Car accidents caused by drivers who were using cellphones are vastly underreported, according to a new report by the National Safety Council. The safety group says that underreporting car accidents caused by cellphone use downplays the dangers of using a cellphone behind the wheel and makes it more difficult for states to pass new laws to curb cellphone-related crashes.
Car accidents are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the U.S. and a new study may help explain why. Many teenagers do not get the recommended amount of sleep at night and this can impact their ability to drive safely after a new study found that teens who don't get enough sleep are more likely to be in car accidents.
Traffic fatalities had been declining during the last seven years in Ohio and throughout the country. Unfortunately, that is no longer the case. Fatal car and motorcycle accidents increased in 2012, according to a new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have a higher risk of being killed in a car accident in Ohio and throughout the country, according to a new study. The study reported that these veterans have been involved in more fatal car crashes in the U.S. compared to civilians.
Potholes are not uncommon in Ohio and many drivers have experienced the difficulties of trying to drive around or in a pothole during traffic. The Ohio Department of Transportation is responsible for fixing these potholes but can they be held liable for car accidents caused by potholes?