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A study by the Oxford Academic International Journal of Epidemiology compared the effectiveness of different types of motorcycle helmets—full face, open face and half-coverage. The results of the study revealed that of the three helmet types, half coverage helmets provide the least protection from head injuries. The study also showed that a proper fit is important to protect the rider from head injury.

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In memory of the U.S. men and women who lost their lives for our great freedom, and in thanks for the valor of those who serve, please join Donaldson Law Offices and Rinehardt Law Firm this Memorial Day weekend for fireworks at Charles Mill Lake.

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motorcycle safety giveaway

Help Hale's Harley-Davidson and Rinehardt Law Firm get the message out! We are giving away over $900 in prizes including a custom fit modular helmet, a riding jacket with inserts, and a reflective backpack with rain gear and other cool gear!

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In the spirit of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, we sought out the advice of a local expert—motorcycle instructor and enthusiast Mike Reeder. Mike is a certified motorcycle safety instructor and the director of the motorcycle safety course conducted at North Central State College. We asked Mike to share tips learned from his more than 100,000 miles on the road.

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EndDD

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the OSHP, the National Safety Council, and other community partners and law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be raising awareness about the dangers and consequences associated with distracted driving.

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Bullying Prevention

This week is National Youth Violence Prevention Week. For most parents, the thought of youth violence brings to mind the prevalence of bullying among kids today. Bullying can have a devastating impact not just on a child’s learning but also on his or her physical and mental health and well-being. This blog discusses what bullying is, how to prevent it, and how to address an active bullying situation.

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mobile safety apps

The U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) has many free traffic safety mobile apps that can help you stay safe on the roads. Their SaferRide app has been available for a while now, but they have since developed a few more apps to help motorists and consumers improve roadway safety. With these apps, you can find a safe ride home. check safety ratings on vehicles, get recall information, and check bus safety performance and operational compliance. You can even check to see if it’s safe to fly your drone or model airplane at a particular place and time. Below is a list of US DOT’s current mobile apps.

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The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) reminds motorists about the importance of the Move Over Law. Ohio’s Move Over Law is designed to protect the lives of transportation workers, roadway professionals and emergency service providers. The law reduces the risk of injury to law enforcement officers, emergency responders, and road construction, maintenance, and utility crews by ensuring enough room to safely do their jobs. If you see flashing lights, whether they’re blue, red or amber, you need to move over one lane to give that worker room to do their job safely.

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