Stories tagged with: cell phone

June 26, 2012 - 7:11pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

Authorities say a driver reaching for her cell phone caused a rollover accident on South River Road in Wayne Township.

It happened just after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Trooper Bill Duerson with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said 32-year-old Sara Moore of Philo admitted that she was reaching for her cell phone while heading southbound which caused her to drift off the road.

Duerson said that Moore over-corrected and cut across four lanes of traffic and rolled her...

April 30, 2010 - 4:46pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

Construction zones are already a dangerous place. Add distracted drivers to the mix and it could end up deadly.

That's why Ohio safety experts are taking aim at motorists who are using cell phones while driving through highway construction zones.

It's called "No Phones in Construction Zones" and is a part of a national effort started by Oprah Winfrey.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a recent study found that 71-percent of people...

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