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  • Visibility can be key to safety no matter what your travel mode

    Photo courtesy of Jorgen Schyberg​Improving visibility means improving safety. That’s why the Oregon Department of Transportation is urging everyone, and especially pedestrians, to “see and be seen” this fall and winter. Wearing light colors or reflective clothing is one of the simplest things pedestrians can do to keep themselves safe, but there are other easy tips that everyone can follow.


  • You're invited to join the 2nd Annual Drive Less Challenge

    DriveLess.pngThe second annual Oregon Drive Less Challenge, spearheaded by the Oregon Department of Transportation and its partners, has an ambitious goal: eliminating one million vehicle miles traveled in 14 days. Running Oct. 6 through Oct. 19, the challenge aims to connect Oregonians with green, healthy travel options.


  • Time for motorists to be on high alert for wildlife

    deer.pngOctober and November are the two busiest months for vehicle-wildlife collisions, statewide and nationally. With more wildlife crossing roads all over the state, Oregon State Police, Oregon Department of Transportation, and Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife urge motorists to be on alert.


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