Following Too Close


Following to close is prohibited by Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.34. Under this code section, the driver of a motor vehicle is prohibited from following another vehicle more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the speed of such vehicle, the traffic, and the condition of the highway. Generally, the driver of [...]

Driving, Texting, and Use of Electronic Communication Devices


Ohio law provides for two related types of offenses involving driving, texting, and use of electronic communication devices. The first offense is driving while texting. This offense applies to both adults and juveniles. The second offense is use of electronic communication devices by persons under 18 years of age. As the name suggests, this offense [...]