HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

From the pothole beat: A splendid repair

Written May 22nd, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Now that’s the way to fix a gaping pothole!


Lights and sirens from the rear

Written June 29th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

I wasn’t sure what to do when, driving up I-5 from Southern Oregon Monday, I heard a siren and saw an ambulance coming up from behind. I didn’t think the standard instruction in the Drivers’ Manual — pull to the right and stop — made any sense in this case.


DMV still hassles citizens

Written July 1st, 2013 by

The state of Oregon continues to cause trouble for some people trying to renew their driver licenses. There’s no rational reason for this, but legislators have not seen fit to order a change. The problem is that Oregon requires people renewing their licenses to prove their legal presence in the United States. This is quite […]

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Driver cards: More fees for DMV

Written May 1st, 2013 by

Illegal aliens in Oregon will be allowed to obtain state driver cards starting in the fall, when Senate Bill 833 takes effect 90 days after the legislature adjourns. From a practical perspective, this is a good thing. It takes us back to the situation that existed before February 2008, when Oregon started requiring proof of […]


 
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