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December 2018 Archives

Car accidents: 1 killed, 2 injured in multiple-vehicle crash

Failing to check the blind spot before changing lanes can be a hazardous decision. Car accidents that take place when a driver merges lanes and strikes another vehicle can have disastrous results. One person died and two others suffered major injuries in a recent crash that took place under similar circumstances in Louisiana.

Car accidents: Drunk driving wrecks increase over the holidays

Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is never advisable and such a decision can have disastrous consequences. Drunk driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents, and studies indicate the risk of such an incident only increases during the holiday season. Individuals in Louisiana who wish to stay safe while traveling for the holidays could benefit from knowing how impairment can impact their ability to drive and the steps to take to keep drivers from getting behind the wheel while impaired.

Motorcycle accidents: Left turn crash in Louisiana proves fatal

Drivers who fail to yield the right of way to a motorcycle can create dangerous situations that may leave riders with insufficient time to react and avoid a collision. Although motorcycle accidents can take place under a multitude of scenarios, left turn collisions continue to be a major concern for riders across the nation. A 34-year-old man has died following a recent collision involving a motor vehicle and a motorcycle in Louisiana.

Crash involving suspected drunk driver injures 1 in Louisiana

The influence of drugs and alcohol can have a substantial impact on one's ability to operate a motor vehicle. Those who drive while impaired may have trouble maintaining proper lane control, and should a driver drift into an oncoming lane, the fallout of a subsequent collision could be catastrophic. A suspected drunk driver is facing multiple charges following a head-on accident that left one person with severe injuries in Louisiana.

On-the-job car accident? Workers' comp facts you should know

Driving a company vehicle on busy Louisiana roadways can be quite challenging at times. Especially if you happen to be a delivery truck driver, this time of year typically means you have a heavy workload, as many people are ordering and sending gifts for the holidays. One of your priorities is no doubt to make as many deliveries in as little time as you possibly can; of course, you also want to do that as safely as possible.

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