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January 2015 Archives

The problem of drunk driving in Louisiana

Drunk driving causes the death or serious injury to many people every year around the country. Despite public education campaigns and tighter laws, people still continue to drink and drive. By doing so, drunk drivers risk not only themselves, but also every person around their vehicles while they are driving.

The growing number of truck-related car accidents

Individuals who frequently drive on Louisiana roadways may not know how many large truck-related accidents happen regularly. According to a report that considered truck-related accidents taking place in 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration assessed that 104,000 drivers were injured, and 3,921 drivers were fatally wounded. Nationwide, the organization reported that 333,000 trucks weighing 10,000 pounds or more were involved in car collisions that year.

Louisiana 3-car accident leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

According to the Louisiana State Police Troop C, a man from Thibodaux was killed after the force of impact in a traffic collision caused his vehicle to become split into three pieces. The incident occurred on Jan. 3 just before 10 p.m. in Terrebonne Parish, and he was pronounced dead on the scene by the local coroner's office.

2-vehicle crash in Louisiana leaves 3 dead

Reports indicate that a roadway collision on Dec. 31 in Livingston Parish resulted in three deaths and left two injured. The accident occurred on Louisiana HWY 447, just south of Interstate 12, and was apparently caused when a 24-year-old Satsuma man travelling north drove his Mazda over the road's centerline and crashed into a Mercury travelling southbound.