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Dayton DUI Attorney Charles Rowland > Posts tagged "Roads and Highways"

Speeding in Ohio – What is the Law?

SPEEDING: What is the law?The speed law is set forth at Ohio Revised Code 4511.21.  It states:(A) No person shall operate a motor vehicle, trackless trolley, or streetcar at a speed greater or less than is reasonable or proper, having due regard to the traffic, surface, and width of the street or highway and any other conditions, and no person shall drive any motor vehicle, trackless trolley, or streetcar in and upon any street or highway at a greater speed than will permit the person to bring it to a stop within the assured clear distance ahead.The law goes on...

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Rules for Driving in an Ohio Construction Zone

Here is the law regarding increased penalties for committing an offense in a designated construction zone.O.R.C. 5501.27 Increased penalties for traffic violations in construction zone.(A) The director of transportation shall adopt rules that do the following:(1) Rules governing the posting of signs advising motorists that increased penalties apply for certain traffic violations occurring on streets or highways in a construction zone;(2) Rules governing the posting of signs to be used pursuant to section 2903.081 of the Revised Code giving notice to motorists of the prohibitions set forth in sections 2903.06 and 2903.08 of the Revised Code regarding the death of...

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Bear Traps

If you are planning a summer vacation with the family, you might want to check out BEARTRAPS.  This awesome site allows you to search your route for when and where you might encounter a "smokey".  Given that Ohio is the top state for getting a ticket, you should really take precautions. (See previous articles).  If you have your beartraps.com route plan, a good radar detector and some good tunes, it may just be the best trip yet.  So do you take RADAR LOVE or the theme from SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT? ...

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Ohio Changes Traffic Laws

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="108" caption="Image by liangjinjian via Flickr"][/caption]House Bill 2 changed the traffic laws of Ohio dramatically.  Here is a summary which can be found at the Ohio Department of Public Safety's website: http://publicsafety.ohio.gov/.  Three of the major legal changes are listed below. 1. Increase in speed limits for motor vehicles weighing in excess of eight thousand pounds empty weight or a noncommercial bus from the current 55 to 65 mph.  The new uniform limit would apply on certain interstate highways.  Citations for such vehicle violations will be issues as a violation of...

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Buckeye Traffic Information

Image via WikipediaA great web site for travelers is www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.  The site is run by the Ohio Department of Transportation and gives updates on weather, traffic, construction and other driver-relevant information.  If you want to know more about traffic laws within the State of Ohio, please contact traffic attorney Charles M. Rowland II at 937-879-9542 ...

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Ohio’s Speeding Law, R.C. 4511.21

Image via WikipediaThe speed law is set forth at Ohio Revised Code 4511.21.  It states:(A) No person shall operate a motor vehicle, trackless trolley, or streetcar at a speed greater or less than is reasonable or proper, having due regard to the traffic, surface, and width of the street or highway and any other conditions, and no person shall drive any motor vehicle, trackless trolley, or streetcar in and upon any street or highway at a greater speed than will permit the person to bring it to a stop within the assured clear distance ahead.The law goes on to set...

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