With the holiday season fast approaching, your to-do list is likely long. While your mind is on meal planning and gift giving, the holidays also present many hazards including those on the road and in your home.
Car accidents are the norm on many roadways in Ohio. Average motorists may experience a few car accidents in their lifetime. However, those chances increase dramatically when other factors are present, such as drunk motorists, speeding and reckless drivers. Knowing how to avoid those factors can help keep you safe. But knowing how to handle the aftermath of a car accident can protect your rights and keep you from experiencing legal and financial complications in the future.
Over recent years, bicycles have become more and more popular as a means of transportation. Whether it is for the exercise, the environmental impact or the simple sense of freedom, more people than ever are riding bikes on a regular basis. However, like most activities, riding bicycles is not without risk.
We shared some safe driving tips for Thanksgiving last month, and the weather has only gotten cloudier and colder since the turkey leftovers went bad.
As the holiday season continues, many Ohioans are planning to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. For most people, this means driving to and from other places. The increased traffic on public roads can increase the risk of hazards for drivers, but luckily, Ohio drivers were given some good news that may make them feel more secure as they travel this season.
The holidays are about spending time with the people you love and this Thanksgiving, an estimated 49 million Americans are planning to travel at least 50 miles from their homes to do just that. If you are among the millions of drivers and passengers who plan to travel by car to your holiday destination this week, it's important to be prepared.
Annually, Ohio residents are involved in hundreds of thousands of traffic accidents. During 2015 alone, the Ohio Department of Public Safety responded to a total of more than 302,000 traffic accidents, many of which resulted in those involved suffering painful and debilitating injuries.
Many drivers worry that filing a claim with their insurance company will cause their premium to automatically increase. Luckily, this is not always the case. There are a variety factors that are likely to affect your policy and it's not as cut and dried as most people think.