Now that summer is in full swing, many Cleveland families are planning make (or have already made) the short trip to Sandusky to visit Cedar Point. This amusement park has been an Ohio staple for generations.
A global polyethylene foam product manufacturing company headquartered in Quebec, Canada, and with approximately 50 workers employed in a plant in the small city of Sidney in west-central Ohio is receiving unwanted attention from OSHA inspectors.
State and federal safety regulators, as well as traffic reconstructionists and insurance companies in Ohio and across the country, call them indispensable. Privacy advocates call them troublesome.
Toyota Motor Corporation continues to work its way through a veritable slog of litigation tied to the avalanche of recalls and injuries stemming from its so-called “unintended acceleration” lawsuits in the United States.
Many consumers might have heard the term “spot welding” before, with a large number of them unfamiliar with the welding industry perhaps thinking that it is something akin to touch-up painting. In other words, a small and isolated problem with a product or manufacturing process can be quickly attended to through a spot weld.
The massive and wide-ranging federal highway bill enacted by President Obama last July came with a large number of amendments and special provisions relating to road safety across the country. In particular, Congress drafted many new provisions tasking the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to act within specified timeframes in matters relating to car, truck and bus safety.
It has always been problematic for vehicle owners or would-be buyers in Ohio and nationally to know with absolute certainty whether a car or truck has ever been recalled for a dangerous condition.
A recent report from WKYC leads off with police officers patrolling Cleveland's Glenville neighborhood and randomly pulling over cars at an OVI (operating a vehicle impaired) checkpoint.
They agree to disagree.