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November 2019 Archives

Louisiana ranks near the top for distracted driving accidents

For decades, there have been numerous public service campaigns about the dangers of impaired driving. Though these campaigns may have helped prevent some serious crashes, there is another dangerous habit that poses a serious threat to the lives of others: distracted driving accidents. According to a recent survey, Louisiana is in the top 10 when it comes to this potentially deadly behavior. 

Stressed-out drivers cause holiday car accidents

Children and adults alike spend much of the year looking forward to December, when the holiday season truly gets going. Since people put up decorations, spend time with loved ones and exchange gifts, it is easy to see why so many New Orleans residents get excited for this time of year. Sadly, it is also filled with a lot of risks. Car accidents during the holidays can easily throw off more than just your holiday season -- it can completely change the course of your life.

Key points to document after a semi truck wreck

Being involved in a serious traffic collision is a devastating and often life-changing event. If the collision involved a tractor-trailer, the aftermath is often much worse than a typical crash due to both the size of the vehicle and the regulations and laws that apply to commercial vehicles. Those who have been involved in a serious semi truck wreck in Louisiana will benefit from collecting as much information as possible.

In New Orleans, car accidents are inevitable

New Orleans is the largest and fastest growing city in the state of Louisiana. It's no secret that roadways in and around New Orleans are very crowded and also very dangerous. Car accidents have become almost inevitable here. No person wants to be involved a crash, but statistics say that the majority of motorists will be involved in a traffic accident at some point in their driving career.

Truckers identify safety issues that could cause truck accidents

For the past 15 years, the research branch of the American Trucking Association has conducted a survey to determine what issues concern the industry the most. Recently, both the hours of service and driver shortages has garnered top votes. Truckers from every state, including Louisiana, hope that identifying these recurring issues will lead to a reduction in the numbers of serious truck accidents.

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