Although the city of Eugene is not in the direct impact area of the solar eclipse on August 21, we are providing crime prevention information because with any large-scale event, thieves and scammers may make an appearance. This event is expected to bring in a larger population of people who are unfamiliar with the area, and who might not be expecting criminals to take advantage of visitors who are distracted by the event.
If you’ll be visiting, travelling or just staying home, please keep these tips in mind to protect you, your property and your pocket book.
Avoid Vacation Rental Scams:
For tips regarding travel and the solar eclipse, Oregon Department of Transportation
The Oregon Department of Transportation and Travel Oregon have some great advice: