Monthly Archives: May 2015

By ignoring hours-of-service rules, truck and bus drivers put you at risk

By ignoring hours-of-service rules, truck and bus drivers put you at risk

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each year driver fatigue is the direct cause of an estimated 100,000 auto accidents, resulting in 71,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths. And that is a conservative estimate. While drowsy driving is always dangerous, drowsy driving on the part of a truck driver or bus driver can be…

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Highway patrol investigates cause of accident that took road worker’s life

Highway patrol investigates cause of accident that took road worker’s life

Repairing Ohio’s roadways can be hazardous work, perhaps especially in the spring and summer months when the amount of work increases. Nevertheless, highway workers should be able to expect other drivers to heed signage and other warnings about taking special care in work zones. Failure to exercise due caution too often results in serious accidents.…

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