Car Accidents

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What to Keep in Mind This Child Passenger Safety Week

One of the most frightening aspects of car accidents is when there are children involved. According to the National Safety Council, car crashes are one of the leading causes of death for children. …

September 16th, 2019

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Tips for Defensive Driving

Every time we get behind the wheel of a car, we are putting ourselves in harm’s way. Many drivers perform aggressive moves without thinking twice about the safety of others on the road. …

September 3rd, 2019

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5 Things to Document After A Car Accident

When you find yourself in a car accident it can be extremely overwhelming. You may find yourself in a state of shock, left without an idea of what to do next. However, it …

August 21st, 2019

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New Louisiana Regulations Permit Self-Driving Trucks

Many of the items that we use in our daily lives have at one point seen the inside of an 18-wheeler or other large truck. But while these vehicles have been paramount to …

August 7th, 2019

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U.S. Car Crashes Have Seen More Deaths Than Both World Wars Combined

We’ve read in our history books about the toll that both World Wars took on our country. To say that the loss was huge would be an understatement. But did you know that …

August 1st, 2019

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Bicyclist Killed by Truck in Livingston Parish

A bicyclist walking his bike on the shoulder of the road was struck and killed by a truck in an early-morning collision in Livingston Parish. An article on the emerging investigation is available …

June 24th, 2019

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Box Truck, Passenger Van Collide in Mississippi, Killing Eight

A head-on collision between a passenger van and a box truck left eight dead on a rural highway in Mississippi. An article on the incident—which is still under investigation—is available here. The Crash …

June 10th, 2019

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New Bill May Change How Police Process Car Accidents

The family of a four-year-old girl killed in a car accident is working to change Louisiana state law regarding how an accident scene is processed by police. An article on the proposed change …

June 3rd, 2019

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Teenage Driver Arrested Following Fatal Baton Rouge Crash

A young driver was arrested following a fatal two-car accident on Jefferson Highway which fatally injured another driver. An article on the police investigation is available here. Louisiana State Police arrested a 19-year-old …

May 28th, 2019

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Driver Arrested After Fatal Crash Believed to Have Been Impaired

Louisiana State Police have arrested a driver they believe to have been impaired at the time of his involvement in a fatal vehicle collision in St. Landry Parish. An article on this ongoing …

May 6th, 2019

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