Columbus has a lot of heavy traffic and construction, so drivers who are passing through the area have to be cautious. Unfortunately, not everyone pays attention. This may have been what led to a crash in Columbus that took the life of one and harmed two others.
There's nothing worse than being trapped in a traffic jam, and Columbus is often home to them. With the highway being a major thoroughfare for commercial trucks, it's never a question of if you're going to see trucks on the highway but how many.
Anyone who lives around Columbus knows how dangerous it is on the highways at the moment. There is a lot of construction taking place, and that makes traffic heavy. Along with roads that are rerouted to allow for other sections' reconstruction, the situation has created the perfect storm for truck accidents.
While many of us hear a lot in the news about the latest automobile technology that allows motorists to get around in autonomous vehicles, very little attention is given to what the trucking industry is doing on this end. Just this month, though, it emerged that researchers are working on what's being referred to as "truck platoons," an automated way of transporting freight from one location to the next.
Those who spend a lot of time on the road in Ohio know that car or truck accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. In many cases, it often feels like there was no warning that a collision was about to occur. While any vehicle crash can threaten a motorist's life, truck accidents are particularly dangerous because of these vehicles' sheer size and weight.