Pedestrians face great risks when they cross the street. According to data from the Ohio Department of Public Safety, over 2,000 pedestrians suffered injuries from motor vehicles in 2014.
The leaves are turning color and the temperature is dropping. As the holidays approach, you may be worried about the weather cooperating for your drives or flights to be with far-flung family members for Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. In fact, there are probably a few things weighing on your mind.
Social media is currently producing an interesting effect on the world at large. Facebook has over 1.5 billion people while Twitter has 320 million users, according to data presented by Adweek.
Some Ohio residents are aware that loose lips can sink ships, particularly if someone is posting on social media. However, posting on social media can do more than burn social bridges and damage friendships.
Car accidents are highly prevalent, and even if you are a good driver, you never know what may happen on the road. The Ohio Department of Public Health found that in 2016, approximately 77,000 people in the state suffered injuries in vehicle collisions. Even more collisions occurred that only caused damage to property.
If you are involved in a car accident in Ohio, you may rush to say things you do not mean. Sometimes words are said due to confusion or out of shock. Some of those things may be okay and not lead to anything further. However, sometimes the words you say can lead to trouble down the road. It is very important to be careful about what you say and to whom you say it at the scene of an accident.
Motorists on Ohio's roads often tend to instinctively try to stay away from commercial trucks. The facts bear out this instinct, as trucks cause more than their fair share of accidents.
Ohio police investigate tens of thousands of car crashes every year. So far in 2017, the Ohio State Highway Patrol has investigated over 37,000 crashes.
Sustaining a car crash can be a traumatic event for anyone. Most are not at their best, physically or emotionally, during the time following their accident. It is important to get correct information from a knowledgeable source. Do not rely on advice from well-meaning friends and relatives, as many people harbor misconceptions about the best way to deal with an accident.