Driving a defective vehicle can be very dangerous and can increase the chances of being in a car accident. Automakers are supposed to inform the public when their vehicles may be defective and dangerous to drive. They are also supposed to fix defective parts in their vehicles.
Drunk driving contributes to many accidents every year in Ohio. Labor Day weekend usually sees one of the highest rates of car accidents caused by drunk drivers in the U.S., which is why the new program, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," was implemented.
Fatal car accidents happen every year in Ohio and throughout the country. The National Safety Council and other public safety organizations have been working to reduce the number of fatal traffic accidents in the U.S. and their efforts may be finally paying off.
Air bags have been a standard safety feature in U.S. vehicles for many decades and prevent serious and fatal injuries from happening during car accidents. Air bags save thousands of lives every year, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that over 25,000 lives have been saved by frontal air bags during the last 20 years.
Car accidents can result in serious injuries, especially when a car collides with a bicycle. Car-bicycle collisions are very common in Ohio and throughout the country, and recent reports found that both motorists and bicyclists are often to blame for these accidents.