New rules for disabled permits

Applicants for disabled parking permits will need to show DMV medical certification each time they renew.Oregonians who have a disabled parking permit must provide DMV with a medical professional’s certification of their disability each time they renew their placard after Jan. 1, 2010. Oregon residents who use parking spaces reserved for disabled individuals are required…

New law prohibits teen use of cell phones while driving

New driver? Just learning to drive? You’ll want to put your cell phone away. A new law, House Bill 2872, goes into effect Jan. 1 prohibiting a driver less than 18 years of age who holds a provisional driver license, student permit or instructional permit from using mobile communication devices – like cell phones –…