Entries by Tim Misny

Holiday Hazards, Accidents and Precautions

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As we prepare for the holiday season, we want to make sure ourselves and our loved ones are safe, happy and healthy to be able to enjoy the holidays to the fullest extent! Awareness of the potential risks that holiday celebration might bring can help keep families out of harm’s way during potentially dangerous situation. […]

Importance of Seat Belt Use for Back Seat Passengers

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Believe it or not, there are a lot of widely believed myths and misconceptions regarding seat belt use for adult back seat passengers in motor vehicles.  Here’s a quick quiz for you:  TRUE OR FALSE? It is automatically safer to ride in the back seat than the front seat. It is not necessary to buckle […]

Accident Prevention – Changing Road Conditions

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As the seasons change from fall to winter, so do road conditions. During the late autumn months, it may be brisk and slightly raining, but as night arrives, road conditions can quickly turn icy without warning. As temperature drop day to day, precipitation can turn from rain to sleet to snow in a matter of […]

Lack of Oxygen During Birth: What to Know

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In order to better understand the brain’s need for oxygen, we will go over a few scientific distinctions. Cerebral Hypoxia is a reduced flow of oxygen to the brain while Cerebral Anoxia is the complete absence of oxygen to the brain. Oxygen is of course vital for proper brain function; these conditions can cause brain […]

Birth Injury Life Care Planning

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Sadly in the cases of some birth injury, there might be a permanent damage to the infant’s state of being. There are certain types of injuries that families might need assistance with. Some of these include: Paralysis Traumatic Brain Injury Birth defect Birth Injury Loss of limb. These types of injuries can burden a family […]

Animal Car Collisions: What Drivers Should Know

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November is the peak month for motor vehicles to have collisions with wildlife. Approximately 150-200 fatalities happened every year due to collisions with animals or swerving to avoid a collision with animals. The most common animal to cause an accident is deer. There are several reasons for this. It is deer mating season, so deer […]

Accident Avoidance for Drivers Over the Age of 65

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Americans over the age of 65 are a group that is among the fastest growing driving demographic. Approximately 40% of seniors were still driving over the age of 65 a half of a century ago. Today over 80% of seniors are still driving. We want to keep our seniors driving on the road as long […]

Scary Drowsy Driving Accident Statistics

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Drowsy Driving is a serious danger to motorists on the road. It is estimated that approximately 75,000 crashes, 45,000 injuries and 1,000 deaths occur each year because of drowsy driving. However, the most upsetting fact about these numbers is that they are probably vastly underestimated. Simply put, evidence of drowsy driving is often sparse and […]

School Bus Accident Prevention Tips

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There are very specific traffic laws in regards to driving near a school bus. Failure to observe these laws can result in heightening citation fines and even jail time. School bus drivers are trained to ensure the safety of children on board, but motorists can exercise more caution to avoid motor vehicle accidents involving a […]

Intersection Accident Danger

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The Ohio Highway Patrol cites failure to yield as one of the main contributing factors of motor vehicle accidents. In several counties in Ohio in 2017, the number of crashes at stop sign intersections is down; however, the number of fatalities has risen. Distracted driving is also a contributing factor for failing to yield at […]