(Toledo, OH) Failure to yield is the cause of one-in-five crashes in Ohio.
The state highway patrol reports nearly 52,000 crashes happened last year in Ohio when the at-fault driver failed to yield. Those crashes tend to be more severe than others, with more than 200 deaths and over 30,000 injuries in 2017.
Troopers are urging people to pay more attention, with distracted driving and motorists in a hurry listed as primary causes of failing to yield the right-of-way to another driver.
The highway patrol wrote more than 20,000 tickets last year, just for failure to yield violations.