Do not enter signs mark exit ramps on highways. This is to prevent drivers from accidentally entering an exit ramp and driving the wrong way on a highway. Sadly, wrong-way accidents still occur on Ohio highways and the drivers are sometimes under the influence of alcohol. This can lead to a drunk driving accident.
Most people are aware of the need to be more wary of drunk drivers later at night, especially on the weekends when many are off work or, perhaps, just got paid after a long workweek. Of course, the weekends are typically when many people celebrate various occurrences and go to parties. However, most Ohio residents would not usually expect to be involved in a drunk driving accident during a weekday in the middle of the afternoon rush hour.
Car accidents involving tow truck drivers and officers on patrol can be fairly common; some might say the possibility of them comes along with the job. For one officer in Columbus, Ohio, just "doing his job" has caused him to be hit by a vehicle four times during his employment with the Freeway Patrol Unit. Unfortunately, an impaired driving situation can often be a leading contributor to the danger involved in these types of jobs.
When someone has had too much to drink and cannot drive, it may not be wise to take their car keys from them. Instead of approaching a stranger or even someone you know, Mothers Against Drunk Drivers suggests calling the police. In Ohio and every other state, impaired driving is a serious crime and should be handled by the police.
Many questions are still unanswered about how a school bus driver charged with drunk driving is still transporting children. Parents are in shock, wondering how the driver was allowed to continue on the job for four months after being charged. In Ohio and every other state, impaired driving is a serious offense with consequences ranging from hefty fines, loss of driving privileges and possible jail time.
A mother's heart is broken, and a family is mourning the loss of their loved one. This devastating loss resulted from a tragic drunk driving accident, and the family is forced to relive this nightmare with every court appearance. In Ohio, and in every other state, drunk driving accidents will forever impact all parties involved.
Car crashes are a tragedy for everyone involved. Today, several families are mourning the loss of their loved ones because one driver decided to drive the wrong way on the interstate. The drunk driving accident occurred near downtown Dayton Ohio, and no one, including the drunk driver, survived.
The Labor Day holiday signals the unofficial end of summer, and as such, many gather with friends and family to celebrate. Unfortunately, along with the food and fun, party goers often indulge in alcoholic beverages and then decide to drive home. Ohio police stated their intentions to increase their presence to help prevent impaired driving accidents.
Possibly one of the biggest milestones in a typical teenager's life is the day he or she earns the privilege to drive. While most teens are elated by their new freedom, parents likely alternate between pride and fear that a serious accident will befall them. One Ohio family's worst fears came true last year when their daughter was killed in a drunk driving accident.
A man who was injured in a recent crash is in a coma with serious brain injuries. His girlfriend was charged with careless driving and great bodily injury by vehicle and has been released on bail. In Ohio, many people are killed or injured each year from a DWI accident, often unable to go back to work and left with mounting medical bills.