Dash cams have steadily grown in prevalence over the years. They can be extremely valuable, and they can do a lot more than simply recording cool meteors that fly through the air.
When you hear the term “distracted driving,” you probably think about people using their cellphones to send or receive text messages. While texting is still a serious problem on our roadways, it is not the only distraction that leads to crashes.
All drivers learn that if they become part of a collision of any severity, they need to pull off to the side of the road to deal with it. Unfortunately, many drivers still engage in hit-and-runs, and you need to file a claim immediately if you ever become involved in one.
For many people, using a ridesharing app has become a common practice. Services such as Uber and Lyft make it easy for people to get rides anywhere in their city. In July 2017, Lyft announced that it was officially giving over one million rides a day, a milestone already surpassed by Uber.
As a truck driver, you are part of a huge national fleet of workers whom others rely on every day to receive shipments on time. This is an old and proud profession, but as you might already know, it can also be a difficult one. You and other truck drivers in Ohio and elsewhere may do well to consider your physical and mental health when it comes to keeping yourself and others safe.
The roads can be a dangerous place. In 2016, over 100,000 nonfatal injuries took place on Ohio's roadways, according to statistics from the Ohio Department of Public Safety.
As a construction worker, you may already know that you are working in one of America’s deadliest industries. Hundreds of construction workers across the country, including in Ohio, lose their lives on the job each year. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported 937 fatalities in the construction industry in 2015 alone. You may not be able to prevent all accidents on the job site, but some you can, by keeping safety in mind at all times.
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.