1. New laws for Oregon drivers take effect in 2018

    For more information: David House, 503-945-5270, david.j.house@odot.state.or.us CORRECTION New laws for Oregon drivers take effect in 2018 CLARIFYING section on three-wheel vehicles, which includes two laws In addition to passing a major transportation funding package, the 2017 Oregon Legislature pa…Read More

  2. How to Safely Drive in Heavy Rains

    Oregon drivers are not strangers to the danger of heavy rains! Our driving school in Gresham makes sure that all of our students are taught the necessary skills to get safely through these nasty driving conditions. Whether it's your first time driving in heavy rains or you've been driving on Oregon…Read More

  3. Tips for Avoiding Road Rage

    According to recent statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), 66% of traffic fatalities are caused by aggressive driving and road rage. As tragic as these statistics are, the real tragedy is that all incidences of road rage are avoidable. It’s simply a matt…Read More

  4. 6 Must Have Automotive Technologies for Safer Driving

    Decades ago, when automotive driving technologies were relatively simple, the decisions consumers had to make about which features to choose in order to remain safe in their vehicles were simple too. People back then had to decide, for example, whether or not to add airbags, ABS brakes, etc to their…Read More

  5. Highway Hypnosis: What it is and How to Avoid it

    Have you ever started out on a journey, traveled a great distance and then ended up at your destination with little recollection of the trip in between? If you have then you have not entered the Twilight Zone. You are in instead likely to have undergone a phenomenon called “highway hypnosis.” Hi…Read More

  6. 6 Tips for Safer Spring Driving

    The transition from winter to spring can be challenging for many motorists. After all, wind, rain, potholes and other obstacles can suddenly reappear at a moment’s notice. What this means is that spring should also be a time when drivers adjust their habits in order to fit the season. With that in…Read More

  7. Guidelines for Sharing the Road with Motorcyclists

    Spring has arrived this month after what has been a fairly moderate winter for most of us. (The notable exception to this unusually restrained winder was of course blizzard “Stella” which inundated the northeast with incapacitating snowfalls.) And as happens every spring, many motorists will see…Read More

  8. Driving Mistakes Every Beginners Make

    One of the reasons it is so important for beginning drivers to take lessons from professionals such as those who teach at our driving school in Portland Oregon is that doing so helps students develop good habits and confidence from the beginning. All too often, people learn to drive from people who …Read More

  9. The Safest Cars on the Streets

    There are several factors that help to determine how safe your driving experience will ultimately be. The first is proper training from people like our experts at Pacific Driver Education. Instructors at our driving school in Portland, Oregon take seriously their role in making the drivers on our na…Read More

  10. Tips for Designated Drivers

    Think about the most important components that every successful party should possess. Food and drinks, great music, decorations and good friends instantly come to mind for most people. However, at parties where alcohol will be served the most important component of all is the designated driver. Thou…Read More