Kisling, Nestico, and Redick a top Ohio based personal Injury law firm that is committed to philanthropic work and giving back to the community, each year organizes a Stop Distracted Driving Competition. The winner of the competition wins a scholarship that amounts to 5000 us dollars. The competition aims at increasing safe driving awareness among the youth in Ohio.
Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of accidents on the roads and from the National statistics, it contributes to nearly 25 percent of all the traffic accidents recorded in a year. From research from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, it was found out that about 40 percent of fatal crashes that were recorded in the year 2017 was as a result of distracted driving. Distracted driving may appear in many forms, but the most common types of distracted driving include making or receiving calls while driving, texting, and emailing, among others.
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Only students who are eligible to participate in the competition are the only ones who will be awarded the scholarship. To be able to participate in the competition one must be a citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S and is a continuing student or has admission to an accredited institution of higher learning in the U.S. Also the students must be brilliant students with cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. The student lastly must demonstrate a high level of personal initiative as well as good character.
In the competition, participants will be required to submit a plan that will help alleviate or reduce the number of people involved in distracted driving accidents. Also, the students are required to prove that they are eligible for the competition by sending to Kisling,Nestico & Redick law firm supporting documents that confirm their eligibility.
The 2019 scholarship was won by Elianna Norin of Savannah College of Art and Design. Norin creative proposal showcased a dramatic public service announcement that showed the similarities between a driver driving while blindfolded and a driver driving while texting.
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Kisling, Nestico & Redick is a private law firm that focuses on matters of personal injury. The law firm was established in 2005 by three legal practitioners and ever since then has expanded to serving clients in more than 11 locations in Ohio. The law firm has an impeccable track record and is popularly known to be the best personal injury law firm in the whole of Ohio.