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.