Pedestrian accidents often occur in locations where cars and people commonly meet. At crosswalks and in busy retail areas, near schools and parks, as well as in parking lots and on neighborhood streets, auto-pedestrian accidents happen in those places where Ohio residents must walk and be near moving cars. However, less frequently do these tragic incidents occur on roads with higher speeds, such as highways and interstates.
After a car accident, an Akron resident may not know what they should do to protect their rights. They may be preoccupied with healing their accident-related wounds, finding help to accomplish their daily needs and making sure other victims are safe and comfortable as they recover. As time passes, they may be less likely to take active steps to investigate and understand their legal rights.
Anyone who wants to legally drive a personal vehicle in Ohio must first obtain a driving credential. That credential could be a permit, which gives a driver supervised options for operating motor vehicles, or a license, which allows them to drive on their own. Additionally, drivers of commercial vehicles must also obtain licenses and those licenses are different than those required of individual drivers.
Your favorite song lyrics fill your ears as you move to the music on your way to work. However, seemingly out of nowhere, another motorist strikes your automobile. Suddenly, the sound of colliding metal fills your ears in place of your favorite song, and your desire to dance has died.
Our readers may have had this common experience: while recounting the details of a past event, they were interrupted by someone else who claims that the occurrence happened in a different way. Two people who were both present when the event occurred may have two varying recollections of how the event unfolded. This situation often happens when individuals are asked to recall how and why an automobile accident happened.