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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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Gender bias: Crash test standards favor men

In similar car accidents, women are more likely to suffer severe injuries or death when compared to men, according to a new study. Conducted by the Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), researchers found unequal car and truck safety standards for men, women, and anyone who falls outside of the "standard" male body type. It turns out...

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

As the pandemic finally eases, the roadways of Ohio are filling up again with motorists, including motorcyclists. With the popularity of motorcycles on the rise, so is the risk to operators and their passengers. Here's what you should know... Motorcycle safety increasingly important Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, marked for May, could not arrive at a...

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In focus: Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Texting while driving is a problem that’s running rampant in our country, as distracted driving has become a widespread issue for motorists of all ages. Distraction comes in many forms, including taking selfies, recording video, talking with passengers, programming a GPS, navigating mobile apps, eating, drinking, and personal grooming (e.g., fixing your makeup or styling...

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