from their injuries. And then the insurance adjusters start circling. Find out more about accidents and what issues an injured person needs to be aware of by going to this link.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Oregon

When someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle collision in Oregon, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how an Oregon personal injury attorney will help injured victims and families.

Legal and Other Resources and Information

MADD-Oregon

Oregon has improved the state's drunk driving law. A mandatory interlock law in 2007, coupled with strong law enforcement efforts, has reduced drunk driving deaths by 30 percent. And, in 2011, a loophole was closed to require ignition interlocks in DUI diversion agreements, as more than half, 11,000 of 24,000, DUI offenders receive diversion agreements. MADD calls on Oregon to utilize sobriety checkpoints and no-refusal activities.

State of Oregon - Department of Transportation

The Oregon Department of Transportation began life in 1913 when the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Highway Commission to "get Oregon out of the mud." Today, the Oregon Department of Transportation works to provide a safe, efficient transportation system that supports economic opportunity and livable communities for Oregonians. We develop programs related to Oregon’s system of highways, roads, and bridges; railways; public transportation services; transportation safety programs; driver and vehicle licensing; and motor carrier regulation.

State of Oregon - State Police

The mission of the Department of Oregon State Police to enhance livability and safety by protecting the people, property and natural resources of the state. 

Oregon 511-TripCheck

TripCheck Mobile uses a simple menu structure formatted specifically for navigation by mobile keypads. The information provided is targeted at those motorists making ‘in route’ travel decisions. Because of this focus, certain TripCheck information is not presented in the mobile format (Scenic Byways, Rest Areas, FAQs, for example). The TripCheck Mobile site presents the same incidents and road condition information as the main TripCheck.com web site.

Oregon Courts -State Court Information

Oregon has circuit courts, a tax court, appellate courts, other local trial courts that are not part of the state court system, federal courts, and tribal courts. These pages contain information about state courts and a registry of other local courts; they do not have information on federal or tribal courts.

Oregon State Trial Lawyers Association

OTLA members must primarily represent plaintiffs in personal injury, civil rights, employment, workers' compensation or business tort litigation.  OTLA provides members with the tools necessary to be the best possible advocates for their clients; including immediate access to hundreds of colleagues via OTLA listservs, cutting-edge continuing legal education seminars, political representation, first-rate professional publications and networking opportunities.

Willamette University - School of Law

Willamette University College of Law was the first law school in the Pacific Northwest when we opened our doors in 1883.Today we proudly continue our tradition of service and excellence as the first-choice law school for many of the region's legal, business and civic leaders. We've been accredited by the ABA since 1938. 

Lewis & Clark Law School

Our students bring a variety of backgrounds and experiences to their legal education. Some join us right after undergraduate study, others with extensive professional experience. Our faculty members—educated at the nation’s most distinguished law schools and experts in their fields—share a firm commitment to excellent teaching. We offer a supportive, challenging, and life-changing education.

University of Oregon School of Law

We challenge each other to bring out the best in ourselves. We are competitive and forward thinking. Whether in the classroom, the courtroom, the boardroom, or the community, we are committed to doing what is right—and making the world a better place. We are leaders in environmental and natural resources law. We have innovative approaches to resolving conflicts and negotiating business deals. We offer extraordinary legal preparation taught by a renowned faculty that takes you from the classroom to a meaningful practice of law. 

Oregon State Bar Association

The mission of the Oregon State Bar is to serve justice by promoting respect for the rule of law, by improving the quality of legal services, and by increasing access to justice.

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