The Driving Records Racket

The state diverts higher fees from Oregon’s roads to the information superhighway.

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About 2 million times a year, Oregon companies small and big, from family-owned trucking firms to major insurers, pay for information from the state’s files of driver’s licenses. The companies   More
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Dr. Know: Carbon Footprints in the Sand

Is cycling worse for the environment than driving?

Dr. Know
Is cycling worse for the environment than driving? The theory I’ve heard is that cycling requires energy from food, which needs to be grown, transported and cooked, and doing all that is worse t   More
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 MARTY SMITH

Holiday Drive Talk: See Where Oregon and Washington Landed On The List of States Whose Motorists Are Most Exploited

Anyone planning to drive this Memorial Day weekend through the Pacific Northwest should keep a close eye on their speedometer and make sure everyone is buckled up. This week a national drivers rights group calling itself the National Motorists Association released a study that ranks the 50 states in terms of which "exploit motorists the most. These rankings included things like the number of ...   More
Friday, May 22, 2009 Ryan Fleming


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