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Truck accidents: Crash involving box truck kills 1 in Louisiana

Losing control of a commercial vehicle can be dangerous, and the size and weight of such a vehicle can make it substantially more difficult to maneuver back on course. Similar incidents run the unfortunate risk of placing everyone nearby in harm's way, as trucking accidents run a greater chance of ending in disaster. A recent collision involving a box truck has claimed the life of a 24-year-old woman in Louisiana.

Car accidents and the dangers of driver fatigue

There are a variety of scenarios in which a person may become tired or fatigued while operating a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, falling asleep behind the wheel of a moving vehicle can be dangerous, and driver fatigue has been the cause of far too many serious or fatal car accidents. Individuals in Louisiana who wish to reduce their chances of being involved in a potentially disastrous collision could benefit from better understanding the possible risks and leading causes of driver fatigue.

Commercial vehicle accident kills 1, injures 18 in Louisiana

A 56-year-old truck driver has been arrested following a recent collision in Louisiana in which one person was killed and 18 others suffered injuries. A commercial vehicle accident can have disastrous consequences that could affect the lives of all parties involved substantially. Those who suffer harm due to the actions of a negligent truck driver may wish to know more about the next steps to take, but the process can be complex.

Car accidents: Crash claims life of cyclist in Louisiana

While bicycle riders have many of the same rights to the road as drivers of other vehicles, they also face a variety of hazards that are unique to their mode of transportation. Understanding these risks and knowing how best to handle them is imperative, as car accidents involving cyclists can have catastrophic outcomes. A recent crash involving a motor vehicle and bicycle in Louisiana has reportedly claimed the life of a 37-year-old man.

New insight into why truck accidents happen

As Louisiana readers know, truck accidents often result in serious damage and potentially catastrophic injuries. The heavy weight and large size of semitrailers mean that people in small vehicles are at a significantly higher risk of sustaining injuries in the event of a crash. Reducing the number of truck accidents has been a long-standing goal of people both inside the trucking industry and out.

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