Car Accident

Distracted Driving

What is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is any action that takes a driver's attention away from driving. This includes talking on your phone, texting, eating, chatting with passengers in your car and/or adjusting your radio. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that "...any non-driving activity you engage in is a potential distraction...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Toledo

What are the most dangerous intersections in Toledo? As part of our larger, state-wide intersection collision study, we aimed to find out. With the help of data visualization agency 1Point21 Interactive, we analyzed six years of Ohio collision data to get a closer, city-centric look at where car accidents were occurring the most on...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Dayton

As part of our larger study of intersection related crashes, we also identified areas where drivers and road users may be at higher risk of a crash or injury in each major Ohio city. Our Ohio personal injury lawyers and the data analyzation team at 1Point21 Interactive analyzed six years of crash data to...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Akron

Despite a population of nearly 200,000 people, Akron did not have a single intersection in our 50 most dangerous intersection list. In fact, the 50th-ranked intersection in Ohio still had a Danger Index score over 25 points higher than the top-ranked intersection in Akron. While Akron may have the safest intersections among Ohio's largest cities,...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Cleveland

Although Cleveland is the second biggest city in Ohio, it was home to just one intersection on the top-50 list of dangerous intersections in the entire state. Despite these findings, our analysis has found that there are still intersections within the city that are cause for concern. What are the most dangerous intersections in...

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[Study]The Most Dangerous Intersections in Ohio

Intersection related motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury and death in Ohio.  In fact, from 2014-2019, nearly half of all collisions that resulted in injury or death occurred at an intersection. Where are the most dangerous intersections in Ohio? Our Ohio personal injury lawyers at Elk & Elk Co., Ltd collaborated...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Cincinnati

At Elk & Elk, we recently conducted a study on intersection-related motor vehicle collisions in the state of Ohio. After breaking down the most dangerous intersections in the entire state, we decided to drill down deeper and identify the most dangerous intersections in the largest cities in the state. As the third most populous...

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The Most Dangerous Intersections in Columbus

Columbus arguably has the most dangerous intersections in the state of Ohio. According to our statewide study, it is home to nearly half of the top 50 most dangerous intersections in Ohio – more than any other city in the state. What is the most dangerous intersection in Columbus – and are there other...

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2020 Ohio Auto Accident Statistics

With well over 11 million residents, Ohio is the seventh most populated state in the country. As a result, automobile accidents are an everyday occurrence. The Ohio Department of Public Safety published a list of crash statistics for some of the largest counties in the state. If you've been injured in an accident, contact...

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Drivers Beware: It’s Pothole Season

"You know the potholes on a road are bad when they assign lifeguards to them, in case anybody falls inside." -Anonymous From 2011 – 2016, pothole damage cost U.S. drivers $15 billion in vehicle repairs. According to a AAA survey, middle- and lower-income individuals worry most about potholes. Pothole damage can lead to pricey...

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