I-75 in Allen, Hancock now a distracted driving safety corridor

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced establishment of a distracted driving safety corridor on Interstate 75 in Allen and Hancock counties.

A section of I-75 from south of the village of Beaverdam in Allen County, to the rest areas in Hancock County, south of the city of Findlay, is being designated as a distracted driving safety corridor by a series of signs which warn of the dangers of driving distracted…

“Distracted driving is occurring at an alarming rate throughout Ohio,” said Governor Mike DeWine. “Corridors like this will remind drivers to keep their hands on the wheel. In addition, we are working on legislative changes to make distracted driving a primary offense in order to make our roads safer,” he said.