Assuming you have lived in the Columbus area longer than a couple of weeks, you probably know central Ohio has a significant amount of road construction. You may not, though, realize automobile accidents are common in construction zones. If you are not careful, you may sustain a serious injury in a work area.
According to the Federal Highway Administration, a work zone crash in the United States occurs roughly every five minutes. In 2015, there were more than 95,000 wrecks in construction zones. If you want to arrive at your destination safely, you must understand why these accidents happen. Here are four reasons accidents occur in construction zones: