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The Risks Posed by Automobile Technology in Ohio

As technology makes headway in the automobile industry, many drivers will soon have the option to use semi-autonomous features. While these features are intended to mitigate accidents caused by human error, they don’t provide a substitute for attentiveness.  In some cases, glitches can exist in automobile technology. When this happens, drivers need to be prepared...

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Reducing Ohio Trucking Accidents Top Priority for Troopers

Reducing truck accidents in Ohio is a top priority for state troopers, who are warning motorists to use extra caution around commercial vehicles, citing a spike in recent crashes involving tractor-trailers and buses. One of the reasons this is such a high priority for authorities is that these crashes on the whole are deadlier and...

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Road Rage Reality Check for Ohio Drivers

We are nearing the height of Northern Ohio's travel season this year. Sports fishermen and sports fans will join vacationers to the Lake Erie islands and Cedar Point. Others will travel to visit friends and family. Never-ending road construction will add to the travel headaches. The summer heat will inflame tempers. Aggressive driving and road...

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Ohio Drivers Are Not Safe When Using Hands-Free Devices

In spite of appearances, hands-free devices are not actually safer to use than handheld mobile devices. The Insurance Journal reports on data from the National Safety Council that finds more than 30 studies have corroborated this fact. Yet misconceptions continue to encompass the safety of hands-free devices. The National Safety Council also conducted a survey...

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Ohio Law Firm Introduces Car Accident Rapid Investigation Team

CANFIELD, Ohio – Gervelis Law Firm has announced the creation of a Rapid Investigation Team to help clients who have been involved in a car accident. “Time is critical following an auto accident,” said attorney Mark S. Gervelis. “Having investigators on the scene quickly can help us preserve valuable evidence of negligence on the part...

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Motorcycle Safety Tips for Akron Riders

Ohio motorcycle riders face serious safety hazards on the roads of Akron. According to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, there were 4,235 motorcycle accidents reported in Ohio in 2016. These accidents resulted in 200 deaths and 3,513 injuries. The statistics are even more troubling for riders who did not wear helmets. Twenty-five percent of...

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Ohio Drunk Driving Accidents a Serious Spring Threat

DriveitHOME™ recently published a survivor story by Jacob Smith, which highlights the life-altering consequences of many drunk driving accidents. Teens are among those at highest risk through the spring high school and college graduation season, and the beginning of summer travel season. While many focus on the fatal consequences of drinking and driving, Smith reminds...

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Akron Trucking Accidents a Serious Threat to Motorists

The Akron-Canton-Youngstown area has a manufacturing tradition that goes back many generations. As a result, it has long been one of the riskiest places in the state for accidents involving tractor-trailers or other large commercial trucks. But an improving economy, a de-emphasis on federal regulations and a trucker shortage are combining to increase the risk...

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Winter Safety Tips From Ohio Truck Drivers

Across Ohio, winter weather puts road users at risk well after the holidays are over. January, February and even March can bring icy and snowy conditions to Ohio roads. Drivers of trucks with heavy cargo loads or other large vehicles can be in even greater danger during inclement weather. Drivers who are unprepared for this...

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