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Opioid Epidemic Puts Ohio Drivers at Risk

Opioid impairment is responsible for a vast number of car accidents in Ohio every year. The Dayton Daily News reports that about one-third of all impaired driving accidents in Ohio in 2016 were caused by drugged driving. It can be easy, in the wake of drunk driving activism and tougher criminal laws, to forget that alcohol is…

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New Regulations for Self-Driving Cars Will Not Protect Cleveland Drivers

Self-driving vehicles are becoming an increasingly popular on Ohio roads. While the technology raises many exciting possibilities for the future of transportation, it also raises many important safety concerns. Just how safe are autonomous vehicles? Do they cause more accidents than they prevent? Who is legally responsible for causing an accident in a self-driving vehicle? …

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Ohio Troopers Crack Down on Aggressive Driving

Troopers in Ohio are launching a crack down to target aggressive driving and distracted driving, citing a study by AAA revealing traffic fatalities were up 13 percent in the last several years. These concentrated operations will be taking place all over Ohio, from Stark County to Columbus, under the title Operation TRIADD, which stands for…

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How Can Drivers in Cleveland Protect Themselves From Rising Accident Fatality Risks?

Cars are getting safer, with new technologies like blind spot warnings and rear-view cameras to show motorists what is behind and around them. Yet even as these features have reduced the chances of a crash and the severity of injuries when there is a collision, there have been troubling trends in traffic safety in recent…

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Is it Possible to Avoid a Pileup as You Approach an Icy Intersection?

A 64-year-old Cleveland woman was killed recently in a T-bone collision at an intersection, according to News Channel 9. Because intersections are places where cars come together from many different directions, there is a higher potential for crashes at intersections than for collisions to occur at other areas on the road. This is especially true…

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Fatal Car Accidents Nationwide Increase to 50-Year High in 2016

Fatal auto accidents nationwide increased by the largest percentage in half a century, according to official statistics for the first half of 2016. And officials recently blamed various cellphone apps for the recent rise in deadly car accidents nationwide. “This is a crisis that needs to be addressed now,” Mark. R. Rosekind, head of the…

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