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Share the Road
 
Everyone has the right to use Ohio’s roads. Safety is everyone’s responsibility.
           
– ODOT Directory Jerry Wray
 
ODOT reminds all road users that motorcycles, bicycles, trucks, cars and pedestrians all have the right to use Ohio roadways.  So it’s important to be alert, avoid distractions, respect other’s rights, and know the traffic laws.  It’s up to all of us to Share the Road. 
 
Part of a National Effort
Share the Road Ohio is part of a nationwide effort encouraging safety and awareness by all road users. Ohio kicked off its campaign in June 2011.  ODOT "Share the Road" News Release.
 
Ohio Serious Crash Statistics – 2012
 
Severity of Ohio Crashes 
TYPE CRASHES FATALITIES INJURIES
Motorists – including trucks    287,035 1,122 105,146
Motorcyclists  4,510  163  3,816
Bicyclists  1,930  18 1,531
 Pedestrians  2,751
 117
2,324
Source: Ohio Department of Public Safety.