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Fiery crash in Montgomery County kills three

Most people in Ohio likely understand that every time they take to the local roads in their vehicles, they run the risk of experiencing a car accident. Yet several factors keep them from feeling deterred to undertake such an action (chief among them being the assumption that most everyone else on the road around is … Read more

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

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

3 key actions to take following a car wreck

Auto accidents can cause a great deal of harm. Last year, the Ohio State Patrol suspected that more than 18,000 crashes — a full 28% of those investigated — may have resulted in injuries. If you were in a car wreck, you may not know what procedures to follow. If this is your first accident, you … Read more

Do you know to avoid these mistakes with car insurance claims?

Your recent car accident left you with a lot to think about and several loose ends to tie up. Do you know the right way to go about filing an auto insurance claim without making avoidable mistakes? U.S. News & World Report offers tips for bettering your chances of your insurance carrier accepting your claim. Learn … Read more

Speeding driver runs red light, kills woman in auto accident

Drivers in Akron and throughout Ohio will understand the importance of adhering to the basic traffic laws. It is a fundamental part of safe driving to stop at a red light and to drive while sober. Unfortunately, many drivers do not follow the law and cause car accidents. Often, these collisions result in catastrophic injuries … Read more

Don’t be too quick to accept a car accident settlement offer

Errant drivers, and their insurance providers, often quickly approach car accident victims with settlement offers that they hope will quickly resolve the matter. If you’re in this situation, then you need to recognize that these parties are not your friends. They might seem nice when they willingly offer you money to settle any potential claim, … Read more

How pervasive is the drowsy driving problem in the U.S.?

Not everyone in Ohio has a traditional nine-to-five job. Some workers, such as healthcare workers, work long 12-hour shifts. Other workers, such as truck drivers, drive overnight instead of during the day. And certain workers such as security officers or some call center employees work third-shift instead of first-shift. However, these workers may be susceptible … Read more