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Review Ohio’s distracted driving laws

Distracted driving is a serious problem in Ohio. According to the state’s Department of Transportation, devices and other distractions cause an annual average of nearly 14,000 crashes, 500 injuries and 50 fatalities. Review the Ohio laws about driving distractions to help prevent serious auto accident injury. Prohibited actions for drivers Ohio’s distracted driving law, passed by the state … Read more

How can truckers prevent fatigued driving?

Fatigued driving is a major risk for commercial truckers. Being on the road long hours, rushing to make tight deadlines, and lack of sleep can all combine to create dangerous conditions on the road. Much like driving under the influence, driving while drowsy diminishes response time, impairs judgement, and increases the risk you will be … Read more

Guide for motorcycle safety

When motorcycle accidents happen in Ohio, it is often the rider who gets injured, as motorcycles afford little protection in comparison with cars and larger vehicles. The National Safety Council found that in 2017, 14 percent of traffic fatalities were motorcyclists. Considering that only three percent of all registered vehicles in the U.S. are motorcycles, this is … Read more

Pedestrian accidents and work zones

Pedestrian accidents may happen in the roadway, when someone is trying to cross the street, but they also occur when pedestrians remain on the sidewalks and walkways. Work zones, in particular, put pedestrians in danger, both from regular traffic and from large trucks and other vehicles entering and exiting the area. According to WorkZoneSafety.org, in … Read more