When is it safe to pass a school bus in Ohio?
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 15, 2022
Being stuck behind a school bus while rushing to work can be frustrating, but school bus safety is more important than shaving a few minutes off your commute time. From 2010 to 2019, there were 1,199 people of all ages killed in school transportation-related crashes—an average of 120 fatalities per year. Bus drivers, pedestrians,...
Staying Safe On The Roads This Labor Day Weekend
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 28, 2017
Labor Day is just around the corner. For many individuals and families, it means planning one last summer outing. Many motorists will be hitting the road, enjoying the last 3-day weekend of the summer. In 2016, Labor Day was September 6th. According to the Ohio Department Of Public Safety, there were more injuries and...
Back-to-School Safety: Sharing the road with school buses
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 18, 2017
It’s extremely frustrating to get stuck behind a school bus on your morning commute, but ignoring laws and guidelines for sharing the road can have dangerous consequences. (more…)
Preventing Debris-Related Crashes: How to Safely Secure Objects to Your Vehicle
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 18, 2017
Do you feel uneasy when you’re driving behind a minivan towing a trailer of garage sale finds or a pickup truck hauling a suspiciously shaky mattress? You know, something like this: You have good reason to be nervous. A 2016 AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study determined more than 200,000 debris-related crashes were reported...
Navigating Ohio’s Roundabouts
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 15, 2015
2021 Update. Once found almost exclusively in Europe, today, there are more than 7,000 roundabouts on our nation’s roadways. The United States first roundabouts were constructed over a century ago. What is a roundabout? A modern roundabout is a circular intersection where drivers travel counterclockwise around a center island. They are a replacement for...