The difficulties of driving through a snowstorm are no excuse to break the law

December 27, 2016

  • 48A Automobiles
  • 48AV Injuries from Operation, or Use of Highway
  • 48AV(A) Nature and Grounds of Liability
  • 48Ak147 Requirements of Statutes and Ordinances in General

12-27-16Existence of snow and ice on a roadway or the difficulties of driving through a snowstorm do not constitute a legal excuse for violation of statute which contains a specific requirement.

Mutual Benefit Ins. Co. v. Reiss, 184 N.E.2d 106 (Ohio App. 7 Dist., 1961)