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Teen Girl in the driver's seat showing off the car keys

If you're the parent of a new teenage driver, your worry and anxiety may be overwhelming for you every time they get behind the wheel. The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) reported over 132,000 accidents in 2016-2018 involving at least one driver under 18. This shocking statistic underscores the importance of parents teaching their children the importance of safety while ...

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A motorcycle driving down the road towards the sun

As May ushers in warmer weather, many avid motorcyclists are preparing for the beginning of their riding season. Since this month is Motorcycle Safety Awareness month, it's a great time to review important steps for remaining safe while cruising along the many roadways of Ohio.

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Man weedeating next to the side of the road

With summer just around the corner, many Ohioans are preparing their motorcycles for a new riding season. Riders face many dangers while cruising state roadways, and grass clippings blown into the street pose a significant hazard. This type of yard waste can be slippery and unstable, quickly causing motorcyclists to lose control when riding over them.

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tax documents and calculator

With the deadline for filing your 2020 federal income taxes fast approaching, you may be wondering if your car accident settlement is taxable. While the purpose of your compensation was to cover the damages you suffered physically, emotionally, and financially, typically, taxes are not owed. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) treats these payments as exempt since they are neither wages ...

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Driver looking down at their phone while driving

The National Safety Council (NSC) asks drivers around the nation to reconsider looking at their phones during national Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April. This effort is designed to encourage new and experienced drivers to put aside their cell phones and keep their minds on the road ahead.

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Silver car get damaged by crash accident

When someone causes an accident, knowingly or unknowingly, that causes others on the road to cause an accident, they are what is known as a phantom driver. Also referred to as no-contact accidents, these types of motor vehicle collisions typically involve the phantom driver continuing driving (miss-and-skip). These situations can be unfortunate because often there is no contact information or ...

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Woman struggling to get up with a cast on

After sustaining serious injuries in a car accident, your entire world could be turned upside down. It is not uncommon to spend a significant amount of time recovering emotionally, physically and financially after such an experience.

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A brain scan with a red circle on the back of the skull

Trauma to the brain, whether from hitting your head on the steering wheel when an airbag fails to deploy or by a side impact causing your body to slam against the side of your interior, can bring long-term health impacts that you may never fully recover. When these injuries occur because of another driver being reckless or negligent on the ...

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One experience many Ohio drivers are familiar with is an angry motorist cutting them off or blaring their horn in frustration when commuting to or from work. These incidents are unfortunate and just mild examples of a growing road rage problem across the United States. A recent report by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety highlighted this when it found that ...

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The word

Most people buy their car insurance policies based on the promise of superb customer service by a company that cares about the well-being of their customers. This is not remotely the case once one has survived a car accident and needs their damages compensated by their or the liable party’s carrier. Insurance companies are all about profit and go out ...

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