Category: Bicycle Law


Electric cargo bike

The History of Oregon’s E-Bike Law

The Oregon legislature passed  “The Electric Bicycle Bill” (HB 2602) in 1997.   It now ORS 801.258.  The law was proposed by industry representatives to provide …

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Right of Way in the Crosswalk: Legislative Solutions to Making the Cars Stop Without Entering the Killing Zone

by Ray Thomas, Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Attorney I. INTRODUCTION Why did the man on the curb with the dog glare angrily at the approaching…

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Bike Lanes Continue Through Intersections For Sure With New Legislative Proposal

When a person riding a bicycle gets right hooked in an intersection, the Oregon Vehicle Code contains a section that protects the cyclist’s right to…

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Cynthia Newton and Chris Thomas Present E-Bike and Scooter Law to Local Attorney Group

On Friday, October 26th, Cynthia Newton and Chris Thomas presented a seminar on Oregon electric bicycle and scooter law to a group of fellow trial…

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Ray and Chris Thomas Join Ruckus Composites for Podcast on Bicycle Law

Ruckus Composites is a Portland-based company that specializes in repair of carbon fiber bicycles. Ruckus’ Shawn Small and Dan Steinle frequently record podcasts on topics…

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A bike parked by the side of the street. We're glad Portland's BIKETOWN program encourages greater bike use, but some of BIKETOWN's advice incorrectly describes Oregon bike law.

Oregon Environmental Council Highlights TCNF E-Bike Booklet

The Oregon Environmental Council (OEC) recently published an article called "E-Bikes: Rules of the Road & Why We Love 'Em." Their post highlights the benefits, joys,…

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