The holiday season brings out the worst in driving behavior. Mix winter conditions with stressed out drivers - many of whom have been drinking alcohol - and you have a recipe for a bad accident.
On June 1, 2012, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a law into effect aimed at reducing car accidents by banning the use of electronic communication devices while driving. Known as House Bill 99, the law went into effect Aug. 31, 2012. Currently, it is illegal for any person under 18 years of age to use an electronic wireless communications device in any capacity while they are behind the wheel.