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Drowsy Driving and Daylight Saving Time

Drivers who work the night shift, travel across time zones, and suffer from sleep disorders aren't the only ones affected by drowsy driving. As the days get shorter and daylight saving time approaches, drivers should be aware that the likelihood of dozing off behind the wheel will soon increase significantly. Each year in the United...

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Cleveland Attorneys Offer Back-to-School Safety Tips

Children in Cleveland and across Ohio have already begun the 2019-2020 school year. Unfortunately, many drivers and commuters have not yet adjusted to the delays in traffic and upsurge of pedestrians and bicyclists. The biggest risk to kids returning to school is not on the bus, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)....

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Cleveland Attorneys Discuss the Dangers of Driver Conditioning

Do you find yourself unconsciously checking your phone notifications while driving? Eating and drinking? Taking your eyes off the road and hands off the wheel to switch songs on your infotainment playlist? What about your daily commute? Do you remember which streets, exits, and landmarks you passed? If you're like many other drivers, you may...

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Ohio Attorneys Weigh the Risks of Distracted Driving

Driving distracted is the leading cause of crashes on the road. Whether it’s from using a smartphone, looking for something in your car or just zoning out, being distracted while driving can be fatal. In Ohio, a distracted driving law went into effect last October and includes increased fines for even looking at your phone...

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Study: Opioids Contributing to Increasing Number of Fatal Accidents

The prevalence and use of prescription painkillers like hydrocodone, morphine, oxycodone and methadone, has risen steadily over the last few years in the United States, as many Americans have been prescribed these powerful medications to treat pain associated with surgeries and recurring pain from past injuries. The addictive power of opioids has been widely covered...

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Best Ideas to Avoid Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is everywhere. It could be the driver in the lane next to you on the highway or the driver behind you at a red light. It can result in a rear-end collision, sideswipe, head-on collision, or T-bone accident. The term “distracted driving” is broad and often ranges in severity. For example, a driver...

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Cleveland Attorney Discusses Rollover Accident Risks

Pickups and SUVs have soared in popularity in the past few years, especially here in Ohio. They used to be the most dangerous vehicles on the road until new technology put them on par with sedans in terms of safety, which likely contributed to their rise in popularity. However, their size makes them more likely...

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Nighttime is the Most Dangerous Time to Be on the Road, Cleveland Attorneys Discuss

It’s that time of year again. Shorter days means more time driving in the dark. The risk of a fatal car accident is three times greater at night, according to the National Safety Council. Key factors include:  Limited visibility: This means more than just “driving in the dark.” Depth perception, color recognition and peripheral vision, each essential...

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