Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West coast of the United States. Oregon became the 33rd state on February 14, 1859. With an area of 98,000 square miles (250,000 km2), Oregon is the ninth largest and, with a population of 4 million, 27th most populous U.S. state. The capital, Salem, is the second most populous city in Oregon, with 164,549 residents. Portland, with 632,309 residents, is the most populous and ranks as the 26th most populous city in the United States.
The largest cities in Oregon include:
A recent ODOT Annual Report stated there were 55,156 reported accidents in 2015 alone. Additional information from this report includes:
1. Of those 55,156 crashes, 1,777 resulted in serious injuries and 445 resulted in fatalities.
2. There were 118 speed related and 155 alcohol impaired driving fatalities.
3. There were 50 drivers; age 15-20, involved in fatal crashes.
4. Most accidents occur in the month of December.
5. In 2015, there were 61 motorcyclist fatalities.
Resources for Oregon drivers:
1. Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles
2. Emissions and Safety Inspection Locations
3. Vehicle Safety Ratings
4. Vehicle Recalls by VIN
5. Automotive Market Values
6. Automotive Reviews
Why should I run an Oregon VIN Check?
1. Check for accidents. Every year, approximately 6.0 million automobile accidents are reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
2. Check for title brands. Flood, hail-damage, and salvage titles are examples of critical title brands.
3. Check for special purpose designations, including taxi-use, rental-use, or police-use.
4. Check for thefts. Lookup a VIN to check for an active theft or previously recovered theft record.
Run an Oregon VIN Check to uncover the full-story of your next vehicle.