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New Law – Passing a bicycle in Ohio

  Good news for Ohio bicyclists.  The Ohio General Assembly approved House Bill 154 which requires motorists give a three-foot cushion when passing a bicycle in Ohio.  Ohio joined the 27 other States in the District of Columbia that have a mandatory minimum of three feet of separation between motor vehicles and bicycles in passing.  [...]

Traffic Fatalities spike in Ohio

For almost fifteen years, the estimated number of fatal car accidents on our nation’s highways has been in a slow-but-steady decline.  However, an announcement made last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that deadly traffic accidents are on the rise once again. The latest estimates for 2015 showed a nine percent [...]

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is a deadly habit.  Research has shown that texting while driving is a distraction that is responsible for tragic accidents all over the country.  I came across the following information on the Ohio BMV website and wanted to share it with you.  This is an important topic.  I urge you to discuss [...]

Texting and Driving in a Trucking Accident

Texting while Driving in a Trucking Accident   In the most recent edition of The Trial Lawyer, there was an article that pointed out the terrifying statistics behind texting and driving injuries and deaths.  According to the article, the National Highway Safety Administration reports that texting while driving is six times more likely to result [...]