Road rage has become a part of our busy and stressed out culture. It seems as if every other week in the news, you see a new story about someone being injured or killed in an accident caused by a driver who lost control in anger. Fortunately, there are things that you and other Ohio residents can do that may cut your chances of becoming another road rage statistic.
Black Friday has become something of a safety risk for quite a few of the people who venture out in search of good deals. Not only do crowded parking lots increase the risk of pedestrians being hit and cars hitting each other, shoppers are packed into stores and tempers may flare.
Distracted driving is a significant problem. If you get into an accident because of a distracted driver, you could suffer a severe injury. Drivers who take their attention off the road by texting, putting on makeup or eating food for even a second put you at risk.
Whether there should be helmet laws for bikers is quite the dispute in the biking community and legislative world. Therefore, the legal requirements regarding protective head gear differ in each state.
If you recently received your first drunk driving offense in Ohio, you face a variety of administrative and criminal penalties. Fines, jail time, driver intervention programs and driver license suspension are all potential consequences of a DUI or DWI charge.
Dogs may be man's best friend, but any animal can be dangerous to a small child. Parents and guardians should take precautions to avoid trouble.
If you or a loved one have ever suffered a traumatic brain injury, it may have arisen from a fall, a car accident, a sports-related injury or any other incident that caused a serious blow to the head. TBIs vary broadly in terms of severity, and the effects and symptoms associated with them may prove relatively mild in nature, or they can be completely life-changing.
Ohio House Bill 388, which went into effect in April 2017, makes some significant changes to the laws concerning Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence, or OVI. The bill was named in honor of Annie Rooney, a Chillicothe attorney who was killed by a drunk driver with multiple OVI offenses. The state of Ohio is looking to reduce traffic fatalities of which drunk driving is a major cause.