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Ohio Safety Head Tells High School Distracted Driving Takes Lives

Ohio Highway Patrol
Ohio Highway Patrol Troopers says reckless and distracted driving is leading cause of death among 16 to 20 year olds.
October 22, 2013

Police and Safety agencies Tuesday took their distracted driving message to a Franklin County High School.
At Hamilton Township High School. State Public Safety Director John Born says during the last two years, teen drivers were involved in 144,000 traffic crashes resulting in 299 fatalities.

Ohio Drunken Driver Registry Incomplete

An investigation shows an online registry of repeat drunk drivers is incomplete.
September 30, 2013

A newspaper investigation shows the Ohio online registry of repeatedly convicted drunken drivers includes information from only about half of the counties in the state and doesn’t include some habitual offenders.