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Ohio's Move Over Law Helps Make Roads Safer

Roadside accidents can be deadly, but they are preventable Some car accidents in Ohio involve vehicles that are pulled over to the side of the road, even if that vehicle has flashing lights. An approaching car or truck then crashes into the vehicle. Hundreds of people are killed or injured in the U.S. in these...

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Massive Road Improvement Project Targets I-70, I-71 in Columbus

Car accidents are far too common on I-70 and I-71 Ohio officials recently announced the next phase of an extensive road improvement project targeting Interstate 70 and Interstate 71 in Columbus intended to reduce traffic congestion and prevent car accidents, according to a recent announcement from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT). “This section of...

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Proposed Distracted Driving Law Could Make Ohio Roads Safer

House Bill 283 would expand and strengthen enforcement of the texting ban The dangers of distracted driving are well-known by this point, but as with many matters that involve emerging technologies, the law sometimes struggles to keep up. That's why we're glad to see that Ohio lawmakers are considering House Bill 283, which would strengthen...

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U.S. Road Deaths Rise As Risky Driving Persists

Columbus car accident lawyers discuss this troubling trend Bad driving habits have skyrocketed during the pandemic, making the risk for fatal and serious car accidents higher. Poor driving habits include things like speeding, failing to wear a seat belt, texting while driving and other forms of distracted driving, ignoring traffic signals, running red lights, and...

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Ohio Among the 5 Deadliest States for Winter Driving

An Ohio Car Accident Lawyer Reveals What You Need to Know Ohio is among the deadliest states for winter driving, according to a new study. In terms of total car accident fatalities, the most dangerous states are Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and Illinois. These states account for about 36% of all winter driving deaths,...

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How Good Headlights Can Help Prevent Crashes

An Ohio car accident lawyer explains Can a better headlight save lives? According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, nighttime car accidents were less frequent with cars that earned a good rating in an IIHS evaluation. The IIHS rating system looked at different headlights and found that even headlights with average ratings were safer...

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Fatality Rates in Car Crashes Are on the Rise So Far in 2021

An Ohio car accident lawyer explains this troubling trend Speeding and drunk driving are just two of the risks some people continue to take, and this dangerous behavior resulted in a spike in the number of road deaths in the first quarter of 2021. That’s according to a Washington Post report examining estimates from the...

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Does Ohio Have a Drowsy Driving Problem?

Our car accident lawyers reveal what you should know Reporters usually do everything they can to stay out of a story, but in the case of Mike Kilburn, the situation could not be helped. The ABC6/Fox28 journalist was recently rear-ended in a company vehicle by a drowsy driver on a highway in Columbus, Ohio. Kilburn...

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Summer months are the deadliest months for teenage drivers

Our Columbus legal team reveals how bad the problem is in Ohio Car accidents caused by teenagers in Ohio are a serious problem throughout the year. But the summer months, in particular, can be especially deadly, according to several studies focused on crashes caused by young drivers. Our Columbus legal team explains what drivers in...

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