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Cleveland Drivers Endangered By Hands-Free Devices

Across the country, drivers are falling victim to a dangerous belief. Hands-free devices and technologies (such as voice commands or texting dictation) are often portrayed as a safer alternative to handheld mobile devices. Forbes reports that 70 percent of survey respondents said they used hands-free devices for safety reasons. Some 80 percent of respondents believed…

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How Cleveland Drivers Can Reduce Their Risk of an Accident With Safer Driving Habits

Cleveland road users face many hazards when they walk, bike, or drive on the roads of Ohio. Distracted driving continues to be a pervasive problem thanks in large part to the growing presence of technology in the vehicle. Impaired driving, including both drunk and drunk driving, is still a leading cause of fatal accidents. Speed,…

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Cleveland Passengers Risk Serious Injuries When They Don’t Buckle Up

Time and again, research has demonstrated the importance of seat belt use. Decades of studies conducted by hundreds of different researchers has consistently demonstrated that injuries sustained in a car accident are more serious, and more likely to be fatal, if the victim isn’t wearing a seat belt at the time of impact. Passenger injuries…

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How Cleveland Drivers Can Prevent Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving is not a new problem in Cleveland, but it’s one that demands more attention. Motorists who are not vigilant can fall victim to this hazard. In some cases, the fault rests with employers (particularly transportation companies) that insist their workers put in unrealistic and unsafe hours just to ensure a delivery is made…

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70 MPH Roads in Ohio to be Targeted By Law Enforcement

Speeding is a contributing or causal factor in many Ohio car accidents. Excessive speed can increase both the likelihood of being involved in an accident, and the severity of injuries which are sustained. For this reason, Ohio law enforcement agencies are implementing new campaigns and strategies to reduce the number of speeders on the roads…

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Car Crashes Are a Leading Killer of Cleveland Children

Statistics have repeatedly demonstrated that car accidents are a leading cause of death to children. While certain safety measures can reduce the risk and severity of injuries, the fact remains that no safety technology can prevent all car accident injuries. After any car accident, Cleveland injury victims have the right to be compensated for their…

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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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