October 5, 2011 vancouverpersonalinjury



The personal injury trial lawyers in the Vancouver law office of Caron, Colven, Robison & Shafton are pleased to provide the following links related to automobile, motorcycle, and trucking accidents, laws and traffic safety resources for people in Oregon and Washington.  If you need further information or have questions regarding a particular claim, contact Caron, Colven, Robison & Shafton to speak with one of our attorneys.

Selected Government and Legal Resources

Traffic Safety Resources

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is a government agency within the Department of Transportation (US DOT) with a mission to save lives, prevent injuries, and reduce vehicle-related crashes: www.nhtsa.dot.gov
  • Although funded by auto insurers, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing injuries, deaths, and property loss from highway crashes: www.iihs.org
  • Advocates for Highway Safety is an alliance of consumer, health and safety groups, and insurance companies and agents working together to make America’s roads safer: www.saferoads.org
  • AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is a not-for-profit educational and research organization dedicated to saving lives and reducing injuries on the roads: www.aaafoundation.org
  • The mission of the National Safety Council is to educate and influence people to prevent accidental injury and death: www.nsc.org
  • The Bureau of Transportation Studies publishes a tremendous amount of research-based statistics on accidents and safety information related to all modes of transportation within the purview of the US DOT: www.bts.gov
  • United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) itself provides many links to information on roads and bridges and vehicle safety issues: www.dot.gov/citizen_services/
  • Kelley Blue Book is an exhaustive resource where you can find the value of your automobile or research new and used cars, including safety information: www.kbb.com
  • National Center for Injury Prevention and Control is an agency within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with a mission to prevent injuries and violence and reduce their consequences: www.cdc.gov/injury/
  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation provides rider education and training courses.  A library of safety booklets and tip sheets can be found on their website: www.msf-usa.org
  • American Motorcyclist Association summarizes of motorcycle laws by state:
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is focused on reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses: www.fmcsa.dot.gov

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