On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
OH Holiday Shoppers Warned Of Intersection Crashes
Black Friday begins not only the holiday shopping season but the seasonal increase in intersection crashes.
The Ohio Department of Transportation warns drivers to be constantly vigilant in heavy shopping corridors to avoid crashes and injuries.
Some 410 intersection crashes resulted in serious injuries during the 2011 holiday season, an 18 percent increase over the previous year. Intersection crashes rose while the overall number of crashes fell for the period from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day.
The department reminds drivers a statewide texting ban is in effect. Under the law, adult drivers face a $150 fine for texting or using email while driving. Those under 18 are prohibited from using a mobile communications device while driving.
Officials say driver distraction often plays a role in crashes.