Entries by Tim Misny

Smart Phone Apps Monitor Driving

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Your smartphone knows if you’re a good driver When insurance companies issue insurance they go by a standard quota starting from a driver’s gender, age, and location to assess whether or not they are high risk for being involved in a crash. Now that is a thing of the past. With new technology there is […]

Look Out For Motorcycles

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In the past years in Ohio Motorcycle accident deaths have been increasing every year.  In 2013, there were 133 motorcycle accidents that were fatal. Moving ahead to 2016, that number increased to 200 deaths, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol. Since more than 5,000 motorcycles were involved in traffic accidents in Ohio in 2016 this makes it more common […]

Car Accidents Lead to Brain Injury

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According to the Brain Association of Ohio, an estimated 1.7 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year, this causes 500,000 deaths.  Out of that 1.7 million only 1.1 million seek medical attention and get treated for it. In the United States, car accidents are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injuries. TBI results from […]

Fatigued Drivers Causing More Accidents

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It is important for everyone to be well rested before operating a motor vehicle. It is dangerous and life threatening to get behind the wheel of any vehicle under any circumstance that will impair your ability to drive. The National Transportation Safety Board cited driver fatigue as a cause of the road tragedy that seriously […]

Using Your Phone to Document an Accident

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Car Accident – Your Phone Can Help It just happens. You’re having a great morning on your way to work when suddenly out of nowhere someone hits you with their car. This can be very frightening and upsetting for most people because they do not know what to do, since it is their first ever […]

Move Over Law

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Move Over Law in Ohio *State law requires drivers approaching a stationary emergency vehicle displaying flashing lights, including road service vehicles, traveling in the same direction, to vacate the lane closest to if safe and possible to do so, or slow to a speed safe for road, weather, and traffic conditions. Also included in the […]

Boating Accident Prevention

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It’s going to be a beautiful summer out here in Ohio and with the great lakes it is the perfect time for people to bring out their boats, and take their families on the lake. With activities like tubing, swimming, and jet skiing families are out on the lake all the time in the warm […]

Pool Dangers

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Pool Incidents Summer is here and with the longer days and warmer temperatures, people go out and enjoy the sun. The best thing for people to do in the summer is go to the local swimming pool in their area for a fun day to relax, have fun, and cool off. But with what we […]

Deaf Drivers More Accidents

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Driving is also one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide. Statistics show that in 2013, there were 1.25 million road traffic deaths across the world. Driving requires a lot of focus and as well as cognitive function. It is proven that one cannot multitask while behind the wheel of a vehicle and is a […]

Ohio Drunk Drivers

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With the warmer weather approaching the fires start up, the parties get loud, and the drinks get cold. People let loose and want to have a good time which can result in the use of alcohol. The truth of the matter is that for every drink a person has it is putting their life at […]