At any given daylight moment 660,000 drivers are using electronic devices, according to the National Occupant Protection Use Survey. There were 3,179 people killed and 431,000 injured in crashes in 2014 involving distracted drivers.
Research shows drivers do all sorts of risky things behind the wheel including brushing teeth and changing clothes! In a study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute a third of drivers admitted to texting while driving, and three-quarters said they’ve seen others do it. Seventy-one percent of young people say they’ve sent a text while driving. Continue reading “Don’t Lose Your Way While Driving Distracted”
Did you know you can receive a letter at any time from the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) demanding proof of auto insurance and have your license suspended if you don’t comply? Continue reading “Proof of Insurance, a Fact of Driving Life”
Summer and early fall are great times to hit the road and motorists aren’t the only ones to think so. Motorcyclists are enjoying those road trips, too. That makes this time of year prime time for safety and courtesy. Here are a few things drivers should be aware of when on the road. Continue reading “Drivers, Share the Road with Motorcycles”
Back-to-school season is here, time to check those supply lists. School brings commutes, ride sharing, new cars and first cars, and students on the road to college. Here are some insurance considerations. Continue reading “Back to School Checklist: Car Insurance”