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Ohio Attorney Urges Drivers to Stay Safe This Saint Patrick’s Day

Many Columbus-area residents and visitors will celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. It’s a fun time for family and friends to congregate and enjoy the holiday festivities. For many, Saint Patrick’s Day means a night out drinking. While this seems inevitable, mixing alcohol with getting behind the wheel can have serious and fatal consequences. According to WalletHub,...

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Ohio Attorney Discusses Dangers of Multitasking and Driving

Texting while driving might be the most common example of distracted driving. But it’s not the only dangerous activity that diverts drivers’ attention away from the road. Other distractions include eating while driving, operating a GPS, adjusting the radio or personal grooming.   Many drivers believe they can safely multitask behind the wheel, but they are only putting...

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What happens to your brain in a car crash? Ohio Attorney Discusses

Experts call it traumatic brain injury. Your head moves violently forward and back or side to side, causing the brain to collide with the interior of your skull. Brain tissue is bruised. Blood vessels are torn. The sudden movement can injure neuronal axons – the threadlike arms of nerve cells that connect brain cells to each...

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An Attorney Discusses Holiday Driving Hazards In Columbus, Ohio

Drivers engage in dangerous habits during all months of the year. However, with the holidays comes an upsurge of traffic and environmental factors. When inclement weather strikes, Columbus roadways can become dangerous. As we discussed last month, shorter days and more nighttime driving decreases visibility and increases the likelihood of drowsy driving. These factors and...

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The Risks Of Autumn Driving In Columbus, Ohio

As the days grow shorter and weather becomes more hazardous, this time of year can pose a slew of risks to road users in the Columbus area. According to Statista, October was the deadliest month in 2016 (the latest statistics) with approximately 3,249 traffic fatalities nationwide. While November experienced a drop in traffic fatalities, 2,998 people lost their lives...

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Motorcycle Accident FAQ

Motorcyclists in Columbus, Ohio often enjoy the freedom of the open road. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents sometimes occur. And when they do, other drivers are often to blame. After an accident, injured motorcyclists often have lots of questions. But where can they find accurate answers to their questions? How likely am I to be involved in a...

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Comparing Driver Distraction Among Infotainment Systems

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that in a single year, more than 13,200 motorists crashed while being distracted by something in their vehicles, resulting in nearly 7,000 injuries and 43 deaths. These crashes are devastating to individuals, families and entire communities. When it comes to levels of driver distraction leading to serious car accidents...

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Tired Truck Drivers a Risk to Columbus Road Users

The Sleep Help Institute recently reported about the increasing risk of exhausted truckers on the nation’s roads. It’s a timely reminder as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration moves to make electronic data recorders mandatory for tracking Hours-of-Service compliance in the commercial trucking industry. Logging software (apps) and paper logbooks are no longer permitted to...

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