If you have a teen driver, you might have already talked about safety and other issues surrounding the privilege of having a license. However, this is something that needs to be an ongoing conversation Teen drivers don’t always listen the first (or second, or third) time, so here are three conversations to have now and then…

If you are in the market for a new car, congratulations! It’s an exciting time. If you haven’t purchased a new vehicle in a while, you might be shocked at the latest auto technology and safety features being offered to help you stay safe on the road. Auto technology and safety is a big deal…

In the past several years, the popularity of ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft has skyrocketed. Many people use these services and they have become a part of our national culture. However, you might be wondering what your rights are if you are in a crash while riding in a ridesharing service like Uber or…

Columbus, and Ohio in general, is seeing a rise in crashes involving pedestrians. According to a recent news report by WSYX, there have been four fatal pedestrian crashes so far in 2017 in Columbus. In all of 2016, 21 people were killed. Statewide, 139 people were killed in pedestrian crashes – an increase over the…

Being involved in a collision can be scary. You or a loved one might be hurt. Your vehicle could be damaged. It’s stressful. If you are dealing with the aftermath of this, you might be wondering about some car crash common injuries. According to statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, 2.4 million people…

You are out there on the road, driving along when WHAM! You are in a car crash. It’s a shocking and frightening occurrence that – for most of us – doesn’t happen often. It can be hard to know what to do when you are shaken, possibly injured and unprepared. But the fact is, a…

It’s a rite of passage: A teenager gets a driver’s license and experiences some real freedom. But teen car crashes do happen – and at an alarming rate. If you have a teenage driver, you might be wondering about teen car crashes and how to prevent them – or at least talk to your child…

It’s almost that time of year again: Motorcycle season! If you love riding a motorcycle – or you are planning to get one in 2017 – you might be wondering if you need motorcycle insurance. The answer, in Ohio, is simple: YES you need motorcycle insurance! But why do you need it? That answer is…

We all get frustrated behind the wheel sometimes, right? But when does normal frustration cross the line into road rage? If you are worried about you or a loved one’s anger behind the wheel, there are ways to tell if the behavior is normal or dangerous. After all, about 66% of traffic fatalities are caused…

If you have a teenager, you probably know that he or she loves to text.  You probably also know that you should be talking about teenage distracted driving. It isn’t always easy to talk to teenagers, especially about something like teenage distracted driving. Chances are, your teenager knows that texting and driving is a bad…

The very words black ice can be scary to motorists because this dangerous condition can’t be seen until it is too late. Winter driving  can be hazardous. There are ways, however, to learn how to navigate black ice and stay safe during this winter driving season. Knowing how to steer around it, recognize it and…

You were driving to work, or school. Just minding your own business, going about your day and then: You were hit by a drunk driving accident. Suddenly, everything has changed. Maybe you are injured. Maybe your car is totaled. It can be hard to know what to do or who to contact after a drunk driving…

Ohio roads are no strangers to serious head-on auto accidents. In August, a portion of Route 49 in Darke County was closed for hours after a car and semitrailer met head on, injuring three people. One person was treated at the scene but two were taken to a nearby hospital by helicopter. A female passenger was in serious…

Lane splitting is a motorcycle riding maneuver that is supposed to save a motorcycle rider time, while in some cases protecting him from accidents with cars that are stopped in a traffic jam or in stop-and-go traffic. Lane splitting happens when a motorcycle rides in between lanes with cars on either side, while the cars…

When a person is injured in a car accident or other type of accident that leaves him or her incapacitated or permanently disabled, family members (such as a spouse or parent) may wish to become the primary caregivers. Unless the medical needs of the injured person exceed the physical capacity of the family caregiver, the feeling may…

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