Service to the MAX Yellow Line tracks had to be shut down for a few hours recently. According to police, a 38-year-old woman had been driving a Datsun pickup truck near the intersection of Interstate Avenue and North Russet Street in Portland when she crashed into a pole. While the crash itself was not extraordinary, the police claim that at the time of the accident, the woman was not on the roadways, but was on the MAX Yellow Line train tracks.
People may think that they have few defense options following a DUI arrest. However, this is simply not the case. In Oregon, those arrested for DUI have several options in order to eliminate charges or to reduce penalties. Recently, the Oregon Supreme Court has allowed a new defense -- sleep driving.