Driver Safety

Speedometer
Speeding Leads to Fatal Prairieville Collision

Police say a speeding vehicle caused a fatal multi-vehicle wreck in Prairieville which killed a 21-year-old woman from St. Amant. An article detailing the emerging story is available here. Sources with the Louisiana …

March 18th, 2019

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Seat belt buckle
Seat Belts Still Vital to Driver Safety

By now, most drivers are aware of the dangers associated with drunk driving, distracted driving, or excessive speed. Sadly, one of the most-significant contributors to traffic fatalities is something many overlook. Seat belts …

March 11th, 2019

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Tires
The Important Role of Tires in Vehicle Safety

By now, we know the grave risks associated with distracted driving. Now, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports another concern—one often overlooked. Recently released data indicates faulty tires contribute to more …

March 4th, 2019

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Happy Thanksgiving
Travel Safely This Thanksgiving

As the Thanksgiving holiday draws near, many Americans are preparing to reunite with relatives and friends in other cities, other states, or even in other countries. The American Automobile Association (AAA) predicts 42.5 …

November 19th, 2018

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Daylight Savings Time
Set Your Clocks Back Sunday as Daylight Savings Time Ends

We have all heard the phrase “spring forward, fall back.” This week, the time has come again. In the United States, Daylight Savings Time (DST) is the practice of setting clocks forward one …

November 2nd, 2018

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Trick-or-treaters
Celebrate Halloween Safely

Halloween is finally here! With this in mind, the attorneys of Gauthier Amedee would like to share a few helpful Halloween safety tips for all ages. Know the Risks Young children under 12 …

October 31st, 2018

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Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Provides Insight into Teenage Drinking

Each year, universities and colleges acknowledge the third week of October as National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW). Schools across the country offer informational programs—including discussion forums and educational initiatives—designed to increase understanding …

October 17th, 2018

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School Zone
Stay Safe in School Zones

For most of Louisiana, school is back in session this week. With the return of students to our classrooms also comes an increase in traffic to our roads—including the return of school buses. …

August 10th, 2018

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Summer driving
Road Trip This Summer? Enjoy it Safely.

With Summer upon us, millions of Americans are taking to the roads—anxious to reach their favorite vacation spots. Unfortunately, lives will be lost due to the senseless act of driving distracted.  In 2016 …

June 28th, 2018

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Car Pulled Over
After an Accident: Steps to Avoid Further Injury

Recently, a single-vehicle accident occurred on Interstate 55 in Hammond, Louisiana. After the accident, the driver was struck by two vehicles and killed while attempting to cross the Interstate on foot. Gauthier Amedee …

April 26th, 2018

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