A blog dedicated to the news and legal issues facing Oregon pedestrians.
February 17, 2018
Over on our Oregon Bicycle Law Blog I wrote a companion blog post to my last entry about how it is illegal (in most circumstances) to walk or run in the street in Oregon. The opposite is true for bike lanes. It is legal to walk and run in bicy...
February 17, 2017
Yes, a bicyclist, when passing pedestrians on a sidewalk, must give “an audible signal”. ORS 814.410(1)(b).
Where it gets tricky is in the definitions.
What is a sidewalk?: Sidewalk has a pretty hefty definition in the Oregon Vehicle Code but the big...
February 10, 2017
One of the most surprising laws in Oregon is that e-assist bicycles are banned, statewide, from being operated on the sidewalk.
E-assist bicycles, called electric assisted bicycles in the legal code, are considered bicycles under the law so long as th...
From the Bike Law Blog: Getting away with it: how Oregon police are toothless to cite bad drivers.
April 11, 2016
StreetsBlog USA: Study Links Rise of SUVs to the Pedestrian Safety Crisis
May 10, 2018
KDRV: MEDFORD POLICE ISSUE 17 CITATIONS DURING CROSSWALK STING
May 1, 2018
Is it legal to run in the bicycle lane in Oregon?
Can I go play in the street? Is it lawful to walk or run in the street in Oregon?
February 15, 2018
From the Bike Law Blog: Are bicyclists required to give a signal when passing pedestrians?
From the Bike Law Blog: Can an electric assist bicycle operate on the sidewalk in Oregon?
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